Maine Scholarships

ISO New England Scholarship

The Society of Women Engineer's ISO New England Scholarship provides financial assistance to Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate women majoring in electrical computer engineering, power engineering, or electrical engineering.

New England FEMARA Scholarship

Funded by the ARRL Foundation, the New England FEMARA Scholarship provides financial assistance to international and US licensed radio amateurs residing in the New England States to help them pay for their education.

Byron Blanchard, N1EKV Memorial Scholarship

Funded by the ARRL Foundation, the Byron Blanchard, N1EKV Memorial Scholarship provides financial assistance to international and U.S. licensed radio amateurs radio amateurs residing in ARRL New England Division to help them pay for their education.

Androscoggin Amateur Radio Club Scholarship

The ARRL Foundation's Androscoggin Amateur Radio Club Scholarship provides financial assistance to radio amateurs in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, or Connecticut who'll be studying computer science, TV/radio electronics, or electrical engineering to help them pay for their education.

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the National Future Farmers of American Organization for females wishing to pursue an academic career in agriculture. In a field where there are statistically less women than men, the FFA organization wishes to help women to succeed in this field.

Kent Nutrition Group, Inc. Scholarship

This scholarship was sponsored by the maker of Kent and Blue Seal feeds—Kent Nutrition Group Inc., through the National FFA Foundation to provide financial assistance to students who wish to attend college and pursue a four-year degree in animal nutrition, animal /dairy / poultry or equine/equestrian science, general agriculture or agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or sales & marketing.

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), an international foundation which committed to resolving the corrosion epidemic by investing in scholarships, training, and workforce development.

Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship

The ARRL foundation's Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship provides financial assistance to radio amateurs in New England States and New York who are pursuing higher education in electronics, communications, or related fields but is financially unstable.

Geiger Scholarship

The Geiger Scholarship supports Maine students from un-bridged islands who are looking to expand their education through travel. Scholarships are available throughout all stages, from middle school to college, to help support travel and enrichment.

Camp Susan Curtis Scholarship

Camp Susan Curtis provides tuition-free, outdoor learning experiences for Maine children ages 8-17 who qualify for USDA free or reduced lunch. The Camp Susan Curtis scholarship is eligible to all alumni of the camp enrolled in a 2 or 4 year accredited college/university or certificate program.

Maine Pulp and Paper First Year Scholarship

The University of Maine Pulp & Paper Foundation was incorporated in 1952 in the hopes of providing support for the education of engineering graduates. The Pulp & Paper Foundation provides a scholarship to foster and encourage students to become leaders in the pulp and paper industry while studying at UMaine.

Hugh and Elizabeth Montgomery Scholarship

This fund provides opportunities for students of Franklin County to receive the funds necessary to further their education. This scholarship supports adult learners, who have been out of high school for a minimum of two years, returning to school to continue their education.

AGC Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

The AGC Education and Research Foundation offers students enrolled in ABET (link is external) or ACCE (link is external)-accredited construction management or construction related engineering programs undergraduate and graduate level scholarships.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.

 

Unique To Maine

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food General and operations managers Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive
Salary: $16093 $83926 $25926
# of Open Positions: 6390 5470 5380
Competition*: 1.3 1.4 1.4

 


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Surgeons Health diagnosing and treating practitioners Physicians and surgeons
Salary: $191750 $162285 $151900
# of Open Positions: 140 130 750
Competition*: 1.9 1.4 2
Job Title: Family and general practitioners Real estate brokers General and operations managers
Salary: $128506 $93340 $83926
# of Open Positions: 320 160 240
Competition*: 1.6 2.9 1.4

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

Maine Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Cashiers Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food
Salary: $23643 $16953 $16093
# of Open Positions: 9610 7670 6390
Competition*: 1 1 1.3

 

Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Physicians and surgeons Lawyers General and operations managers
Salary: $151900 $92216 $83926
# of Open Positions: 750 1290 5470
Competition*: 2 1 1.4
Job Title: Sales managers Computer and information systems managers Financial managers
Salary: $79056 $77426 $74136
# of Open Positions: 840 660 1270
Competition*: 1.1 1 1.1

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To Maine table above, which shows where jobs in Maine are unusually common compared to other states, the Maine Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.