'23 University of Southern Maine First-Year Freshman Awards (US Based)

Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 
Bachelor’s

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 1st of April, 2023.

Scholarship Summary: 
All qualified incoming first-year domestic students are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships when they submit an admission application to USM.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria:
To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must;
i. Obtain a minimum cumulative 2.75 high school GPA (on a 4.0 scale)

Value of Scholarship: 
The USM Freshman Academic Scholarships are valued as follows;
i. USM Scholar Award: $2,000 - $8,000 annually {2.75 - 2.99 GPA on a 4.0 scale}
ii. Dirigo Scholar Award: $3,000 - $10,000 annually {3.0 - 3.49 GPA on a 4.0 scale}
iii. President’s Scholar Award: $5,000 - $12,000 annually {3.5+ GPA on a 4.0 scale}

Scholarship Application Guide: 
A separate application is not required to qualify. Simply complete your admissions application and you will automatically be reviewed for eligibility when the Admissions Committee makes a decision on your application. 

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the University of Southern Maine Freshmen Scholarship Page.