Scholarships

Office of Graduate Studies Scholarship

Description

This award is for degree-seeking graduate students at USM. Scholarships are awarded in variable amounts of up to $3,000 per academic year, and are based on a holistic review taking into consideration financial need, academic performance, and contributions to the USM community. 

To qualify, students must:

  • be matriculated in a master's or doctoral degree at USM
  • be in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or better
  • be enrolled in at least 6 graduate credits per semester
  • have submitted the FAFSA (non US citizens need not complete)

Note: Students enrolled in Online Maine (OLME) programs are ineligible for the OGS scholarship. These programs include:Accelerated online programs in TESOL, Special Education, Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction, Nursing Administration, and Nursing Education are not eligible for USM scholarships.

Now accepting applications for the 2022-23 academic year:  Priority Deadline December 15; Final Deadline March 1

 

Eligibility

To qualify, students must:

  • be matriculated in a master's or doctoral degree at USM
  • be in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or better
  • be enrolled in at least 6 graduate credits per semester
  • have submitted the FAFSA (non US citizens need not complete)

Note: students enrolled in Online Maine programs are ineligible for the OGS scholarship.

Deadline: March 1 for the 2021-2022 academic year

Award Amount

Scholarships: Variable amounts up to $3,000 per academic year

Deadline

Priority: December 1, 2021; Final deadline: March 1, 2022

How to Apply

The application for the 2022-23 academic year is open.

How to Renew

Not Applicable

Contact

Assistant Director of Graduate Studies
117 Wishcamper, Portland Campus
207.780.4877
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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