The Kenneth T.H. and Dena A. Brooks International Scholarship Fund


The Dena A. Brooks International Scholarship was established at the University of Southern Maine in 1983 by family, friends and associates in memory of Dena A. Brooks, wife of Kenneth Brooks, former president at Gorham State College and the University of Southern Maine at Gorham. The scholarship is awarded to a USM student for study 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

Not 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.