Established in FY15.


Robert C. and Linda Sutherland Allen Scholarship

Established by Linda and Robert Allen, this fund will assist undergraduate students who graduated from Deer Isle-Stonington High School and exhibit financial need.

Bureau of Labor Education Scholarship

This fund was created to support labor studies with details to be determined at a later date.

Co Bradley Scholarship

Established from a gift by Sheila (’86) and George (’76) Daley in memory of Sheila’s mother, Anne “Co” Bradley, this scholarship shall be granted to deserving undergraduate students from Gouldsboro, Maine.

John P. and Catherine J. Bruno Music Scholarship

This fund was established to ensure that scholarships are available for undergraduate students who are pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in music, with first preference given to students studying keyboard instruments.

Barbara Ann Cassidy Collins Center for the Arts Fund

The Barbara Cassidy Foundation established this fund for the operational costs and program support of the performing arts center at UMaine.

Leo A. Chadbourne ’51 and Phyllis J. Chadbourne Scholarship

This fund will be awarded to students with high academic standing who demonstrate financial need, with a preference to students from the Dover-Foxcroft or Dexter areas.

Class 1969 Buchanan Alumni House Fund

The Class of 1969 established this fund to provide financial assistance for the operation and maintenance of the Robert D. Buchanan Alumni House facility.

Professor Edward J. Collins, Jr. Scholarship

A gift from William H. MacKenzie established this fund to provide financial assistance to students at the University of Maine.

Richard R. and Anne A. Collins Endowment for the Collins Art Center

This fund was established with a trust from Dick and Anne Collins to support the performing arts at the Collins Center for the Arts.

Carl Dachs Family Scholarship

This scholarship will support students with need, preferably from a Maine town that has suffered a major economic loss.

Richard D. ’50 and Beverly M. Dane Mechanical Engineering Scholarship

This fund will provide financial assistance to undergraduate students at UMaine who are majoring in mechanical engineering and who exhibit financial need.

Dressler Student Athlete Book Fund

Students participating in softball, field hockey, ice hockey, soccer or swimming who demonstrate sportsmanship, team commitment and athletic leadership will benefit from this fund to purchase books, etc.

The Patricia McDonough Dunn Fund

This scholarship was established by former UMaine Foundation Board Chair Pat Dunn ’73 to assist students from Scarborough or South Portland, Maine.

David A. Ferris ’71, ’78G and Susan W. Ferris Quasi-Endowment

This fund was established to assist with purchasing equipment for the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Robert H. Foster ’56 Scholarship

This fund was established by Carolyn Foster in memory of her husband to provide scholarship assistance to graduates of Washington County high schools who have demonstrated financial need.

Gardner Family Scholarship

Established in memory of Elaine Gardner, who dedicated her professional life to providing a caring educational setting for elementary students, this scholarship will provide financial support to UMaine juniors who are graduates of Hall-Dale High School or Richmond High School with a preference to students majoring in elementary or secondary education.

Rose Whitmore Germick ’38 Scholarship

Stephen and Rose Whitmore Germick ’38 established this merit-based scholarship with a bequest for engineering and/or business students.

Dr. Carol B. Gilmore Memorial Service Award

An anonymous donor established this fund in honor of Dr. Gilmore to reward a Maine Business School faculty member for outstanding service to the community, the University, and the School.

Susan and Philip Hamilton Humanities Fund

This fund was established to benefit those humanities faculty members who engage in community outreach, particularly in greater Portland or Washington County, Maine.

President Susan J. Hunter Fund

This fund was established in celebration of Susan J. Hunter, Ph.D., UMaine’s first woman president, and will foster a more diverse workforce at the University through the ADVANCE Rising Tide Center.

Keefe Family Scholarship

This fund will provide financial assistance to first-year students from Massachusetts who are enrolled in the Maine Business School.

Brian Kelly Surveying Scholarship

Preference for this fund shall be granted to undergraduate students who are majoring in Surveying Engineering Technology.

Cheri Kent & Michelle Brichacek Scholarship

Scholarship aid from this fund will be provided to students who demonstrate leadership and service through their employment at the Student Recreation Center on campus, with a preference to kinesiology and physical education majors.

Kepware Digital Systems & Robotics Laboratory

This fund will provide financial support for the Kepware Digital Systems and Robotics Laboratory to enable the facility to maintain the highest level of standards.

Alan Kezis College of Natural Sciences, Foerstry and Agriculture Student Emergency Fund

Created in honor of Associate Dean Alan Kezis upon his retirement, this fund helps students within the College of NSFA with short-term emergency assistance.

Patrice M. Krant Outdoor Education and Leadership Fund

Students who participate in Maine Bound or UMaine Outing Club courses and trips, as well as student leaders in those organizations, will benefit from this fund.

Byron and Sylvia Lamson Scholarship

Darryl and Sharon Lamson created this scholarship in honor of Darryl’s parents. Preferences include Washington County engineering students and Maine students in civil engineering.

Lobster Institute Klaus Sonnenberg Memorial Fund

This fund will provide financial support for a fisher to attend the Lobster Institute’s Canada/U.S. Lobster Fisherman’s Town Meeting, in honor of Klaus Sonnenberg.

Maine Chapter of Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) Scholarship

A deserving student who graduated from a Maine high school and is majoring in accounting, finance or construction management will receive support from this fund.

Marine Sciences Faculty Fund

This fund was initiated by colleagues, former students, and friends of Professor J. Malcolm Shick upon his retirement to assist marine sciences students.

Gianna F. Marrs Scholarship

This scholarship for students with need was established to honor Gianna Marrs for her 29 years of service to the University of Maine, most recently as Director of the Office of Student Financial Aid.

The Mayberry Fund

Gerald E. Mayberry, a member of the Class of 1950, established this fund with a bequest to support the University as determined by the Foundation Board.

Yoriko McClure Donor Advised Fund

Mrs. McClure established this donor advised fund to support charitable causes both on campus and off campus.

Michael A. McLaughlin Scholarship

The scholarship will provide support to upper class Aroostook County students who are majoring in education or pursuing a BS in nursing.

Ann Merrifield Professorship in Science Education

Ann Merrifield and Wayne C. Davis started this fund to support a faculty member in the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture and to conduct and publish outstanding research in science education.

Midcoast Maine AAUW Scholarship

This award is intended to provide financial support annually to three undergraduates entering their sophomore year–one will be from Lincoln County, one from Knox County, and one from Waldo County.

Next Generation Foundation Non-Traditional Student Scholarship

An anonymous donor established this scholarship to support non-traditional undergraduate students at the University of Maine.

John M. Nickerson University of Maine Scholarship,

John Mitchell Nickerson Professorship of Political Science,

John Mitchell Nickerson Quiet Room

Dr. Nickerson established these funds with a bequest to provide support for (1) merit scholarships to political science majors; (2) a stipend to a renowned, accomplished political science professor; (3) a quiet room for faculty and staff.

John P. Nolan ’57, Janet Higgins Nolan ’57, John P. Nolan, Jr. ’92, and Jennifer R. Nolan Scholarship

This fund will be awarded to students from Washington County who are majoring in mechanical engineering, engineering or education.

Barbara A. Ouellette Honors Thesis Fellowship

The recipients of this award will be students in the Honors College who have been awarded a thesis fellowship, with a preference for students with financial need.

Raymond K. and Veronica Pendleton Fund

A bequest from Veronica Pendleton established this fund to support students studying agriculture, forestry, or marine sciences.

Thomas A. Plaisted ’45 Mechanical Engineering Fund

A bequest from Mr. Plaisted established this fund to provide financial support to senior mechanical engineering students who are in need of supplies, equipment, professional services, etc. for a senior capstone design project.

Rodrigue Student Affairs Emergency Fund Endowment

Matthew C. Rodrigue ’04 and Carissa L. Rodrigue established this fund to provide emergency assistance for undergraduate students.

Mrs. Shanta and Dr. Caliana Salcar Educational Excellence Fund

Raghuvir K. Salkar (’92), Ph.D. created this fund in memory of his parents to provide support for civil and environmental engineering students and activities.

Herbert E. Sargent Business Scholarship

This fund was created by Calista Sargent Hannigan in memory of her father, Herbert Sargent, and will aid students majoring in business administration, who are graduates of Penobscot, Waldo or Aroostook County high schools.

Tom and Sally Savage Hockey Challenge Fund

Tom and Sally Savage created this fund as a challenge to raise $1 million over five years, with the first $500,000 being matched, dollar for dollar, with gifts to “The Savage Fund”, to provide meaningful support to the ice hockey program.

William F. and Fern E. Stearns Scholarship

This fund will assist students majoring in mathematics, preferably graduates of Mountain Valley High School in Rumford.

Mary Mincher Talbot ‘57 Scholarship

Mary Talbot passed away this year and her family established this scholarship in her memory to support UMaine students.

Carroll E. Taylor Civil Engineering Scholarship

Carroll Taylor ’49 established this fund with a planned gift to support civil engineering students from the state of Maine.

John L. Thomas ’57 & Mary H. Thomas Engineering Scholarship

This fund will provide financial assistance to students who have graduated from a Maine high school and are majoring in engineering, with first preference to students from Old Orchard Beach High School.

University of Maine IEEE PES Student Chapter Scholarship

This fund will assist electrical engineering or electrical engineering technology students, preferably members of the UM IEEE PES Student Chapter. 

Dr. Linwood E. White ‘54G and Mary Jean McIntire White ’52 Scholarship

This scholarship will benefit students enrolled in the College of Education from the state of Maine.

Harold M. Woodbury ’36 and Henrietta Cliff Woodbury ’37 Scholarship

This fund was established by Jon ’65 and Barbara Woodbury in honor of Jon’s parents to assist junior and senior students with a preference to Maine students majoring in kinesiology and physical education.

Harvey W. Wood, Jr. ’56 Scholarship

This fund will assist out-of-state sophomore, junior, senior or graduate students majoring in electrical or computer engineering.


Gift Annuities

Elizabeth Brown Calkins ’50, ’57G

Kenneth E. Gordon ’71 and Susan Pongonis Gordon ’70

Dana N. Humphrey, Ph.D. ’44H and Barbara E. Humphrey

Edie McVay King ’67

Stanley K. Mathieu ’65G and Janice R. Mathieu

Alan C. Peace ’52 and Margaret Murray Pease ’52

Laurence V. Wade and Deanna C. Wade