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Appendix 2: UMFK Scholarships

Albert, Dr. Rod J. Nursing Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 2001 with gifts from family and friends.  The income from the fund will be used for scholarship assistance to nursing degree students based on academic standing and financial need.

Alumni Association (UMFK) Scholarship - UMFK’s Alumni Association awards this scholarship annually. Applicant must be in his or her junior or senior year of an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. Award is based on academic standing and financial need. Scholarship application is available on-line.

ARAMARK Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 2012. The fund will be used to benefit a student or students, accepted or enrolled towards an undergraduate degree at the University of Maine at Fort Kent.

Bath Iron Works (BIW) Scholarship was established in 1990 by Bath Iron Works and its employees to provide scholarship aid to needy undergraduate students in good academic standing enrolled at a campus of the University of Maine System. Annual gifts to the fund shall be allocated to each campus accordingly. The scholarships are to assist a broad spectrum of (Maine) students and thus are to be available to students in any course of study with preference given to BIW employees and their daughters and sons.

Board of Visitors Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 2013. The fund will be used to benefit a student or students enrolled in any two or four-year declared degree program, accepted by the college for enrollment, or enrolled towards an undergraduate degree at the University of Maine at Fort Kent.

Bouchard, Mr. and Mrs. Edmond Memorial Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 1994 with gifts from Bouchard family members and friends. The income from the fund shall be used for scholarship assistance to students based on academic standing and financial need.

Bouchard Family Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine Fort Kent Foundation in 1993 with gifts from Bouchard family members and friends.  Income from the fund shall be used for scholarship assistance to students based on academic class standing and financial need.  Students graduating from a Saint John Valley High School will be given preferential consideration.

Charette, Rose M. (Gagnon) ’72 Memorial Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 2012.  The fund will be used to benefit a student or students, accepted or enrolled towards an undergraduate degree at the University of Maine at Fort Kent.  Special preference will be given to a student enrolled in their junior year or doing their student teaching. First preference will be given to a student or students majoring in the education program at UMFK with second choice awarded to a student or students from the St. John Valley.  Financial need may be a consideration in selecting recipients of the award.

Chasse Family Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent in 1998 with gifts from Chasse family members and friends. The income from the fund shall be used for scholarship assistance to students based on academic standing and financial need.

Community Service Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 1998 with a gift from an anonymous donor. The income from the fund shall be used for scholarship assistance to students based on academic standing, financial need and community service.

Cost, Dr. Richard W. (Friends of) Scholarship was established at the University of Maine on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 2015 in honor of Dr. Richard W. Cost, President Emeritus. The income from the fund, will be used to benefit a student or students, accepted by the college for enrollment, or enrolled towards an undergraduate degree at the University of Maine at Fort Kent.

Cyr Family Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 1993 with gifts from Cyr family members and friends. The fund shall be used to provide scholarship assistance to students attending or planning to attend UMFK.  All awards will be based on academic class standing and financial need.

Daigle Family Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 1993 with gifts from Daigle family members and friends. Scholarships are awarded to deserving students planning to attend the University of Maine at Fort Kent. The fund shall be used for scholarship assistance to students based on academic standing and financial need. Priority consideration will be given to students graduating from a St. John Valley high school or other Aroostook County High Schools.

Daigle, Lowell E. Memorial Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent in 1996 with gifts from family, friends, and associates in memory of Lowell E. Daigle. The fund shall be used to provide scholarship assistance to a University of Maine at Fort Kent student who has completed at least his or her freshman year as a Behavioral Science major and has a minimum 3.5 grade point average. The award will be a merit-based; non-need scholarship as evidenced by the applicant’s academic record (GPA, honors, etc.)  The scholarship shall be renewable annually contingent upon the recipient maintaining a grade point average 3.5 or better in the Behavioral Science Major.

Dinsmore, Professor Richard B. Memorial Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 2006 with a gift from Mrs. Toby H. Dinsmore to benefit the education of students at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, and to honor Professor Richard B. Dinsmore. The income from the fund will be used to benefit a student or students, accepted by the college for enrollment, or enrolled and making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree at the University of Maine at Fort Kent.  Dr. Dinsmore taught history at the University of Maine at Fort Kent for twenty-two years beginning in September 1983.  He traveled extensively, always with an eye to increasing his incredible depth of knowledge of European history.  For Professor Dinsmore, history was not simply something to read in a textbook, it was something to see and to contemplate and to experience.  He was a passionate historian and a devoted educator.  Preference for this award will be given to a student who best exemplifies Professor Dinsmore’s passion for scholarship and devotion to development of the mind.

Dow, Elsie S. Memorial Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 2012.  The fund will benefit a student or students, accepted by the college for enrollment or enrolled towards an undergraduate degree in Education at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. The scholarship will be restricted to a third or fourth year education major student. The award will be granted to a student or students with good academic standing and with financial need.

Etscovitz, Harry and Marilyn Nursing Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 2001 with gifts from family and friends. Income from the fund shall be used for scholarship assistance to nursing degree students based on academic standing and financial need.

Foundation (UMFK) Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the UMFK Foundation in the year 1993 with gifts from friends of UMFK. Income from the fund shall be used to provide scholarship assistance for a University of Maine at Fort Kent student based on academic standing and financial need.

Fournier, George L. Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 1998 with a gift from George L. Fournier. The income from the fund shall be used for scholarship assistance to students based on academic standing, financial need, and community service.

Gagnon, Percy Charles Memorial Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 2015. The fund will be used to benefit a student or students, accepted by the college for enrollment, or enrolled towards an undergraduate degree at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. The award will be given to a full-time student enrolled in his or her third or fourth year of study. Preference will be given to a student majoring in the Behavioral Science program with second choice awarded to a student majoring in the Business Management program. Preference will be given to a student from Aroostook County. The award will be granted to a full-time student who exhibits good academic standings with a GPA of 3.0 or higher with financial need.

Gagnon, Sally A. – RN Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation to honor the memory of Sally, by her brothers Elbridge J. Gagnon and Michael P. Gagnon. Sally was an RN who was born in Fort Kent who served a rich and fulfilling career as a nurse until her retirement in 2004 and death in 2006.  Income from the fund will be used to benefit a student or students, accepted by the college for enrollment, or enrolled and making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree in the Nursing Program at UMFK.  Preference will be given to a student who is a U.S. Citizen and native of the Northern St. John Valley and considering their financial need.  Recipients may be considered along with other scholarship candidates for this award in subsequent years.

Guimond, Scott J. Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation, in consideration of the desire of The Board and Staff of Fish River Health, Katahdin Valley Health Center, and the Guimond Family to benefit the education of students at the University of Maine at Fort Kent and to honor Scott J. Guimond.  The income from the fund, as designated by the Foundation, will be used to benefit a student or students, accepted by the college for enrollment, or enrolled and making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree at UMFK.  Preference will be given to a student or students from Aroostook County in their sophomore, junior, or senior year at UMFK majoring in Nursing, Business or any program related to the outdoors or Health Care.  Recipients must demonstrate Scott’s love of the community and actively volunteer in service to the community.  Academic excellence and financial status will not be considered in making awards. 

Hackett, Roger B. and Lorene T. Nursing Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent and the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation to benefit a student or students, accepted by the college for enrollment, or enrolled and making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree at UMFK.  Preference will be given to Nursing Students who are enrolled in or accepted into the UMFK Nursing Program.  A candidate must be a Nursing Major with a grade point average of 3.0 or better.  Any Nursing Major may apply and if awarded, may apply in subsequent years if the GPA of at least 3.0 is maintained. A student may receive up to four (4) annual awards through this fund, but may take up to six (6) years to complete the degree from the date of receiving their first award.  

Haenssler, Robert J. Memorial Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent in 1983 by Mr. and Mrs. Werner Haenssler in memory of their son, Robert who died accidentally and tragically in September 1982.   Robert was a 1982 graduate of the University of Maine at Fort Kent. The income of the fund shall be used for scholarships or program needs of the University of Maine at Fort Kent.  Preference is given to a graduating senior who showed courage in overcoming obstacles in achieving high academic success.

Hallee, Joseph F. and Gertrude Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent in 2001 with a gift from a family member, to honor the memory of Professor of French, Joseph F. Hallee, who served the University of Maine at Fort Kent with distinction for sixteen years. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a first-time student electing to major in French. Preference will be given to graduates of secondary schools in the St. John Valley, basis on merit and financial need.

Higgins, Edna L. Scholarship of the University of Maine was established in 1974 under the will of the late Edna L. Higgins of Portland, Maine.  The fund shall be used to provide scholarships and financial aid for students at several campuses of the University of Maine with preference given to students from the Greater Portland area. The term Greater Portland area shall include the territory now comprising the cities of Portland, South Portland, and Westbrook and the towns of Cumberland, Falmouth, Gorham, Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough.

Johnson, Dr. Richard P. Memorial Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 1997 with gifts from Johnson family members and friends in honor and memory of Dr. Richard P. Johnson.  Income from the fund shall be awarded to students who need financial assistance and who are enrolled on a full-time basis at the University of Maine at Fort Kent.  Preference will be given to students who have graduated from a St. John Valley High School. This scholarship is financial need based.

Labbee, Esther C.  (Estate of) Memorial Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 2013 in memory of Esther C. Labbee, class of 1949.  The scholarship was created to benefit the education of students at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. The funds will be used to benefit students, accepted by the college for enrollment, or enrolled towards an undergraduate degree at the University of Maine at Fort Kent.

Lakeshore (Eagle Lake) Owners Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent and the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 2004 by the Lakeshore Owners Association of Eagle Lake to benefit the education of students at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. The income from the fund will be used to benefit a student or students accepted by the college for enrollment, or enrolled and making satisfactory progress towards an undergraduate degree at the University of Maine at Fort Kent.  Preference will be given first to family members of the Eagle Lake Shore Owners Association or to a student from the Town of Eagle Lake.

Levesque, Dylan R. Memorial Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 2011 by Lucas and Amy Levesque to benefit the education of students at the University of Maine at Fort Kent in memory of their son, Dylan R. Levesque, who tragically passed away at the age of eight months. Funds from the Dylan R. Levesque Memorial Scholarship shall be used to benefit a student by the college for enrollment, or enrolled and in good standing toward an undergraduate degree at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. The award will be given to a student who has overcome tragedy or adversity. The recipient will have a demonstrated basis of financial need.

Long, Labbe, Saunders Family Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent and the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 2010, in consideration of the desire of Mrs. Constance “Jackie” Saunders to benefit the education of students at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, and to honor her family, especially her mother, Alice Long Labbe. Funds will be used to benefit a student or students, accepted by the college for enrollment, or enrolled and making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. Preference will be given to a female student from the St. John Valley (including both the Canadian and U.S. sides of the Valley), majoring in Education or English with a grade point average of 3.0 (or its High School equivalent for a prospective student). The recipient may reapply in subsequent years providing they maintain a grade point average 3.0, but no preference will be given to that applicant. 

Maine Public Service Company Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent in 1988. Income from the fund will be used to provide scholarship for a full-time student from Aroostook County who is or will be attending the University of Maine at Fort Kent. The recipient shall be selected on the basis of past academic achievement along with the consideration of other factors including the degree of interest in a college education and the potential for making a contribution to college life and to a major field of study.

Martin, John L. Environmental Scholarship was established to award funds to a deserving second or third year student in the Environmental Studies Program at UMFK. Selection will be based upon academic performance and potential for success in an environmentally related career. This is a $1000 award given to the selected student upon successful completion of a UMFK paid summer work study assignment on the Allagash Wilderness Waterway.  The work-study assignment is developed and supervised in cooperation with the State of Maine Bureau of Parks and Recreation.

Martin, John L. Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the John L. Martin Scholarship Fund, Inc. in 1993.  The income from the fund shall be used for scholarship assistance to graduating high school seniors entering UMFK based on academic standing and demonstrated financial need.  First preference shall be given to students graduating from M.S.A.D. No. 27 (Fort Kent) and M.S.A.D. No. 32 (Ashland). Secondary preference shall be given to student applicants from M.S.A.D No.33 (Frenchville & St. Agatha), Madawaska, M.S.A.D. No. 24 (Van Buren) and M.S.A.D. No. 1 (Presque Isle).  Other high schools will also be considered.

McKenna Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 1999 with a gift from Laura Duperry McKenna. The income from the fund shall be used for scholarship assistance to students based on academic standing, financial need and community service.

Michaud, Ludger and Bernice Memorial Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent in 1992 with memorial gifts from family, friends and associates in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Ludger Michaud. The income from the fund will be used to provide a tuition scholarship to a Fort Kent Community High School graduate who is enrolled in or has been accepted into a four-year Bachelor of Science in Education program at UMFK.  Selection of the recipient shall be based on the student’s anticipated potential for academic success. The scholarship is contingent upon maintaining a GPA of 3.2 or higher.

Moirs, Jonathan and Dawn S. Memorial Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent in 1994 with a gift from Dawn S. Moirs.  Mrs. Dawn Moirs wishes were to promote a bilingual and bicultural campus environment. The scholarship will be used to further enhance the diversity of the Francophone community on our campus. The income from the fund shall be used to provide scholarships for UMFK students who are residents of the Valleys of the Upper St. John River and its tributaries and who are enrolled in the Bilingual/Bicultural Studies program, the French major, or other university program with a bilingual/bicultural focus. Selection of the recipient shall be based on the applicant’s need and anticipated potential for academic success. 

Morin, Richard I. Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, honoring Richard I. Morin. Mr. Morin served the University of Maine System with distinction as a member of the Board of Trustees from December 7, 1979 to September 15, 1988 and was elected as its President in 1987-1988. He dedicated himself to and worked tirelessly for improving and promoting the quality of higher education in the State of Maine, and his leadership reflects the highest ideals of service. Scholarship funds will be used to provide assistance to a student or students attending or planning to attend the University of Maine at Fort Kent. Preference will be given to students who are St. John Valley High School graduates and who have demonstrated scholastic excellence and financial need.

Nursing Honors/Alumni Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent in 1989.   The fund shall be used to provide scholarship assistance to a student or students enrolled in the Nursing Program who demonstrates financial need, exhibits good academic standing with a grade point average of 2.25 or greater and needs to attend a summer session at the University of Maine at Fort Kent.

Ouellette, Reno Family Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent and the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 2005 with a gift from Mr. and Mrs. Reno Ouellette. The fund shall be used to benefit a student or students, accepted by the college for enrollment, or enrolled and making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree at UMFK.  Preference shall be given to a student majoring in Business or Forestry at UMFK and who graduated from SAD #27. The award is granted on the basis of academic performance and financial need.  A recipient may apply for the award in subsequent years if they continue to demonstrate financial need and good academic performance.

Page, Maxine (Gagnon) Family Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the UMFK Foundation in the year 2000 with a gift from Page family members. The fund is established in recognition of the contributions and importance of Maxine Gagnon Page to the education and way of life of the children of Eagle Lake and Fort Kent, Maine.  The fund shall be used to provide scholarship assistance for a University of Maine at Fort Kent student or students based on academic standing and financial need. Preference shall be given to individuals who graduated from Fort Kent High School and who were born or raised in Eagle Lake or Fort Kent.  Preferential consideration will be given to a student or students pursuing a teaching degree.

Paradis, Bernard & Nancy Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 2015. The scholarship was created to benefit the education of students at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. Income from the fund shall be used to benefit students, accepted by the college for enrollment, or enrolled towards an undergraduate degree at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. The award will be given to a student or students enrolled in their second to fourth year of study, majoring in the sciences or an education student with a concentration in science or English. Preference will be given to a student or students from the St. John Valley with and Acadian heritage. The award will be granted to students who exhibit good academic standing with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Financial need may be a consideration, but not limited to, in selecting the award.

Pelletier Family Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 1991, with gifts from Pelletier family members and friends, in recognition of the contributions and importance of the Pelletier family to the history and way of life of the Saint John Valley and Northern Aroostook County.  Income from the fund shall be used for scholarship assistance to students attending or planning to attend UMFK.  All awards will be based on academic standing and financial need.  Preference will be given to individuals who graduated from a Saint John Valley High School or other Aroostook County High Schools.

Pelletier, Jeanine (Gagnon) Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 2007. The fund will benefit the education of students at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, and to honor Mrs. Jeanine Gagnon Pelletier who was born in Frenchville, graduated from Fort Kent High School as Valedictorian of the Class in 1947. Mrs. Pelletier passed away in 2004.  Income from the fund will be used to benefit a student or students, accepted by the college for enrollment, or enrolled and making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree at UMFK. Preference will be given to a student in any major at the University of Maine at Fort Kent who is a U.S. citizen and a native of the St. John Valley with consideration of financial need.

Pelletier, John B. & Noreen L. Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 2012. The fund will benefit the education of students at the University of Maine at Fort Kent.  Income from the fund will be used to benefit a student or students, accepted by the college for enrollment, or enrolled towards an undergraduate degree at UMFK who have completed their first year of study majoring in Nursing or Business programs.  Preference will be given to a student or students who have graduated from SAD #24 (Van Buren school district), with second choice awarded to a student or students from Aroostook County.  The award will be granted to a student who exhibits good academic standings with a GPA of 2.8 or higher.

Pelletier, Yvette G. Memorial Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent and the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 2009 to honor the memory of Yvette G. Pelletier and to benefit the education of students at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. Mrs. Pelletier was born in St. John and attended the Madawaska Training School graduating in 1939. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Salem State College and a Master’s Degree from Connecticut State College. She retired in 1983 having taught with great dedication and love of education for more than forty years. Mrs. Pelletier passed away in 2007.  Funds will be used to benefit a student or students, accepted by the college for enrollment, or enrolled and making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree at UMFK. Preference will be given first to a student from towns served by SAD #27 and secondarily from the St. John Valley. The award would be determined on the basis of financial need, and satisfactory academic performance. The scholarship may be awarded to accepted students and may be considered in subsequent years so long as they are making satisfactory progress. 

Pinkham, Thomas S. Memorial Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent in 1983 in tribute to Thomas S. Pinkham’s “selfless and unstinting service to the Fort Kent area and communities in which he lived and worked, for his enthusiastic and positive support of the University of Maine at Fort Kent, and for his involvement and support of the Northern Maine lumber industry.   The scholarship was funded by contributions from Tom’s friends, area businesses and concerned citizens.   The scholarship provides funds to be used for an annual scholarship to be awarded to a UMFK student for excellence in Forestry.

Roy Family Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the UMFK Foundation in 1997 with gifts from the Roy family members and friends. The income from the fund shall be used for scholarship assistance to students based on academic standing and financial need.

Roy, Lillian Memorial Nursing Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in December 2011. Mrs. Roy passed away in June of 2003, after a courageous battle for many years with Alzheimer’s. The scholarship fund was created to benefit the education of students at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. Income from the fund will be used to benefit a student or students accepted by the college for enrollment, or enrolled towards an undergraduate degree at the University of Maine at Fort Kent.  The award will be given to a student enrolled in their third or fourth year of study majoring in the Nursing program. Preference will be given, but not limited to a student or students from the St. John Valley. The award will be granted to a student who exhibits good academic standings with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Financial need may be a consideration in selecting recipients of this award.

Savage, Carl and Glenn Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent and the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 2007.  The fund will benefit a student or students, accepted by the college for enrollment, or enrolled and making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree at UMFK. Preference will be given to a graduate of the Fort Kent Community High School from the Saint John Valley. The award will be granted on the basis of financial need. Recipients may be considered along with all other scholarship candidates for this award in subsequent years.

Simon, Michael Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 2011 in honor of Michael Simon. This scholarship was created to benefit the education of students at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. The scholarship may be used to benefit a student or students accepted by the college for enrollment, or enrolled towards an undergraduate degree at the University of Maine at Fort Kent.

Tao, Dr. Zui Sun Memorial Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 1993 with gifts from Northern Maine Medical Center, family and friends. Income from the fund is used to award scholarship assistance to a junior or senior student enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program, The award is based on academic standing and financial need. First preference will be given to students having graduated from SAD #27, SAD #33, or the Madawaska High School; second preference to students from other Aroostook County high schools; and third preference to students from a Maine high school outside Aroostook County.

Theriault, Lucien J. & Marie A. was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in December 2011. The scholarship fund was created to benefit the education of students at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. The income from the fund will be used to benefit a student or students accepted by the college for enrollment, or enrolled towards an undergraduate degree at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. The award will be given to a student enrolled in their last year of study majoring in the Computer Science discipline or other Science or Math disciplines.  Preference will be given to a student or students from the St. John Valley.  The award will be granted to a student who exhibits good academic standings with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Toussaint, Dr. and Mrs. L. G. Memorial Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation in 1996 with a gift from Dr. Peter and Janet MacLaren-Toussaint. Income from the fund will provide financial assistance to non-traditional students (i.e., those aged 25 years and older) enrolled as a part-time or full-time student at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. Preference will be given to first-time enrollees at the University who provide voluntary community service at the Northern Maine Medical Center or one of its affiliates, such as Forest Hill Manor or Madawaska Outpatient Center. Alternatively, the funds may be used for a first year nursing student, enrolled in the UMFK Nursing Degree Program on a part-or full-time basis.

Violette, Elmer H. & Marcella B. Scholarship was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the UMFK Foundation in 2002 with a gift from Marcella B.Violette. The fund is established in recognition of the contributions and importance of Elmer H. and Marcella B.Violette to the education and way of life of the people in the St. John Valley. Income from the fund shall be used to provide scholarship assistance for a University of Maine at Fort Kent student based on academic standing and financial need. Preference shall be given to residents of the St. John Valley and who are engaged in the study of French or Acadian Culture or Forestry/Environmental Studies. The scholarship shall be renewable annually contingent upon the recipient maintaining a good academic standing and successful completion of each semester.