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.

Black Philanthropy Bannister Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 12, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African American/Black high school graduates and adult students who are Rhode Island residents and pursuing or advancing a career in healthcare at a post-secondary institution.

Aaron and Rita Slom Scholarship Fund for Freedom and Diversity
Sponsor: Touro Synagogue Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 21, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors. Applicant must submit an interpretive work focusing on the George Washington Letter to the Hebrew Congregation in Newport, RI, in context with the present time.

Antonio Cirino Memorial Award
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: April 27, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Rhode Island residents who are graduate students in arts education or in the arts with an intention to teach. Applicant must have the intent to teach at K-12, undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate level.

Lily and Catello Sorrentino Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: April 27, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students 25 years of age or older who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in a degree-conferring non-parochial institution in Rhode Island. Applicant must have financial need.

Patty & Melvin Alperin First Generation Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: April 27, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Rhode Island high school seniors whose parents did not graduate from college (first generation college students). Applicant must demonstrate financial need. At scholarship site, search by scholarship name.

Rhode Island Association of Former Legislators Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: April 27, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Rhode Island residents who are graduating high school seniors with outstanding community service.

Catherine T. Murray Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Ocean State Center for Independent Living
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020extended to April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current students who are Rhode Island residents with a significant disability.

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $17,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to entering and returning students at an accredited undergraduate institution in the United States. Applicant must be a resident of a New England state: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont.

Bruce and Marjorie Sundlun Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 4, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Rhode Island residents who are low-income single parents (men or women). Preference will be given to parents currently or previously receiving state aid or those who have been previously incarcerated.

Frances L. Macartney Porter Fund
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: May 4, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Rhode Island residents and students attending a Rhode Island institution of higher learn who are single parents. Preference will be given to individuals enrolled in trade school. At scholarship site, search for scholarship name.

James J. Burns and C.A. Haynes Textile Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 4, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Rhode Island students who are studying textiles at an accredited institution. At scholarship site, search by scholarship name.

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