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  • Maine Youth Environmental Leaders Scholarship for Maine Coast Semester —

    Chewonki will offer a Maine Youth Environmental Leaders Scholarship, a $15,000 award to support eligible Maine students who would like to attend Maine Coast Semester at Chewonki during their junior year. The scholarship opportunity is available to two qualifying applicants each year. Maine Coast Semester at Chewonki, located in Wiscasset, offers an immersive learning experience, with a strong focus on transformative growth, stewardship and appreciation for the natural world, and creating sustainable communities. The scholarship covers approximately half of the tuition and fees for the semester-long program. Successful applicants will be in the top 20 percent of their class, have the support of a school or community leader, have demonstrated an appreciation for the natural world, and imagine a future creating positive change in their Maine community. Applications for the first round of scholarship consideration must be received by February 15. Additional details about the scholarship may be found at mainecoastsemester.org/admissions/scholarship.