University of Maine Intensive English Institute Discovery Scholarship in the USA

  • Bachelor
  • US $2,000

The Discovery scholarship is valued up to US$2,000 per academic year. All international applicants enrolled at the Intensive English Institute (IEI) at UMaine as well as those conditionally admitted to UMaine are eligible for this scholarship. It is applied as a $500 scholarship for each IEI session for Fall A, Fall B, Spring A and Spring B.


International students accepted for English language instruction at the Intensive English Institute or conditionally admitted to an academic program at UMaine are eligible. Students in the IEI Bridge program are eligible for the IEI Discovery scholarship and not for international academic scholarships (International Presidential, Flagship, Dean’s and Maine Global Partner Scholarship). See the bottom of the page for more information.

Graduate students are not eligible for this award. Sponsored students are not eligible for this award.

The Discovery Scholarship is a pre-academic scholarship for the Intensive English Institute for ESL or conditionally admitted students. Therefore, students can be awarded an academic scholarship once they matriculate at UMaine and start their full-time academic program. The Discovery scholarship precedes the academic scholarship, and cannot be received at the same time as the academic scholarship. Students in the IEI Bridge program are eligible for the IEI Discovery scholarship and not for the academic scholarships. UMaine offers the following international academic scholarships:


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The funded program will help candidates in their studies by providing them with an award of US $2,000 per academic year.


Applicants are considered for this scholarship when their application for admission is reviewed. No additional application is required.

All eligible candidates will automatically be considered when they will apply for undergraduate admission at the UMaine. Candidates need to submit their language ability proof, curriculum vitae, and copy of their transcripts or degree certificate. For a bachelor’s degree program, the participants need to check all the entry requirements. If the participant’s national language is not English, then they have to show the English language ability by taking the TOEFL or IELTS test.

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