Davis Maine Scholarship

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

What it is:

A full, renewable, four-year scholarship at a Davis Maine Partner college for first-generation college bound students. Our Maine Partner Colleges are: University of New England, Clark University (MA) and 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 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 it is:

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

When it begins:

First Davis Scholar cohort to be 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