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STEM programs in Maine in the Northern region:

Alpha One (South Portland) (Statewide Program)

Powering Education Scholarship
Alpha One has been promoting independent living for people with disabilities in Maine for 30 years. This scholarship will provide awards of $2,000 eac ... read more
portable funding

Maine Robotics (Orono) (Statewide Program)

Maine First Lego League

Our Mission:
To promote growth and interest in the sciences of engineering and computers; to provide opportunities to instruct teachers, coach ... read more



Maine Sea Grant (Orono)

Marine Education Outreach
The Maine Sea Grant education program seeks to improve marine-related K-16 educational opportunities in the state, as well as continued learning progr ... read more


Maine Technology Institute (Gardiner) (Statewide Program)

Innovate for Maine Fellows
The Blackstone Accelerates Growth (BxG) Innovate for Maine Fellows program connects the best and brightest Maine college students with Maine's most ex ... read more
portable fundingfunds international students

University of Maine (Orono)

Adaptation to Abrupt Climate Change (A2C2)
This Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) award facilitates the interdisciplinary training of Ph.D. natural and social scie ... read more

Consider Engineering Summer Program
The UMaine Pulp & Paper Foundation's "Consider Engineering" program is offered three times in July to groups of 34 high school students who have compl ... read more

Explore It! Building the Next Generation of Sustainable Energy Researchers
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship inThe University of Maine and University of Concepción, Chile. This research experience is funded by the Nat ... read more
study abroad program
Graduate Fellowships
The purpose of the scholarship and fellowship program is to provide research opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students in STEM areas that a ... read more

Innovate for Maine Fellows
The Blackstone Accelerates Growth (BxG) Innovate for Maine Fellows program connects the best and brightest Maine college students with Maine's most ex ... read more
portable fundingfunds international students
Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC)
The Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) provides educational access to low-income first-generation adults seeking a college degree. MEOC assi ... read more

Maine Medical Center Research Institute Summer Student Research Program
During the summer months, Maine Medical Center, through the Research Institute, provides college and pre-college students with an opportunity to recei ... read more
funds international students
Master of Science in Teaching (MST) Program
The Master of Science in Teaching (MST) program is designed for: recent graduates from science and mathematics and engineering programs who want to pr ... read more

Northeast Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (NEAGEP)
The Northeast Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (NEAGEP) is one of 26 NSF-funded Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professo ... read more
an IBP member program
SEANET Innovate for Maine Fellows Program (EPSCoR)
The SEANET, Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center (MAIC) and the University of Maine Aquaculture Research Institute (ARI) are partnering through the Inn ... read more

Upward Bound Math/Science
What makes the UMaine Upward Bound Math-Science program different is the project research model and the philosophy that students can benefit through t ... read more


University of Maine System (Bangor)

Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC)
The Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) provides educational access to low-income first-generation adults seeking a college degree. MEOC assi ... read more

Featured Program!

The Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program

The Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-PhD Bridge Program focuses on increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in astronomy, biology, chemistry, materials science and physics. Students work towards the Master’s degree at Fisk with the intention to enter a PhD program at Vanderbilt or elsewhere, with access to instructional and research opportunities at both institutions. Tuition, stipend, and medical insurance are provided. Click here to learn more and apply!

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Maine STEM Initiatives



Maine Physical Sciences Partnership (Maine PSP)

A partnership bringing together nearly 50 rural Maine schools, the University of Maine, three Maine non-profits with expertise in science education, and science and technology leaders at the Maine Department of Education to target the teaching and learning of physical sciences in grades 6-9 and the preparation of science teachers at the University of Maine.     ...read more 


Maine STEM Collaborative

The Maine STEM Collaborative is a statewide movement with two major goals: that Maine students graduate with essential knowledge and skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; and that Maine students aspire to continue in the STEM fields at the post-secondary level.     ...read more 



Forest BioProducts Research Initiative

Fossil Fuel Replacement Grounded in Sustainable Forest Management
Using National Science Foundation funding to create a Forest Biproducts Research Initiative (FBRI), the University of Maine is marshaling a broad array of scientists and state partnerships to create fossil fuel reduction solutions grounded in sustainable forest management.    ...read more 



Maine Girls Collaborative Project

The Maine Girls Collaborative Project brings together organizations throughout Maine that are committed to informing and motivating girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).    ...read more