Galen Cole Family Foundation Scholarship Program

The Galen Cole Family Foundation provides several scholarships to students attending the University of Maine, Husson College, and Eastern Maine Community College. The Galen Cole Family Foundation strives “to challenge our young people and help build their aspirations to believe that they also can become creative doers and builders of a bright future for themselves, their communities and their fellow man.”  Several scholarships of $3,000 each are available to all majors.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Matriculated at the University of Maine (Orono)
  • Sophomore standing or higher
  • Minimum GPA ≥ 3.00
  • Demonstrated financial need through the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  • Commit to completing 30 hours of volunteering at the Cole Land Transportation Museum

Scholarship recipients are expected to sign the Galen Cole Family Foundation Education Scholarship Agreement form. For priority consideration, please submit your completed scholarship application by April 15, 2024.