A highly trained workforce is a critical component for the development and advancement in the life science community in Maine. We want to further support scientific achievement by helping students who are interested in developing a career within the life sciences. Starting in 2021, Bioscience Association of Maine will be funding $4,000 Academic Scholarships to undergraduate students majoring in the field of life sciences.
Maine resident – must be enrolled in a Maine academic institution or have a valid Maine ID (letter of acceptance from a Maine institution, transcript from a Maine institution or a Maine ID is required).
Income – Demonstrate unmet financial need.
Life science majors only. Some life science majors include biology, biomedical sciences, bioengineering, ecology, virology – for a full list please see examples HERE.
High School Seniors
Senior standing – Plan to graduate from a Maine high school in spring 2022.
Fall College Enrollment –Planning to enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after your graduation from high school.
Existing Undergrad College Students
College enrollment – must be accepted to or enrolled in an accredited full-time college program in the field of bioscience.
Winner(s) are announced on April 15, 2022 via email.
Awardees must submit college acceptance letter by June 1 (incoming freshman only).
Awardees must provide a letter of enrollment in mid-September and award will be disbursed on October 1.
Follow up: BioME requires proof of college enrollment when the academic year starts (mid-September). Awardees are also asked to provide a written testimonial explaining how the scholarship helped them in their academic development.