Scholarships

URI Narragansett Indian Undergraduate Scholarship
School Specific:  URI
SENIORS ONLY
No Due Date


URI is excited to announce the creation of the Narragansett Indian Undergraduate Scholarship for students of Narragansett Indian ancestry who have been accepted to a URI undergraduate program. This scholarship provides full, in-state tuition and fees for up to four years, as well as an additional grant of up to $5,000 based on full-time enrollment. 

Eligibility Criteria

In addition to being accepted into an undergraduate degree program, students must have:

  • A tribal enrollment identification card or an official letter from the tribal administration that confirms membership through a direct family member (parent).
  • An official FAFSA on file and all verification requirements completed.
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Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship
10/02/2023


SENIORS ONLY
Online submission is DUE: October 2, 2023 by 5:00pm EST


The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.

The Foundation has provided over 6,750 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $81 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.


Click HERE for more information and to access the application. 

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AES Engineering Scholarship
10/08/2023
SENIORS ONLY
DUE DATE: Online Submission by October 8, 2023


AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.

Scholarship Criteria

Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.

Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

For more information and to apply, click HERE

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Heisman High School Scholarship
10/17/2023

SENIORS ONLY
DUE DATE:  October 17, 2023
Applications should be submitted online

The Heisman High School Scholarship continues a 29-year tradition of honoring high school seniors who accomplish tremendous feats in the classroom, on the field, and most importantly, within their communities. The scholarship recognizes and rewards both male and female high school athletes who are community-minded and driven to use their exceptional talents for the benefit of all.

For scholarship rules and to apply, click HERE

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Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarships
11/13/2023
SENIORS ONLY
DUE DATE: November 13, 2023
ONLINE SUBMISSION

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2024 competition.

Male and female students compete separately.

Ranging from $1,000 per year to $7,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.

For more information and to apply, CLICK HERE

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Elks National Foundation Legacy Scholarship
02/05/2024

SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  February 5, 2024
ONLINE SUBMISSION

Who is Eligible?
1.   Are you the child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2019, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2019? Your Elk sponsor must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2022. Great-grandchildren are not eligible. If your parent and grandparent are both Elk members, you should apply through the parent's Elks Lodge.

2.  Are you a high school senior?

3.  Are you planning to attend an accredited U.S. school, college or university? (Note: Applicants from Guam, Panama, Puerto Rico and the Philippines may apply Legacy Awards toward schools, colleges or universities in their respective homes.)

For more information and to apply, CLICK HERE

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Westerly Elks #678 Scholarship
04/08/2024
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 8, 2024 to the School Counseling Office for processing and mailing


The Westerly Elks #678 Scholarship in the amount of $1000 is for Chariho students who have good academics and demonstrate community service and volunteerism. Application, letter of recommendation, transcript and essay are needed.  School Counselors will review all applications and send the 10 best to the Elks for final review.

2024 Westerly Elks Scholarship Application.pdf
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RISLA Knowledge for College Scholarship
05/01/2024
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  Monthly through May 1 (every year)

General Information:

  • RI resident, high school seniors can enter just by answering 3 multiple choice financial literacy questions once per month 
  • 3 winners of $2,000 each will be randomly selected on the first day of the following month starting May 1 through April 30 of the following year.
  • Note: Students can win only once per academic year, therefore the student winners chosen in May have no need to re-enter for the remainder of monthly drawings
  • Students who enter all 12 months consecutively during May through April but did not win are qualified for the bonus drawing also held in May for two additional winner. We will be awarding scholarships to 50 students, totaling $100,000.

For more information and to enter, visit: risla.com/fin-lit-quiz

 

 

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RI Army National Guard Scholarship
06/01/2024
The RI National Guard Minuteman Scholarship requires membership in the Rhode Island Army National Guard, but can cover full tuition/fees or room and board (10K cap), $1,200 book stipend, $420 monthly ROTC Cadet stipend, $338-$480 per month drill pay, and more. 

Scholarship recipients serve in the Rhode Island Army National Guard while also attending college as an ROTC cadet, upon graduation they are commissioned as Second Lieutenants.  

The one page flyer attached includes eligibility requirements. 

Anyone interested should contact CW4 Henry Storm at 
[email protected] / (401) 275-1224. 

Minuteman Scholarship Overview.pdf
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Rhode Island Foundation Scholarship Program
06/16/2028

Seniors Only - Due Dates Vary

The Rhode Island Foundation, the largest and most comprehensive funder of nonprofit organizations in Rhode Island, manages more than 150 scholarship and fellowship funds. We offer assistance for middle school to post-graduate levels, certificate programs, and a variety of fields of study and interest areas.

Dozens of generous individual, family, and organizational donors have established scholarship funds with us to help students like you defray educational expenses such as tuition, fees, and books.

In addition to general scholarship assistance, the Foundation offers a number of awards for students studying everything from social work and the arts to textile technology and filmmaking.

Find scholarship opportunities HERE
Rhode Island Foundation Scholarships 2023.pdf

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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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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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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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