The Quahog Bay Conservancy will award two Harpswell students with $5,000 and a laptop each to support their college education.

The Working Waterfront Science Scholarship supports students whose studies align with the conservancy’s mission and programs. Fields of study may include marine biology, marine science, environmental science, marine entrepreneurship, oceanography, aquaculture, aquarium science, fisheries science, ecology, chemistry, biology, marine engineering, civil engineering and mechanical engineering.

An applicant must live in Harpswell, be a senior in high school with plans to attend a full-time Bachelor of Science program, intend to pursue a degree in a marine- or engineering-related field, and have a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher.

For information about how to apply, go to and click on “Scholarships,” in the drop-down menu under “Take Action.” The deadline to apply is May 30, 2023. The conservancy can be contacted at office@quahogbay.orgor 207-522-1105.

The Quahog Bay Conservancy’s mission is to provide hands-on and research programs focused on revitalizing the ecosystem of Quahog Bay and the environment in general.