Madeleine D. Giguère Scholarship


This scholarship fund was established at the University of Southern Maine Foundation in 2007 with a gift from the estate of Madeleine Giguère.  The scholarship is funded by the proceeds of the endowment and the number and size of awards may be adjusted over time.


  • Must be enrolled in, or applying to, a degree program at USM, including graduate programs.
  • Must be enrolled in at least 6 credits in each semester that scholarship is awarded.
  • Minimum GPA 2.8
  • Will be awarded based on financial need determined by completing FAFSA.
  • The recipient is chosen on the basis of demonstrated interest in the local Franco-American community.
  • Students must submit a reference.
  • Preference will be given to a student enrolled at USM Lewiston Auburn Campus.

Award Amount



May 1

How to Apply

  • Complete application, including a reference.
  • Complete a 1-2 page statement outlining your interest in, or connection to, Maine's Franco-American community including any personal, historical,  cultural, or career interest

How to Renew

Please re-apply for renewal


Maureen Perry
Research Librarian - LAC
LAC Library
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.