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This forgivable loan program is available to Maine graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students who are pursuing initial certification as a teacher, including speech pathology or child care provider qualifications. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
Please note: Although the application deadline for this award has passed, we wanted you to know about this award as a possibility for next year. Often, scholarship providers offer similar scholarships each year. This award is scheduled to be updated within the next few months. Please check back for more information at a later date.
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- Awarded by:
- Finance Authority of Maine
The award is in the form of a forgivable loan and is for the following amounts: $3,000 annually for undergraduate students; $2,000 annually for graduate students. Undergraduate students may receive a maximum amount of $12,000 through the program, and graduate students may receive a maximum of $8,000. Students may renew the award by filing a FAFSA and renewal application by May 1 annually, and maintaining a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
- The number of awards offered varies annually. In the 2013-2014 academic year (the most recent for which data is available), there were 83 awards given.
Applications are available from the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) website. In addition to the completed application, the student must also submit the following materials: a copy of current high ... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.