Maine Scholarships

Maine scholarships may not be as plentiful as California or Texas scholarships, but they are out there if you look for them. You should really consider letting us find scholarships for you, though, based upon your entire profile rather than searching specifically for scholarships based on a single criterion. Scholarships.com can help you find information about scholarships especially created for those living in Maine at the same time we look for any other scholarship opportunities for which you might qualify. The college scholarships below will give you just a small sample of the opportunities that may be found at Scholarships.com. To get the full benefit of our free services and for additional information about Maine scholarships and awards based on different search criteria, you should conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

Aileen Lee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 06, Annually
Aileen Lee Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon each academic year in recognition of students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence throughout their high school career in leadership, service and academic excellence. Applicants must be out-of-state students beginning their first year at the UO. Three men and three women will be selected and funds [...] More

Shaw Worth Scholarship Award
Application Deadlines: March 25, Annually
Each year, the Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a New England high school senior who has made a meaningful contribution to animal protection over a significant period of time. Actions meriting the award may include long-term, direct work on behalf of animals; inspiring leadership in animal protection organizations; papers, speeches, or presentations on humane topics; or heroic [...] More

The Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant
Application Deadlines: Varies
In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, the applicant must be resident of a state other than Ohio and attend Heidelberg College. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information, please visit http://www.heidelberg.edu/financialaid/futurestudent/scholarships [...] More

AV Stout Fund Research Grants
Application Deadlines: Varies
The A. V. Stout Fund is dedicated to supporting research grants for New England wildlife and its habitat as well as improving management techniques through innovative ideas and programs. The research, ideas and programs supported by the Fund will give resource administrators and policy makers better understanding in managing the political and environmental issues involved. The Fund is open to [...] More

Fuller, Stone and Moloney Research Fellowships
Application Deadlines: January 21, Annually
The Alvan T. & Viola D. Fuller Fellowships offer undergraduate students from New England an opportunity to participate in laboratory research with accomplished investigators. The Betty Lea Stone Fellowships provide first-year medical students an opportunity to do basic cancer research. The William C. Moloney, MD Research Fellowship provides first-year medical students enrolled at Boston, Harvard [...] More

Rachel Butterworth Dietz Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 30, Annually
The Boston Flower Exchange, Inc. announces the Rachel Butterworth Dietz Scholarship, an award of $5,000, for a student in the New England region pursuing, or intending to pursue, higher education in floriculture or ornamental horticulture. This contest is open to enrolled full-time students in higher education or graduating high school seniors who have been accepted into a floriculture or [...] More

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals is a full-year work-study fellowship program with a strong focus on cultural exchange. CBYX annually provides 75 young Americans with an understanding of everyday life, education, and professional training in Germany. The program begins in July and includes two months of intensive German language training in Germany (no prior [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program
Application Deadlines: Varies
The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential. Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award. For more information [...] More

Guy P. Gannett Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Guy P. Gannett Scholarship Fund was established in 2000 by the Guy P. Gannett Foundation to provide renewable support for students majoring in journalism or a field reasonably related, including all forms of print, broadcast or electronic media. Recipients must be graduates of Maine high schools or home-schooled in Maine. Students will be chosen based on demonstrated interest in journalism, [...] More

JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship is for approximately $2,000. Any non-Alabama resident with 3.0 GPA; 28 or above ACT score or SAT score of 1260 or above may [...] More

Lighthouse Guild Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Each year, the Lighthouse Guild scholarship program helps a number of outstanding and deserving legally blind students attend college or attend graduate school with scholarships of $10,000. Scholarships are based on strong academic accomplishments and merit, and provide additional financial support to help students make a successful transition from high school to a college or attend/remain in the [...] More

Maine State Legislative Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 11, Annually
The Maine Legislative Memorial Scholarship Fund was created by the Maine Legislature and staff to annually recognize one student from each county who is currently pursuing, or is planning to pursue, their education at a two-year, or four-year, degree-granting Maine college or technical school. This scholarship is available for full- or part-time students. Members of the Maine Legislature and [...] More

Maine Metal Products Association Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 11, Annually
The Maine Metal Products Association Scholarship awards are given to individuals who have demonstrated an outstanding record and overall potential to attend an institution of higher learning majoring in: - Mechanical Engineering - Machine Tool Technician - Sheet Metal Fabrication - Welding - CADCAM for Metals Industry - This scholarship is restricted to the study of metal working trades and [...] More

Maine Metal Products Association Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: April 11, Annually
The Maine Metal Products Association Scholarship awards are given to individuals who have demonstrated an outstanding record and the overall potential to attend an institution of higher learning, majoring in machine trades or related metal working areas (mechanical engineering, machine tool technology, sheet metal fabrication, welding and CADCAM for metals industry). This scholarship is [...] More

Maine State Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 11, Annually
The Maine State Chamber of Commerce Scholarship program recognizes three Maine students planning to pursue education at a two- or four-year degree-granting college. Preference may be given to a student attending a Maine college and seeking a degree in a business- or education-related field. One scholarship is for a high school student pursuing an associate degree in a technical program, one [...] More

The Senator George J. Mitchell Scholarship Research Institute
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Mitchell Scholarships were established in 1994 by U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell. One of Senator Mitchell’s highest priorities is to expand and improve opportunities for the education of young people in Maine. The Mitchell Institute awards a scholarship to a graduating senior from every public high school in Maine. The scholarship award is in the amount of up to $6,000 for students [...] More

New England Regional Student Program
Application Deadlines: Varies
The New England Regional Student Programs provides residents of New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) with a significant out-of-state tuition break when they enroll in approved majors at public colleges and universities in other New England states. The majors are approved based on their not being offered by in-state colleges and are listed in the annual program catalog, "The Apple Book." For [...] More

Nell Goff Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The purpose of the Nell Goff Memorial Scholarship is to encourage and finacially aid students who are interested in a future major or majoring in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, conservation, forestry, botany, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental control, city planning and/or other related fields. The student must be a legal resident of the State of Maine. Priority is given to [...] More

Maine Quality Child Care Education Scholarship
Application Deadlines: Varies
The Quality Child Care Scholarship is a need-based program that provides funding to support child care professionals pursuing professional development. Students must: - be a Maine resident - Either currently work as a child care provider or express the intent to become a child care provider. For more information, please visit: [...] More

Rainbow Business and Professional Association Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Rainbow Business & Professional Association Scholarship Fund, Inc. was established in 1997. It was originally funded by a donation from Carolyn Jalbert in memory of her partner, Donna Tennant, one of the founding members of RBPA. Today we fund the annual scholarships from generous donations made by RBPA members, from sponsorships from contributors in the community throughout the year and [...] More

Russ Casey Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Russ Casey / Maine Restaurant Associates Scholarship Fund was established to promote careers in the restaurant and hospitality industry in Maine. This scholarship honors the integrity and memory of Russell Casey, a beloved and extraordinary employee of the Jordan's Foods Corporation. The Jordan Family created the Russ Casey Fund with their contribution of $5,000. This contribution was the [...] More

State of Maine Grant Program
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The State of Maine Grant program is a need-based grant program for Maine residents attending eligible colleges/universities in Maine, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont or the District of Columbia. Applicants must be enrolled at least half-time in an undergraduate program at an eligible institution. Because this is a need-based grant, applicants' EFCs [...] More

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund offers college scholarships to students from New England (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) with financial need who display academic excellence, strong citizenship and character, and a desire to make a meaningful contribution to society. Although applicants must be permanent residents of a New England state, [...] More

Timothy Bigelow and Palmer W Bigelow Jr Scholarships
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The Timothy Bigelow and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship was created in 1988 by the Palmer W. Bigelow family (Bigelow Nurseries in Northboro, MA) to aid students from New England who are seeking a career in horticulture. The scholarship is dedicated to one of the family's children, the late Timothy Bigelow and to Palmer W. ("Bill") Bigelow, who died in 1997. The Bigelow family considers student [...] More

Maine Veterans Dependents Educational Benefits
Application Deadlines: Varies
The Veterans Dependents Benefits Program is administered by the Bureau of Maine Veterans' Services under the provisions of MRSA 37-B, Chapter 7, Section 505(2). Qualifying dependents are eligible for tuition waiver benefits as defined in Title 37B, Chapter 7, Section 505(2) of the State of Maine Statutes. Dependents under this program must attend a State of Maine state-supported postsecondary [...] More

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