The Maine Children’s Scholarship Fund is accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year.

The scholarships are for students in kindergarten through 12th grade for tuition for public or private school, or toward homeschooling expenses, according to a news release from the scholarship fund program, based in Bangor.

The scholarship pays 75% of tuition up to $1,400 for public or private school or $500 toward homeschooling expenses.

Scholarships are awarded to families whose income is within the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch Program income guidelines.

The fund’s board of directors plans to award 100 scholarships for the upcoming school year.

The application deadline is Saturday, April 30. Scholarships will awarded by random drawing in June.

Applications can be completed online at mecsf.org.

For more information, call Kari Hunt at 207-948-5321.

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