USM Scholarships

Lorelle's Fund for Nursing


This award was created at the University of Southern Maine in 2014 with a gift from Lorelle Pelletier.


Matriculated Graduate and Undergraduate Nursing students are eligible for this scholarship. Recipients will be selected based on demonstrated financial need as determined by the FAFSA application.

Award Amount

The number and amount of the award(s) will be based on available income.


January 30 for current Nursing students, April 1 for students expecting to matriculate to Nursing in May or September.

How to Apply

Complete and submit the online application. Please note that you must be logged into your e-mail to access the application.

How to Renew

Non 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.

Maine residents: Apply for free

Maine residents Apply to USM for free

We are pleased to announce that Maine residents can now apply to USM for free — for both undergraduate and graduate admission. If you have any questions please contact the Office of Admissions at 207-780-5670.

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