Students applying for the Margaret Chase Smith Research Scholarship must be enrolled at the University of Maine in an undergraduate or graduate academic program. Undergraduate students must have obtained junior standing. Students who are pursuing a comprehensive research project associate with the fulfillment of their degree program will be given priority. Example of this include Honors College theses, Senior Capstones, MA Theses, and Doctoral Dissertations. Student from all academic field are eligible to apply.


The Margaret Chase Smith Research Scholarship provides students with a $1,500 stipend as well as funding to support the costs associated with traveling to the Margaret Chase Smith Library and overnight accommodations required to complete their research agenda. Students are required to spend a minimum of four days at the MCS Library.

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For more information contact Peggy McKee.