Continuing Education Scholarship Information

Continuing Education Dean's Scholarship - Filing Deadline April 1, 2015

The Continuing Education Dean's Scholarship awards are for $1,200 and may be continued on a semester basis, conditional upon satisfactory academic performance. The maximum length of the award is 4 semesters. See Scholarship Requirements and Scholarship Application.

Leo F. King Scholarship - Filing Deadline April 1, 2015

The Dean Leo F. King Scholarship is available as an annual award for adult learners in higher education. See Scholarship Requirements and Scholarship Application.

Professor Bernard and Diana Shapiro Scholarship - Filing Deadline April 1, 2015

The Shapiro scholarship is a merit scholarship that is awarded annually to a student enrolled in  an undergraduate degree program through the Division of Online and Continuing Education. Professor Emeritus Bernard Shapiro began teaching at the University in 1962 and retired from the Mathematics Department in 1996. He continued to work at the University as an evening supervisor and advisor in the Division of Online and Continuing Education until his retirement in 2011.

His wife, Diana (Yana) Shapiro, worked in the Division of Online and Continuing Education from 1975 until her retirement in 1996 and then continued to work in OCE on a part-time basis until her retirement in 2012. See Scholarship Requirements and Scholarship Application.

If you meet the above requirements, you are eligible to apply for a scholarship through the Division of Online and Continuing Education.

Scholarship restrictions: If a scholarship winner withdraws from the University, the remainder of his/her scholarship will be forfeited and not renewable.

Finalists will be selected by a committee and may be invited to meet with representatives of this committee in April. Announcement of these scholarships will be made at the annual Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society Induction Ceremony. The Scholarship will take effect for the first semester of the following academic year.

Veterans Online and Off-Campus Scholarships:

Scholarships will be awarded to Veterans who are enrolled in an undergraduate degree or certificate program for $300 each. These scholarships can be used one time only and for one course only. Applications will be evaluated by the Continuing Education Scholarship Committee and will be judged by merit and thoughtfulness in written response. Get the Veterans Scholarship application form in .pdf file format!*

ASL Adult Education Foundation Scholarships

Alpha Sigma Lambda Adult Education Foundation Scholarships are available for Continuing Education students who are matriculated in associate's or bachelor's degree programs and who demonstrate academic strength and leadership. For more information, visit: https://www.alphasigmalambda.org/students/scholarship-information/

Read more about UMass Lowell's Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society for Continuing Education students.

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Our Student Support Staff are available to help you with your questions! Email Continuing_Education@uml.edu for assistance, or call for advising at (800) 480-3190 and press 3 to speak with an advisor. See links at the bottom of this page for technical assistance with your online course.

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