The University of Maine System is offering Osher Scholarships to encourage more Maine people of all ages to give college a try.
If you have never completed a college course, an Osher Scholarship will allow you to take one course, including books and required materials.
You qualify for an Osher II Scholarship if you:
- are a Maine resident,
- are a high school graduate or GED recipient,
- have never completed a college course,
- will commit to completing a college course.
What Do Osher Scholarship II Awards Include?
An Osher Scholarship II award may be applied toward the following for one developmental, 100, or 200 level course:
- required books,
- all fees associated with the course.
Where Can I Take Courses?
Courses are available at UMS campuses, at a University College Center; University College of Bangor; an Interactive Television (ITV) site or via the Internet.
How Can I Apply?
Interested students must complete the Osher request form (pdf).
The request form and further information also is available by calling 1-800-868-7000 (TTY: 1-800-919-4454) or by contacting any of the University College Centers.
If your question was not asked, try our frequently-asked questions page or call 1-800-868-7000.