‘The Worthington Scholarship Foundation has awarded 215 college scholarships this year totaling $3.4 million to students throughout the mid-coast and Down East.
Over 35% of their new, incoming scholars are first generation college students and all of their scholarships are awarded based on financial need and GPA.
Scholars come from 23 high schools throughout Knox, Waldo, Lincoln, Hancock, and Washington counties and attend college at the University of Maine or Maine community college systems, Maine Maritime Academy, Husson University, Thomas, Bates, Colby or Bowdoin College. Next year, the foundation will expand to 6 additional counties of Oxford, Somerset, Piscataquis, Penobscot, Franklin, and Sagadahoc.’
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