Davis Maine Scholarship

A full, renewable, four-year scholarship at a Davis Maine Partner college for first-generation college bound students.

What is it?

A full, renewable, four-year scholarship at a Davis Maine Partner college for first-generation students.

Our Maine Partner Colleges

  • University of New England
  • Clark University (MA)
  • Wheaton College (MA)

Our program is modeled, in part, on the Davis New Mexico Scholarship Program.(www.davisnm.org)

Who it Serves

  • Rising juniors starting with Class of 2022 from Sumner and Narraguagus High Schools
  • Students who will be the first members of their immediate families to graduate from a four-year college
  • Students who have participated in CEECoast Program
  • Highly motivated students with a minimum required 3.0 GPA who complete an application, interview, and family information session
  • Students who wish to attend a private four-year college away from home
  • As a start, cohort of 6 students selected each year

Program Elements

  • Strategic 1:1 support, guidance, expectations and monitoring on behalf of each Scholar from their selection as juniors through their college graduation.
  • Annual Davis Maine Scholarship Summer Retreat and monthly college workshops that provide college preparation and transition tools, resources and opportunities.
  • College trips
  • Family Engagement – Consistent, ongoing communication, education and information to ensure that families understand the process and their key role in their Scholar’s planning and eventual college transition away from home.

Where is it?

  • Local college campus for annual retreat
  • Sumner and Narraguagus High Schools
  • EdGE Center in Cherryfield

When it begins:

First Davis Scholar cohort selected Winter 2020 – ‘22 Juniors.

For more Information, please contact:

Christina Griffith
Director of Student Pathways
Director of Davis Maine Scholarship
Maine Seacoast Mission
[email protected]
(505) 803-6573