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Pioneers Program Requirements

To apply for Pioneers, you must be a Maine high school student that has applied for admission into one of the following USM science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) majors:

Additional requirements include:

  • A Math SAT of 650 or higher
  • A 3.5 or B+ average grade in science and math at the high school level
  • Strong inclination to live on campus in select housing
  • Letter of recommendation from high school science or math teachers
  • Your Pioneers essay
  • On-campus visit
  • Pre-acceptance interview

Renewal of the award each year will be contingent on maintaining a 3.0 GPA in your chosen major.

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For information contact Michael Wing at mcwing@usm.maine.edu or USM Office of Undergraduate Admission.

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