The University of Maine invites applications for International Presidential Scholarships available for outstanding students to pursue an undergraduate degree program.
The University of Maine is a public research university located in Orono, Maine, United States. The university was established in 1865 as a land grant college and is the flagship university of the University of Maine System.
All applicants are required to submit a language proficiency: TOEFL: minimum score of 79 (iBT) or 550 (iTP), institution code 3916 and IELTS: minimum score of 6.5.
Applicants from non-English speaking countries must furnish proof of their proficiency in English. There are two major tests for this purpose, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and tests from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing the undergraduate program.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.
Worth of Award
Each scholarship is valued at $25,000 per academic year. For students receiving the Undergraduate Canadian Resident tuition rate, the scholarship will be prorated to $15,000.
Scholarships are primarily limited to first-time, degree-seeking, undergraduate foreign nationals who qualify for the F-1 or J-1 student visa. Recipients of the award will be required to maintain their status as full-time students at the University of Maine. For students receiving the Undergraduate Canadian Resident tuition rate, the scholarship will be prorated to $15,000.
How to Apply
To be considered for the International Presidential Scholarship, applicants must complete a University of Maine admission application and submit an International Presidential Scholarship Application application by February 1 each year for a fall-semester start.
Deadline: To be considered, applicants must have a completed University of Maine application and a completed International Presidential Scholarship application on file by February 1.