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Early College for ME

• Maine community college scholarships
   (up to $2,000 over 2 years).
• College courses in the senior year of high school.
• Help with college admissions and the
   financial aid process.
• Support and advising throughout your Early College
   for ME program.

Maine’s community colleges have a program to help high school students go to college. Early College for ME is a college transition program offered in 74 high schools in Maine. [To see if your school is involved, click here.] We aim to be available to every publicly funded Maine high school.

Early College for ME is for students who are undecided about college, yet who have the potential to succeed in college. Students are selected by their high school. If you are interested, check with your high school guidance office. If you are selected to participate in Early College for ME, fill out our quick and easy application and open the door to your future!

Click here to learn more about Early College for ME.

Early College for ME is a program of the Maine Community College System, which is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and employer. For more information, please call the Affirmative Action Officer at 207.629.4000. (Full nondiscrimination notice.) See our Privacy Policy.


[Early College for ME] showed me how possible going to college can be and is.”

:: Student


[The ECforME scholarship] gives me hope and encourages me to actually go to college.”

:: Student


[ECforME was] a great experience and a great opportunity. The support was amazing.”

:: Student