USM Scholarships

Gorman Scholars Undergraduate Fund

Description

The Gorman Scholars Undergraduate Fund was established at the University of Southern Maine (USM) Foundation on behalf of the University of Southern Maine (USM) in 2005 with a memorandum of understanding between USM Foundation and Leon and Lisa Gorman. Income from the endowed fund shall be used to provide financial assistance for tuition and fees to undergraduate full time Maine students with academic potential and financial need. 

Eligibility

Eligible students must be full-time with academic potential and financial need. Preference will be given to students who want to remain in Maine after completing their education. 

Award Amount

$2,500 per year, renewable for up to 3 years.

Deadline

June 10

How to Apply

Application for undergraduate admission and FAFSA.

How to Renew

To renew the scholarship, students must achieve a 2.5 GPA in their freshman year and a 3.0 GPA thereafter. Preference will be given to students who want to remain in Maine after completing their education. 

Contact

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.
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Important financial aid deadline

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New and continuing students: File your FAFSA for the 2018–2019 school year by January 15, 2018.

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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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Scholarship for NH and VT residents

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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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