Scholarship Deadline Approaching

Fri, 12/10/2021 - 11:22am

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Belfast, Maine — Winter Session and Spring 2022 registration is open through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center for both undergraduate and graduate level courses, certificates and degree programs. Limited need-based scholarships are available. The deadline for scholarship applications is December 15, 2021.

The Hutchinson Center offers five fully online UMaine undergraduate bachelor degree programs: Economics, Business Administration, Political Science, Surveying Engineering Technology and University Studies. Additionally, a number of in-person or hyflex courses will be available via the UMaine Hutchinson Center in Belfast this spring, including Art Fundamentals, Chemistry, Composition, Creative Writing, Graphic Novel and Psychology. Learn more about Hutchinson Center course offerings and delivery modes here.

New as of fall 2021, the Hutchinson Center became a midcoast hub to University of Maine at Machias online associate degree and certificate programs. Programs include Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies (AA) with a concentration in allied health, Associate of Science (AS) in business and entrepreneurial studies or conservation law and outdoor management and certificates in entrepreneurship, GIS, human resources, and mental health and rehabilitation technician certification. Click here to learn more about UMM programs at the Hutchinson Center.

Prospective students are welcome to contact the Hutchinson Center at 207.338.8000 or via email at to set up an appointment with an academic advisor. 

The Hutchinson Center supports students no matter where they are in their educational journey. From Early College students who are still in high school to traditional first-year students and non-traditional students returning to school after a long hiatus or adult learners, the Hutchinson Center is ready and equipped to help individuals determine their needs and meet their academic goals.

A limited number of need-based scholarships are available to qualified Hutchinson Center students. The deadline for scholarship applications is Dec. 15, 2021. More information about scholarships is online.

For more information about classes, certificates, degree programs, scholarships, or starting or continuing the college journey, contact Hutchinson Center interim director Kim Wilson-Raymond at; 207.338.8034 or visit

About the Hutchinson Center:

The Hutchinson Center is an outreach center for the University of Maine in Orono that serves as an educational and cultural center for the midcoast area. It is named for University of Maine President Emeritus Frederick E. Hutchinson. The mission of the Hutchinson Center is to broaden access to University of Maine academic and non-degree programs and services, lifelong learning opportunities, and professional and career development experiences using innovative approaches that increase synergy among University of Maine System entities, University of Maine departments and divisions, and that engage a wider Maine community. 

About the University of Maine:

The University of Maine, founded in Orono in 1865, is the state's land grant, sea grant and space grant university, with a regional campus at the University of Maine at Machias. UMaine is located on Marsh Island in the homeland of the Penobscot Nation. UMaine Machias is located in the homeland of the Passamaquoddy Nation. As Maine's flagship public university, UMaine has a statewide mission of teaching, research and economic development, and community service. UMaine is the state's only public research university and among the most comprehensive higher education institutions in the Northeast. It attracts students from all 50 states and 81 countries. UMaine currently enrolls 11,989 undergraduate and graduate students, and UMaine Machias enrolls 747 undergraduates. Our students have opportunities to participate in groundbreaking research with world-class scholars. UMaine offers more than 100 degree programs through which students can earn master's, doctoral or professional science master's degrees, as well as graduate certificates. UMaine Machias offers 18 degree programs. The university promotes environmental stewardship, with substantial efforts campuswide to conserve energy, recycle and adhere to green building standards in new construction. For more information about UMaine and UMaine Machias, visit and