Want to attend one of our Professional Development programs but don’t have the funds? Don’t fret! Our need-based scholarships make our diverse Professional Development offerings accessible and affordable for everyone.

Need-based scholarships make it possible for you to attend high-quality Professional Development programs taught by sought-after instructors right here in Belfast, Maine.

Our Scholarship Committee begins reviewing applications thirty days before the start of a program. Priority will be given to scholarship applications received before this timeline. In order for your application to be considered, you must fill out the entire application.

Please let us know if you have any questions. We’re here to help! We can be reached at 207.338.8002 or You can download an application here.

Professional Development Scholarship Form

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Please enter information about the Professional Development program(s) you are registered for.
  • Please enter the total number of dependents in your household (including yourself).
  • Please enter last year's joint total household gross income (the amount of money on paychecks, before taxes).
  • Please enter your last year's total gross income (the amount of money on your paycheck, before taxes). If the household income is the same as your total income, please re-enter the same number here.
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Please provide a written statement (500 words or less) explaining your financial need, how this opportunity will benefit you professionally, and how you will use what you learn to give back to your community.
  • Thank you for applying for a Hutchinson Center Professional Development scholarship! We reserve the right to ask for a copy of your last year's federal tax return. Our scholarship committee reviews applications starting thirty days before programs begin.