Scholarships

The Rhode Island Association of Admission Officers (RIAAO) RI First-Year Scholarship
07/10/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  July 10, 2020 (will need to be mailed directly to organization)


The Rhode Island Association of Admission Officers has a long tradition of supporting the academic aspirations of high school students in Rhode Island. One of the ways they achieve this is by offering multiple $500 scholarships. To be eligible students must have attended and graduated from a Rhode Island high school or received a Rhode Island GED and must be accepted with plans to enroll as a degree or certificate candidate first-year undergraduate student at any RIAAO member institution.

Click here for more information.

RIAAO First-Year-Scholarship-Application.pdf
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Lauren Ashley Zarembka Memorial Scholarship
07/10/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  July 10, 2020 (will have to be mailed in by the student)

ELIGIBILTY REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Must be a High School Senior or a continuing College Student majoring in the following disciplines of study; Medical, Culinary Arts, or Theater/Music.
  2. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have a class ranking in the top twenty-five (25%) percent of your graduating class.
  3. Must be accepted or enrolled at an accredited two or four Year College or University
  4. Must be a full-time resident of Rhode Island 

APPLICANT SHOULD:

  1. Complete the application form
  2. Submit a copy of your high school or current college transcript
  3. Submit a copy of your college acceptance letter
  4. Submit two letters of recommendation (As detailed on the application)
  5. Submit a 500 word (maximum) essay (As detailed on the application)

Lauren_Ashley_Zarembka_Scholarship_Application.pdf

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AES Scholarship
10/05/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  October 5, 2020

The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students.  This award is available to all students, regardless of their field of study.
 
To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on their site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
 
AES is offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted.
 
Amount of award:   $500.00
Deadline for entry: October 5, 2020

Further information, including previous winners, is available on our web site at:  http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
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Affordable Colleges Online College Guides
01/01/3000
Intended For Everyone

Affordable Colleges Online, an organization dedicated to providing free higher education tools for current and future college students and their families, recently published research on all the not-for-profit universities and colleges in Rhode Island that offer online college programs. Historically, online programs have only been offered by for-profit institutions. Today, many of the most established not-for-profit state colleges and national universities have launched programs that provide flexibility and lower tuition prices for students. This dataset is unique to our site and is even ahead of the curve compared to other government education data sources such as NCES and IPEDS. A few of the key features on the page:   Unique list of accredited not-for-profit institutions offering online programs, sorted by affordability Spotlight interviews provided by many college deans with the institution's philosophy on online learning Direct links to the specific online departments, or e-campus, of each institution Additionally, our site helps high school students research post-secondary options by providing content-rich resources including financial aid guidebooks, accredited college search tools, and free open online courses (MOOCs) from national universities such as MIT and UC Berkeley. Our Rhode Island colleges guide can be accessed here at no-cost: www.affordablecollegesonline.org
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ZipRecruiter.com Scholarship
01/01/3000
Intended For Everyone

ZipRecruiter is offering a $3,000 scholarship for students, available each semester! They are looking for a 500-800 word submission that addresses both prompts; 1. Describe a job you previously held - or hold 2. Describe your ideal post-graduate job For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship 

Deadlines vary so check website carefully
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Tuition Break for RI Residents
01/01/3000
Intended For Seniors

The program is relevant to students who find that their intended program of study is not offered by the University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College or the Community College of Rhode Island. The Regional Student Program provides a tuition break to Rhode Island residents, who are enrolled in approved degree programs at public colleges and universities in the five other New England states.

For more information or to see if your major qualifies for the tuition break, visit New England Board of Higher Education's website at

www.nebhe.org/tuitionbreak
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RI Foundation Scholarship Opportunities
01/01/3000
Intended For Everyone

There are many scholarships managed by the RI Foundation which are administered by designated schools and organizations. If, in looking through the opportunities on the RI Foundation website and you think you qualify for one of these opportunities, contact the person or organization listed in the directory. The RI Foundation website is www.RIFoundation.org
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Scholarship Websites from American Educational Guide Center
01/01/3000

Intended ​For Everyone

The newly revised guaranteed-scholarships.com now includes more than 700 scholarships guaranteed by nearly 200 colleges and universities. They are now reaching out to colleges and universities to find more guaranteed scholarships, and adding at least a few to our site every day.

Please note that they have another no-cost scholarship search site you and your students are likely to find helpful, so we hope you'll also link to college-scholarships.com/scholarship-information/free-scholarship-searches, one of the most popular college and scholarship sites on the Internet.

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Annual CGTrader Scholarship
01/01/3000
Intended For Seniors

CGTrader is the largest 3D model marketplace backed by the strong designer community of more than 500k members. CGTrader was founded with the goal to ensure fair marketplace conditions for 3D designers. 

Each semester CGTrader challenges students to dig into the field of technology writing an essay on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives. Enter the CGTrader Scholarship 2017 challenge to win $3,000 for your education bills. The best submission will be awarded $2,000 while the two runners-up will receive $500 each.

How to enter:  The goal is to challenge students to dig into the field of technology by writing different essays on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives. Every half a year the new technology related topic will be introduced.

The deadline of Winter semester is January 15th and Summer - July 15th.

For more information and to apply, visit:  https://www.cgtrader.com/scholarships
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Redfin Scholarship
01/01/3000
Intended For Seniors

Scholarship Details This $2,500 scholarship is a way for Redfin to help one student on his or her journey through higher education. We are looking forward to reading each submission! To apply, in 800 words or less, answer the following question: "When the population of a city grows, low-income people are often forced to move to more affordable areas outside of the city. Many initiatives have been proposed or implemented to keep affordable housing within city limits. Identify one such initiative and discuss its pros and cons."

How to Apply The scholarship application period will occur twice yearly with awards delegated in both the Spring and Fall. The Spring application period is from November 1-January 31 of each year. The Fall application period is from May 1-July 31 of each year. Complete the following form within the designated application periods.

For more information and to apply, visit:  https://www.redfin.com/resources/scholarship
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Affordable Colleges Database Resource from the RI Dept. of Education
01/01/3000
Intended For Everyone

RESOURCE FROM THE RI DEPT OF EDUCATION:

Receiving a scholarship can truly be a life-changing gift. Imagine receiving an acceptance letter from your dream school only to find out you won’t be able to afford it. A scholarship can be the deciding factor that allows you to pursue a degree at your top pick and be financially stable.

Luckily for students in search of financial aid, there are many options available. It can often be overwhelming trying to find the right scholarships and that’s where AffordableCollege wants to help students. This new Scholarship Database offers over 20,000 sortable scholarships based on: Location, Major, GPA, Ethnicity, and more. In addition, the site offers answers to frequently asked questions by students, such asavoiding scholarship scams and tips on applying for scholarships.
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Raise Me Scholarship
01/01/3000
Intended For Everyone

RaiseMe partners with colleges and universities to offer students scholarships starting in the 9th grade. Get scholarships for college for your high school achievements.  For more information and to create an account, visit

https://www.raise.me/
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FastWeb.com - College Resources/Financial Aid
01/01/3000
Intended For Everyone

RaiseMe partners with colleges and universities to offer students scholarships starting in the 9th grade. Get scholarships for college for your high school achievements.  For more information and to create an account, visit

https://www.raise.me/
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The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship
01/01/3000

The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship is for Women and each quarter they award $1,000 and a care package filled with healthy organic goodies to young women who are striving to maintain their health and wellness as they pursue their higher education goals.

Here is a brief summary of the eligibility requirements:

Award: $1,000

Quarterly Deadlines: January 1, March 31st, June 30th, and September 30th every year

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating high school senior, current college undergraduate, or current graduate student at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical school in the United States.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Must identify as female.

 

The scholarship sponsor welcome all majors and GPAs to apply!

For more information and to apply, visit https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/

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RI Scholarship Search (RI Student Loan Authority)
01/01/3000
Search through hundreds of hard to find local scholarships using RI Student Loan Authority 

RI Scholarship Search
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RI Student Loan Authority Scholarships
01/01/3000
Intended for Everyone

Millions of dollars are awarded each year in private scholarships. Scholarship searches can be huge research projects but it can be well worth your efforts when you get free money for college. Borrow less when you receive scholarship money.

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For more information regarding RISLA Scholarships, visit:

https://www.risla.com/college-planning/scholarships
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