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Scholarships are financial awards which do not have to be repaid. UMA students have an opportunity to apply for a number of scholarships as a result of funding made available by the University of Maine at Augusta, the University of Maine System, and generous donations by organizations and individuals to UMA’s scholarship fund.

American Institute of Architects Maine Chapter Scholarship
  • Academic Merit
  • Demonstrated financial need*
  • Completed first two years of Architectual studio courses
  • UMA General Scholarship Application **
Augusta Rotary Club Scholarship
  • Currently enrolled student
  • Resides in greater Augusta area
  • Academic excellence
  • Involved in community service
  • Demonstrated financial need*
  • UMA General Scholarship Application**
Augusta Kiwanis Club Scholarship
  • Non-traditional student
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Academic excellence
  • Demonstrated financial need*
  • UMA General Scholarship Application**
Bath Iron Works (BIW) Scholarship
  • Good academic standing
  • Demonstrated financial need*
  • Preference given to BIW employees and their children
  • Apply by sending a letter outlining your eligibility to the Financial Aid Office
  • No deadline
John Blodgett Scholarship
  • Currently enrolled student
  • Good academic standing
  • Demonstrated financial need*
  • UMA General Scholarship Application**
Business & Professional Women’s Club/Maine Futurama Foundation Scholarship
  • Currently enrolled student
  • Single, female Maine Resident
  • Alternates years between Augusta and Bangor campuses
  • Demonstrated financial need*
  • UMA General Scholarship Application**


Calumet Educational & Literary Foundation Scholarship Award
  • Current UMA student with sophomore standing (30 – 45 credits)
  • Plans for a career in government or public service
  • Good academic standing
  • Reside in Augusta area (zip: 04300-04399)
  • Demonstrated financial need*
  • UMA General Scholarship Application**


M. Richard Cameron Scholarship
  • Augusta based Criminal Justice Major
  • Current or previous military experience
  • Completed at least 30 academic credits


  • UMA General Scholarship Application **
Cony High School Scholarship
  •  Cony High School graduate
  • Demonstrated financial need*
  • UMA General Scholarship Application**
Dick Cash Scholarship
  • Enrolled in Jazz program
  • Preference given to high school graduates or residents from Knox, Lincoln, or Waldo county
    Demonstrated financial need*
  • Contact the music department
Bruce Collier Memorial Scholarship
  • UMA Bangor campus student
  • Demonstrated financial need*
  • No application required, selection made by UMA representatives
Celeste Cote Scholarship
  • Current student
  • Majoring in biology or a related field
  • Automatically awarded to students who meet criteria
Charles Dana Danforth Scholarship
  • Pursuing an education in art or music
  • Demonstrated talent, ability, and motivation
  • Automatically awarded to students who meet criteria
Dental Scholarship
  • Student majoring in Dental Assisting or Dental Hygiene
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • Demonstrated financial need*
  • Automatically awarded to students who meet criteria
Dr. Maya Angelou Leadership & Service Award
  • Demonstrated leadership service to UMA  and/ or community
  • Completed a minimum of 30 credit hours
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75
  • UMA General Scholarship Application **

Francis T. and Catherine B. Finnegan Scholarship

  • Bachelor of Arts in English     AND/OR
  • Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies


  • No application required, selection made by UMA representatives 

Blanche Garrity Perseverance Scholarship

  • Must have completed 6 credit hours
  • Cumulative GPA of a minimum of 2.0
  • Eligible for the Cornerstone Program
  • Demonstrated Financial Aid *
  • For application and deadline contact the Cornerstone Program at UMA Bangor

Richard James Goggin Scholarship
  • Continuing student
  • Successful completion of at least 1 year in the Business Administration program
  • Service to UMA
  • UMA General Scholarship Application**

*Demonstrated Financial Need is determined by the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students must file the FAFSA prior to March 1 for each academic year in order to be considered.
** UMA General Scholarship Applications are available in the Financial Aid Office and at various Sites and Centers from January through the first week of March.