Key Bank Scholarship in Honor of Ken Curtis Fund


The Key Bank Scholarship in Honor of Ken Curtis Fund was established at the Universtiy of Southern Maine on behalf of the University of Southern Maine Foundation in 2004 with gifts from Key Bank.


Eligible students must be matriculated in a masters or doctoral program at the Muskie School.  Student must have demonstrated outstanding academic record including any prior graduate study;  must show evidence of commitment to public service; and be full-time.  Preferred but not required criteria shall be an interest in state government.

Award Amount



Priority Deadline May 1

How to Apply

Application is emailed to eligible students once a semester.

How to Renew

Scholarship is not renewable but students may re-apply.


Beth Liotard
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.