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MMA Scholarships
The scholarships listed in this section are either MMA endowed or private scholarships (that are granted to MMA students) that require an application, in addition the the above listed requirements. There are many need based scholarships that are provided by endowed funds directly from Maine Maritime Academy. In order to be eligible for these scholarships students MUST file a FAFSA by April15th, maintain a GPA of at least 2.5 and write thank you notes as requested by the Financial Aid Office. There is no formal application process for these scholarships, if you meet the above requirements you will be considered when the scholarship committee meets in May. Scholarships will be reflected on your award letter.

Private Scholarships
These scholarships are offered through private sources. Some are administered with the help of the Financial Aid Office and some are administered directly from the organization. These scholarships require at least an application and possibly more. These scholarships have varying requirements, so be sure to follow through with what is requested for each individual scholarship.

Women Scholarships
Scholarship programs providing financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate programs, in preparation for careers in business, engineering, engineering technology, science, transportation, and computer science.

Minority Scholarships
Scholarship programs providing financial assistance to minority students admitted to accredited baccalaureate programs, in preparation for careers in business, engineering, engineering technology, science, transportation, and computer science.

International Scholarships
Scholarship programs providing financial assistance to international students admitted to accredited baccalaureate programs, who may or may not qualify for federal assistance.

Lottery Style Scholarships
These scholarships are offered through various private organizations. They require nothing more than a visit to a website to register for the chance to win. To qualify for any/all MMA Scholarships and most private scholarships, it is VERY IMPORTANT that you file a FAFSAon time (you can file on Jan 1st of every year). If you file later than April 15th you will MISS OUT on most, if not all, opportunities.

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