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.

Catherine T. Murray Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Ocean State Center for Independent Living
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current students who are Rhode Island residents with a significant disability.

OMEGA Scholarships
Sponsor: AgeLab | AARP
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors living in of the six New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont). Students who are working with older adults in the areas of transportation, livable communities, technology, services, caregiving, and well being are particularly encouraged to apply.

NEEBC Scholarship Program
Sponsor: New England Employee Benefits Council
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to college students (undergraduate or graduate) studying in an accredited academic program leading to a degree. Applicant must either be residing in New England or enrolled in a college in New England. Applicant must demonstrate an interest in a career in the employee benefits field through either course of study or work experience.

NEWWA Scholarships
Sponsor: New England Water Works Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students who reside in New England or attend a college/university in New England. Applicant must be majoring in civil engineering or environmental engineering and be a member of NEWWA.

Black Philanthropy Bannister Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 12, 2019
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.

Antonio Cirino Memorial Award
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: April 26, 2019
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: Varies
Closing Date: April 26, 2019
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: $1,000
Closing Date: April 26, 209
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 26, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Rhode Island residents who are graduating high school seniors with outstanding community service.

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $18,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
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.

James J. Burns and C.A. Haynes Textile Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 3, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Rhode Island students who are studying textiles at an accredited institution. At scholarship site, search by scholarship name.

Bruce and Marjorie Sundlun Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 10, 2019
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 10, 2019
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.

Paula M. Rivard Memorial Fund
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: May 10, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to single Rhode Island women who are pursuing undergraduate higher education or job training beyond high school.

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