Rhode Island Scholarships

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Robert G. and Joyce Andrew Scholarship Fund

This annual program provides renewable need-based financial aid of $6,000 to Rhode Island high school graduate students, pursuing an undergraduate degree at select Rhode Island colleges and universities.

Amount
$6,000–$36,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 9

ASHRAE Region I Setty Family Foundation Scholarship

ASHRAE Setty Family Foundation Scholarship awards a $3,000 scholarship, annually, to an undergraduate student studying mechanical or architectural engineering at a post-secondary educational institution within ASHRAE Region I.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
December 1

Michael P. Metcalf Memorial Fund and Christine T. Grinavic Adventurer’s Fund

The Michael P. Metcalf and Christine T. Grinavic Adventurer’s Memorial Fund, administered by RI Foundation, awards scholarships worth between $2,000 and $5,000 to college students from Rhode Island.

Amount
$2,000–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 22

Carter Roger Williams Scholarship

Graduating high school students have until the end of February to apply for the $20,000 Carter Roger Williams Scholarship.

Amount
$20,000
Scholarships awarded
5 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 28
Winner announcement
April 2023

The Miranda Scholarship

The Rhode Island College offers the Miranda Scholarship, ranging from $3,000 to $5,000 to students in Rhode Island pursuing an undergraduate degree in performing arts.

Amount
$3,000–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
February 28

Beatrice S. Demers Foreign Language Fellows

The Beatrice S. Demers Fellowship offers scholarship awards valued between $1,000 and $20,000 for students pursuing a foreign language program in Rhode Island.

Amount
$1,000–$20,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1

Elson T. Killam Memorial Scholarship

NEWWA offers the Elson T. Killam Memorial Scholarship of $1,500 to an outstanding student enrolled in a civil or environmental engineering program at a four-year college or university.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1

Francis X. Crowley Scholarship

NEWWA offers the Francis X. Crowley Scholarship of $3,000 is offered to undergraduate students enrolled in civil or environmental engineering programs or business management programs at a four-year college or university.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1

George E. Watters Memorial Scholarship

New England Water Works Association awards the George E. Watters Memorial Scholarship of $5,000 scholarship to one undergraduate student in a civil engineering program at a four-year college or university.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1

Joseph Murphy Scholarship

New England Water Works Association (NEWWA) awards the Joseph Murphy Scholarship of $1,500 to an undergraduate student enrolled in civil engineering, environmental engineering, or any subject related to water management.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1

Michael Garofano Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded to a student passionate to promote policies and practices to provide safe drinking water and pursue an academic career in civil, environmental, or water management sciences.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1

NEEBC Scholarship Program

The scholarship program offers up to $5,000 to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled part-time or full-time in human resources-related fields at accredited New England colleges or universities.

Amount
$2,000–$4,000
Scholarships awarded
4 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1

NEWWA Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship

The NEWWA Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship Program provides one or more scholarships of $2,000 to undergraduate and graduate students seeking careers in water works.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1

Rhode Island PBS Scholarship

Rhode Island PBS annually awards a scholarship of up to $15,000 to one high school senior or undergraduate who shows a promising future in the broadcasting, communication, and journalism profession.

Amount
$15,000–$60,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 4

United Italian American Inc. Scholarship

Rhode Island Foundation offers the United Italian American Inc. Scholarship to resident students who are attending or plan to attend a two- or four-year post-secondary institution in Rhode Island.

Amount
$250–$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 4

Black Philanthropy Bannister Scholarship

The fund provides scholarships and supports nonprofit organizations that advance equity and social justice for the Black and African-American communities of Rhode Island.

Amount
$20,000–$40,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 9

Martin Luther King Scholarship

Empowering students of color to pursue higher education and advance the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Amount
$20,000–$40,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 18

Antonio Cirino Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for graduate students from Rhode Island seeking an arts education to teach. The applicant may not be a Rhode Island School of Design graduate.

Amount
$2,000–$12,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 25

Lily and Catello Sorrentino Memorial Scholarship

The Rhode Island Foundation offers the Lily and Catello Sorrentino Memorial Scholarship to students pursuing undergraduate degree courses in non-parochial higher education institutions in Rhode Island.

Amount
$1,000–$1,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 25

Rhode Island Association of Former Legislators Scholarship

The Rhode Island Foundation offers this scholarship to graduating high school seniors in Rhode Island to further their education. Students must have a history of substantial voluntary involvement in community service.

Amount
$1,000–$1,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 25

James J. Burns and C. A. Haynes Textile Scholarship

The Rhode Island Foundation offers James J. Burns and C. A. Haynes Textile Scholarship to a student from Rhode Island pursuing an undergraduate degree in textile at any accredited institution.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 2

Paula M. Rivard Memorial Scholarship

The Rhode Island Foundation awards college female students a $500 to $1,500 scholarship.

Amount
$500–$1,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 2

Rhode Island Commission on Women/Freda H. Goldman Education Award

Rhode Island Foundation provides a $500–$2,000 scholarship to support one Rhode Island woman who wishes to pursue post-secondary education or job training.

Amount
$500–$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 2

Albert E. and Florence W. Newton Nursing Scholarship

The Rhode Island Foundation offers the Albert E. and Florence W. Newton Nursing Scholarship to one eligible nursing student from Rhode Island to pursue his/her undergraduate degree.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 9

Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

The Rhode Island Foundation offers the Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship to Licensed RNs students in Rhode Island seeking a baccalaureate degree or graduate nursing degree.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 9

John J. O’Connor Jr. Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund

The Rhode Island Foundation offers the John J. O'Connor Jr. Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund to financially support college students pursuing a CNA, associate's, or bachelor's nursing degree in Rhode Island.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 9

Marilynne Graboys Wool Scholarship

The Rhode Island Foundation offers the Marilynne Graboys Wool Scholarship to a female student pursuing a law degree in Rhode Island. Applicants must be a resident of the state.

Amount
$1,000–$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 9

Willard and Marjorie Scheibe Nursing Scholarship

The Willard and Marjorie Scheibe Nursing Scholarship grants from $500 to $5,000 to one individual pursuing LPN, RN, or advanced nursing degree. Applicants must be residents of Rhode Island.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 9

¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program

The ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program offers 185 $1,500 flight e-passes to undergraduate and graduate students who travel away from home to study.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
185 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 15
Winner announcement
July 8, 2023

MJSA Education Foundation Jewelry Scholarship

The Rhode Island Foundation offers the MJSA Education Foundation Jewelry Scholarship awards, ranging from $500 to $2,500, to students undergoing jewelry-related studies in the United States.

Amount
$500–$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 15

RDW Group Communications Scholarship for People of Color

The RDW Group Communications Scholarship for People of Color grants up to $2,500 to students of color who are studying a communications major at a Rhode Island institution.

Amount
$500–$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 16

Patricia W. Edwards Memorial Art Scholarship

The Rhode Island Foundation offers the Patricia W. Edwards Memorial Art Scholarship of $500 to one high school student to pursue art programs at a Rhode Island institution.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 23

David L. Taton Family Vocational/Technical Scholarship Fund

David L. Taton Family Vocational/Technical Scholarship Fund offers $20,00—$40,000 scholarship funds to Rhode Island residents attending trade or vocation schools.

Amount
$20,000–$40,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 31

NERC College/Graduate Scholarship

The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) offers NERC College/Graduate Scholarship to qualified students of Korean descent, including international students from Korea, to further their education.

Amount
$5,000
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
June 30

Stanley R. Arnold Scholarship

The scholarship, sponsored by New England State and Local Tax Forum, is awarded to one student enrolled in a qualifying tax program, pursuing MST, J.D., or LL.M degrees.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
July 1
Winner announcement
August 2023

MacColl Johnson Fellowships

Sponsored by the Rhode Island Foundation, the MacColl Johnson Fellowship is awarded to emerging and mid-career artists based in Rhode Island.

Amount
$25,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
August 19

One AWWA Operator Scholarship

The One AWWA Operator Scholarship offers a $1,000- scholarship to undergraduate and vocational students interested in the water operator profession. Current water operators are eligible to apply.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
September 1
Winner announcement
September 30, 2023

Rhode Island Scholarships

Rhode Island is the smallest state in the US, nested between two different states. Massachusetts and Connecticut. It is located in the New England region of the northeastern U.S. It is known as the City by the Sea. The state is home to the prestigious Brown University and boasts two public research universities. People love living in Rhode Island because it is multicultural, has an eclectic artist community, amazing food, and close proximity to the ocean.

Frequently asked questions

What are the top schools in Location Rhode Island?

  • Brown University

Brown University is a private institution located in Providence, RI. It was founded in 1764 and offers more than 80 undergraduate majors. There are also 33 master’s programs and 51 doctoral programs to choose from. Brown also offers more than 450 student organizations and clubs that students can choose from. 

 

  • University of Rhode Island

The University of Rhode Island is a public institution located in Kingston village, RI. It was founded in 1892. Students can choose from 82 undergraduate degrees(only major in 70) or 53 graduate programs. There are also more than 130 clubs and organizations available for students to get involved in. 

 

The Robert G. and Joyce Andrew Scholarship Fund offers a scholarship reward of $6,000 renewable annually to students planning to study at this university amongst 6 others in Rhode Island.

 

  • Providence College

Providence College is a private institution located in Providence, RI. It was founded in 1917. Providence offers 47 undergraduate majors and 17 graduate programs. There are 120 clubs and organizations for students to choose to get involved in. 

 

Most popular majors in Location Rhode Island?

  1. Health Professions
  2. Business, Management, Marketing and Related Supported Services
  3. Education

Where does Location Rhode Island rank in education?

Rhode Island ranks 10th on the list of most educated states and 12th on our list of states with the best and worst public school systems. Read our Scholaroo data reports for more information on the different factors that affect the ranking.