Adult Learner Scholarship Fund

Maine Community Foundation launches Adult Learner Scholarship Fund

ELLSWORTH & PORTLAND – The Maine Community Foundation has launched the Adult Learner Scholarship Fund to support non-traditional students who want to change their lives for the better through education and training.

“Pursuing higher education as an adult – whether for the first time or not – can be stressful and full of challenges,” says MaineCF Director of Educational Initiatives Cherie Galyean. “The Adult Learner Scholarship is intended to help relieve some of the financial burden students take on so they can focus on what is important: school.” Continue reading

UMA, UMFK, UMM and UMPI offer free tuition to Pell Eligible students

Starting in 2018, four University of Maine system campuses (University of Maine Augusta, University of Maine Fort Kent, University of Maine Machias, and University of Maine Presque Isle) will be offering free tuition to in-state students who are eligible for Pell grants. More details are still to come, but the article below does flesh out some of the requirements. One thing of note, if the program is a success, the other UMaine system schools may follow suit.

Smaller UMaine system campuses offer free tuition to lure students