Frances Allen Rossiter Nursing Scholarship


The Frances Allen Rositer Nursing Scholarship was established at the University of Southern Maine in 2022 from a gift received by the University of Southern Maine Foundation.


Eligible students must be Maine residents enrolled in USM's School of Nursing who have demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to first-generation college students.

Award Amount

The number and amount of the award(s) will be based on available income.


November 1 for current Nursing students, February 15 for students expecting to matriculate to Nursing in May or September

How to Apply

Complete and submit the online application. Please note that you must be logged into your e-mail to access the form.

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.