AUGUTSA– Fourteen students who will begin their academic careers at the University of Maine at Augusta this Fall will receive Presidential Scholarships, demonstrating outstanding academic achievement in high school. To be eligible, students must be enrolled full-time in a UMA bachelor’s degree program. A limited number of scholarships is still available for qualified students who enroll by September 2018.
“I extend my congratulations to these students,” said UMA President Rebecca Wyke. “We are pleased to provide Maine students access to a college degree. This scholarship program removes a financial barrier for these students.”
“And our eleven locations throughout the state allows students to take courses where they are, offering classes onsite, online, through video conference, Interactive Television, and at UMA Centers,” she added.
The average in-state scholarship is $3,000 and covers 24 credit hours over a full academic year. The student must maintain a 2.5 GPA to continue receiving the scholarship. This year’s recipients are listed below.
Tabitha Bell, Old Town High School, Vet Technology
Emily Buzzell, Carrabec High School, Computer Information Systems
Kara Chandler, Messalonskee High School, Art
Alexis Eldridge, Gardiner High School, Art
Kayla Glidden, Cony High School, Liberal Studies
Hunter Hoague, Erskine Academy, Pre-Dental Hygiene
Duncan John Picher, Cony High School, Computer Information Systems
McKenna Porter, Brewer High School, Vet Technology
Kathryn Ross, Wintrhop High School, Justice Studies
Jordan Roux, Mt. View High School, Pre-Aviation
Ciarrah Roy, Lawrence High School, Liberal Studies
Melissa Sehic, Manchester Memorial High School, Architecture
Mackenzie Small, Winslow High School, Mental Health & Human Services
David Young, Maine Central Institute, Pre-Aviation