A.Nye Bemis Memorial Scholarship


The A. Nye Bemis Memorial Scholarship was established at the University of Southern Maine in 1983 by family and friends of A. Nye Bemis for his service and contribution to the University community as the Director of Professional Development and International Exchange, as well as, his time as a faculty member in Education. The scholarship is awarded to a USM student for the purpose of cultural enrichment when abroad. 


Matriculated degree candidates approved for a study abroad program with a minimum 3.0 GPA. (Financial need not required but may be considered)

Award Amount



early March and early October

How to Apply

No formal application. All students who apply to study abroad  by the deadline and receive institutional approval are automatically considered. 

How to Renew

Not renewable 


Director of International Programs
USM, 96 Falmouth Street, 101 Payson Smith, Portland, ME 04103
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.