2020 Maine Scholarships

Maine is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for Maine universities is a whopping $18,929.00 and the total cost of attendance is $33,783.00. 61% of student graduates in Maine graduate with an average debt load of $32,676.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in Maine turn either to scholarships or student loans.

These ME scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in Maine, and any Maine resident regardless of their interests or background. Maine scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of ME students or ME residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!

While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Maine residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for ME residents?

There are 186 scholarships totaling $570,069.00 available to Maine residents. You can easily browse through all 186 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in Maine?

Moms in Maine are eligible for all the same scholarships as ME residents. Therefore, the 186 scholarships worth $570,069.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Maine?

186 scholarships worth $570,069.00 are available for college students in ME. In addition, we encourage current college students in Maine to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Maine for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in Maine:

Faulkner University
Fort Lewis College
Colorado Mesa University
Albertus Magnus College
Central Connecticut State University
Charter Oak State College
Connecticut College
Eastern Connecticut State University
Fairfield University
Holy Apostles College and Seminary
Mitchell College
Post University
Quinnipiac University
Sacred Heart University
Southern Connecticut State University
Trinity College
Wesleyan University
Western Connecticut State University
Yale University
Delaware State University

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Maine?

186 scholarships totaling $570,069.00 are available for high school seniors in ME. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of ME to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Maine residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to ME students and residents, as well as others across the country.

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Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor by Joseph Collins Foundation

Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology,...

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$10,000.00 March 1 Apply Now

Rand Instrumental Scholarship

Sponsor by Portland Rossini Club Location 11 Blackstrap Road, Cumberland, ME

Applicant must be a resident of the state of Maine and be between the ages 17 and 25 at time of audition. Applicant must be a music major during the fall semester at any accredited music school or university. Audition (of no more than 15 minutes) will include a performance of...

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$2,100.00 May 15 Apply Now

Maine Student Grant

Sponsor by Finance Authority of Maine/Maine Education Assistance Division

Applicant must be a Maine resident attending an eligible school in a state with a reciprocal agreement.

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$1,000.00 May 1 Apply Now

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Colorado State University

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

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- March 1 Apply Now

Sun Devil Scholarship

Sponsor by Arizona State University

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

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$6,500.00 December 1 Apply Now

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

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$9,400.00 December 1 Apply Now

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

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$5,300.00 December 1 Apply Now

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Sponsor by University of Central Florida Location Undergraduate Admissions, Orlando, FL

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

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$3,500.00 March 1 Apply Now

UA Scholar

Sponsor by University of Alabama Location University of Alabama Scholarships, Tuscaloosa, AL

Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).

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- December 1 Apply Now

Regional Scholarship

Sponsor by Nazareth College of Rochester Location 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

Applicant must be a full-time, matriculated freshmen who is a graduate from a high school outside of New York State.

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$2,000.00 February 15 Apply Now

Non-Resident Academic Full Tuition Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Utah Location Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, Salt Lake City, UT

Applicant must be a nonresident of Utah. Selection is based upon GPA, test scores, leadership, activities, and accomplishments.

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- February 1 Apply Now

Non-Resident Academic Partial Tuition Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Utah Location Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, Salt Lake City, UT

Applicant must be a high school senior who will be an entering freshman and who is not a resident of Utah. Selection is based upon scholastic record.

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- February 1 Apply Now

MGAA Scholarship

Sponsor by Maine Graphic Arts Association (MGGA) Location P.O. Box 265, Sanford, ME

Applicant must be a Maine resident and have been accepted to a post-secondary graphic arts program. Scholarship application, high school transcript, and two candidate evaluation forms must be submitted.

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$1,000.00 May 15 (post-marked date) Apply Now