Martha M. Skoner Memorial Nursing Scholarship


This scholarship was established in 2012 by a bequest from the estate of Martha M. Skoner. Ms. Skoner, a Professor Emerita of Nursing, taught at USM from 1987 - 1999. Martha dedicated her life to nursing and had a particular interest in the areas of incontinence in women and holistic health. 


Eligible students must be a Maine resident, matriculated in the School of Nursing, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate a passion for nursing and an interest in working with or researching older adults living in the community, incontinence in women, and/or holistic health.

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.