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Smart Money at UML

There are many different ways you can fund your journey at UMass Lowell in addition to financial aid.

Learn more about scholarships and work experiences where you'll not only earn money but also gain invaluable experience in your field, grow your confidence and build your network. What do you want to do?

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Apply for a Scholarship

Scholarships are gift aid that does not need to be repaid. The support available at UMass Lowell, like the Office of National Scholarships, makes it easy for you to search and apply for relevant merit, need-based and private scholarships.

Asst. Prof. Natalie Steinel, right, and biology student Maeve Moynihan do field research on Vancouver Island.

Explore Research Opportunities

There are many opportunities at UML for paid research assistantships and fellowships for undergraduate and graduate students. Reach out to a faculty member in your department to ask about available research positions. Also check out Honors Fellowships.

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Apply for an On-campus Job

You don’t have to be a work study student to get a job on campus. Check JobHawk for "Job Location & Development" or "Departmental Employment" positions. You can also apply to be a Resident Advisor and receive a room and board stipend.

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Find an Internship

You can complete internships outside of your classes. Many internships are paid experiences! Check Handshake for internship opportunities for students in all majors, in all years.

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Prepare for a Co-op

If you're in the Manning School of Business or the Francis College of Engineering, or a computer science major, you may apply for either a 3-month or 6-month co-op position in a professional workplace outside the university.

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Money Management Resources

Need help managing money? Peer Money Management Mentors are here for you. The Money Management Center at UMass Lowell was created to provide financial literacy counseling for all students.

Meet Some of UML's Hardworking Students

Tara Lynch '15, '19 Psychology, Public Health

Tara Lynch's experience during her undergraduate psychology program practicum working with a community agency to improve outcomes for rape survivors led her to pursue a Master of Public Health.

Designing studies, analyzing risk factors and human behaviors – that's what I'm doing right now, and it's what I love.

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