WATERVILLE — Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce is encouraging all eligible students to apply for the Joseph B. Ezhaya Scholarship. The $750 scholarship is awarded to a one-time recipient upon successful completion of his/her first semester of college with a 2.0 grade-point average or better, according to a press release.

Criteria for application are:

* Must demonstrate an invested interest in citizenship and community service

* Must be attending a Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce area high school: Erskine, Lawrence, MCI, Messalonskee, Mt. View, Waterville, Winslow, Temple Academy, or Maine Academy of Natural Sciences at Good Will-Hinckley

* Must maintain an academic average of a “C” or better in high school

* Must complete a required essay on citizenship

* Must show evidence of community service and involvement

* Must be enrolled in an accredited New England College or University

For more information, call 873-3315 or visit midmainechamber.com/chamber/about/scholarship.html. All applications must be received by 5 p.m. April 26. Please mail or email applications and all related documents to: Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce, 50 Elm Street Waterville, ME 04901 or [email protected]

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