Mabel G. Skillin Nursing Scholarship


This scholarship was established in 1995 through the generosity of the Simmons Foundation. In honor of Mabel Skillin, who trained and served at Maine General Hospital as a nurse during the 1890's. Mrs. Skillin considered Nursing to be a very high calling, and maintained a lifelong interest in education.


Matriculated Graduate and Undergraduate Nursing students are eligible for this scholarship, preference will be given to residents of Cumberland County.

Award Amount

The number and amount of 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
Science Building 178, 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.