USM Scholarships

Brian C. Hodgkin Dean's Scholarship


The Brian C. Hodgkin Dean's Scholarship was established at the University of Southern Maine in 1999 by Brian C. Hodgkin, former dean of the School of Applied Science. Dr. Hodgkin was a strong advocate of the School of Applied Science and the University of Southern Maine.


Eligible students must be enrolled in a major in Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science and Policy, or Technology. Maintain a grade point average in good academic standing, and have financial need.

Award Amount



November 1st

How to Apply

Complete and submit the online application. Please note that you must be logged into your email 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.

Scholarship for NH and VT residents

Autumn on Peabody River

Every academically qualified student from New Hampshire and Vermont can attend USM for less than the cost of in-state tuition in their home states. Application deadline is April 1.

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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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Maine residents: Apply for free

Maine residents Apply to USM for free

Maine residents can 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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