George D. Woodward Accounting Scholarship


The Simmons Foundation established this scholarship in 1995, honoring George D. Woodward, who practiced as an accountant in Portland and taught at USM. The scholarship provides assistance to Accounting majors who possess exceptional academic credentials, with preference given to residents of Cumberland County.


Cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or better required; 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; Demonstrated need as evidenced by the FASFA; Preference given to those who are permanent residents of Cumberland County.

Award Amount



January 8

How to Apply

Students must complete a School of Business scholarship application

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.