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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 ScholarshipExperts profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Senator George J. Mitchell Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Maine high school seniors who have a history of community service.
Award Amount

Total: $9000

Awards: 133

Deadline

Deadline: April 01

Maine Tuition Waiver Program (Foster Care)

This award is available to Maine undergraduate students who are attending a Maine public college/university. The student must have been in Maine’s foster care program, or have been adopted from Maine’s foster care system under subsidy from the Maine Department of Health and Human Services.
Award Amount

Total: $4461

Awards: 30

Deadline

Deadline: April 01

Russ Casey Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Maine undergraduate students who plan to pursue a career in culinary arts or hospitality. Culinary arts students will be given first consideration.
Award Amount

Total: $1000

Awards: 3

Deadline

Deadline: April 12

Maine Innkeepers Association Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Maine undergraduate and graduate students who plan to pursue a career in the lodging or foodservice fields, or are family members, employees, or family members of an employee of a member of the Maine Innkeepers Association.
Award Amount

Total: $800

Awards: 10

Deadline

Deadline: April 12

Lawrence Alan Spiegel Remembrance Scholarship

Maine high school seniors are eligible to enter this essay contest. Students must submit an essay about remembrance of the Holocaust to enter.
Award Amount

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline

Deadline: April 15

Joseph D. Thomas Memorial Scholarship

Maine residents pursuing a major in the performing arts are eligible for this scholarship. Applicants must participate in an audition (or interview if majoring in a technical field).
Award Amount

Total: $500

Awards: 3

Deadline

Deadline: April 15

OMNE/Nursing Leaders of Maine Scholarship

This award is given to Maine residents planning to pursue or currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree or higher in a nursing program in Maine.
Award Amount

Total: $500

Awards: 2

Deadline

Deadline: May 01

Children and Youth Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are Maine residents.
Award Amount

Total: $500

Awards: 7

Deadline

Deadline: May 01

Maine State Grant Program

This award is available to Maine resident undergraduate students who are enrolled at an eligible college or university. The student must demonstrate financial need and have an EFC of $3,000 or less.
Award Amount

Total: $1000

Awards: 15000

Deadline

Deadline: May 01

Rodney C. Harmon Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Maine undergraduate and graduate students who have achieved a grade point average of 2.7 or higher for the semester immediately preceding the distribution of any award.
Award Amount

Total: $500

Awards: 2

Deadline

Deadline: May 03