MCS Scholarships Available for 2014-15

We are pleased to announce the Margaret Chase Smith Public Affairs Scholarship for 2014-2015. This is a $3500 scholarship for independent undergraduate research on a topic of public policy relevance. Students from all majors are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Student must be a Maine resident, currently enrolled at UMaine for 12 credits or more, 
  • be an undergraduate student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and   
  • have completed 40 degree hours prior to the current semester.

The amount of the 2014 – 2015 Margaret Chase Smith Public Affairs Scholarship will be $3,500 ($1,750 Fall/$1,750 Spring). The deadline for student applications is Friday, April 11, 2014.

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Senator Margaret Chase Smith’s abiding belief was that real progress would be attained only through the education of young people.  In honor of Senator Smith’s many years of service to the citizens of Maine and to the nation, this scholarship provides assistance to undergraduates who have demonstrated an active interest in public affairs and who show promise for future leadership in, and contribution to, public affairs.