Explore Your Scholarship Options

Better opportunities are on the horizon, but here at the University of Maine System we understand that returning to college and paying for your education can be a challenge. Read about University Maine System scholarships and other opportunities for adult learners below, and reach out to a student success coach when you’re ready to learn more.

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Adult Completion Scholarship

This scholarship fund supports adult students returning to school to finish their degree or workforce credential.

Opening Doors Scholarship

This scholarship offers assistance to adult and independent students starting work on their degree or workforce credential for the first time.

Contact a Student Success Coach

Get your questions answered and start the application process.


Better Support to Start the Process

Adults aged 25 or older make up more than 36% of all students enrolled in degree programs, and over 60% of students who attend school part time. It’s never too late to get your degree through the University of Maine System. Maine values you, and we are here to help!