University of Maine Transfer Scholarship

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

University of Maine

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Fourty awards provided annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must plan to transfer to the University of Maine.
  3. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  4. Must plan to enroll as a full-time student in a minimum of 12 credits per semester in an approved undergraduate program.
  5. Must be a student planning to transfer to UMaine.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate students who plan to transfer to the University of Maine at Orono.

Application requirements for the University of Maine Transfer Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
  • Essay
  • Official SAT and/or ACT scores
Additional Information: The University of Maine Academic Scholarship Program is designed to acknowledge, attract, and retain academically talented and diverse students who seek the intellectual stimulation and opportunities for personal development offered at the state's only comprehensive institution of higher learning in Maine. The scholarship committee will select recipients and determine award amounts based on the following criteria: academic achievement, as reflected by information in the completed application for admission; diversity, as reflected by ethnicity, race, gender, physical challenge, field of academic study, purpose for pursuing higher education, or perseverance in overcoming educational and social obstacles; and significant personal accomplishments beyond the traditional measures of academic achievement, including work experience, field study, or personal accomplishments in spite of adversity.

Award Amount: $2,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, June 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, June 1

Detailed information about this scholarship is available online on the University of Maine (UMaine) website. The student applies for this scholarship by applying for admission to UMaine. No separate scholarship application is required. Admissions application information is available online on the UMaine website. Students may apply for admission via any one of the following methods: the University of Maine System online application; UMaine paper application; the Common Application; or the Universal Application. In addition to the completed application for admissions, the student must submit the following: a $40 application fee; an official high school transcript that includes at least the first set of senior grades; official SAT/ACT scores (waived for transfers with more than 12 completed credits or applicants age 20 and older); official college transcripts for all attempted college coursework; and an essay. To be assured of full consideration for this award, the student should apply for admission and be accepted through UMaine's non-binding Early Action Admission program. The deadline for submitting an application for a transfer scholarship is June 1.
About University of Maine:
Contact Information: Carol Edgecomb, Office of Enrollment Management, Coordinator
Address: Office of Admissions, 5713 Chadbourne Hall Orono, Maine 04469-5713

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