The Lemieux Lovejoy Youth Scholarship is a scholarship awarded to a high school senior woman or recent graduate who will enroll in an accredited college or training program in the fall for more than one year in length.
The scholarship offers a reward of $1,500 to one female high school female student to assist her in enrolling in an accredited college or training program in the fall.
The scholarship, which is named after Rachel E. Lemieux and Arline Andrews Lovejoy, is sponsored by the BPW/Maine Futurama Foundation.
Key Information of Lemieux Lovejoy Youth Scholarship
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Lemieux Lovejoy Youth Scholarship Timeline
January 1, 2023
Application Open Date
Application opens for submission of entries
April 13, 2023
Applications will no longer be accepted from this date
To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.
- Eligible Grade: High School Senior – High School Graduate
- Maximum Age: Any
- Required GPA: Any
- Geographic Eligibility: Maine
- Gender: Women
- Race/Ethnicity: Any
Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.
- Financial Information
- Grade transcript
- School Verification
- Recommendation letters
How to ace the Lemieux Lovejoy Youth Scholarship
Submit your statement of financial need
Complete the application form, with a statement of financial need completed by a financial aid official or guidance counselor before final submission.
Ensure your transcript is an official version
Endeavor to submit your official transcript(s) from the schools(s) or college (s) attended. Verification of acceptance from the college or school.
Contact your recommenders early
Two letters of recommendation are pertinent to this scholarship application. You can obtain these from school officials, teachers, employers, or other persons not related to the applicant.
Describe your career, academic, and life goals
Submit a well-written, hand-signed statement describing in detail your educational, personal, and career goals. Do not use an electronic signature, it is not accepted.
How the Lemieux Lovejoy Youth Scholarship is Judged
Applications will be assessed on the level of financial need demonstrated to complete an educational program as well as a realistic goal relating to educational plans. Another main criterion is that applicants must be a Maine resident who will graduate or has graduated from high school and who will enroll as a freshman in an accredited college or post-secondary education this year.
Why We Love the Lemieux Lovejoy Youth Scholarship
It’s a huge support to female students
The Lemieux Lovejoy Youth Scholarship assists at least one female student of Maine origin achieves a dream of enrolling in an accredited college or training program in the fall.
The scholarship offers a decent reward
The scholarship program makes a direct payment of $1,500 scholarship reward to the school the recipient is enrolled in.
The reward assists in educational expenses
The scholarship award helps cover educational expenses for the first year of post-secondary study.
5 Facts About the Lemieux Lovejoy Youth Scholarship
It honors Rachel Lemieux and Arline Lovejoy
Rachel E. Lemieux was a member of the Augusta BPW and helped to establish and serve on the original Futurama Craft Fair Committee, while Arline Andrews Lovejoy was a member of the Winthrop BPW and served the BPW/Maine Federation on both the Futurama and Scholarship Committees.
Program offers educational assistance to female students
Lemieux Lovejoy Youth Scholarship is designed to assist a female student in meeting the educational expenses for the first year of post-secondary study
The scholarship offers a reward of $1,500
The Maine Futurama Foundation awards one scholarship of $1500 to one high school senior woman or recent graduate wishing to enroll in an accredited college or training program in the fall of more than a year in length.
Paid to the school on recipient’s behalf
The scholarship payment will be made directly to the school to be applied for the second academic term. The Maine Community Foundation will issue a check in December to the school/college; if the student is still enrolled, both school/college and student must sign the check.
The foundation also has several other scholarships
As part of its commitment to granting women access to education, the foundation offers three other scholarships yearly: The Jeanne L. Hammond Memorial Scholarship, the BPW/Maine Continuing Education Scholarship, and the BPW/Maine Career Advancement Scholarship.