USM Scholarships

Elizabeth B. Woodwell '75 Fund for Maine students in the School of Business


This scholarship was established at the University of Southern Maine in 2006, by the estate of Elizabeth B. Woodwell. Ms. Woodwell was an alumna of USM, Class of 1975.


Recipients will be chosen based on the information contained in the Undergraduate Admission Application and the Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA). Eligible student must be a Maine resident, enrolled in the School fo Business, with a financial need. 

Award Amount

$1,000 per award, renewable up to 7 semesters.


Priority Deadline November 1

How to Apply

Submit your application for undergraduate admission and the FAFSA

How to Renew

3.0 GPA and full-time enrollment


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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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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