Alumni Scholarship Award Opportunities

Each year Lincoln Academy evaluates scholarship opportunities for its alumni.  If you are pursuing continued education in a degree or certification program, you may be eligible for scholarship awards.  Alumni scholarship award opportunities are considered at the end of each school year.  Applications are accepted at anytime, but are reviewed after May 1 and awarded after June 1 of each year. If you would like to be considered for a scholarship, please provide the required information and documentation through this link:

Alumni Scholarship Award Application

If you are unable to access the form in the link above, you may complete this application Alumni Scholarship Award Application (PDF) and return it to along with your most recent transcript and upcoming schedule of enrollment.

Alumni Scholarship Disbursement Requests

If you would like to request a disbursement of funds for an award you already received, please provide the required information and documentation through this link.  Please note disbursement for award funds must be made no later than June 30th two years following the date your received the award (e.g., received award June 1, 2020 – you must request disbursement by June 30, 2022):

Alumni Award Disbursement

Questions regarding Alumni Scholarships can be directed to


Heather D’Ippolito : Director of Community Engagement and Development
Heather D’Ippolito (207) 563-3596 x2218

Heather joined the Community Engagement and Development Office at Lincoln Academy in January 2020 and became Director of the office in June of 2022. She has spent her career in education, and is particularly passionate about connecting young people to real world learning experiences. A born and raised Mainer, Heather feels very fortunate to call the midcoast home. She lives in Bremen with her husband and her daughter.

Academic Affiliations: 

Saint Michael's College, BA in English

Lehman College (CUNY), MS in Secondary English Education

Sarah Kennedy : Community Engagement and Development Office
Sarah Kennedy

Sarah Kennedy '00 grew up in Pemaquid and studied Spanish and International Relations at the University of Maine and the University of Costa Rica.  She was the volunteer coordinator for La Esperanza Granada and then went on to work for Sustainable Harvest International as the Director of Development and later transitioned to directing the organization's outreach and service learning programs in Honduras, Belize, Nicaragua, and Panama.  In 2012, Sarah took a position with Santa Clara University's Center of Sustainability to develop school garden and community nutrition programs in San Jose City Schools.

In 2013, Sarah’s family had the opportunity to return to Maine and Sarah started working with Lincoln Academy’s new Residential Life Program. Sarah developed LA’s homestay program and loves welcoming students from around the globe to our community here in the Midcoast. In 2023 Sarah joined LA's Community Engagement and Development Team.  

Academic Affiliations:

B.A. International Relations - University of Maine, Orono
B.A. Spanish - University of Maine, Orono