The University of Maine System is offering Osher New Beginnings Scholarships to encourage more Maine people of all ages to give college a try.
An Osher New Beginnings Scholarship will allow you to take two courses, including books and required materials.
You qualify for an Osher New Beginnings Scholarship if you:
- are a Maine resident,
- have earned a high school diploma or equivalent,
- are a first time student or have not attended college in at least three years,
- have 30 or fewer credit hours,
- will commit to completing a college course.
What Do Osher New Beginnings Scholarship Awards Include?
The award may be applied toward the following for two developmental, 100, or 200 level course:
- required books,
- all fees associated with the course.
Recipients who successfully complete their courses and who matriculate and enroll at a UMS campus in the semester subsequent to receiving a New Beginnings Scholarship may be eligible for an additional, equivalent scholarship award.
Where Can I Take Courses?
Courses are available at all University of Maine System Campuses and Centers.
How Can I Apply?
If your question was not asked, try our frequently-asked questions page or call University College Learning Services at 1-800-868-7000.
Read or download our latest brochure here (pdf).