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SAVE [USA] Maine Veterans Spouse and Dependents Educational Benefits

Scholarship Description

Maine provides a 100% waiver of tuition and all related fees for spouses and dependents of veterans as defined in Title 37B, Chapter 7, Section 505(2). Specifically, veterans must meet the following criteria:

Field of Study

  • Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
  • Business Management and Administration
  • Education and Training
  • Finance
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Health Sciences
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Other
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
  • Trades
  • Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

Additional Information

  • Type Of Award: SCHOLARSHIP
  • Amount: 100% waiver of tuition and all related fees for spouses and dependents of veterans as defined in Title 37B, Chapter 7, Section 505(2)
  • Application Deadline: None Given
  • Level Of Study: UNDERGRADUATE/GRADUATE
  • Automatic Consideration: NO
  • Renewable: YES.
Contact Information

117 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04330
Phone: 207-430-6035
Email: mainebvs@maine.gov

Minimum Requirement

Has a 100% total permanent disability rating resulting from service-connected disability. Or who

Was killed in action;
Died from a service-connected disability as a result of service;
At the time of death was totally and permanently disabled due to a service-connected disability, but whose death was not related to the service-connected disability; or
Is a member of the Armed Forces on active duty who has been listed for more than 90 days as missing in action, captured or forcibly detained or interned in the line of duty by a foreign government or power.

"Veteran" means any person who served in the military or naval forces of the United States and entered the service from this State or has been a resident of this State for 5 years immediately preceding application for aid and, if living, continues to reside in this State throughout the duration of benefits administered under the educational benefits program.
Schools covered under this program include the University of Maine System, Maine Community Colleges, and Maine Maritime Academy.