Office of Graduate Studies Summer Scholarship


This award is for graduate students at USM. Scholarships are awarded in variable amounts of up to $1,000 for the Summer (2025) semester, and are based on a holistic review taking into consideration financial need, academic performance, and contributions to the USM community.


To qualify, students must:
  • be matriculated in a master's or doctoral degree at USM
  • be in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or better
  • be enrolled in at least 3 graduate credits for the summer session(s)
  • have completed the FAFSA (non US citizens need not complete)
  • not be a University of Maine System employee (though student workers and Graduate Assistants are eligible)

Award Amount



March 15

How to Apply

Apply here.

The application is open starting on February 5, 2025, with a due date of March15, 2025.

Applications for Summer 2024 are closed. 

How to Renew



Office of Graduate Studies (OGS)
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.