Students selected to be a Gauvin Scholar should be responsible and demonstrate good work ethic, citizenship, volunteerism and professional aspirations. Students applying should also:
A. Plan to attend an Aroostook County college or Thomas College (consideration will be given to students who wish to attend an accredited college or university outside of Aroostook)
B. Plan to attend college full time (15 credit hours per semester)
C. Demonstrate financial need
D. Have a desire to live and work in Aroostook County
E. Graduate from a high school in Presque Isle, Caribou, Washburn, Easton or Van Buren
F. Postmark applications by no later than April 30th to be eligible for consideration.
*Preference may be given to first-generation college students.
Gauvin Scholarship applications will be scored by a volunteer board of 10-25 scholarship committee members made up of educators, professionals and members of the business community using a review matrix. The recipients will be selected by this committee, and the names of the recommended Gauvin Scholars will be sent for approval to the Board of Directors.