BRUNSWICK — The Maine Fishermen’s Forum’s board of directors will award $40,000 in scholarships this year, despite having to cancel the live event normally held in March.

Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, March 3, for up to 26 Scholarship Book Awards. Scholarships will be a minimum of $1,500 each and will be payable to the winning students.

Candidates must complete the forum application, be in at least their second year of college or a vocational school and will need to submit a transcript along with the application. Scholarship applications are available online at They also can be requested by calling 207-442-7700.

The drawing will be held on Friday, March 5. Winners will be announced on the forum website and Facebook page on the same day.

For more information, contact Chilloa Young at [email protected] or 207-442-7700.

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