About the Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded by the University of Maine, a land, sea, and space grant institution. They're one of the nation’s top 50 green colleges and offer more than 100 degree programs. Their scholarships are intended to attract top academic achievers from diverse areas of Maine and surrounding states. This scholarship is awarded to descendants of Foster Blake, Sr. and students who reside in the towns of Sedgwick and Brooklin, Maine.


How to apply for the scholarship?

  • The applicant must complete the application which can be found on the UMaine site.

  • Along with the application, the applicant should submit a certification of town residency that includes the town clerk's official seal. 

  • After submitting the required documents, the university will require academic transcripts and FAFSA.


How much the scholarship award amounts to?

The award amounts to $1,000 per year and is non-renewable.


Deadline Information

The deadline date is set for May 15


Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must be a legally recognized US citizen and be a student of Sedgwick or Brooklin.

  • A student must be a UG student at the time of application submission.

  • A student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 out of 4 to be eligible for the scholarship.