USM Classics Scholarship


Established in 2000 by Peter Aicher, Associate Professor of Modern and Classical Languages and Literature and the Classics faculty. In 2015, at the request of Dr. Aicher, the funds was revised to broaden criteria for current academic programs and courses. The fund shall be used for scholarships for full-time undergraduate students in Humanities majors, including the areas of History, English, Philosophy, Liberal Studies, and Art History.


  • Continuing sophomores (currently have 24 to 53 credits) in Humanities or Social Science
  • Demonstrate academic achievement (3.0+ GPA)
  • Financial need EFC below 8,000 for FT in-state or 13,000 for FT out-of-state students.

Award Amount



January 1

How to Apply

Faculty nomination

How to Renew

Not renewable


College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Dean's Office
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.