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Maine may be known for the lucrative business of lobsters, but did you also know that it has several ways for students to earn money for school, too? With these Maine scholarships, residents have the chance to win money to help pay for tuition, books, room and board, fees and more. If you don’t currently live in Maine but plan to attend one of its schools, such as: the University of Maine (UMaine), Colby College, Bowdoin College, or Maine Maritime Academy, be sure to check out this directory of scholarships for Maine students to add to your college savings fund. For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Sweet and Simple Scholarship

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2026) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 29
2020

University of Maine Flagship Match Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors who plan to attend the University of Maine at Orono as an out-of-state student. Eligible applicants must be in the top 40 percent of their class and have an SAT score of 1120 or higher.

Total: $16490 Awards:  100
Deadline:  March 1
2020

University of Maine Merit Scholarship (in state)

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors in Maine who plan to attend the University of Maine at Orono. Students must, at a minimum, be in the top 40 percent of their class and have an SAT score of 1100 or higher; however, most recipients for this scholarship are in the top 10 percent of their class.

Total: $8000 Awards:  120
Deadline:  March 1
2020

University of Maine National Merit Semi-Finalists Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors who plan to attend the University of Maine at Orono. Students must be National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists or finalists.

Total: $29000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Mainely Character Scholarship

U.S. students who are residents of Maine planning to enroll as college freshmen are eligible for this award.

Total: $5000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Oregon Institute of Technology Presidential Scholarship- Transfer Non-Residents

This award is for U.S students who are admitted to Oregon Institute of Technology as a transfer student. The student must have a grade point average of 3.3 or higher and be classified as a non-resident at the time of acceptance to OIT.

Total: $8000 Awards:  52
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Oregon Institute of Technology Presidential Scholarship- Freshmen Non-Residents

This award is for U.S. students who are admitted to Oregon Institute of Technology. Students must have a grade point average of 3.3 or higher, OR be ranked in the top 20 percent of his/her graduating high school class and must also have an SAT score (reading/math) of 1160 or higher OR, an ACT score of 20 or higher.

Total: $8000 Awards:  52
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Gladys E. Conant Memorial Farm Credit 4-H Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Maine undergraduate students who are former or current 4-H members. Students must attend a Maine institution and major in a field related to commercial farming, fishing, or forest products or in another field with the intent to work in businesses related to these industries.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Maine 4-H Foundation General Post Secondary Education Scholarships

This scholarship is available for Maine 4-H members who are active in 4-H activities. 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.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Advancement of Construction Technology Scholarship at CMCC

This scholarship is available for Maine residents who attend Central Maine Community College. Students must pursue a career in architectural/engineering technologies, building construction or mechanical drafting.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

University of Iowa National Scholars Award (NSA)

This award is for available to U.S. students who are not residents of Iowa and are planning to attend the University of Iowa. Students must meet have an University of Iowa (UI) Regent Admission Index (RAI) score of 290 or higher, or a grade point average of 3.6 or higher and an ACT score of 26 or higher (or an SAT score of 1170 or higher).

Total: $4910 Awards:  850
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Azure Dillon 4-H Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for female 4-H members in Maine who are active in 4-H activities. 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.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 2
2020