In this workshop, experts will show you how to search for scholarships, apply, and maximize your award. You’ll also hear from students who have successfully financed their college education with scholarships and workforce development funding to avoid student debt!

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
9:00 – Noon via Zoom

Financial Aid & Scholarship Experts will show you how to…

  • FIND SCHOLARSHIPS – Learn about your search tools!
  • APPLY – Make Your Application Stand Out – In All The RIGHT Ways!
  • MAXIMIZE YOUR AWARD – Strategize and Save More!


  • Nikki Vachon, College Access Counselor, FAME
  • Jamie Santiago, Financial Aid Director, UMA
  • Jackie Shannon, Scholarship Coordinator, Maine Community Foundation
  • Kelly Cochrane, Eastern Maine Development Corporation, Workforce Development Specialist
  • Karen Keim, Director Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) & Maine Educational Talent Search; Suzanne Graves-Hall, MEOC Advisor
  • Student Panel: UMA students will share how they successfully finance their college education using scholarships and workforce development funding and avoid student loans!

All those registered for the webinar will receive follow-up resources, plus a webinar recording.


If you have questions please call the UMA Ellsworth Center at 207.667.3897 or email