Maine State Society & Maine State Society Foundation


The MAINE STATE SOCIETY has been a “home away from home” for Mainers living and working in the Washington, DC, metro area since 1884.  THE MAINE STATE SOCIETY FOUNDATION raises funds and awards scholarship assistance to Maine students attending four-year Maine colleges and universities.

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2020 Scholarship Information

The Maine State Society of Washington, D.C. Foundation established a scholarship program in 1990 to recognize Maine students attending Maine colleges and universities, and has awarded $232,500 in scholarship funds to 196 students since 1991.

Each scholarship is in the amount of at least $1,000, and is awarded to full-time students who have completed at least one year of undergraduate courses at a four-year degree granting, non-profit institution of higher learning in the State of Maine.

The Maine State Society Foundation is pleased to announce that the applications for 2020 Scholarships are now being accepted. The deadline for submission is March 15, 2020. Please see the Foundation page for more information and link to the application.

2019 Scholarship Recipients

The Maine State Society Foundation awarded scholarships to a total of 6 high-achieving Maine students in 2019. They received scholarships totaling $7,500. Click here to read more about our 2019 Scholarship Recipients.