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Scholarships for Older Adults

Haddie Scholarships make Community Education classes more accessible to older adults living and learning with limited income.
Apply for a $50 Haddie Scholarship for Fall II 2018!

Click here to download a Fall II 2018 Haddie Scholarship application.

Submit your completed application by:
1) e-mailing it to with your name and "Fall II Haddie" in the subject line (please double-check that all info is complete), or
2) dropping it off at a Community Education office during office hours. 
  • September 10, 2018, 9am: Applications available online and in Community Education Offices.
  • Any adult age 55 or older who can demonstrate financial need should apply!*
  • Each scholarship takes $50 off the cost of any EC College of Marin Community Education class in Fall II 2018 (Fall II quarter begins October 22, 2018). 
  • Each $50 scholarship will be applied at the time of a student’s enrollment in an EC College of Marin Community Education class. (Please note that the $50 scholarship cannot be applied to reimburse a student for an EC College of Marin Community Education class in which they have already enrolled.)
  • One scholarship per student per quarter.
Scholarships are limited and awarded on a first come, first served basis. Apply ASAP to qualify.

*Students already awarded a 2018-19 Haddie Scholarship (a value of $265) do not qualify for the Fall II $50 scholarship.

Haddie Scholarship 2018-19
Due to high demand, all year-long 2018-19 Haddie Scholarships (a value of $265) have been awarded.
Students are encouraged to apply for a $50 Haddie Scholarship for an individual quarter.
Please see information above for details.

Haddie Scholarships are made available by the Haddie Fund, which has been made possible through the generosity of an anonymous donor. The fund provides financial support allowing a greater number of older adults to partake in Community Education ESCOM/EC courses.

ESCOM Tuition Grant
*Update: As of December, 2016, the ESCOM Tuition Grant program was temporarily suspended. Students 55 or better are encouraged to apply for a Haddie Scholarship.