Rhode Island Scholarships

Scholarships for students Rhode Island. Some scholarships specifically open to Rhode Island students, and others give preference to students in Rhode Island.

Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to rising high school seniors and current undergraduate college students who are members of the East Coast surfing community.

Luther and Mary Ida Vandross Scholarship
Sponsor: The Philadelphia Foundation
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2018extended to June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students in their 3rd, 4th, or 5th year of study leading to an undergraduate degree who are enrolled at a four-year Historically Black College or University (HBCU). Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who are residents of the Northeastern region of the U.S.

Beacon Brighter Tomorrows Scholarship
Sponsor: The Beacon Mutual Insurance Co.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to dependent children whose parent sustained a work-related injury with an employer who had workers’ compensation insurance with The Beacon Mutual Insurance Company. Applicant must be accepted into an accepted post-secondary institution.

Stanley R. Arnold Scholarship
Sponsor: New England SALT (State and Local Tax Forum)
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an MST or LL.M qualifying tax program within the New England region (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island). Applicant must demonstrate an interest in, dedication to, or contribution to, the state tax field/community and has worked, or is working, to improve the relationship between private and government sectors.

WTFI (JH Sanderson) Veterans Children Scholarship
Sponsor: The Warrior Thunder Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to citizens of the United States who are residents of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, or Vermont and who are naturally or legally adopted children or a U.S. Service member who received an honorable discharge from any branch of service of the US Armed Forces.

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