BHS Scholarships

The following scholarships are awarded each year to BHS graduating seniors who complete the Brewer High School General Scholarship Application. It does not represent a complete list of scholarships that will be awarded to this year’s graduating class, as there may be additions or deletions to this list. Also, stated scholarship amounts are estimates only. Scholarship recipients are selected by the BHS Scholarship Committee.

 

BHS General Scholarship Application (available in January 2017)

All Souls Congregational Church Nason Fund Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior with high moral character and follows principles of justice, kindness, respect, responsibility, honesty, persistence, and compassion. $500

Bangor Art Society Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior planning to attend an art or design program with the intent to practice art professionally. $500

Betty Jacobs Memorial Scholarship: awarded in memory of Betty Jacobs, Brewer High School Class of 1943. $1,000

Brewer Boosters Club Scholarships: awarded to graduating seniors involved in BHS athletics, pursuing post-secondary education, with financial need and personal worthiness. (2) $500

Brewer High School Alumni Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior whose parent/grandparent graduated from Brewer High; planning to attend any post-secondary institution. $880

Brewer High School “Class of 1956” Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education; consideration given to academic achievement, extracurricular and community involvement, good citizen. $700

Brewer High School “Class of  20__” Scholarships: awarded to graduating seniors pursuing post-secondary education; funded by previous year’s senior class. $1,000

Brewer High School General Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education. $500-$1,000

Brewer High School Senior Alumni Scholarships: awarded to graduating seniors pursuing post-secondary education; scholarship, character, and financial need. (6) $1,000

Brewer-Nickerson Community Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education; supported by the Brewer business community. $200-$300

Bud Lyford Memorial Scholarship: awarded in memory of Bud Lyford, a 1941 graduate of Brewer High School and dedicated athlete in football, basketball, and baseball. $1,000

City of Brewer Scholarships: awarded to graduating seniors pursuing post-secondary education and are residents of Brewer; recipients are chosen based on academics and character. (2) $1,200

Don Soucy Scholarship for Community Service: awarded to a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education, and who has a passion for community service. $1,000

Erin Elizabeth Dufour Memorial Nursing Scholarships: awarded to graduating seniors planning to major in nursing. (2) $2,000

Ernest R. Bradstreet Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior planning to pursue a degree in secondary education. $1,750

Fisher Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior planning to attend EMCC and is a Brewer resident. $1,000

Florence H. Peirce Memorial Scholarship: awarded to graduating seniors planning to pursue careers in math, science, and the arts. (5) $2,000

Grover Coffin Memorial Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education; selection based on character, scholarship, financial need, and athletic involvement. $500

Harold & Shirley Nason Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education; preference given to those planning to major in forestry, heavy equipment, or other related field. $750

Harrow Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior planning to pursue post-secondary education, preferably in Maine. $1,000

Hervey C. & Barbara E. Livermore Memorial Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior planning to attend a Maine school and major in Nursing; financial need, community service, and at least a C average also considered. Other medical related majors may be considered as a 2nd preference. $500

Joshua A. McKay Memorial Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education and who demonstrates hard work and determination to succeed. $200

Mary & Paul Hayes Scholarship: awarded to graduating seniors who will be attending the University of Maine in the fall. $900

Michael French Memorial Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior who plans to major in a sports related program, and possibly also plans to participate in college athletics. $500

Mildred Thayer Memorial Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education, with strong academics and strong character. $1,750

Peixotto Trust Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education and who has most academically and socially improved; financial need also considered. $2,800

Perces Drake Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education and demonstrates need and worthiness. $650

Robert E. & Josephine Burrill Kiah Memorial Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education in Maine, with 1st preference given to Husson University or University of Maine. $500

Ronald F. & Marion V. Adams Educational Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education; academic excellence, citizenship, and community involvement are considered. $2,000

Sgt. Nicholas A. Robertson Memorial Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education; preference given to a student who attended Holbrook School, and financial need is considered. $2,000

Shoestring Thrift Shop Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education who has earned at least average grades; community service and financial need are also considered. $750

Somic America, Inc. Scholarship: awarded to a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education in business, engineering, or machine technology; must have B average or better. School and community involvement and financial need are considered. $1,000

Spencer Twins Memorial Scholarships: awarded in memory of Irene and Madelene Spencer, to graduating seniors pursuing post-secondary education; academics, extracurricular and community involvement are considered. (2) $2,000

 

Other BHS Scholarships:

Becky Bubar Scholarship: awarded in honor of Ms. Becky Bubar, former Principal of Brewer High School, and current teacher in the Brewer School Department. $1,000

Brewer High School Business Dept/Sheri Spofford Memorial Scholarship: awarded by the BHS Business Department to a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education in a business related major. $250

Brewer High School Student Council Scholarship: awarded by the BHS Student Council to a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education, who is a member of the Student Council. $300

David Marshall Ohmart Memorial Scholarship: awarded by the sponsor to a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education, who demonstrates financial need, outstanding character, and strong academics. Finalists will be contacted for an interview with the sponsor. Application requirements are listed on the BHS General Scholarship Application. (3) $1,000

Dennis B. Kiah Coaches Scholarships: awarded by BHS coaches to a male and female graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education, who participated in BHS athletics. (2) $1,000

Fred V. Hart Memorial Scholarship: awarded by Husson University to two incoming freshmen; based on academics, citizenship, and character. (2) $2,000

Se Beowulf Club Scholarship: awarded by the Se Beowulf Club Advisor to a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education, who is a Se Beowulf member. $200-$500

Student Representative to the Brewer School Committee Scholarship: awarded to the Brewer School Committee’s student representative. $1,500

Tyler/Grandmaison MELMAC Scholarship: awarded by the principal to a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education, who has financial need, has faced many challenges, and who is a solid citizen and contributor to the school and community. $2,000

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