Local Realtor Association Donates $10K for Scholarship Fund at UMass Lowell

08/01/2007


Lowell- The Northeast Association of Realtors Endowed Scholarship Fund was established last month for the benefit of freshmen students entering the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Representatives of the Northeast Association of Realtors presented the endowment check, in the amount of $10,500, to Executive Director of University Advancement Don Rizzo of Chelmsford.  The four representatives included: Anne Rendle of Hubbardston, chief executive officer of the Northeast Association of Realtors; Jim Hailey of Lowell, president of the Northeast Association of Realtors; Pat Rice of Chelmsford and Lil Holloway of Bedford, both chairs of the Realtor Community Service Committee.  Including the state match, the total amount of the endowment will be $15,500.  

According to the scholarship criteria, the recipient must be a freshman entering UMass Lowell, have a minimum of a B average from their accredited high school, demonstrate financial need, and come from one of the 17 towns in which the Northeast Association of Realtors conducts its business. The student can major in any academic discipline at UMass Lowell.

The Northeast Association of Realtors is a professional association of more than 1,000 Realtors, conducting business in 17 towns in the Merrimack and Nashoba Valleys. These towns include: Andover, Billerica, Boxford, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Dracut, Dunstable, Groton, Lawrence, Littleton, Lowell, Methuen, North Andover, Pepperell, Tewksbury, Tyngsboro, and Westford.

UMass Lowell, a comprehensive university with special expertise in applied science and technology, is deeply committed to educating students for life long success and conducting research and outreach activities that bring value to the region.  Second largest of the UMass campuses, Lowell currently offers its 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students more than 100 different degree programs in the college of Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Fine Arts, Health Professions, Management, and the Graduate School of Education.