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Union Area Chamber of Commerce offers grants

Jan 16, 2020

The Union Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for candidates for their scholarship and business grant opportunities. The scholarship is to assist a college-bound student, or currently enrolled college student, who is a resident of the Chamber’s service area for a minimum of two years. This includes the towns of Appleton, Hope, Union, Waldoboro, Warren and Washington.

Those seeking awards from the Scholarship Fund must provide one letter of recommendation, submit a written essay explaining their career goals and how the award will benefit them, and a completed application which can be found at scholarship of $500 will be awarded to the qualifying student at the Union Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner on April 29, 2020.

A business grant has also been established to assist a current Chamber member, in good standing, in pursuit of continuing education, and/or professional development as it relates to their business. A grant of up to $500 will be awarded to the qualifying candidate also on April 29, 2020.

The deadline for submitting applications is March 15.

Those seeking awards from the Grant Fund will also find the application online at



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