USM Scholarships

Recovery Oriented Campus Center (ROCC) Scholarship


Recovery Oriented Campus Center Scholarship


Preference will be given to a candidate who meets one or more of the following criteria:

  • Students who self-identify as in recovery for alcohol and/or drug addiction.
  • Students must be enrolled at USM full-time.
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Must have demonstrated financial need (completed the application process for financial aid by completing the FAFSA).

Award Amount

Will be based on individual student needs.


Priority deadline of January 1

How to Apply

Submit your application for financial aid (FAFSA) and send a 1 page essay related to Recovery and your need for Financial Assistance.

You should submit your essay directly to Nancy Davis Griffin by e-mail at on or before January 1st.

How to Renew

Not applicable


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.

Important financial aid deadline

Complete your FAFSA now

New and continuing students: File your FAFSA for the 2018–2019 school year by January 15, 2018.

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Maine residents: Apply for free

Maine residents Apply to USM for free

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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Scholarship for NH and VT residents

Autumn on Peabody River

Every academically qualified student from New Hampshire and Vermont can attend USM for less than the cost of in-state tuition in their home states. Application deadline is April 1.

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