The BPW/Maine Futurama Foundation offers four scholarships to be awarded to Maine women with financial need. In 2017, each scholarship will provide $1,200, according to a news release from the foundation. The Lemieux-Lovejoy Youth Scholarship, given in memory of the late Rachel E. Lemieux of Augusta and in memory of the late Arline Andrews Lovejoy of Winthrop and Wayne, is awarded to a high school senior or recent graduate who will enroll in the fall in an accredited college or training program of more than one year in length.

The Continuing Education Scholarship is awarded to a woman whose post-secondary education is in progress with at least one year of an accredited college or training program completed.

The Webber Group Career Advancement Scholarship is awarded to a woman 30 years of age or older who is enrolled in an accredited college or training program of study.

The Jeanne L. Hammond Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a woman, who is a Maine resident, with demonstrated financial need, to obtain an undergraduate degree or certificate on at least a half-time basis.

Applications and supporting documents can be submitted to Marilyn Ladd, office manager, BPW/Maine Futurama Foundation, 103 County Road, Oakland, ME 04963 or emailed to [email protected]. The forms also are available at the guidance office of area high schools and/or the financial aid offices of Maine colleges and can be found online at www.bpwmefoundation.org.