Important Note: The purpose of this detailed listing is to help you plan your scholarship search throughout the year. Please find information below about scholarships for Maine students. Some of the deadlines may be from prior years. Scholarship deadlines are cyclical, so even if a deadline has passed, the website will likely be updated for the 2023-24 cycle. Be sure to reach out to the sponsor or check sponsor websites for the most recent details.
This is for $2,500. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture and reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. The deadline to apply is January 14th. More info. Here.
Offers $3,000 to students majoring in horticulture, landscape design, ecology, and related fields. College location isn’t restricted to Maine. Funds are sent directly to the recipient’s institution. The winner attends GCFM Annual Meeting in June. The deadline to apply is February 1st. Apply here.
This offer $7,000 and seek candidates guided by spiritual motives, preferring graduate and undergraduate students with a year of college done, particularly from specific states. Required: Application Form, transcript, three essays, and three recommendation letters The deadline to apply is February 1st. Apply here.
This is a $2,000 scholarship awarded to incoming students and is renewable on a three-year basis. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and be nominated by February 1st to be eligible. Apply here.
This is for $2,000. Applicants must demonstrate commitment to voluntary public service, be currently enrolled as an undergraduate degree candidate at USM, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and completed at least one semester of college. The deadline is February 1st. Read more here.
This offers a four year, full-tuition scholarship to one member of the incoming class that has an affiliation with a Boston area services organization. Preference is given to applicants who have an affiliation to Camp Harbor View as a counselor or camper. To be eligible you must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and apply for admission as a first-year student no later than February 1st. Learn more here.
This is a four year, full-tuition undergraduate scholarship available to one member of the incoming first-year class entering into Regis College’s Sloane School of Business and Communication. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and apply for admission as a first-year student no later than February 1st. More details here.
Students must be first year students entering the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor for the upcoming fall semester. Prospective students should apply for admission early (takes 10-12 weeks). Recipients must enroll and pursue an engineering undergrad degree at the university. Support spans up to four years or until graduation, with renewal based on a 3.0 GPA and academic progress. The amount varies and the deadline to apply is February 4th. Website found here.
This gives two $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing a four-year degree in animal science or marketing at Cornell University, Penn State University or Virginia Tech. You must be a resident of Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont or Virginia to be eligible. The deadline is February 15th. More details here.
This is for $2,500 and available to entering freshmen at the University of Southern Maine. You must demonstrate financial need and academic merit and be a resident of Maine to be eligible for this renewable award. The deadline to apply is February 15th. Read more here.
This awards mulitple student scholarship(s) of up to $1000 each. Applicants must meet these criteria: specific height requirements for Tall Clubs International membership, under 21 years old, entering first year of higher education, planning full-time attendance at an accredited college/university, using funds for that institution, and enrolling within the current calendar year. The deadline is March 1st. Website found here.
Offers from $500 up to $2,500. This scholarship is available for Maine and New Hampshire 4-H members who are active in 4-H activities. The scholarship is awarded to New Hampshire and Maine residents. Students must be graduating high school seniors or have previously graduated from high school but delayed going to college for no more than one year. The deadline is March 1st. Website found here.
This award ranges from $350 to $7,000. To be eligible, you must be a current and newly admitted student in a School of Forest Resources (SFR) program and have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. The deadline to apply is March 1st. More details here.
Eligible candidates include medical and dental students post first year, certain healthcare disciplines after a minimum of two years, and nursing students at various stages. Maximum of three years eligibility upon re-application, contingent on strong academic performance. The deadline to apply is March 1st. Learn more here.
This is offering one $500 scholarship to a graduating senior. The minimum height for females is 5’10”, males 6’2″. You must be under the age of 21 and live and attend high school Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine or Connecticut. Applicants must demonstrate academic and personal achievement, involvement in clubs and activities in the school community, and involvement in clubs and activities outside the school community. The deadline to apply is March 1st. Read more here.
This award is for $5,000.Applicants must be Maine high school graduates of the application year, enrolling in accredited postsecondary institutions. Maine-based high school students are eligible. Those opting for a gap year can apply during their senior year after confirming a postsecondary commitment. The deadline to apply is March 1st. Learn more here.
Awards are between $2,000 and $5,000 and are not renewable for undergraduate study or graduate study leading to a master’s degree. This company’s associates and their children who plan to pursue a postsecondary education in college and vocational programs. The deadline to apply is March 27th. More info. Here.
This is proud to offer three $1000 awards; one OMEGA scholarship will be awarded in each of the following categories: Transportation and Community; Technology; and Social Connectivity. To be considered, applicants must be current high school juniors or seniors attending school in one of the six New England states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, or Vermont. Applicants must also be planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US post-secondary institution. The deadline to apply is May 31st. More details and application here.
Offers $1,000-$5,000. This is for students of ages 16-22,. These applicants must be a dependent child of an injured or killed work related accident or occupational disease. This is based on financial need. The amount varies and the deadline to apply is March 31st. More details here.
This will award scholarships to honor the late Russell Libby.The scholarship supports Maine’s Journeyperson farmers, high school seniors pursuing sustainable farming, and educators funding agricultural projects in the state. This is for $1500 and the deadline is March 31st. Apply online
This is worth $5,000. This is reserved for students residing and studying in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts. Applicants must pursue an ABET-accredited degree in civil engineering and have unmet financial need and academic merit. You must also be a part of NEWWA members building careers in water works practice. The deadline is April 1st. Read more here.
This is for Maine residents beginning their first year of post-secondary education at a two-year or four-year accredited college/university. Scholarships are awarded based on merit, financial need, and community service. $5,000 scholarship per student per year will be awarded. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA after enrollment. The deadline is April 1st. Read more here.
Offers award for $10,000 that is paid in four installments of $2,500 for Maine students planning to attend two- and four-year degree programs. The deadline is April 1st. Read more here.
This is up to $15,000 per year. Available to applicants who demonstrate activism in the struggle to achieve civil rights, economic justice, international solidarity, and/or other progressive. This is due April 1st. More details here.
This is a merit based scholarship ranging from $2,000 to $11,000. Applicants must have a 3.0 – 3.49 GPA on a 4.0 scale. The deadline to apply is April 1st. Read more here.
This was established to advance the knowledge and education of individuals in the employee benefits field, or those aspiring to careers in employee benefits. Applicants could be part-time or full-time undergraduate students and graduate students studying in an accredited academic program residing either in New England or enrolled in an institution in New England. The amount varies and the deadline to apply is April 1st. Application found here.
This will provide up to $2000 per candidate who is accepted into post-secondary school education (after high school), including undergraduate college education as well as graduate programs. Applicants must also have a documented disability, be attending/attended high school within the state of Maine and have a B average or equivalent GPA, and be accepted into a post-secondary institution. Applicants must include an essay reflecting on how their disability has helped shape their view of the world. The deadline to apply is April 1st. Apply here.
This will be given as an outright grant. The Scholarship will be based on financial need. To be eligible, candidates must be a resident of Sdney at the time of graduation. Preference will also be given to students pursuing a teaching degree. The deadline to apply is April 1st. Learn more here.
This is given to those who plan to pursue a business degree, or plan to attend a community college, or plan to attend a four-year college. They must also be a graduating senior from the Town of Sidney with community service experience. The deadline is April 1st. Rules found here.
This will be given as an outright grant. This will be based on financial need. To be eligible, applicants must be a graduate of Messalonskee High, and a resident of Sidney at the time of graduation. The deadline is April 1st. Application found here.
This will be given to a graduating senior from the Town of Sidney and be accepted for admission to a post secondary Institution. The recipient of this scholarship should also have financial need and a demonstrated work ethic. The deadline to apply is April 1st. Read more here.
Candidates are high school seniors or undergraduates active in golf, displaying strong academics and financial need. Scholarship is renewable up to 4 years, including new selections each year. The application deadline is on April 3rd. Apply here.
This will be awarded to a resident planning to attend—or currently attending—an accredited, post-secondary school. This includes prospective high school graduates, current full-time college students, or other residents returning to school. a high school equivalency test (ged) is acceptable. scholarships are open to residents of franklin county who have resided in the county for at least the prior twelve months. The deadline is April 7th. More details here.
This awards two $1000 awards for any two- or four-year post-high-school law enforcement scholastic program. The deadline to apply is April 10th. Apply here.
The $1,000 scholarship honors Dr. Maureen Keller’s oceanography contributions. Eligibility: previous year’s Keller BLOOM Program participant, high school senior, upcoming college enrollment, STEM major intent. The deadline is April 15th. More details here.
Offer to $1,500 second-year students in a two-year program, third-year students in a four-year program, or transitioning from two to four years. Applicants must attend US schools, be US citizens, and New England residents.. provides scholarships to students enrolled in a science, technology, engineering, or math field with the potential to support the future national security and defense sector workforce. The deadline is April 28th. More details here.
This is giving two $1,000 scholarships. This is for a student going to a Maine technical school. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 to apply. The deadline for the application is April 30th. Learn more here.
This is for $1,000 and given to college-bound high school seniors. It’s reserved for New England residents in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Maine who actively skate at FMC arenas from East Boston to Worcester. To be eligible, you must be accepted at accredited two- or four-year U.S. colleges, have participated in ice hockey, figure skating, recreational ice sports, and exhibit financial need for higher education costs. The deadline is May 1st. Application here.
This provides renewable 4-year scholarships for New England residents pursuing a bachelor’s degree with financial need, academic achievement, and service commitment. Requirements: US citizenship, 3.0 GPA, full-time enrollment in a US undergraduate institution. Scholarship is renewable with a 2.5 GPA. The amount varies and deadline to apply is May 1st. More details here.
This is for $1,000. Applicants must be a member with an account in good standing. Primary account ownership is required. The deadline to apply is May 1st. More details here.
This is for $500. To be eligible, your parent or grandparent must be a current member of a Maine American Legion Post. The deadline to apply is May 1st. Details and information found here.
This is for $250. Applicants must graduate from a high school/academy, accepted full-time at a college/university for the next term. They need to be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. The deadline to apply is May 1st. Apply here.
Offers a $500 scholarship to an individual who is currently enrolled in a law enforcement secondary program or is headed for one in the fall. Eligibility will be based on academic records, leadership in the community and school in an essay of academic and career goals. The deadline to apply is May 1st. Read more here.
Offers a $1,000 scholarship to two individual scholarships to a graduating high school senior who will attend a college/trade school or to a current college/trade school student who resides in the state of Maine. The deadline to apply is May 2nd. Read more here.
Offers a $1,500 Walter Frese Memorial Scholarship for students pursuing business or financial management programs. Open to high school, undergrad, and grad students in New England area. Graduate applicants must work or intern in government business/finance. The deadline to apply is May 15th. Read more here.
This is a $2,000 award that will be given to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.supports New England students pursuing horticulture careers. Eligibility: enrolled in accredited landscape/horticulture program or related field, senior/junior/graduate standing, minimum GPA of 2.25 (undergrad) or 3.0 (graduate), preference for nursery industry plans or financial need. Requires two recommendation letters. The deadline to apply is June 1st. More info. Here.
Sixteen $1000 scholarships are given, one per Maine County. Recipient must be a Maine resident accepted/enrolled in a NEASC-accredited 2- or 4-year Maine college/tech school. Attendance at a Maine institution is necessary. Graduate students can also qualify. The deadline is on June 1st. Apply here.
Under the Program, twelve (12) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to seniors attending a high school, College and Online College classes in Unity Lodge’s local area. To be eligible for any of the scholarships, applicants must have a minimum GPA of a 2.0. The deadline to apply is June 1st. More info. Here.
This is a $1,000 award that will be given to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. The deadline to apply is July 31. More info. here.
This is for students who have completed high school and are pursuing relevant programs like civil engineering, construction trades, and more. Applicants need to write a 150-word essay explaining their interest in transportation or construction careers, and submit a resume with work history and references. Scholarship amounts vary. The deadline is September 22nd. More details here.
Offers up to $6,000 for incoming freshmen. Dollar amounts will vary by scholarship, but students should have at least a GPA of 3.0. The deadline is November 1st. More details here.
Offers $3,000 annual scholarships. To be eligible, applicants must enroll in one of UMaine’s art majors (Studio Art, Art Education, History of Art). This application requires submission of a digital portfolio of 10 – 15 JPEG images of the student’s work for portfolio review. This also requires a statement discussing the student’s work and interest in the Visual Arts. The amount varies and the deadline to apply is December 1st. Website found here.
To be considered, applicants must participate in at least one dance ensemble and in at least one main stage dance concert each year. Students must also audition in person or via digital recording for this and pursue a Dance minor. The deadline to apply is December 1st. More details here.
Students must be nominated for this scholarship to the Music Department by a music teacher or music director or be observed in performance by a Music Department faculty member. Scholarship students must participate each semester in an ensemble that is approved by the Chair of the Division of Music. The deadline to apply is December 1st. Read more here.
Students must be nominated to the Theatre department by a drama instructor or audition in person or via digital recording. Scholarship students must also enroll as a theatre major as their major or one of their double majors. Scholarship performers must audition for all theater productions produced by the department. Scholarship technicians must take on one tech role in a production each academic year. The deadline to apply is December 1st. More info. here.
This is based on academic performance in high school, including GPA and rigor of coursework. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA in order to qualify for admissions-based scholarships. The amount varies and the deadline to apply is December 1st. Read more here.
This enables thousands of New England residents to enroll at out-of-state New England public colleges and universities at a discount. Students are eligible for the RSP Tuition Break when they enroll in an approved major or program. Read more here.
This are granted based on academics, financial need, extracurriculars, and work experience, regardless of citizenship. They aid Maine residents in accredited institutions, covering colleges, universities, technical schools, and more. Each scholarship has unique eligibility tied to counties or high schools, with varying amounts. Read more here.
This provides full tuition and fee waivers for veterans’ spouses, dependents, and disabled veterans. Eligibility requires Maine residency for five years, enrollment by children under 22, and 5 years of marriage for stepchildren’s parents. Institutions covered: University of Maine System, Maine Community Colleges, and Maine Maritime Academy, except for doctoral degrees. Read more here.
To qualify for this scholarship, candidates must be enrolled or applying for a USM degree program, including graduate studies, and maintain 6+ credits per semester. A minimum GPA of 2.8 is essential, with financial need determined via FAFSA. Selection considers demonstrated interest in the local Franco-American community, and a reference submission is required. Apply here.
This is for college-bound or current undergrad students. Eligibility: family income under $60,000, community involvement, sports/volunteering/job, minimum GPA of 2.5 (3.0 for high school applicants). Open to Florida, Wisconsin, and New England Area students (one per state). Apply here.
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