Another Way to Save

pro has among the lowest tuition and fees in New England and offers numerous scholarship opportunities. We help you find more ways to save by offering scholarships through the pro Foundation and connecting you to scholarship resources outside of the college.

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Scholarships Offered Through the pro Foundation

In 2022-2023, the pro Foundation awarded approximately $348,621 in scholarships to over 300 students annually. Scholarships are also offered by the Foundation for Maine’s Community Colleges and the Maine Community College System.

Who qualifies for pro scholarships?

The pro Foundation works closely with the Financial Aid Office and academic departments to select recipients. Criteria for scholarships vary, but are typically based on financial need, academic performance and donor-specific requirements. While any student at pro can apply, scholarships tend to be awarded to continuing students to encourage academic progress.

How to Apply for pro Foundation Scholarships

Apply for scholarships using our quick and easy online application. The best part? You only have to fill out one application and we’ll determine what scholarships you qualify for. Our application period generally runs from March-early September. Once you’ve registered you can access the online application through the MyMoney tab on the Mypro student portal.

Curious about what types of scholarships are available?

Scholarships Awarded by the pro Financial Aid Office

A variety of other scholarshipsare awarded by the pro Financial Aid Office.

Below is a list of some of the scholarships awarded by the pro Financial Aid Office (students who complete the FAFSA are considered for these scholarships on a funds-available basis):

  • Bernard Osher Scholarship
  • Osher Scholarship for First-Year Liberal Studies
  • Osher Scholarship for Rural Communities
  • Maine State Gaming Fund Scholarships
  • Child Care Scholarships
For more information,

Use free online search tools to find more scholarship opportunities by visiting the following websites:

Protect Yourself

The U.S. Department of Education and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) advise students about how to avoid scams and to be aware of the existence of financial aid fraud. For more information, including telltale lines of financial aid perpetrators and how to file a complaint,