Sunrise Scholarship FAQ
No. You may only have one scholarship at a time but upon successful completion of the first training, and providing verification, you can apply for a new scholarship
Six months. You have six months to enroll in and begin the course from the time you receive the scholarship. If you have not started within the six month time-frame, you must reapply.
No, unless the course cannot be covered by financial aid. The Sunrise scholarship covers training that federal financial aid will not cover and cannot cover. Examples of qualified training CompTIA A+ce, CDL, CNA, CRMA, and cost of professional testing fees, etc.
Currently our scholarship program covers up to $500.00 for a scholarship. This may change in the future.
The applications are reviewed monthly by the Scholarship Coordinator and then presented the to Sunrise County Economic Council’s Board of Directors for the approval process. Within a week after the meeting the applicant will receive a letter and possibly a phone call informing them of the status of the scholarship.
Yes, although the scholarship is only applicable to the training itself, it does not cover travel, room and board, or any other fee not directly pertaining to the training.
There is a scholarship guidelines cover sheet that can be found with the application for download, there is no age restriction, all that is required is for you to be a resident of Washington County, ME., be within the LMI (Low-to- Moderate Income bracket) requirements and the course or training must not eligible for financial aid.
For additional information please contact Jennifer Peters at 255-0983 ext 10 or through email at firstname.lastname@example.org