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.

Interested students can complete the Narragansett Scholarship Contact Form to receive additional information. 

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Roger B. Chapman Scholarship Fund
05/18/2022
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  May 18, 2022
 

This fund has been established in memory of Roger B. Chapman, a teacher at the Career & Technical Center from 1976-1988. Each year the fund will grant one or more annual scholarship to CTC students who wish to pursue further studies in electronics.  If no CTC student qualifies in a given year, scholarships may be awarded to Chariho High School students who wish to further studies in Electrical Engineering, Writing, Photography, Marine Biology, or Marine Technology.  Recipients may apply for three additional grants in successive years of continuing education.

Roger Chapman Scholarship.pdf
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Chariho Art Scholarship
05/20/2022
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  May 20, 2022--student required to email scholarship themselves


The Chariho Art Scholarship is a scholarship presented by the Chariho Art Department to CHS high school seniors accepted to, and attending, an institution of higher learning to pursue a career in Visual Arts or Art Education.

Submit all items to Mrs. Wilbur at [email protected] 

CHS Art Scholarship Application 2022.pdf

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Hallie Linacre Memorial Scholarship
05/23/2022
Seniors and Chariho Graduates only
DUE DATE:  May 23, 2022--Must be emailed to the organization by the student.


The Hallie Linacre Memorial Fund was created to honor Hallie Linacre who passed away in her sleep from Sudden Cardiac Death on May 8th, 2020. Hallie was a 2017 graduate of Chariho High School and was entering her Senior year at Nichols College double majoring in Accounting and Finance.  Hallie was loving, kind and a true leader in her classes and on the soccer field.  She continued to honor her best friend, Maddie Potts, by setting up fundraisers at Nichols and raising money for the Maddie Potts Foundation. We are so pleased to offer 2 scholarships to Chariho seniors in the amount of $1137. We are also offering 2 scholarships in the amount of $1137 to  Chariho graduates who are currently enrolled in a post secondary school.

This year we are dedicating one of our senior scholarships to Keith Frost who passed away on March 12, 2021.  Keith was a devoted husband, father and a pillar in the Chariho community.  He gave tirelessly of his time to several non profit organizations including the Maddie Potts Foundation, RICAN and Matthews Wish RI.  "Laugh every waking hour" was one belief that Keith, Maddie and Hallie shared.  They lived each day to the fullest.  The Hallie Linacre Memorial Fund is proud to honor Keith Frost.

Hallie Memorial Scholarship.pdf

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Rhode Island Association of School Maintenance Directors Scholarship Program
05/24/2022
Seniors Only
DUE:  May 24, 2022 to School Counselors' offices for processing and mailing
  1. This information packet contains all of the materials necessary to participate in the RIASMD 2022/2023 Scholarship program.
  2. The information required by this scholarship application will need to be completed by both the applicant and his/her school principal or counselor.  As the instructions indicate, Parts I, II and III. Will need to be completed by the school principal or counselor with the applicant completing parts IV, V and VI.
  3. Completed application forms should then be mailed to the Scholarship Program Director at the address indicated below.
RI Association of School Maintenance Directors Scholarship 2022.pdf
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The American Indian College Fund
05/31/2022

The American Indian College Fund provides scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native college students seeking under- graduate and graduate degrees at tribal colleges, nonprofit, and accredited schools.

For more information regarding specific scholarships that are available, click here

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PB & J Scholarship
05/31/2022
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  May 31, 2022 (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, visit https://pbjscholarship.org/ or view this PDF File:  PBJ Scholarship.pdf
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Southern RI Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
06/01/2022

SENIORS ONLY
DUE to School Counselors' Office:  June 1, 2022 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 RI Chamber of Commerce Scholarship.pdf 
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Columbian Scholarship Awards sponsored by OSIA
06/01/2022
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  June 1, 2021--return to School Counselors' offices for reivew.

Two scholarship opportunities (one male and one female) for students with an Italian surname for achieving excellence in both academics and athletics.

Sons of Italy Columbian Award Nomination Form.pdf


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RI Italian American Hall of Fame Scholarship
06/01/2022
Seniors Only
DUE:  June 1, 2022 to School Counselors' offices for processing and mailing


The RI Italian American Hall of Fame is an organization formed to:
  • Inform and educate youth regarding the importance of academics.
  • Foster excellence in athletics as well as in the field of artistic expression
  • Celebrate Italian American achievements in sports, academics and community leadership
  • Acknowledge the universal cultural nourishment realize via the Italian American roots.
This year the RIIAHF will offer scholarships to the best male and female scholar-athletes and scholar artists in the state of RI.  More information is on the application below.

RI Italian American Hall of Fame Scholarship 2022.pdf

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BigSun Athletics Scholarship
06/19/2022
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  JUNE 19, 2022


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, 2022  

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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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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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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