Scholarships

Frank Navarro Scholarship (URI)
03/01/2021
SENIORS ONLY--attending URI College of Business
DUE:  March 1, 2021

URI offers two incoming first-year students from Chariho and Westerly High Schools, the Frank Navarro Scholarship. This scholarship pays for 1/2 of in-state tuition for four years for students in the College of Business at the University of Rhode Island.

The google form link which is due by March 1, 2021 is https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf--1EFs-FakUKtv-mnrsdOoMKgYhxYo8t6v3KEumdfsSt0Ig/viewform

 

 

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Army ROTC Scholarship Information
03/04/2021

SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  March 4, 2021


Army ROTC provides full tuition and fees (or $10K for room and board) scholarships to over 2000 high school students each year. They intend to continue to sustain that same level of commitment into 2021. In addition to the tuition and fees, the scholarship pays $1200 annually for books and a stipend of $420 per months (for up to 10 months a year.)

They have provided links to several resources that you can use for assistance. One is the Army ROTC overview. It explains, in general terms, the basic eligibility and benefits for the program. The other is a resource to assist the students in preparing for the ACT/SAT as they wait for the tests to be conducted. These tools provide a great way for students to use their spare time to improve test scores. All are easily downloaded by clicking the links below.

Army ROTC Information

March 2 Success Program

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Westerly Community Credit Union Scholarships
03/05/2021

SENIORS ONLY
DUE TO SCHOOL COUNSELORS' OFFICE:  March 5, 2021 for processing and mailing.

Three (3) $1000 College Scholarships listed below are awarded one-time to a graduating High School Senior majoring in any area of study with a GPA of  3.0 or better. To be eligible for any of our scholarships the applicant or parent/guardian must be a member of the Westerly Community Credit Union.

  • Robert M. Bewlay Memorial Scholarship
  • Joseph N. Cugini Memorial Scholarship
  • WCCU College Scholarship

For more information, see flyer below or visit:  https://www.westerlyccu.com/Scholarship_Opportunities_74.html  

2021 WCCU Scholarship Flyer.pdf

2021_WCCU_College_Scholarship_Fillable_Form.pdf


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Westerly Community Credit Union Vocational Scholarship
03/05/2021

SENIORS ONLY

Applications and materials are due to the School Counselors’ offices by Friday, March 5, 2021 for processing and mailing.


Westerly Community Credit Union is offering (2) $500 Vocational Scholarships.  The scholarship can be used towards tools, licensing, books and other expenses the vocational students will face with their chosen vocation.  To be considered, this application must be fully completed. Applicants must be accepted to a locally recognized Vocation Credentialed Certificate Program with a GPA of 2.8 or better. To be eligible, Applicant or Parent/Guardian must be a member or become a member of the Westerly Community Credit Union.  

For more information, see flyer below or visit: 
 https://www.westerlyccu.com/Scholarship_Opportunities_74.html


2021 WCCU Scholarship Flyer.pdf
2021_WCCU_Vocational_Scholarship_Fillable_Form.pdf

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Credit Union College Scholarship Program
03/05/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  March 5, 2021 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing


This new scholarship program will offer (3) $1,500 scholarships in the State of RI to high school seniors who will be enrolled in a college or university degree program for the 2021-2022 school year.

Westerly Community Credit Union will select their top three candidates and submit them to the Cooperative Credit Union Association (CCUA) for consideration.

Applicant or parent/guardian must be a member of WCCU.

For more information, click here

Credit Union College Scholarship.pdf


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RI Building Industry Scholarship
03/08/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  March 8, 2021 to School Counselors' offices for processing and mailing 


RI Building Industry Scholarship fund is to aid RI residents who require financial assistance in the pursuit of education within the building industry field.  Students must be a resident of RI and attending an in-state or out-of-state school.  Students can be pursuing an Associates, Bachelors, or Certificate program. Full or part-time programs are eligible.

Any questions, please email Maureen Myette at mjmyette@cox.net

RI Building Industry Scholarship Coversheet.pdf
RI Building Industry Application.pdf


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Community 2000 Scholarships
03/08/2021

SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  MARCH 8, 2021

**Scholarship applications must be  EMAILED TO SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE by STUDENT and a HARD COPY of scholarship packet given to School Counselors' Offices for mailing.
 
The Community 2000 Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that provides college and technical training scholarships.

Scholarship Details

Community 2000 provides need-based scholarships, supporting residents of Charlestown, Hopkinton or Richmond going on to college or seeking additional technical training including students who attend charter or other private high schools.  Students from towns other than Charlestown, Hopkinton or Richmond who attend Chariho are also eligible. Scholarship applicants must demonstrate at least a modest level of financial need

While scholarship winners are most often graduating high school seniors, students in any year of their undergraduate studies may apply.  Community 2000 scholarships are renewable annually for up to four years, thereby providing continued support throughout the undergraduate experience.  And, students in selected degree programs that require more than four years, e.g., engineering, physical therapy or pharmacy, may apply for a 5th and/or 6th year of support.  In recent scholarship years, thirty plus scholarships have been given to a pipeline of college freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors.
Community 2000 Scholarship Application for 2021.pdf

For more information and FAQs, click here

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ONE Community Scholarship (from HarborOne Bank)
03/15/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  March 15, 2021 (online application)


As part of HarborOne Bank’s ten year $1,000,000 commitment to provide scholarships to high school seniors pursuing higher education, the organization is pleased to announce that they will once again award $100,000 in college scholarships to 20 local high school seniors in 2021. HarborOne Bank is excited to renew their commitment to students who demonstrate academic excellence and share a strong passion for their local community.

For more information and to apply, click here


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Chariho Centennial Lions Club Scholarships
03/19/2021

SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  March 19, 2021 to School Counselors' offices for processing and mailing.


The Chariho Centennnial Lions Club Scholarship Fund seeks to encourage and reward local students for their active community service. The applicant must be a graduating senior of Chariho Regional High School.

The scholarship can be used by the student to pay for education expenses at a two or four-year college or a vocational program. The Chariho Centennial Lions Club Scholarship Fund was established with fundraising efforts and donations to the Chariho Centennial Lions Club.

The club is extremely pleased to be offering TWO scholarships this year. Our scholarship fund will acknowledge two students that were strong contributors to our community through service and volunteering.


Chariho Centennial Lions Club Scholarship.pdf

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Leona A. Kelley Memorial Scholarship
03/24/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  MARCH 24, 2021 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing.

The Leona A. Kelley Memorial Scholarship Fund is offering a $1000 scholarship award to high school seniors or current college undergraduates, who graduated or are graduating from either South Kingstown, Prout, Chariho or Narragansett high schools.

The Kelley Memorial Scholarship Fund seeks to encourage and reward local students for preserving the environment or conducting research on the history of South County, Rhode Island. The $500 scholarships can be used by students to pay for educational expenses other than travel at a two or four year college.

Leona Kelley Memorial Scholarship.pdf

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The EEqual Scholarship Awards Program
03/24/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  March 24, 2021

The program is designed to highlight the incredible potential of young people in the United States who are struggling with homelessness, housing instability, or extreme poverty. This scholarship covers tuition costs, up to $2,000. This can be used for any type of higher education, including but not limited to community college classes, trade school/trade certifications, bachelor’s degrees, etc.
 
Students are eligible to apply if they are experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity as defined under the McKinny-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program (MV) students in extreme poverty; or students whose family is currently going through a transition) to attain post-secondary education.

A more detailed explanation of eligibility can be found at https://eequal.org/scholarships/

EEqual Scholarship Flyer.pdf

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RI Retired Teachers Association Scholarship
03/24/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  March 24, 2021 for School Counselors to review all applications and forward ONE to the organization

The RI Retired Teachers' Association announces its 20th annual scholarship to be awarded to a deserving student who is graduating from a RI public high school.  The scholarship is only for a student who will be pursuing a degree in the field of Teaching/Education.  This scholarship provides financial assistance to a RI senior who has a good academic record as well as involvement in school/community activities.  

RI Retired Teachers Scholarship Application.pdf
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Jonnycake Center of Westerly Scholarship
03/25/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  March 25 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing.

The Jonnycake Center of Westerly will award scholarships in the amount of $2,500.00 to two graduating high school seniors residing in our service areas: Westerly, Charlestown, Richmond, and Hopkinton who are pursuing post-secondary education.

2021 Jonnycake Center of Westerly Scholarship Application.pdf

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Madison Miller Scholarship
03/30/2021
Seniors Only
Due:  by March 30 to School Counselors' offices for processing and mailing

Charlestown School PTO will award a $1,000.00 scholarship, The Madison Miller Memorial Scholarship, to a graduating senior of Chariho High School who is an alumnus of Charlestown Elementary School.

The following is a list of requirements you must meet before applying for this scholarship:

  • You must have attended Charlestown School from September of the 3rd grade through June of 4th grade.
  •  You must be accepted by an accredited postgraduate school and will be beginning no later than September 2022.
  • You must provide a letter of recommendation from a teacher at Chariho High School.
  • You must provide a copy of your transcripts.
  • You must provide a one page essay (typed and double spaced) telling us about yourself and your future plans and how Charlestown school may have influenced them. Please include your home address.

This scholarship is not based on financial need. We require the letter of recommendation and your transcripts to verify that you are a consistent student and have a reasonable chance of graduating from your chosen postgraduate school.

Madison Miller Scholarship Cover Sheet.pdf

Madison Miller Scholarship.pdf

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The Westerly Track & Athletic Club Scholarship
03/31/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  March 31, 2021


The Westerly Track and Athletic Club Scholarships (2) of $1,000 each are available again this year to two seniors of either Westerly, Stonington, Wheeler or Chariho. The application form remains the same and is located here:  http://westerlytrackclub.org/scholarship.html?rand=5188
It is an editable document and we will once again be reviewing all of the application forms, letters of recommendation and essays digitally.

The students can email their completed application documents to:  info@westerlytrackclub.org
This email link is also located at the bottom of the club's website homepage. 
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Arbutus Garden Club Scholarship
04/01/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 1, 2021 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing

Scholarship opportunity ($1000) for students majoring in the environment or horticulture or related fields.

Arbutus Garden Club Scholarship.pdf
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Pt. Judith Fisherman's Scholarship
04/05/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 5, 2021 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing

Recipients will be selected from graduating high school seniors and others who desire to further their education.  You must reside in the South Kingstown-Narragansett area OR be a dependent of someone who derives 75% of their income directly or indirectly from commercial fishing in Point Judith RI.

Pt. Judith Fisherman's Scholarship Fund.pdf
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South County Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship
04/07/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 7, 2021 to School Counselors offices for final review. 

**Students cannot submit directly to the organization as your application will not be accepted.**

The South County Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship Fund is used to assist graduating seniors interested in working in the health care field.  These awards shall be made for direct support of course fees/purchase of books/tuition assistance.  Multiple scholarships are awarded on an annual basis. 

This scholarship is intended to assist a graduating high school senior in his or her future endeavors in securing a position in a health care profession.  The final vocational interest could include such diverse areas as medicine, dentistry, nursing or physical therapy.  The initial screening process will be performed by the individual’s school faculty members who are responsible for this type of procedure and should be based on academic performance, extracurricular activities, a 500 word essay, in addition to the individual’s expressed interest in a health profession career.  


South County Hospital Med Staff Scholarship.pdf

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Desiree Mesolella Art Scholarship
04/12/2021
DUE TO SCHOOL COUNSELORS' OFFICE by April 12, 2021 for processing and mailing
SENIORS ONLY
 
Two $5000 scholarships awarded annually.  Applicant shall be a RI resident attending a RI high school, a US Citizen, and have applied to and been accepted into an accredited 4-year college or school majoring in a visual arts field. Approved areas of student include:
  • Photographic Studies
  • Fashion Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Art Education
  • Animation
  • Commercial Arts
  • Textile Arts
  • Studio Arts

For more information, visit:  www.dm-artscholarship.com

Informational Flyer and application:  Desiree Mesolella Art Scholarship 2021.pdf


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Westerly Elks #678 Scholarship
04/12/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 12, 2021 to School Counselors' Office for Processing and Mailing


The Westerly Elks #678 Scholarship in the amount of $1000 is for Chariho students who have good academics and show community service and  volunteerism.  Application, Letter of Recommendation, and Transcript are needed.  School counselors will review all applications and sent the 10 best to the Elks for final review

Westerly Lodge of Elks 678 Scholarship.pdf
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The Westerly Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship
04/12/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 12, 2021 to School Counseling offices for processing and mailing


The Westerly Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship was established in 1973 to provide scholarship assistance to individuals seeking education or training for a career in any area of health care.

Must be a resident of Westerly, Charlestown, Richmond, or Hopkinton who is pursuing an education related to a a health career field.

For more information and to apply, click the file below:

The Westerly Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Application 2021.pdf
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United Italian American Inc. Scholarship
04/12/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 12, 2021 (online)


The Rhode Island Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the United Italian American Inc. Scholarship.

 In order to qualify as an applicant, you must meet the following criteria: 

·         Rhode Island resident

·         Able to demonstrate financial need

·         Rank in the top 5% of your graduating high school class or have a college GPA of 3.75 or higher

·         Leadership in school and/or community

·         Accepted or enrolled in a two-or four-year college or university

 The award amounts vary and the scholarship may be renewable.

 Deadline for application submission is Monday, April 13, 2020 by 5 p.m. (EST). Please click here to apply.

 Questions? Contact Kelly Riley, Donor Services Administrator, at 401-427-4028 or kriley@rifoundation.org.

 


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Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Scholarship
04/13/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 13, 2021 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing
 
Scholarships to be awarded to a graduating senior who is accepted to admission to a post-secondary institution.  The applicant must be a relative of a Westerly-Pawcatuck Friendly Sons of St. Patrick member.

Westerly Pawctuck Friendly Sons of St Patrick.pdf
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Washington County Pomona Grange #2 Scholarship
04/13/2021

SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 13, 2021 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing

Two scholarships for $500.00 each will be awarded to a High School senior who lives or attends a high school in Washington County.

 Requirements:

1. High School Senior who will pursue post-secondary education.

2. Demonstrate need for financial aid.

3. Acceptance by or attending an accredited, post high school educational institution.

4. An official High School transcript.

Washington County Pomona Scholarship.pdf

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Washington County Fair Memorial Scholarship
04/13/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 13, 2021 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing


Two scholarships of $1000.00 each are to be awarded to a High School Senior or a undergraduate student who will or is already pursuing post-secondary education.

Requirements:

1.  Resident of Washington County and or an active volunteer at the Washington County Fair who resides in another county in Rhode Island

2.  High School senior who will graduate from high school or current undergraduate college student.

3.  Demonstrate need for financial aid.

4.  Acceptance or presently attending an accredited, post high school educational institution.

5.  An official High School /College Transcript

Washington County Fair Scholarship.pdf

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Aaron and Rita Slom Scholarship for Freedom and Diversity
04/14/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 14, 2021 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing


Sponsored by the Touro Synagogue Foundation, the Aaron and Rita Slom Scholarship Fund for Freedom and Diversity will provide a minimum of two college scholarships for high school seniors.  Students will submit an interpretive work focusing on the George Washington Letter to the Hebrew Congregation in Newport, in context with present time.

More information and scholarship materials are available at https://www.tourosynagogue.org/history-learning/tsf-intro-menu/slom-scholarship

If you need any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the Touro Synagogue Foundation office at meryle@tourosynagogue.org

Application:  THE AARON AND RITA SLOM SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR.pdf


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Nursing Scholarships from RI Foundation
04/19/2021
Seniors Only
DUE:  4/19/21 (on-line)

The Rhode Island Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Nursing Scholarship Program:  including the Albert E. and Florence W. Newton Nursing Scholarship, John J. O’Connor Jr. Memorial Nursing Scholarship, Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship,Willard and Marjorie Scheibe Nursing Scholarship,and Alan Edgar Wurdeman Scholarship. These scholarships provide support for nursing students at both the undergraduate and graduate level.   

Students should carefully review the criteria  for all five nursing scholarships (Albert and Florence Newton, John J. O’Connor Jr. Memorial Nursing Scholarship, Edward and Virginia Routhier, Willard and Marjorie Scheibe, and Alan Edgar Wurdeman) and must meet the qualifications ofat least one of the scholarship funds. Please submit ONLY ONE APPLICATION PER STUDENT.  The same application is used for all five nursing scholarship funds.

The award amounts vary and the scholarship may be renewable.

Deadline for application submission is Monday, April 19, 2021 by 5 p.m. (EST).Please click here to apply.

Questions? Contact Kelly Riley, Donor Services Administrator, at 401-427-4028 orkriley@rifoundation.org.

 

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Student-View Scholarship Program
04/22/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 22, 2021 (online only)


The Student-View Scholarship Program is offering $12,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year, community, or career college.  Please see attached flyer for more information and to apply.

Student View Scholarship Program.pdf
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Washington County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship
04/26/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE DATE:  April 26, 2021 to School Counselors' offices for processing and mailing


The Washington County Retired Teachers’ Association is offering a scholarship award to a graduating senior from a high school in Washington County, RI. The amount of the award this year is one thousand dollars ($1,000.00). The senior selected for this award will have been accepted to attend either a post-secondary technical school approved by the State Department of Education or an accredited community or junior college in September, 2020. A student who will enroll in a four-year college is not eligible for this award.

The following criteria will be used by the WCRTA Scholarship Committee:

• Academic work

• Financial need 

• Community and/or extra-curricular activities

Washington County Retired Teachers Scholarship Cover Sheet.pdf

Washington County Retired Teachers Scholarship Application.pdf
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Jason Douglas Foreman Memorial Scholarship
04/26/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 26, 2021 to School Counseling Offices for processing and mailing

The Jason Douglas Foreman Scholarship is being offered in the amount of $1,000.00. This scholarship is available to graduating seniors.  Priority will be given (but not limited) to graduating high school students who enroll in a trade or technical school program of instruction, or equivalent. Graduating high school students who enroll in a community college, college, university, etc. are also encouraged to apply.

Eligibility: a graduating senior who is a legal resident of Narragansett or South Kingstown. 

2021 Jason Foreman scholarship application.docx - Google Docs.pdf

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Providence Chapter of Chums Inc Scholarship
04/26/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 26, 2021 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing.
 
The Providence Chapter of Chums Inc. seeks assistance to encourage high school seniors who are US Citizens of African-American or Black descent to apply for their scholarship.  They require excellent academic achievements, outstanding community service, and financial need.

For more information, click on the flyer below.
Providence Chapter of Chums 2021Flyer.pdf

For parent letter and application, click on the file below
Providence Chapter of Chums Application Form.pdf
Providence Chapter of Chums Parent Letter.pdf
Providence Chapter of Chums IMPORTANT INFORMATION (INSERT).pdf
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Patty and Melvin Alperin First Generation Scholarship
04/26/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 26, 2021 (online only)


In order to qualify as an applicant, you must meet the following criteria:
  • Rhode Island resident and high school senior
  • Parents did not graduate from college (2 year, 4 year, or graduate)
  • Planning to attend or accepted in an accredited two- or four-year college
  • Able to demonstrate financial need

The award amount varies and the scholarship may be renewable.

Deadline for application submission is Monday, April 26, 2021 by 5 p.m. (EST). Please click here to apply.

 Questions? Contact Kelly Riley, Donor Services Administrator, at 401-427-4028 or kriley@rifoundation.org.


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RI State Elks Vocational Grants
04/26/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 26, 2021 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing


Students planning to pursue a Vocational/Technical program leading to a terminal two year degree program or technical certification are eligible to compete for one of six $700 grants offered by the Rhode Island State Elks Association. These vocational grants are open to all eligible applicants with no special consideration given to those who are Elks or related to Elks. Additionally, this application is used to apply for the Stephen F. Woodcock Memorial Scholarship which will be awarded to the child of an Elk in good standing or a deceased Elk who was in good standing at the time of his/her death.


RI State Elks Vocational Grant Application.pdf

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Chariho Rotary Club Brad Friel Memorial Scholarship
04/26/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 26, 2021 to School Counselors' offices for processing and mailing

Every year The Rotary Club of Chariho awards area high school seniors with the Bradley Friel Memorial Scholarship. It is available to students who reside in the towns of Exeter, Charlestown, Hopkinton and Richmond.

This scholarship is given in the name of Brad Friel, one of the founding members of the Rotary Club of Chariho. Brad was posthumously named the Centennial Rotarian of the Year, in recognition of his dedication to  Rotary and area philanthropy.

Brad Friel had held every position of the Board of Directors and was Chair of each Avenue of Service, at least once. Brad also maintained perfect attendance for 30 years.

Chariho Rotary Scholarship.pdf


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Marine Draftsmen's Association United Auto Workers Local 571 (MDA-UAW Local 571) Scholarship
04/26/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 26, 2021

The MDA-UAW Local 571 is pleased to announce the availability of eight (8) annual John F. Saffomilla and E. Roy Colville Scholarship Awards of $2,500.00 each to graduating high school seniors, pursuing a higher education, who meet the qualifying guidelines.

Eligibility to apply for these scholarship awards is limited to graduating high school seniors whose parent or legal guardian is a Local 571 member in good standing.  

UAW Local 571.pdf
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Paul D. Lynch Memorial Scholarship
04/28/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 28, 2021 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing.


This scholarship was established at the Rhode Island Foundation with the generosity of the Horace A. Kimball Foundation and other individuals and businesses throughout the community in the memory of Paul D. Lynch. 

This scholarship is open to all students who plan to further their education after graduation from Chariho High School, whether at a two or four year college or at a technical school. 

Paul D Lynch Scholarship---Chariho.pdf


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KDMF Scholarship Opportunitites
04/30/2021

SENIORS ONLY.
DUE:  April 30 by to School Counseling Offices for Processing and Mailing.


The Katie DeCubellis Memorial Foundation is a local non-profit organization established in the memory of Katie DeCubellis, a 13-year old Narragansett student killed by a drunk driver on October 29, 1999.  The organization seeks to help others and to make our community a better place in which to live.  Our Foundation has set out to educate people on the dangers of drunk driving and substance abuse.

The KDMF Offers four different scholarships.  The “KDMF Victim Relief”, the “Nobody’s Glory…Everybody’s Gain”, the “Make a Difference” and the “KDMF Memorial” (open to Narragansett residents only).


“Katie DeCubellis Victim Relief Scholarship”
in the amount of $1,000 to a Senior high school student in Rhode Island who best exemplifies the strength, courage and commitment to triumph over the physical, emotional and/or financial tragedy resulting from an impaired driver. 
KDMF Victim Relief Scholarship 2021.pdf


KDMF “Nobody’s Glory ... Everybody’s Gain” Scholarships
in the amount of $1,000 are awarded annually to two (2) Senior students in Rhode Island who best exemplify a positive attitude and commitment to their school community to be “that” person who always steps up and gets the job done, while also maintaining good academic standing! Whether it’s organizing your school dance, selling those raffle tickets, and generally assisting whenever and wherever you are needed. No job too small! Is your school a better place because of your efforts? If so, we want your application. 
KDMF Nobody’s Glory Scholarship 2021.pdf


KDMF “Make A Difference" Scholarship will provide two $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors about to further their education in a technical program or in a two- or four-year college program.  Students must be CURRENT active members in their school’s SADD, youth-to-youth, natural helpers or other school organization specifically targeted to substance abuse prevention and/or good-decision making. 
KDMF Make a Difference 2021 Scholarship Application.pdf


 “Katie DeCubellis Memorial Scholarship” will provide a scholarship in the total amount of $6,000 ($1500 per year for 4 years) to a Senior high school student and Narragansett resident, who best exemplifies Katie’s qualities of friendship, community service and academic excellence. Applicants should maintain a “B” or better average and demonstrate a strong commitment to extracurricular activities and community service. 
KDMF Memorial Foundation 2021 Scholarship Application.pdf

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RI State Grange Inc. Westerly Grange Memorial Scholarship
05/01/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  May 1--online only

One scholarship of $1000 will be awarded to a high school senior graduating from Westerly or Chariho High School who has been accepted in an accredited school of higher learning.  The scholarship will be paid in two payments of $500 each in September and January.

Westerly Grange Memorial Scholarship

For other RI Grange Scholarship Opportunities, click here
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Alice Sullivan Memorial Fund Scholarship
05/01/2021
FEMALE SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  May 1, 2021 (on-line only)


A memorial endowment has been established to sustain in perpetuity Alice Sullivan’s life, character and enthusiasm for female athletics.  One of the purposes of the fund is to award a monetary scholarship to a female high school and/or female collegiate student-athlete who express an interest in coaching, officiating and/or athletic administration.

To be considered for the Alice Sullivan Memorial Fund Scholarship, female candidates must submit a completed application that includes the following:

*High School or College Transcript

*A resumé which lists achievements, athletic activities, clubs, awards and community service.

*A short essay entitled, “How do you envision making a contribution to education, athletics, officiating, coaching or athletic administration?”

For more information:  Alice Sullivan Memorial Scholarship.pdf

To apply:  https://www.riil.org/page/5397

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RISLA Knowledge for College Scholarship
05/01/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  Monthly through May 1

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 Oct 1st through May 1st
  • Note: Students can win only once per academic year, therefore the student winners chosen in September have no need to re-enter for the remainder of monthly drawings through May 2021.
  • Students who enter all 8 months consecutively during September through April but did not win are qualified for the bonus drawing also held in May for one additional winner. We will be awarding scholarships to 25 students, totaling $50,000.

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

 

 

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Barry J. Ricci Memorial Scholarship
05/03/2021

Seniors Only
Due May 3 to School Counselors' offices for processing and mailing.

The Barry J. Ricci Memorial Scholarship is funded through a generous donation from the Ricci family.

The Barry J. Ricci Memorial Scholarship is open to any Chariho Regional High School Senior pursuing a 2-year or 4-year degree at an accredited school, college or university. Priority will be given to students going into a field that is focused on helping others (i.e. education, social work, nursing, psychology, law). Up to two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to students from the Class of 2021. Barry J. Ricci Memorial Scholarship Application.pdf


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PB & J Scholarship
05/31/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  May 31, 2021 (on-line)

PB & J Foundation Scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed.  

Examples of personal challenges include but are not limited to:  medical issues, peer issues, family issues.

Scholarships range from $500 to $1000.

For more information, click this PDF:  PB & J Scholarship.pdf
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Triple-Impact Competitors Scholarship
05/31/2021

JUNIORS ONLY
DUE:  May 31--online 
application

Eligibility Requirements:
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Any high school Junior (class of 2022)
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Residing in the United States
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Plays a high school or club sport
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Maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher

In the event an award winner acts in a manner inconsistent with the principles of PCA or in a manner that would reflect poorly on PCA, PCA reserves the right to rescind this Award.

See flyer for more details:  Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship.pdf

To apply, click here.

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Southern RI Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
06/01/2021

SENIORS ONLY
DUE to School Counselors' Office:  June 1, 2021 for processing and mailing.

Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce is awarding scholarships to high school seniors in Southern Rhode Island in recognition of academic excellence and community service. All applications need to be submitted to Southern RI Chamber of Commerce by midnight on June 11. The winners will be announced in late June. Each applicant must have a Chamber member sponsor. Chamber members can sponsor only one applicant.

Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce Scholarship.pdf

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Abbott and Fenner Scholarship
06/12/2021

JUNIORS AND SENIORS

DEADLINE: June 12 (online) 

AWARD VALUE: $1,000

 The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution.

 Application Procedure:

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent by email at: scholarship@abbottandfenner.com

 TOPIC:  Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.

For more information, click here

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BigSun Athletics Scholarship
06/19/2021
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  JUNE 19, 2021


The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. They are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.   Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.

 Deadline:  June 19, 2021    

Amount of Award:  $500.00

 The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.

 Please visit their website at https://bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.

 

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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.

Guide Contents Scholarship

Tips Local vs. National Scholarships

Winning Scholarships

Scholarship Scams

Types of Scholarships

Scholarship Myths

Bad Information About Scholarships

For more information regarding RISLA Scholarships, visit:

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