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STEM programs in Maine in the Central region:

Alpha One (South Portland) (Statewide Program)


Maine Community College System (Augusta)


Maine Department of Marine Resources (Augusta)


Maine Robotics (Orono) (Statewide Program)


Maine Space Grant Consortium (Augusta)


Maine Technology Institute (Gardiner) (Statewide Program)


University of Maine (Orono) (Statewide Program)

Featured Program!

The Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program

The Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-PhD Bridge Program focuses on increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in astronomy, biology, chemistry, materials science and physics. Students work towards the Master’s degree at Fisk with the intention to enter a PhD program at Vanderbilt or elsewhere, with access to instructional and research opportunities at both institutions. Tuition, stipend, and medical insurance are provided. The application deadline is April 15th. Click here to learn more and apply!

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Maine STEM Initiatives



Maine Physical Sciences Partnership (Maine PSP)

A partnership bringing together nearly 50 rural Maine schools, the University of Maine, three Maine non-profits with expertise in science education, and science and technology leaders at the Maine Department of Education to target the teaching and learning of physical sciences in grades 6-9 and the preparation of science teachers at the University of Maine.     ...read more 


Maine STEM Collaborative

The Maine STEM Collaborative is a statewide movement with two major goals: that Maine students graduate with essential knowledge and skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; and that Maine students aspire to continue in the STEM fields at the post-secondary level.     ...read more 



Forest BioProducts Research Initiative

Fossil Fuel Replacement Grounded in Sustainable Forest Management
Using National Science Foundation funding to create a Forest Biproducts Research Initiative (FBRI), the University of Maine is marshaling a broad array of scientists and state partnerships to create fossil fuel reduction solutions grounded in sustainable forest management.    ...read more 



Maine Girls Collaborative Project

The Maine Girls Collaborative Project brings together organizations throughout Maine that are committed to informing and motivating girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).    ...read more