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Scholarships

A scholarship is money for college that you will not be expected to repay.

Statewide UMS Scholarships & Waivers


piggy bank speech bubbleAdult Degree Completion Scholarship Fund
DEADLINE: December 1st, 2016
A fund to help Maine people complete their academic studies—which may have begun years ago, but were not completed for some reason. For adult students returning to college after an absence of three years or more, who are completing their very first baccalaureate degree.

Osher New Beginnings Scholarships
Accepting new scholarship requests beginning July 2017
For those who are first time college students or have not attended college in three or more years and have completed thirty or fewer successful credit hours. An Osher Scholarship will cover the cost of tuition, fees and books for two courses.

George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarship
A Maine-Ireland student exchange which honors the Northern Ireland peace accord brokered by Senator Mitchell between the governments and peoples of Ireland and the United Kingdom.

Hannaford Teacher Renewal Scholarship
This is available to currently practicing, certified Maine K-12 teachers in the areas of mathematics, science or foreign language.

Tuition Waivers
The University of Maine System Board of Trustees and State Legislature have established a number of different tuition and fee waiver programs for the benefit of students attending a university. If a student meets certain criteria, that student may qualify for reduced university tuition and, in some cases, fees.

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