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CWG Scholarship Fund

To provide financial assistance to Main residents who are registered nurses or college graduates interested in graduate training in mental health services.

Number Awarded: 1 or more each year.

Duration: 1 year.

Deadline: April of each year.

Eligibility: This program is open to residents of Maine who are 1) college graduates employed by providers of mental health service in the state who interested in continuing their professional education by obtaining a MSW or other degree related to work in the mental health field; and 2) registered nurses working for hospitals or outpatient providers of social and mental health services who are interested in pursuing specialized, post-RN training in order to work more effectively with patients who have mental health problems. Special consideration is given to applicants whose career goals include work with adolescents and adults and who wish to continue to work in Maine. Financial need is considered in the selection process.

Additional Information: This program was established in 1999.

Contact Information:
Maine Community Foundation
Attn: Program Director
245 Main Street
PO Box 148
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Fax: 207/667-0447