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Awards & Scholarships

The Shirley M. Cyronis Nursing Scholarship is awarded to a senior in recognition of superior academic achievement, proficiency in the clinical setting and leadership.

The Madonna Schromm Memorial Scholarship Award is given to recognize a senior nursing student who demonstrates the qualities of commitment and dedication to nursing which were characteristic of the honoree.

The Solomont Family Nursing Scholarship is provided by the Solomont Family, owners and managers of nursing homes in the Greater Lowell and the Merrimack Valley. The award is given to a senior nursing student who shows superior promise as a professional nurse and whose economic circumstances warrant their receiving scholarship assistance.

The Patricia Tyra Scholarship Award is presented to a senior nursing student who has a career goal of psychiatric or community health nursing and interest in pursuing advanced studies in nursing.

The Shalin Wu Scholarship is awarded to the sophomore nursing student with the highest grade point average at the end of the freshman year.

The Shalin Wu Internship provides a stipend to a sophomore nursing student to provide visitation services to local nursing home residents throughout the school year. The intent of the donor is to provide companionship to nursing home residents while offering the recipient a valuable experience in preparation for clinical nursing studies.

The May Futrell Scholarship Endowment provides an award to graduate students based on a statement of need and testimony about the impact that the award would have on their nursing education and career.

Bruce Z. Arakelian Endowed Scholarship Fund was established by Bruce Z. Arakelian ’82, this fund provides scholarship support for students pursuing a degree in nursing in the College of Health Sciences at UMass Lowell. 

Eileen C. Bean, RN Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Eileen C. Bean, RN, this scholarship supports students who have received a baccalaureate degree in nursing from UMass Lowell, and are now graduate students in the Solomont School of Nursing at UMass Lowell.

Lowell General Hospital Endowed Scholarship Fund. This scholarship, established by Lowell General Hospital, provides support for students who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in Nursing from the School of Health and Environment. Scholarships are awarded to students from the Merrimack Valley, with preference to those who are from the City of Lowell.

Robert and Donna Manning Endowed Management and Nursing Scholarships were created by Robert ’84 and Donna ’84 Manning, this fund supports scholarship for nursing and management majors. Robert is CEO of MFS Investment Management, and chairman of the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees, and Donna is an oncology specialist.

Jacqueline Puliafico Endowed Scholarship for Music and Nursing was created by Jacqueline Puliafico ’42, this fund supports undergraduate students with financial need, with preference for students majoring in music or nursing.

Dean Janice M. Stecchi Scholarship is a multi-donor fund created to honor Dean Janice M. Stecchi, who retired in 2003 after 32 years of service to the University. Scholarships support undergraduate or graduate students in the School of Health and Environment who demonstrate a desire to be actively involved in health care. 

Trinity EMS Endowed Scholarship Fund will be awarded to students pursuing an undergraduate degree in health sciences. Students must be in good academic standing, maintaining a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate financial need and/or merit who are U.S. citizens enrolled at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. 

Dr. David H. Wegman Endowed Scholarship Fund was established to provide scholarship support to any College of Health Sciences students who are committed to an integrated vision of health and environment.
More information and additional scholarships are offered under the College of Health Sciences by UMass Lowell Alumni

For information on financial aid offered by the university, visit the Solution Center.

Also check the American Association of Colleges of Nursing website for scholarship and financial aid information for undergraduate, graduate and post graduate nursing students.