The University of Maine offers a number of scholarships for students intending to start their undergraduate full-time academic programme in 2017-2018. International students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
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 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 to pursue the undergraduate programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the subjects offered by the university.
Scholarship Award: The International Flagship Scholarship awards are valued at US$10,000 per academic year to international undergraduate applicants.
Scholarship can be taken in the USA
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
International first-year and transfer undergraduate students are eligible to be considered for this award. Students receiving the Canadian resident tuition rate are not eligible for this award.
Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: International first-year and transfer undergraduate students are eligible to be considered for this award.
English language Requirements: Applicants do not need to submit SAT and ACT scores to be considered for this award. All applicants are required to submit language proficiency:
- TOEFL: minimum score of 79 (iBT) or 550 (iTP), institution code 3916
- IELTS: minimum score of 6.5
- CEFR – Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: completed level C1.
- Waived language test if:
Native speaker of English (e.g., Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, U.K.)
SAT Verbal score is 550 or higher
ACT English score is 24 or higher
High school transcript clearly states that English is the language of instruction of all subjects
Student studying in the U.S. or Canada for two or more years and not in an ESL track
The student has successfully passed an English Composition course at a U.S. institution with a grade of C or higher, even if the student has not studied in the U.S. for two or more years.
How to Apply: Applicants are considered for this scholarship when their application for admission is reviewed. No additional application is required. Applicants do not need to submit SAT and ACT scores to be considered for this award.
Application Deadline: Students need to have a complete undergraduate application on file in order to be considered for all UMaine international scholarships:
- For fall 2017 admission – by February 1, 2017.