Scholarships in Rhode Island

Red Cedar Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must have out-of-state residency status and be the dependent or grandchild of an alumni/ae.

Merit Recognition Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must have out-of-state residency status who is a National Merit Scholar and has listed Michigan State University as a first choice with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

University Scholars Award

Award: $8,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a domestic non-resident student who is not invited to the Honors College. Minimum 3.5 GPA and minimum composite ACT test score of 24 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1100) required.

Chancellor's Merit Award

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be able to fall into one of these categories: (a) a non-Indiana resident, ranking in the top quarter of their class, with a minimum 1650 composite SAT (composite ACT score of 24 with writing), or or have earned a SAT score of 1800 (27 ACT with writing); (b) a transfer student from another regionally accredited college or university with a minimum of 24 credits and a cumulative GPA of 3.0; (c) a transfer student from another regionally accredited college or university having completed 24 credit hours or more at more than one college with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above at each institution attended. Transfer students with fewer than 24 credits completed will be evaluated on their high school record and test scores. International students who are beginning at the university must have scored a minimum 600 on the TOEFL if the test was paper-based or a minimum of 87 if the TOEFL was Internet-based. International students must ask the Office of International Education to recommend them for scholarship consideration.

Opportunity Grant

Award: $3,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a non-Wisconsin resident entering in the fall semester. FAFSA required.

Incentive Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a student who resides outside of Indiana and have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Patty & Melvin Alperin First Generation Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 28

Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited nonprofit post-secondary institution offering either a two-year associate or a four-year college degree.

Bach Organ & Keyboard Music Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 21

Applicant must be Rhode Island resident and a church organist who is an ABO member, or enrolled in college as a music major.

Frederick J. Benson Block Island Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: June 2

Bristol Children's Home Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 28

Applicant must have been a resident of Bristol, R.I. for a minimum of four years, be a U.S. citizen, be accepted at an accredited institution of higher learning, and have financial need. Priority will be given to undergraduate study

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

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 5

For students enrolled in a textile program (Textile Design, Textile Engineering, Textile Science, etc.) at a school offering those programs such as: University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth, Rhode Island School of Design, Philadelphia University, North Carolina State University, Clemson University, Georgia Tech, Auburn University. Preference is given to sons and daughters of members of National Association of Textile Supervisors

Cataract Fire Company #2 Scholarship

Award: $1,650, Deadline: April 7

Margaret Chace Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 14

George P. Clark and Vera J. Clark Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 1

Classical High School Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 1

Constant Memorial Scholarship For Aquidneck Island Residents

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 21

Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need and three-year residency in Portsmouth, Middletown or Newport, Rhode Island.

A.T. Cross Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 12

Applicant must be the child of a full-time A.T. Cross Company employee.

Dr. Bruno DiClemente Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Classical High School who best demonstrates dedication to academic excellence and a love of learning. Student must have maintained an "A" average in Latin or economics, demonstrate financial need and submit an essay on a designated theme.

Edward Leon Duhamel Freemasons Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 20

Applicants must be descendants of a member of Franklin Lodge or descendants of other freemasons who are Rhode Island residents. Preference is given to prior year's recipients.

J.D. Edsal Advertising Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 29

Applicant must be a Rhode Island resident who is a college undergraduate (sophomore or above) studying advertising (public relations, marketing, graphic design, film or broadcast production) with the expectation of pursuing a career in one more of those fields.

Matthew J. Fandetti Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 1

Feinstein High Keith Johnson Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Kevin A. Fitzgerald Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 6

George P. and Anna M. Flynn Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Alan Fox Fund For The Music School

Award: -, Deadline: May 13

Applicant must be a member of the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra.

Aldo Freda Legislative Pages Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 26

Applicant must be a Rhode Island Legislative Page who is enrolled in college or university.

Fruit Hill Women's Clubs Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: June 1

Dominic Gencarelli Family Trust Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 15

GFWC Women's Club of South County Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

David M. Golden Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a senior from Classical High school who is a first-generation college student. Applicant must be a Rhode Island resident planning to attend an accredited nonprofit post-secondary educational institution offering either a two-year associate or four-year college degree.