College of Science, Technology, and Health

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

Application Deadlines

  • Incoming studentsPioneers - January 3, 2014
  • Continuing students (both nursing and non-nursing): January 27, 2014
  • Options and accelerated students beginning in May 2014 (School of Nursing): April 1, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.

Criteria and Eligibility

Minimum qualifications for applicant consideration per university policy are:

  • A GPA of 3.0 or greater at the time of application. Those new to USM should use their documented GPA from their previous institution.
  • Applicant must be a degree candidate carrying at least 6 credits at the time of application for scholarship and during the award period.
  • Seniors graduating in December 2014 may apply and will receive scholarship funding per individual scholarship criteria.
  • May 2014 or August 2014 graduating students are not eligible for monetary awards.
  • In addition to the above criteria, additional criteria may be required as stated in the individual scholarship descriptions.
  • Federal regulations which govern financial aid programs require the University to incorporate any scholarship received into the student’s financial aid package. Scholarship Committees consider financial need information provided by the USM Financial Aid office.

Scholarship Application Questions

  • Questions regarding non-nursing scholarship applications should be directed to Kelly Fitzgerald at kelly.a.fitzgerald@maine.edu or 207-780-4582.
  • Questions regarding School of Nursing scholarship applications should be directed to Joanne Baribeau at baribeau@usm.maine.edu or 207-780-4282.

Online Scholarship Application Forms

Student Recognition Reception

  • Scholarship awards will be handed out at our annual student recoginition reception on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. All scholarship recipients who are continuing students are required to attend in order to receive their scholarship funds.

Payment of Scholarship Awards

Monetary awards to continuing students will be credited to their next academic period student account in the fall and spring standardly, by special permission for summer pending available funds or per the requirements of the individual scholarship criteria.

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