A. Leigh Phillips Scholarship

The A. Leigh Phillips Scholarship Fund is maintained through the cooperative efforts of the Maine Administrators of Services for Children with Disabilities (MADSEC), the Department of Education (DOE), and the Maine Council of School Board Attorneys (MCSBA), as a tribute to Ms. Phillips and her many contributions to children with disabilities throughout Maine.

Selection Criteria

  • Student with a disability(ies) identified under IDEA and Chapter 101

  • Student who is a resident of the state of Maine

  • Student going on to post-secondary education

  • Student with exceptional achievement in one or more of the following:

    1. Academics
    2. Extra-curricular, core-curricular
    3. Leadership
    4. Volunteerism


Application materials must be received at the address below on or before March 1, 2019.  Please submit one copy of the entire application packet, including one set of originals of each letter of reference and transcript to:


                                    50 Industrial Drive

                                    Augusta, ME  04330

The Selection Committee will review applications.  All applicants will be notified of the Committee’s decision by March 29, 2019.

Applications must include a copy of each of the following, and be complete in order to be considered by the committee:

  • a profile of the applicant's background (100-150 words)

  • three letters of reference or nomination and at least one from the school administrator

  • a completed resume and/or vitae

  • an up-to-date copy of transcripts

 Scholarship Amount: $1000