Scholarships in Maine

Maine State Society Foundation Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicants or their parent must have been born in or have been a legal resident of the state of Maine for at least four years. Applicants must be full-time students who are at least sophomores and must attend an accredited, non-profit college or university located in Maine.

Vernon T. Swain, P.E./Robert E. Chute, P.E. Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 3

Applicants must be Maine residents who are graduating high school seniors. They must have plans to enroll in an ABETEAC-accredited degree program in engineering and to pursue a career in engineering. Applicants have to have applied to at least one school that offers engineering degrees. These are the minimum acceptable standardized test scores: SAT Math 600, SAT Writing 500, SAT Critical Reading 500, ACT Math 29, ACT English 25, PAA Quantitative 750 and PAA Verbal 640. Selection is based on standardized test scores, GPA, personal essay, recommendations, extracurricular activities and work experience.

Joel Abromson Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicants must be Maine high school seniors, and they must be accepted to an institution of higher learning.

NACA Mid Atlantic Higher Education Research Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: September 30

Applicants must be conducting research that will add to the college student personnel knowledge base including projects that focus on campus activities, problems faced by student affairs practitioners and challenges of higher education as they relate to campus activities. High school students are not eligible.

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund

Award: $18,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicants must be U.S. residents or resident aliens who are permanent residents of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. They must be enrolled in a demanding undergraduate course of study pursuing their first degrees. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is required. Applicants must demonstrate citizenship, character, serious-mindedness and financial need.