FAIRFAX, Va. — Maine college students who were born in or are legal residents of Maine are eligible to apply for scholarships offered by the Maine State Society Foundation of Washington, D.C. Applicants must have completed at least one year at a Maine college or university with a grade-point average of at least 3.0.

The scholarship awards will be in the amount of at least $1,000.

Applications are available at financial aid offices at Maine colleges or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to the Maine State Society Foundation at 3508 Wilson Street, Fairfax, VA 22030. Applications can also be downloaded at mainestatesociety.org. Applications must be postmarked no later than April 1.