Scholarships

President's Transfer Scholar

Description

President's Transfer Scholar Award: 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 G.P.A of 3.5 or higher.

Eligibility

Students must complete their entire USM application. This includes: application fee, official high school transcript, official SAT or ACT scores, letter of recommendation and completed personal statement (essay). 

Only first time Bachelor's Degree seekers are eligible for Merit Scholarships. 

Students amditted conditionally are not eligible for Merit Scholarships. 

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 15 credits per semester or 30 credits per academic year (including summer, fall, winter, spring). A typical course load consists of 15 credits. 

Award Amount

Annual Award Range $4,000 to $12,000

Deadline

Priority deadline April 1

How to Apply

All qualified incoming transfer students who apply are automatically considered. Students must complete their entire application. This includes: application fee, official high school transcript, official SAT or ACT test scores, letter of recommendation and completed personal statement (essay). 

How to Renew

Maintain full-time enrollment and a 2.5 GPA

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 15 credits per semester or 30 credits per academic year (including summer, fall, winter, spring). 

Questions on Renewal should be directed to Elizabeth Sarazin at esarazin@maine.edu or 207-780-5330

Contact

Assistant Director
Bailey Hall, Suite 115, Gorham campus
207-780-5183
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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