Burchard Dunn Memorial Scholarship


This scholarship was established in 1997 in memory of Burchard Dunn, a founding partner in Berry, Dunn, McNeil, & Parker, by his family and friends. Dunn’s many years of commitment to his community included serving as a state legislator and as chair of USM Corporate Partners. The award is given in his memory to an Accounting or Business major who upholds some of his high ideals and who is involved in our community.


Cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or better required; Demonstrate financial need as evidenced by the FAFSA; Enrolled in a minimum of 6 USM credits when funds are received; Will graduate no sooner than December of the academic year funds are received; Preference given to students who have contributed to the community.

Award Amount



January 8

How to Apply

Students must complete a School of Business scholarship application and essay. Essay topic: Describe contributions you have made to the community through your volunteerism and community service.

How to Renew

Not renewable.


Melissa Burns
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.