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Portland, ME Area Scholarships

Portland is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Maine, with a population of 67,067 as of 2017. The Greater Portland metropolitan area is home to over half a million people, more than one-third of Maine's total population, making it the most populous metro in northern New England (an area comprising the states of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont). Portland is Maine's economic center, with an economy that relies on the service sector and tourism. The Old Port district is a popular destination known for its 19th century architecture and nightlife. Marine industry still plays an important role in the city's economy, with an active waterfront that supports fishing and commercial shipping. The Port of Portland is the largest tonnage seaport in New England. The city has also seen growth in the technology sector, with companies such as WEX building headquarters in the city. The city seal depicts a phoenix rising from ashes, which is a reference to the recoveries from four devastating fires. Portland was named after the English Isle of Portland, Dorset. The city of Portland, Oregon was named after Portland, Maine.

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Portland, ME Area Scholarships

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Alan Rodway Memorial Scholarship

University of Southern Maine - College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

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Alan Rodway Memorial Scholarship

University of Southern Maine - College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

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John M. Quinn Memorial Scholarship

Providence College

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John M. Quinn Memorial Scholarship

Providence College

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Alfred Clark Memorial Grant

University of Southern Maine, Office of Financial Aid

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Alfred Clark Memorial Grant

University of Southern Maine, Office of Financial Aid

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Schools in and around Portland, ME

University of Southern Maine
Four or more years; Public; $19,292 average out-state tuition; $7,336 average in-state tuition
Maine College of Art
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $33,320 average out-state tuition; $33,320 average in-state tuition
Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts
Four or more years; Private not for profit
Empire Beauty School-Maine
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit