Richard S. Petereit Scholarship


This scholarship was established at the University of Southern Maine in 1988 by gifts from family and friends in memory of Richard S. Petereit, a student in the Theatre Department. The income from the fund shall be used to make an annual scholarship award to  a theatre student who demonstrates outstanding abilities in theatre as well as dedication to the continuing growth of the Theatre Department.



Theatre major,
Good standing,
Outstanding abilities in Theatre,
Dedication to the continuing growth of the Theatre Department.

Award Amount



January 1

How to Apply

Faculty Nomination

How to Renew

Not Renewable

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.