Scholarships

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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Heisman High School Scholarship
10/20/2020

DUE DATE:  October 20, 2020

The Heisman Memorial Trophy is renowned for symbolizing the pursuit of excellence with integrity. The Heisman High School Scholarship, presented by Acceptance Insurance, extends the Heisman prestige to our nation’s most esteemed male and female high school seniors by recognizing and rewarding outstanding scholar-athletes who understand that the most important victories not only happen on the field, but in their schools and communities. These remarkable young leaders set the example and make a game-changing difference every day, paving the way to greatness for everyone around them.

For more information and to apply, visit:  Heisman High School Scholarship




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Coca-Cola Scholars Program
10/31/2020
SENIORS ONLY
DUE:  OCTOBER 31, 2020 (online only)


Applicants must be:

  • Current high school/home-schooled students attending a school in one of the 50 U.S. states, Puerto Rico, or select DoD schools who will graduate high school during the 2020-2021 academic school year
  • U.S. Citizens (not a Temporary Resident), U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees - based on the guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid eligibility
  • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution

Applicants may not be:

  • Children or grandchildren of employees, officers, or owners of Coca-Cola bottling companies, The Coca-Cola Company, Company divisions or subsidiaries.
  • Children or grandchildren of former employees, officers, or owners of Coca-Cola bottling companies, The Coca-Cola Company, Company divisions or subsidiaries who are currently receiving retirement benefits from those entities.
  • International students (with the exception of students attending select DoD schools)
  • High school graduates
  • Temporary Residents (in other words, your permanent legal residence is outside the U.S.)
For more information, visit:  https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org

To apply, visit:  https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/ccsf
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Prudential Spirit Of Community Awards
11/10/2020
Open to Grades 5-12

Please see the attached information for the Prudential Spirit Of Community Awards.  Applications can be returned to your school counselor (for administration to review) or head of a county 4-H organization, Girl Scout council, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA, or a Points of Light Global Network member.

Applications due no later than November 10, 2020

2020 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.pdf
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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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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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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.

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For more information regarding RISLA Scholarships, visit:

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