Education

Scholarships aid women in science, engineering

ELLSWORTH and PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for the Lydia R. Laurendeau Scholarship Fund.

Established in 2013, the Laurendeau Fund provides scholarship support to women who are graduating seniors from Maine high schools who are pursuing post-secondary education in either science or engineering at a four-year university. There is a preference for applicants demonstrating an interest and/or actively participating in their Franco-American heritage.

The deadline for applications is June 1, 2018. Applications are available at www.mainecf.org.

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