Scholarships

President's Transfer Scholar

Description

  • Awarded to transfer students based on academic achievement, demonstrated leadership skills, or other criteria.
  • Annual Award:
    • In State $4,000
    • Out of State $12,000
  • Transfer student merit scholarships are awarded up to 3 years with full-time enrollment (15 credit hours per semester) and a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Eligibility

  • Students must complete a USM application. Including the submission of their official college transcripts and high school transcript if they have not earned an associates degree already.
  • Only first time Bachelor's Degree seekers are eligible for Merit Scholarships.
  • Students admitted conditionally are not eligible for Merit Scholarships.
  • Students must take a minimum of 12 credits during Fall and Spring semesters.
  • For continued eligibility students must also complete 30 credits per academic year (including summer, fall, winter, spring terms). A typical course load consists of 15 credits.

Award Amount

Annual range $4,000 to $12,000

Deadline

July 1

How to Apply

All qualified incoming transfer students who complete a USM application — including your official college and high school transcripts if you have not earned an associates degree — will be automatically considered.

How to Renew

  • Maintain full-time enrollment (minimum 12 credits Fall and Spring semesters) and a 2.5 GPA.
  • Students must successfully complete a minimum of 12 credits per Fall and Spring semester and 30 credits per academic year (including summer, fall, winter, spring terms).

Questions on renewal should be directed to Nancy Varin via email or call 207-780-5330.

Contact

Associate Director for Online Students
111 Abromson Community Education Center, Portland campus
207-780-5732
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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