Innovative Learner Scholarships

Innovative Learner Scholarships

UMPI_3.2013-2730_smThe University of Maine at Presque Isle has established scholarships to support innovative learners participating in its personalized learning curriculum during the 2015-2016 academic year. The University seeks students who

  1. Want to have a choice in how they learn and demonstrate their learning
  2. Want to learn actively and apply their learning to real-world problems
  3. Want to help others learn in these ways

Students who are selected to be Innovative Learners will be required to

  1. Enroll at UMPI for the 2015-2016 academic year. $1000 will be awarded in the Fall and $1000 in the Spring
  2. Work with Innovative Teaching Fellows (UMPI faculty members who are specially trained in personalized learning) and UMPI staff members to continually improve the educational experience
  3. Serve as a University ambassador to proficiency-based high schools
  4. Live in the UMPI residence halls for  the first two years of study

Your admissions application serves as your application for this scholarship. In addition, we require a letter of support from your guidance counselor stating that you would be a good fit for this type of learning environment. Letters should be mailed, faxed, or emailed to:

University of Maine at Presque Isle
181 Main Street
Presque Isle, ME 04769

Fax: (207) 768-9777
Email: umpi-admissions@maine.edu