Joseph B. Ezhaya Memorial Scholarship

Jan 9, 2022 by

Do you know a high school student seeking scholarships?

Please pass along this important information.



Joseph B. Ezhaya was a community leader who distinguished himself with his warmth, enthusiasm, generosity, and particularly, his friendship.

Successful candidates for this scholarship should share Joe's interest in citizenship, community service and exemplify his spirit and vitality.

This is now a 4-year scholarship and $750 will be given upon completion of the first semester of each college year with a grade point achievement of 2.0 or better.

To be considered, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be currently attending a Mid-Maine Chamber area high school: Lawrence, Winslow, Mt. View, Waterville, Messalonskee, MCI, Erskine, Temple Academy or MeANS School.
  • Must maintain an academic average of a "C" or better.
  • Must complete a required short essay on citizenship.
  • Must show evidence of community service and involvement.
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited New England College or University.

Applications are due by Monday, April 25, 2022.

Submissions may be sent via email to

or by mail to:

Ezhaya Memorial Scholarship Applications
Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce
50 Elm Street, Waterville ME 04901

Application information here

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