Adult Degree Completion Scholarship

Eligibility: A student who is admitted to a degree program at a University of Maine System institution, is seeking a first baccalaureate degree, and a is Maine resident who is returning to higher education after having experienced a gap of three years or more since last enrolled and is registered at least part time (6-8 credits) each semester during the academic year. Demonstrates financial need.
Scholarship Amount: Multiple awards up to $4,000 awarded per academic year.
Application Process:

Additional information regarding the Adult Degree Completion Scholarship and the electronic application may be found at


Deadline Description: Priority Application deadline for fall is August 1.

Priority Application deadline for spring is December 1.
Eligibility Codes:
Returning to School
Nonspecific to course of study
How is this Awarded? Applications are reviewed by a committee made up of representatives from each University of Maine System campus. Awards are based on eligibility criteria outlined above.