Scholarships

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


How To Enter:

Have fun winning extra money to help pay college expenses while testing your knowledge of financial topics related to paying for college, credit, and budgeting. RISLA’s Knowledge for College Scholarship provides a chance for Rhode Island Residents and/or students attending a college or university in Rhode Island to win scholarship funds.

Eligibility Requirements:
Student is a Rhode Island resident or student from any 
state attending a college or university in Rhode Island; and is accepted for and provides validation of enrollment at nationally accredited 2-year or 4-year, university, or postsecondary proprietary school when the scholarship is awarded.

For more information and to enter the scholarship contest, please click HERE

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Columbian Scholarship Awards sponsored by OSIA
05/31/2024

SENIORS ONLY
DUE: May 31, 2024 to the School Counseling Office for review


The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America in Loggia Piave 364 Sons and Daughters of Italy is pleased to announce that the annual Columbian Scholarship Awards will be presented at the Columbus Day Dinner in October of 2024 and St. Joseph's Day Dinner in March of 2025. 

The Columbian Awards are presented to a high school senior male and female for achieving excellence in both academics and athletics. The Award is $500.00 each. 

The qualifications are as follows:
1. The student must be a senior. 
2. The student must have an Italian surname; if not, maternal or paternal grandparents have to. 
3. Be of Italian descent, and so noted on the application. 
4. The student must be an outstanding scholar athlete. 


2024 Columbian Scholarship Award Application.pdf

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Southern RI Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
05/31/2024

SENIORS ONLY
DUE: May 31, 2024
 to the School Counseling Office 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 7, 2024. The winners will be announced in late June. Each applicant must have a Chamber member sponsor. Chamber members can sponsor only one applicant.

2024 Southern RI Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Application.pdf
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RI Italian American Hall of Fame Scholarship
06/01/2024

SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  June 1, 2024
Online Submission Only

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 our Italian American roots.

This year the Rhode Island Italian American Hall of Fame will once again offer several scholarship awards at a minimum of $2,000 each to the best scholar-athletes and scholar-artists in the state. 

 
More information and the scholarship application can be found by clicking HERE


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North Stonington Garden Club Scholarship
06/03/2024

SENIORS ONLY
DUE: June 3, 2024


Completed applications must be emailed directly to the organization  - [email protected]

The North Stonington Garden Club will award a $2,000 Scholarship to a graduating high school senior who will be pursuing a higher education degree in Agriculture, Conservation, Environmental Studies, Horticulture, Landscape Design/Architecture, Plant Science, or a related field.

Applicants must reside in towns from which the Club draws its membership. Currently these are: North
Stonington, Bozrah, Groton, Ledyard, Mystic, New London, Noank, Norwich, Pawcatuck, Preston, Sterling,
Stonington, Waterford, Ashaway, RI, Charlestown, RI, and Westerly, RI.

2024 North Stonington Garden Club Scholarship Application.pdf
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Citizens Bank Scholarship Contest
06/30/2024

SENIORS ONLY
Scholarship Contest ends on June 30, 2024


Citizens wants to honor the dedication of students and families pursuing higher learning! Fill out the registration form below to be entered for a chance to win a Grand Prize of $15,000 to use towards school expenses and one of the $2,500 monthly prizes for use towards school expenses. Additionally, each quarter a student who meets the required criteria for the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Scholarship Prize will be eligible to win a $2,500 quarterly prize for use towards school expenses. See Official Rules for details.

Click HERE to access the scholarship entry form. 

Click HERE for official rules and eligibility requirements. 

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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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