College of Science, Technology, and Health

Scholarships available in the College of Science, Technology, and Health

Additional information on College of Science, Technology, and Health scholarships can be found at usm.maine.edu/csth/scholarships.

Some scholarships are awarded by faculty nomination while others require an application. Please look carefully at the criteria to be sure you qualify for an award before submitting an application. Scholarships will be available to apply for near the end of Fall 2014 semester. Please check back then.

Scholarship Application Form

  • Nursing students should apply on the School of Nursing website. Applications for non-nursing matriculated students in a degree program in CSTH can be completed through the CSTH Scholarship Application Form noted below.
  • Please check back in late Fall 2014 semester for updated information and for the application for the scholarships. Below are scholarships that have already been awarded for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Scholarship Application Questions

Scholarships are grouped according to subject area.
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Applied Sciences | Construction Management | Environmental Science | Exercise, Health, & Sport Sciences | Engineering | Geosciences | Information ScienceMathematics & Statistics | Multiple Disciplines | Physics | Recreation & Leisure Studies | STEM | Technology

STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics)

Michael E. Dubyak Scholarship

Provides full tuition support

Awarded to students pursuing a career in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics which can also include teaching in one of these areas. The student should be a Maine resident.

Hagge Family Scholarship

$500

Recipients must be Maine residents pursuing an undergraduate degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics in the College of Science, Technology, and Health and have a demonstrated financial need. Current students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

WEX Scholarship

Varies based on available funds.

Awarded to students pursuing a career in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics which can also include teaching in one of these areas. The student should be a Maine resident.

Applied Sciences (Applied Medical Sciences, Computer Science, Engineering, Technology, Environmental Science)

Brian C. Hodgkin Scholarship

$1,000

Must be a declared applied science major who is a Maine resident. Recipients may be incoming students with promise of being able to achieve the requisite grade point average of continuing students, or continuing students having at least a 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need (must have applied for financial aid). 

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Unity Lodge #3

$1,000 

Eligible students will be Maine residents with demonstrated financial need (must have applied for financial aid), and be a declared applied science major in good academic standing (3.0 GPA or better).

NiSource

$500 

Student must be a declared applied science major, having completed at least 30 credit hours toward their major, of which at least 15 credits have been completed at USM. Student must be registered for at least 6 credit hours during the semester of the award and have a GPA of at least 3.0.


Construction Management

Construction Management Scholarship

$500

Established in 2010 with gifts from various donors associated with the construction field. Eligible students must be enrolled in the USM construction management program, have a demonstrated financial need, be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours while receiving the scholarship, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrated excellence in their major.

Engineering

Masi Engineering Research

$1,000 

Eligible students must be enrolled as degree candidates in the engineering program, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and be engaged in engineering research during the semester of the award.

Texas Instruments Electrical Engineering Scholarships

Based on amount available

Eligible students must be sophomores or juniors enrolled full time as degree candidates in the electrical engineering program who intend to complete their degree within the normal 4 year schedule, and have at least a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship will provide support for the last two years of their education if now a sophomore, or the last year if now a junior.


Environmental Science

L.L. Bean
Scholarship

$1,000 

Established in 1997 through the Maine Business for USM Scholars Program. This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Environmental Science.

Faculty Nomination


Exercise, Health, and Sport Sciences

Jesse Michael Garbacik Memorial Scholarship

$1,000 

This scholarship is awarded by the Garbacik Family in memory of Exercise Physiology student Jesse Garbacik. It is awarded to students majoring in Exercise Physiology who have demonstrated superior academic and clinical achievement within their field. Preference will be given to upperclassmen and persons' who have not been previous recipients. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. All applicants must be approved by Dr. Christopher Scott prior to submission.

Department of Exercise, Health, and Sport Sciences Scholarship

$1000

Awarded to students who demonstrate excellence within a EHSS major. Students are evaluated in the areas of academic performance, professional goals, service to the department and university, as well as research interests. Preference will be given to upperclassmen and persons' who have not been previous recipients.

Geosciences

James W. Pendleton Scholarship

$500 

Established in 2002 by the family and friends of James W. Pendleton. Given to a student in Geoscience who exemplifies the three traits for which Professor Pendleton was known: civility, integrity, and a demonstrated interest in the environmental or geological fields.

Faculty Nomination

Robert N. Miller Earth Science Award

$300 

Established in 1987 to honor Robert Miller, Professor of Geology from 1946-1977, who exhibited excellence in teaching, guidance, and service. The recipient is an outstanding senior majoring in the field of earth sciences.

Faculty Nomination


Information Science

Systems Engineering

$1,000

Recipient will be a Maine resident at junior level standing or higher with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Student will have a declared major in an information science field (computer science, information and communications technology, or computer engineering).

Mathematics & Statistics

Helen D. '85 & Waldeck E. Mainville, Jr. Scholarship

$500

Established at USM in May 2005 by Helen D. '85 and Waldeck E. Mainville, Jr. on the occasion of Professor Mainville's retirement from USM after 40 years of service. Eligible students must be junior or senior mathematics majors (graduating students not eligible). Preference given to students who desire to enter the teaching profession.

Faculty Nomination


 Multiple Disciplines

Steven O. Innes Memorial Scholarship

One award based on available funds

This endowed scholarship was established in 2012 by Steven's family and friends. Eligible students will be nominated by faculty members of the Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Technology departments and must have completed at least one semester at USM. 

Faculty Nomination


 Physics

Carl Leroy and Olive Dean Armentrout Award

Varies based on available funds

Established at USM in 2000 by Professor Emeritus Charles Armentrout in memory of his parents. Scholarship aid is targeted for needy USM physics or other physical sciences students who have already shown promise and persistence.

Faculty Nomination


Recreation & Leisure Studies

James V. Sullivan Scholarship

$1,000 

Established in 1991 upon Professor Sullivan's retirement at the end of his 32 year career. This scholarship is awarded each year to a major in RLS who has an outstanding academic profile, has been active in a variety of university and community service endeavors and has the potential to be an excellent professional in the field.


Technology

John D. Dodge Memorial Scholarship

Varies based on available funds, typically $2,000

Established in 2014 with a gift directed by Sarah Dodge. The recipient is a Student with a declared major in Applied Technical Leadership, Technology Management, or a related field with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

William G. & Laura S. Hooper Scholarship

Minimum of $1,500 - $5,000 based on available funds and the number of awards presented.

The scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in technology with priority going to those students who are non-traditional. Recipients must be enrolled at least half-time (6 credits per semester) in order to receive the award. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required and recipients must have demonstrated financial need.

* This scholarship requires two letters of reference. Letters should be sent electronically to Kelly Fitzgerald, kelly.a.fitzgerald@maine.edu.

Society of Manufacturing Engineers Scholarship

$500 

Created at USM by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Chapter 46, Portland, ME, in 1989. The award is given to a student in the Department of Technology with a major in industrial technology or manufacturing engineering technology.

Faculty Nomination

The actual receipt of an awarded scholarship is contingent upon your enrollment status at USM and meeting the specified conditions of the scholarship.

For more information contact:

Kelly Fitzgerald
kelly.a.fitzgerald@maine.edu
207-780-4582 

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