USM Scholarships

The Lunder Foundation Scholarship


The Lunder Foundation was established on December 19, 2002 to honor the tremendous commitment of Harold and Peggy Osher to USM. This scholarship is for Undergraduate students with the following criteria: first preference to any former Dexter Shoe Employee, second preference to Maine residents and if there are no students within the first and second preference, financial aid may be awarded to any other qualified and eligible students in need of financial aid.



Application for undergraduate admission and FAFSA. Preference will be given to students who are former Dexter Shoe employees and their children and/or Maine residents and/or with demonstrated financial need. 

Award Amount



February 15

How to Apply

Application for undergraduate admission and FAFSA.

How to Renew

Not applicable. 


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.

Merit Scholarships

Merit Scholarships at USM

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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