MA Resident Entrance Scholarships
The scholarships listed here are normally awarded during the admissions process. With the exception of the Assistive Technology Design Fair and US FIRST scholarships, you do not need to apply to be considered for these scholarships.
Also, there are scholarships available to non-Massachusetts residents who are not part of the New England Board of Higher Education Regional Student Program or Proximity Student Program.
Endowed and Non-Endowed Scholarships are also available to Francis College of Engineering students.
All merit scholarships for entering freshmen are subject to the following minimum criteria: a high school GPA of 3.25 (out of a possible 4.0) and a combined SAT score of at least 1100 on the Math and Reading portions (out of 1600).
For more information on financial aid and scholarships visit the Financial Aid webpage at www.uml.edu/financial aid or email: email@example.com.
Four-year scholarships that cover tuition and mandatory fees for Massachusetts residents without regard to financial need are awarded by the admissions office to a limited number of high school seniors who have a minimum cumulative, recalculated high school GPA of 3.75, combined SAT scores of 1400 or above on the Math and Critical Reading portions (out of 1600), and are in the top 5% of their graduating class In lieu of SAT, a minimum comp ACT score of 32 will be considered. Awards are renewed annually for a maximum of four years, if the student maintains a 3.25 cumulative grade point average. Students do not need to apply separately for this scholarship - they will be considered automatically as part of the admissions process.
Renewable Dean's merit scholarships are awarded annually to incoming freshmen, each with a value of up to half of tuition and operating fee per year ($5,924 in 2012-13). Entering freshmen considered for a Dean's Scholarship must be Massachusetts residents who have as a minimum a high school GPA of 3.5 (out of a possible 4.0) and a combined SAT score of at least 1270 in the Math and Critical Reading sections or a comp ACT score of at least 29. Recipients are selected by the Dean of each of UMass Lowell's undergraduate colleges on the basis of academic achievements and extra curricular activities. This scholarship is renewable for a total of four years, if the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0 beginning at the end of freshman year. Students do not need to apply separately for this scholarship - they will be considered automatically as part of the admissions process.
John and Abigail Adams Scholarship
This scholarship is automatically available to Massachusetts public high school students who score in the Advanced category in either the Mathematics or the English language arts section of the grade 10 MCAS test, score in the Proficient or Advanced category on the second subject (Mathematics or English language arts), AND have a combined MCAS score on these assessments that ranks in the top 25% in their school district. The Adams Scholarship provides a full tuition waiver ($1454/yr), renewable annually for up to four years.
FIRST Robotics Scholarship
The Francis College of Engineering offers one Dean's merit scholarship to students who have participated in the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC). This scholarship will be awarded to the top applicant accepted into the Francis College of Engineering based on merit who also meets the minimum requirements of the Dean's scholarship (i.e. GPA > 3.5, SAT > 1250, Massachusetts Resident). Each scholarship will be for up to half of tuition and operating fee per year ($5,211 in 2011-12), renewable annually if the student maintains full-time status in the Francis College of Engineering and a minimum 3.0 GPA. This scholarship will be in addition to any additional scholarship funding that they may receive, up to the estimated cost of education (tuition, fees, room, board). To apply, please download the scholarship application form (pdf) and submit the completed form, together with the recommendation letter from the FIRST faculty adviser, directly to the Office of the Dean of Engineering by February 1st. Applicants after February 1st will be merged with the other students competing for Dean's scholarships.
Independent University Alumni Association at Lowell Scholarships
The Independent University Alumni Association at Lowell (IUAAL) is offering scholarships to deserving students. Scholarships are awarded in January for the second semester.
Alumni Memorial Library
P.O. Box 242
Lowell, MA 01853
Scholarship Applications are also available in the Dean’s Office.