USM Scholarships

Dr. Harlan Philippi Memorial Scholarship


The Dr. Harlan A. Philippi Scholarship Fund was established at USM's Lewiston-Auburn College in 1990 by gifts from friends and associates of Dr. Philippi.  Dr. Philippi was the first Dean of Lewiston-Auburn College whose leadership and vision were vital to the founding of the College.


  • Must be a part-time or full-time undergraduate student who is pursuing a degree in a Lewiston-Auburn College major and has completed a minimum of 30 credits.
  • Will be awarded based on financial need determined by completing FAFSA. 
  • The recipient is also chosen on the basis of college and community leadership.

Award Amount



February 20

How to Apply

  • Complete the LAC General Scholarship Application.
    • Including: a 200 word essay describing how your experiences at Lewiston-Auburn College has led to personal and professional growth. (See page 2 of LAC General Scholarship Application for instructions.)

How to Renew

This scholarship is not renewable.


Disclaimer: Be sure to read the criteria for individual scholarships carefully. Most scholarships have enrollment and GPA requirements. Award amounts may vary each year and are subject to fund availability. As an NCAA Division III school, USM is prohibited from awarding scholarships based on athletic participation.

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USM is proud to invest millions of dollars each year in merit scholarships for first-year and transfer students. When you apply to USM, you are automatically considered for these renewable scholarships.

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