Scholarships

Community 2000 Scholarships
04/03/2020

SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  MARCH 13, 2020--Deadline extended to APRIL 3, 2020

**Scholorship applications must be  EMAILED TO SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE by STUDENT and a HARD COPY of scholarship packet given to School Counselors' Offices for mailing.

Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.

Community 2000 has offered need-based scholarships since the spring of 2000.  The Community 2000 Scholarship Endowment supports Chariho graduates and/or residents of Charlestown, Hopkinton and Richmond who are seeking additional college or technical training and can demonstrate at least a modest level of financial need.  The endowment consists of multiple separate endowments that include the Quonnie segment (where Community 2000 originated,  two memorial scholarships and several endowments aimed at funding scholarships in distinct career areas.   Scholarship support is provided annually throughout a student's undergraduate career, i.e.,  for four years; or up to 5-6 years for majors such as pharmacy, engineering or physical therapy that typically require more than four years of education.

Community 2000 Scholarship Application.pdf

For more information and FAQs, click here

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Arbutus Garden Club Scholarship
04/08/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 8, 2020 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing

Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.  Mailing address:

Arbutus Garden Club Scholarship
c/o Ms. Sherry Drude, Chair
71 Essex Drive
Charlestown, RI 02813



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

Arbutus Garden Club.pdf
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Desiree Mesolella Art Scholarship
04/10/2020
DUE TO SCHOOL COUNSELORS' OFFICE by April 10, 2020 for processing and mailing
SENIORS ONLY

Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.

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.pdf


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Lt. Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge
04/10/2020

OPEN TO GRADES 9-12
DUE:  April 10, 2020 by 8:00 pm


LGEC is made up of two main components:

  1. The Written Business Plan:  Students create a detailed business plan outlining their vision for a business they would like to start in Rhode Island. The written plan includes a company logo, mission statement, marketing plan, market analysis and more.
  2. The Business Pitch:  After all written business plans are scored, the top five scoring students advance to a final pitch competition. During the final competition, students give an oral presentation (business pitch) to a panel of judges made up of successful Rhode Island entrepreneurs. The final five students will receive scholarships based on their business pitch scores.

 WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

All Rhode Island high school students in grades 9-12 from public, private, charter and homeschooling groups are eligible to compete. The student must be a Rhode Island resident. The competition is for student-created business ventures. In other words, students must:

  • Have played a major role in conceiving the proposed venture
  • Have a key management role in the proposed venture

 WHEN IS THE CHALLENGE?

  • Friday, April 10, 2020, 8:00 PM: Deadline for students to apply by submitting their written business plans via e-mail to ltgov@ltgov.ri.gov.
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2020: The Lt. Governor’s Office announces the top 5 students/student teams who will advance to the final competition. All participants will receive e-mail notification.  
  • Saturday, May 2, 2020 10:00 AM: Top 5 students/student teams give their business pitches at the final competition. Location: New England Institute of Technology, 1 New England Tech Blvd. East Greenwich, RI 

For more information, visit:  https://www.rilgec.com

 

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Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Scholarship
04/13/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 13, 2020 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing

Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.  Mailing Address:

Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Scholarship
c/o Mr. James Gleason
3 George Street
Charlestown, RI 02813


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 Pawcatuck Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Scholarship.pdf
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United Italian American Inc. Scholarship
04/13/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 13, 2020 (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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Westerly Elks #678 Scholarship
04/14/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 14, 2020 to School Counselors' Office for Processing and Mailing

Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.

The Westerly Elks #678 Scholarship is for students who have good academics and show community volunteerism.  Application, Letter of Recommendation, and Transcript are needed.  Application is below or please see Miss Dipollino for a paper copy.

Westerly Elks 678 Scholarship.pdf


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The Westerly Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship
04/14/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 14, 2020 to School Counseling offices for processing and mailing

Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.

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.pdf
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Aaron and Rita Slom Scholarship for Freedom and Diversity
04/14/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 14, 2020 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing


Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.

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.

Any questions, contact:  tours@tourosynagogue.org or call (401) 847-4794 x207

Application:  Aaron and Rita Slom Scholarship.pdf


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Academic Advantage Scholarship Grant
04/15/2020

Seniors Only         Due to School Counselors' Office by April 8, 2020
Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.

Academic Advantage is offering a graduating senior the opportunity to apply for a $500 scholarship grant.  This award will be based on academic record, extra-curricular activities, community service, and school recommendation.  

More information and an application can be obtained at https://www.academicadvantageri.com/Grant.html or by calling (401) 921-5860.

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Washington County Pomona Grange #2 Scholarship
04/15/2020

SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 15, 2020 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing

Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.

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
04/15/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 15, 2020 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing

Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.

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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Washington County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship
04/17/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE DATE:  April 17, 2020 to School Counselors' offices for processing and mailing

Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.  Mailing address:

Washington County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship
c/o Ms. Kathleen Armor
8 Indian Trail N
Wakefield, RI 02879

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:

• Citizenship and character 

• Academic work • Financial need 

• Community and/or extra-curricular activities

Washington County Retired Teachers Scholarship Information.pdf

Washington County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship Application.pdf


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RI State Grange Inc. Westerly Grange Memorial Scholarship
04/17/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 17, 2020 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing

Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.

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.pdf
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RDW Group, Inc. Minority Scholarship for Communications
04/20/2020

The Rhode Island Foundation is now accepting applications for the RDW Group, Inc. Minority Scholarship for Communications.

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

·         Rhode Island minority student who identifies as one or more of the following: Hispanic or Latino; American Indian or Alaska Native; Asian; Black or African American; Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 

·         Currently studying at the graduate or undergraduate level (or are you a high school senior planning to study) any of the following: advertising, business communication, communications, content marketing, digital communication, digital marketing, marketing, marketing automation, marketing strategy, media, public relations, SEM, SEO, or social media

Award amounts vary and scholarships may be renewable.

Deadline for submission is Monday, April 20, 2020 by 5:00 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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Student-View Scholarship Program
04/22/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 22, 2020 (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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RI State Elks Vocational Grants
04/23/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 23, 2020 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing


Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.

Mailing Address:  Westerly Elks, Attn:  George Selvidio, 1 Dixon St., Westerly, RI. 02891

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.


Elks Vocational Grant Application.pdf

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Chariho ESP Scholarship
04/24/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 24, 2020 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing.

Due to the School building being closed until April 30, applications can be dropped off at the main office or scanned and emailed to Miss Dipollino (Pattee.Dipollino@chariho.k12.ri.us)

The Chariho Educational Support Professionals will be sponsoring a scholarship to qualifying seniors.  An essay on how an Educational Support Professional impacted your daily life will be required.  More information is available on the application.

Chariho ESP Scholarship.pdf
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South County Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship
04/24/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 24, 2020 to School Counselors offices for final review.

Due to the School building being closed until April 30, applications can be dropped off at the main office or scanned and emailed to Miss Dipollino (Pattee.Dipollino@chariho.k12.ri.us)

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 Medical Staff Scholarship Application.pdf

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Calabrese Society of Westerly Scholarship
04/24/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 24, 2020 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing

Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.

Mailing address:  Calabrese Society of Westerly Scholarships, c/o Mr. E. Gradilone, 7 Wildflower Drive, Westerly RI 02891

The Calabrese Society of Westerly is a fraternal organization of descendants of Italian heritage.  The Society offers scholarship(s) to the children and/or grandchildren of its members.  Recipients must be high school seniors who have been accepted to an accredited post-secondary school.

Westerly Calabrese Society Scholarship2.pdf
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KDMF Scholarship Opportunitites
04/27/2020

SENIORS ONLY.
DUE:  April 27 by 9:00 am to School Counseling Offices for Processing and Mailing.

Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to email or mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.

Email Address:  Foundation@kdmf.org

Mailing Address:
KDMF
Name of Scholarship
P.O. Box 3188
Narragansett, RI 02882


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.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 Everybody's Gain Scholarship.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 Scholarship.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 Scholarship.pdf

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North End Social Club of Westerly Scholarship
04/27/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 27, 2020 by 9:00 am to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing

Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.

Mailing Address:
North End Social Club of Westerly Scholarship
c/o Trace Serra
10 Nina Drive
Bradford, RI. 02802

**Father/Grandfather must be a member of the North End Social Club

Criteria:
1.  Financial Need
2.  Community Service
3.  Extracurricular Activities
4.  Academics

North End Social Club Scholarship.pdf
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Providence Chapter of Chums Inc Scholarship
04/27/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 27, 2020 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing.

Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.

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.
For parent letter and application, click on the file below

Providence Chapter of Chums Inc Flyer.pdf

Providence Chapter of Chums Inc.Scholarship.pdf
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Credit Union College Scholarship Program
04/27/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 27, 2020 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing

Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship (or drop off at a Westerly Credit Union branch) c/o of Kim Gates.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.

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 2020-2021 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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Patty and Melvin Alperin First Generation Scholarship
04/27/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 27, 2020


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 27, 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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Rhode Island Association of Former Legislators Scholarship
04/27/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 27, 2020

The Rhode Island Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Rhode Island Association of Former Legislators Scholarship.

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

  • Graduating high school senior
  • Rhode Island resident
  • Extensive community service

Deadline for applications is Monday, April 27, 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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Jason Douglas Foreman Memorial Scholarship
04/28/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 28, 2020 to School Counseling Offices for processing and mailing

Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.

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 attends one of the following schools - either Narragansett, Chariho, Prout or South Kingstown, or attends another school but is a legal resident of Narragansett or South Kingstown. 

Jason Foreman Scholarship.pdf

 


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Paul D. Lynch Memorial Scholarship
04/28/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 28, 2020 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing.

Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.

Mailing Address:
Paul D. Lynch Memorial Scholarship
c/o Mrs. Ellen Lynch
2 Timothy Drive
Westerly RI 02891

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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Westerly Ambulance Corps Scholarship
04/28/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 28, 2020 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing


Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.

The Clarence D. Stenhouse Scholarship, established by the Westerly Ambulance Corps, is awarded to a graduating senior who resides in the Westerly, Pawcatuck, or Chariho area.  This scholarship is a tribute to Mr. Stenhouse's dedication, his influence on youth, and his service to the community. 

The recipient must attend or be accepted to an accredited school for Emergency Medical Services, Paramedic School, Nursing program or a related medical field leading to a 2-4 year certificate or degree.

Westerly Ambulance Scholarship.pdf
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The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
05/01/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  Early Deadline--April 1, 2020/Regular Deadline--May 1, 2020 (On-line only)


The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund offers renewable, four-year scholarships to students with financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others (in school, in the community or at home), a strong work ethic, and leadership qualities. High school graduates or current seniors and current college students who meet the criteria are encouraged to apply.

Click here for more information and to apply.


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Feinstein Leadership Scholarship Program (URI)
05/01/2020
SENIORS ONLY
URI SPECIFIC
DUE:  May 1, 2020


The University of Rhode Island, in partnership with Alan Shawn Feinstein, is pleased to announce Feinstein Leadership scholarships for graduating Rhode Island high school seniors interested in becoming future teachers or educators.

Feinstein Leadership Scholarship Program @URI

To be considered for this scholarship, you must:

(1) Apply and be admitted as an in-state student to the University of Rhode Island;

(2) Have demonstrated financial need as evidenced from a completed FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) on file with URI;

(3) Be enrolled, or plan to enroll in the Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education & Professional Studies at URI and/or plan to become a future teacher or educator;

(4) Be a Feinstein Junior Scholar.

For more information and to apply, click here
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Frances L. Macartney Porter Fund Scholarship (RI Foundation)
05/04/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  May 4, 2020 (online)

The Rhode Island Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Frances L. Macartney Porter Fund.
In order to qualify as an applicant, you must meet the following criteria:

1.  Rhode Island resident or a student at a Rhode Island post-secondary education institution
2.  Single Parent
3.  Preference given to individuals enrolled in trade schools

The award amount varies.

The deadline to apply is Monday, May 4, 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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Rhode Island Commission on Women/Freda Goldman Education Award and the Paula M. Rivard Memorial Fund
05/04/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  May 4, 2020 (online)

The Rhode Island Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Rhode Island Commission on Women/Freda Goldman Education Award

  • To assist with transportation, child care, tutoring, educational material, and/or other support services
  • Rhode Island women
  • Pursuing education or job training beyond high school
  • Preference given to highly motivated, self-supporting, low-income women completing first undergraduate degree or certificate program
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Award: $500 - $2,000 range
  • Previous winners may reapply

Deadline for application submission is Monday, May 04, 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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Paula M. Rivard Memorial Fund (RI Foundation)
05/04/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  May 4, 2020 (online)


The Rhode Island Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Paula M. Rivard Memorial Fund
  • Single Rhode Island women
  • Pursuing under-graduate higher education or job training beyond high school
  • Award: $500-$1,500 range
  • Previous winners may apply

Deadline for application submission is Monday, May 04, 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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Bruce and Majorie Sundlun Scholarship (RI Foundation)
05/04/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  May 4, 2020 (online)

The Rhode Island Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Bruce and Majorie Sundlun Scholarship

  • Rhode Island resident
  • Low-income single parents (men or women) currently enrolled or intends to enroll in a continuing education program beyond high school
  • Preference given to parents currently or previously receiving state aid or those who have been previously incarcerated
  • Award: $1,500 range

Deadline for application submission is Monday, May 4, 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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Charity Lodge No 23 F & A M Scholarship
05/06/2020

SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  May 6, 2020 to School Counselors' offices for processing and mailing.

Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.

Mailing address:
Charity Lodge No 23 F & A M Scholarship
c/o Mr. John Anderson
21 Pine Shadows Drive
Hope Valley, RI. 02832

Charity Lodge No. 23 Free & Accepted Masons will award scholarships to selected graduating seniors of Chariho High School and/or Vocational Technical School who plan to attend an accredited college, university or technical training institute.  Applicants must be residents of Charlestown, Richmond or Hopkinton. Selection is based upon active community involvement, financial need and academic achievement.

Charity Lodge Scholarship.pdf

 

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Jonnycake Center of Westerly Scholarship
05/06/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  March 25, 2020 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing.

**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO May 6, 2020


Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.

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.

Jonnycake Center of Westerly 2020 Scholarship Application.pdf

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Charlestown Chamber of Commerce Scholarships
05/08/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  May 8, 2020 to School Counseling offices for processing and mailing

The Charlestown Chamber of Commerce annually awards two thousand dollar ($1000.00) scholarships to Senior Students. Applicants for this scholarship must meet the following requirements:

  1. Year-round residency in the Chariho (Charlestown, Richmond, Hopkinton) area, with preference given to Charlestown residents.
  2. Acceptance and attendance at an accredited school of higher education.
  3. Demonstration of merit, financial need and community service.

Charlestown Chamber of Commerce Scholarship.pdf
Charlestown Chamber of Commerce Requirements.pdf

 

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Michael Alan Johnson Memorial Scholarship
05/08/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  May 8, 2020 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing.


Michael Alan Johnson was a wonderful and compassionate person. He had a great sense of humor and loved to make people laugh. One of the things he loved most in life was music. Playing his guitar and listening to his favorite music brought him enjoyment and comfort. Michael was only 18 years old when he died. He would be very happy and proud to know that through this scholarship he is helping another person accomplish his or her dream.

To honor Michael’s memory, his family and friends have established this scholarship to be awarded to a high school senior who is pursuing a career in music or art. Students who have been involved with the music or art programs during their years at Chariho High School but are not pursuing a career in these areas will also be eligible.

Michael Alan Johnson Memorial Scholarship.pdf


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The Maddie Potts Foundation Scholarship
05/11/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  May 11, 2020 by 2:15 pm to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing


The Maddie Potts Foundation was established in November of 2017, less than 2 months after Maddie's sudden death on the Chariho soccer field of an unknown brain aneurysm. Maddie exemplified all attributes that a student athlete should possess. She always led by example, and dedicated her free time to helping her teammates, fellow art students and all others around her to be the very best they could be. She stood up for and reached out to new students/teammates that were not as likely to be able to stand up for themselves. The Maddie Potts Foundation was founded in order to carry on Maddie's legacy of kindness, compassion, hard work, inclusive leadership and perseverance, aka Maddie Mentality.

Maddie Potts Foundation Scholarship.pdf


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The Chariho Youth Soccer Association Maddie Potts Scholarship
05/15/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  April 30, 2020 to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing

**DEADLINE EXTENDED to May 15**

Since the school building will be closed until April 30, the student will be responsible to mail this scholarship in for themselves.  Please contact your school counselor with any questions.

For some of you it may have been a few years since your affiliation with the CYSA organization while others it will seem like just yesterday.  We the coaches, volunteers, parents, and Board of Directors are very proud that you have fulfilled your responsibilities to allow you to graduate this year from your High School. For that reason, the CYSA organization will be awarding a non-recurring $500.00 scholarship, The Chariho Youth Soccer Association Maddie Potts Scholarship, to one eligible graduating High School senior male and female. 

For requirements and to apply, click on the application link below:
Chariho Youth Soccer Scholarship Application.pdf

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NEA Chariho Scholarship
05/15/2020
Seniors Only
Due:  May 15 to School Counselors Offices for processing and mailing


The NEA Chariho Scholarship is funded through the generous donations of the faculty and staff of the Chariho School District.

Include a letter of recommendation from a teacher, an employer, or another adult and have your guidance counselor include a copy of your transcript. The evaluation of this application will encompass academics, extra- curricular activities and financial need. 

CHARIHO SCHOLARSHIP APP.pdf


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RISLA Financial Literacy Scholarship
06/01/2020

Beginning October 1st, RISLA will be launching a new scholarship for students. This scholarship centers around the goal of providing financial literacy awareness to students and families. They have incorporated financial literacy information and tips into a new, fun scholarship quiz for students to enter into our monthly drawings. Two $2,000 winners will be drawn each month and scholarships will be awarded in May co-payable to the student and the school they will be attending.

How it works: Each month eligible students can visit the new scholarship page to read quick tips and answer three multiple choice questions regarding paying for college, budgeting, and more. Completion of the short quiz qualifies entry into our scholarship monthly drawing. Students are encouraged to enter monthly to increase their chances to win and learn more by reading new tips and answering new questions posted on the 1st of each month. Students can enter once per month, but can only win once per year.

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Choose Vermont Scholarship
06/01/2020

SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  June 1, 2020


Vermont’s colleges, universities, and partners have come together to offer $65,000 in scholarship money to students who “Choose Vermont” and commit to attend a school here. If you commit to Vermont by June 1, 2020 and register below, you’ll be eligible to win a $5,000 scholarship from your new college.

These scholarships are made possible by Vermont’s participating colleges and universities along with the support of our friends at Vermont Student Assistance Corporation and the Association of Vermont Independent Colleges.

For more information and to apply, click here


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The American Indian College Fund
06/01/2020

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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Southern RI Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
06/05/2020

SENIORS ONLY
DUE to School Counselors' Office:  June 5, 2020 for processing and sending.


Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce is awarding two $750 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 12, 2020. 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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Abbott and Fenner Scholarship
06/12/2020

JUNIORS AND SENIORS

DEADLINE: June 12, 2020 

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 to us 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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American Trucks Scholarship
06/15/2020

SENIORS ONLY
DUE DATE:  June 15 by noon

AmericanTrucks are pleased to offer 4 x $2000 scholarships to students pursuing a career in the traditional building trades such as HVAC, carpentry, electrical, or related fields of study. Two scholarships will be awarded for the fall semester, and two scholarships will be awarded for the spring semester each year.

For more information and to apply, visit:  AmericanTrucks

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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.

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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