Viola M. Palmacci Nursing Scholarship


This scholarship was established in 1989 by family, friends, and associates to honor Mrs. Palmacci's 26 years of distinguished service to the University and to the community as coordinator of student health services on the Portland campus.


Recipient(s) must be a junior, senior, or graduate Nursing student in good academic standing who shows outstanding promise as a dedicated professional and is firmly committed to the ideals of nursing.

Award Amount

The number and amount of the 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.