Dr. Robert V. Nelson Memorial Scholarship


The Dr. Robert V. Nelson Memorial Scholarship was established at the University of Southern Maine in 2018 with gifts received in his memory.


Eligible students must be a Maine resident, in good academic standing, majoring in Biology, Chemistry, or Physics, and have financial need as indicated by completion of the FAFSA.

Award Amount

Awards vary


December 1

How to Apply

Complete and submit the online application. Please note that you must be logged into your maine.edu email to access the application. 

How to Renew



Ryan Michaud
Director of Academic Administration
178 Science Building, Portland campus
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.