Apply Now for Camp Scholarships

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly versionStudents currently in grades three through six of the Portland Public Schools are eligible for summer camp scholarships of $400 to $1,000 through the Summer Champs program managed by United Way of Greater Portland. In order to qualify, students must meet standards for school attendance, academic effort, good behavior and citizenship as delineated by their school.  Students and their parents also must fill out an application by April 11. Students currently in the third grade are eligible for up to $400 in camp scholarships.  Fourth grades are eligible for up to $800, and those in fifth and sixth grades may receive up to $1,000.  There are no income requirements.  Each scholarship may be used to pay tuition at up to three different camps or summer programs that are listed with United Way Summer Champs.  The United Way Summer Champs program is funded by the Libra Foundation with money from the estate of Elizabeth Noyce.  Portland is one of three Maine cities covered by the program.