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Adult learners (born on or before 1/1/1996) may be eligible for a $1500 Maine State grant.  Restrictions do apply but to determine your eligibility Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) as soon as possible. 

Eligibility requirements include:

  • Filed a 2019-2020 FAFSA after May 1 but as soon as possible because funding is limited. 
  • Date of birth on or before 01/01/1996 (meaning they will turn 24 during academic year 2019-2020)
  • EFC is zero (0) on their 2019-2020 FAFSA 
  • Not a recipient of Maine State Grant within the 3 previous award years
  • Meet all other Maine State Grant eligibility criteria.
  • A student may receive up to 10 full time semester equivalent of Maine State Grant and Maine State Grant for Adult Learners combined.
  • FAFSA filers identified as eligible for this one time grant will receive a letter from FAME.
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