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Barking Scholarship

The Barking Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Barking Foundation.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $3000
Application Deadline: 1-Mar
Requirements: Applicant must be a Maine resident with financial need. Essay required. Selection is based upon character, academic ability, community involvement, demonstrated values, aspirations, and references.
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study

Sponsorship provided by:

Barking Foundation
P.O. Box 855
Bangor, ME 04402
Email Address:
Phone Number: 207 990 2910
Fax Number: 207 990 2975

You can find out more by contacting:

Stephanie Leonard

Email Address:

A good place to start is to carefully examine any material provided for the scholarship. Getting the greatest odds of obtaining money comes from initially researching the prerequisites and making sure you meet them. Before you even begin, seek to understand the driving force for the Barking Foundation and what they hope to achieve with the Barking Scholarship. After making sure you satisfy the prerequisites, verify that you have any likelihood of actually getting the scholarship. After figuring out that there is a good chance of going on to be one of the winners of the Barking Scholarship, then it is useful to use your time.

One critical aspect in the process of trying for the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Some forms are time consuming and boring, but it is absolutely critical that your work was done properly and thoroughly. It would be awful to miss out on a technicality.

After the required forms have been mailed, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Barking Scholarship confers the award and actually dispenses any funds so you'll be aware of whether or not you can rely on the scholarship to provide additional support for any bills associated with your education and its personal usefulness, as there may be restrictions on what expenses are covered by the Barking Scholarship. Recently it has become more burdensome to find ways to take care of the increasing costs of education, and getting the Barking Scholarship to defray some of the costs can make things much easier. Even if you don't obtain the Barking Scholarship, keep at it, you might find new scholarships that you can hopefully get.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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