Bar Harbor Bank & Trust offers scholarship for graduating high school seniors

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BAR HARBOR, MAINE  Bar Harbor Bank & Trust announces the availability of a $1,500 scholarship for graduating high school seniors who are going on to college. The scholarship is for income-eligible applicants who have attended a technical career program as part of their high school curriculum.

There is the potential for 15 awards of $1,500 each. From qualified applicants, one student may be chosen per technical center in the geographic region outlined below. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2019. Applications are available for printing below, or at any branch of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. You can also access the application online here.

Students residing in the following counties attending the listed tech centers are eligible:


  • Hancock
  • Kennebec
  • Lincoln
  • Penobscot
  • Sagadahoc
  • Waldo
  • Washington

Tech Centers

  • Bath Regional Career & Tech
  • Capital Area Technical Center
  • Coastal Washington County Institute of Technology
  • Hancock County Technical Center
  • Mid-Maine Tech Center
  • St. Croix Regional Tech
  • Sumner Pathways Career Program
  • United Technology Center Waldo Tech Center

New Hampshire

  • Grafton
  • Hillsborough
  • Merrimack
  • Sullivan

Tech Centers

  • Concord Regional Technical Center
  • Hartford Area Career & Technical Center
  • Manchester School of Technology
  • Milford High School & Applied Technology Center
  • Nashua Technology Center North / South,
  • Region 14 Applied Technology Center – Peterborough
  • Sugar River Valley RTC Claremont / Newport
  • Wilbur H. Palmer Career & Tech Center


  • Orange
  • Rutland
  • Washington
  • Windsor.

Tech Centers

  • Central Vermont Career Center
  • Hartford Area Career & Technical Center
  • Randolph Technical Career Center
  • River Bend Career & Technical Center
  • Stafford Technical Center

“Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is pleased to offer these scholarships,” said Jack Frost, VP/Director of Community Giving at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust.  “We recognize that education is one of the surest ways for each person to have a fulfilling and successful career.  These awards can truly make a difference in helping students and families pay for the cost of a college education.”

Application requirements include a personal statement describing career aspirations and college choice, explanation of leadership and community service, high school transcript, and one-page scholarship application. This scholarship is offered by Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. For questions, please contact the Director of Community Giving at 207-667-7100 extension 10986.

Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE American: BHB) is the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Operating over 50 locations across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine and has more than $3.6 billion in assets. As a leading Northern New England community bank, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust offers a full range of personal and business banking services, as well as wealth management services through its subsidiaries Bar Harbor Trust Services and Charter Trust Company. For more information about Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, visit or call 888-853-7100. Member FDIC.

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