Samantha Smith Scholarship Fund

Subject: Samantha Smith Foundation, University of Maine, scholarship
Themes: Young Activists Education 21st Century 20th Century
Age groups: Middle School High School Homeschooling
Resource type: Websites

The University of Maine Foundation's Samantha Smith Scholarship Fund was established to honor America's youngest ambassador for peace, and to make opportunities to study abroad more accessible to university students.

"With our current emphasis on internationalization, Samantha Smith's legacy provides critical support for students who study abroad. Studying abroad is an important vehicle for mutual understanding of countries and cultures, and for language acquisition. Today's students are tomorrow's leaders, and support from Maine's youngest ambassador is a fitting addition to our continued efforts to make an international academic experience available to UMaine students."