MERITS Program 2022 is Now CLOSED

Sorry, this program is closed.  Please check back in the fall, 2022 for information on the Summer 2023 program


Attention Maine high school Juniors: Are you interested in interning at a Maine STEM-based (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) research institution or company for six weeks during the summer of 2022?

The Maine Space Grant Consortium is pleased to announce funding for internship opportunities for highly motivated juniors under our MERITS program.

For more information and to download the program guidelines, application form and FAQ, visit our website at

Applications are due January 14, 2022 – UPDATE:  Application due date has been extended to January 31, 2022