Madelyn Ulmer Scholarship


The Madelyn L. Ulmer Scholarship Fund was established at the University of Southern Maine in 1996 with a bequest from the estate of Madelyn L. Ulmer, class of 1931. The income from the fund shall be used to provide scholarship assistance to Maine residents.


Eligibility for scholarship will be based on academic merit and financial need as determined by the FAFSA. Recipients must be Maine residents. 

Award Amount

$2,500. Renewable for up to 7 semesters.


Priority Deadline January 1

How to Apply

Application for undergraduate admission and FAFSA

How to Renew

Must maintain a minimum 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.

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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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