Office of Graduate Studies Spring Scholarship


This award is for graduate students at USM. Scholarships are awarded in variable amounts of up to $1,500 for the Spring (2025) semester, and are based on a holistic review taking into consideration financial need, academic performance, and contributions to the USM community.


To qualify, students must:
  • be matriculated in a master's or doctoral degree at USM
  • be in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or better
  • be enrolled in at least 6 graduate credits for the Spring session(s)
  • have completed the FAFSA (non US citizens need not complete)
  • not be a University of Maine System employee (though student workers and Graduate Assistants are eligible)

Award Amount



October 31

How to Apply

Apply here.

Please note the Spring 2025 Office of Graduate Studies Scholarship application will open September 1, 2024.

How to Renew



Office of Graduate Studies
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.