Davis Maine Scholarship
A full, renewable, four-year scholarship at a Davis Maine Partner college for first-generation college bound students.
What is it?
A full, renewable, four-year scholarship at a Davis Maine Partner college for first-generation students.
Our Maine Partner Colleges
- University of New England
- Clark University (MA)
- Wheaton College (MA)
Our program is modeled, in part, on the Davis New Mexico Scholarship Program.(www.davisnm.org)
Who it Serves
- Rising juniors starting with Class of 2022 from Sumner and Narraguagus High Schools
- Students who will be the first members of their immediate families to graduate from a four-year college
- Students who have participated in CEECoast Program
- Highly motivated students with a minimum required 3.0 GPA who complete an application, interview, and family information session
- Students who wish to attend a private four-year college away from home
- As a start, cohort of 6 students selected each year
- Strategic 1:1 support, guidance, expectations and monitoring on behalf of each Scholar from their selection as juniors through their college graduation.
- Annual Davis Maine Scholarship Summer Retreat and monthly college workshops that provide college preparation and transition tools, resources and opportunities.
- College trips
- Family Engagement – Consistent, ongoing communication, education and information to ensure that families understand the process and their key role in their Scholar’s planning and eventual college transition away from home.
Where is it?
- Local college campus for annual retreat
- Sumner and Narraguagus High Schools
- EdGE Center in Cherryfield
When it begins:
First Davis Scholar cohort selected Winter 2020 – ‘22 Juniors.