Regional Graduate Scholarship

The Regional Graduate Scholarship reduces out-of-state tuition from $1,430/credit hour to $710/credit hour for Fall 2018 admitted students from Vermont, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Pennsylvania into the following graduate programs:

About the Regional Scholarship Program

How do I apply? 

Students are automatically considered for the Regional Graduate Scholarship. No additional paperwork is necessary.

Is the scholarship renewable? 

Yes, if you qualify, the scholarship will follow you over the course of your graduate study.

I’m a returning student. Do I qualify? 

Unfortunately, no. Only new students entering in Fall 2018 or beyond qualify for the Regional Graduate Scholarship.

I want to switch graduate programs. Can I still qualify? 

The scholarship only applies to students admitted for the Fall 2018 or beyond term students in select graduate programs.

I’m conditionally admitted. Do I qualify for the scholarship? 

Yes, both fully and conditionally admitted students are eligible.

I’m from another state, but attend college in a qualifying state. Am I eligible? 

Residency is determined by your permanent address.

For more information about the Regional Graduate Scholarship, contact the University of Maine Graduate School at or 207.581.3291