Grants & Scholarships

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Thanks to the generosity of many Rhode Islanders, the Foundation is able to offer scholarships and fellowships to students from middle school to post-graduate level, from communities throughout the state, and in many different fields of study.

College-level

AAA Northeast Scholarship

Application Closed
  • Legal dependent of a AAA Northeast employee who is full time with at least one year of service or a renewing recipient of the AAA Northeast Scholarship.
  • Enrolled at a two or four-year post-secondary institution
  • Must demonstrate good character
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College-level

Patty & Melvin Alperin First Generation Scholarship

Application Closed
  • Parents did not graduate from college
  • Accepted or enrolled in an accredited two- or four-year college
  • Financial need

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Patty & Melvin Alperin First Generation Scholarship

  • Parents did not graduate from college
  • Accepted or enrolled in an accredited two- or four-year college
  • Financial need
  • Rhode Island high school senior
  • Award: $1,000 - $1,500; renewable up to four years
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Beacon Brighter Tomorrows Scholarship

Application Closed
  • Must have received an invitation to apply from Beacon Mutual
  • Must be accepted into an accredited post-secondary institution (academic, trade, or vocational)
  • Financial need

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Beacon Brighter Tomorrows Scholarship

  • Must have received an invitation to apply from Beacon Mutual
  • Must be accepted into an accredited post-secondary institution (academic, trade, or vocational)
  • Financial need
  • Maintained a grade point average of “C” or better
  • U.S. citizen or legal resident
  • Renewable up to four years
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College-level

Black Philanthropy Bannister Scholarship

Application Closed
  • African American/Black high school graduate or adult student applicant
  • Rhode Island resident
  • Pursuing or advancing a career in healthcare at a post-secondary institution (college or technical school)

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Black Philanthropy Bannister Scholarship

  • African American/Black high school graduate or adult student applicant
  • Rhode Island resident
  • Pursuing or advancing a career in healthcare at a post-secondary institution (college or technical school)
  • Financial need
  • May be renewable for up to four years
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College-level

Bristol Children's Home Scholarship

Application Closed
  • Bristol, Rhode Island resident
  • Attending or accepted to a college or university
  • Graduate students are ineligible

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Bristol Children's Home Scholarship

  • Bristol, Rhode Island resident
  • Attending or accepted to a college or university
  • Graduate students are ineligible
  • Award: $500- $2,500; renewable
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College-level Graduate-level

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

Application Closed
  • Students studying textiles at accredited institution
  • Financial need
  • Award: $1,000
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College-level

Carter Roger Williams Scholarship

Application Closed
  • Appreciate and embody Roger Williams’s values and legacy
  • Current Rhode Island resident
  • Current senior at any high school (public, independent, or private) in Rhode Island

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Carter Roger Williams Scholarship

  • Appreciate and embody Roger Williams’s values and legacy
  • Current Rhode Island resident
  • Current senior at any high school (public, independent, or private) in Rhode Island
  • Accepted by an accredited post-secondary institution (by date of award)
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College-level

Cataract Fire Company #2 Scholarship

Application Closed
  • High school seniors
  • Warwick, Rhode Island residents
  • Financial need

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Cataract Fire Company #2 Scholarship

  • High school seniors
  • Warwick, Rhode Island residents
  • Financial need
  • Academic excellence not necessary, preference given to students not in the top 10% of their graduating class.
  • Award: $1,500 - $2,000; non-renewable
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Graduate-level

Antonio Cirino Memorial Scholarship

Application Closed
  • Graduate student in arts education or in the arts with an intention to teach
  • May not be a Rhode Island School of Design graduate or seeking a graduate degree from RISD
  • Rhode Island resident

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Antonio Cirino Memorial Scholarship

  • Graduate student in arts education or in the arts with an intention to teach
  • May not be a Rhode Island School of Design graduate or seeking a graduate degree from RISD
  • Rhode Island resident
  • Financial need
  • Award: $2,000 to $12,000; renewable
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College-level

Constant Memorial Scholarship

Application Closed
  • Aquidneck Island residents
  • Art or music student
  • Enrolled as a freshman, sophomore, or junior (at time of application) in a four-year accredited institution of higher learning

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Constant Memorial Scholarship

  • Aquidneck Island residents
  • Art or music student
  • Enrolled as a freshman, sophomore, or junior (at time of application) in a four-year accredited institution of higher learning
  • Award: $2,000 - $5,000; renewable
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College-level

Corning Glass Works Scholarship

Application Closed
  • Previously received the Corning Glass Works Scholarship (prior Corning winners only)
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Middle school-level

Horace and Reverend E. Naomi Craig Scholarship

Application Closed
  • Current 5th, 6th, or 7th graders who wish to attend an independent or parochial school for grades 6-8
  • Preference given to students from Sheldon Street Church community, regardless of address, or Providence’s Fox Point neighborhood
  • Award: $500 - $2,000; renewable up to 3 years

Important: review full requirements

Horace and Reverend E. Naomi Craig Scholarship

  • Current 5th, 6th, or 7th graders who wish to attend an independent or parochial school for grades 6-8
  • Preference given to students from Sheldon Street Church community, regardless of address, or Providence’s Fox Point neighborhood
  • Award: $500 - $2,000; renewable up to 3 years

You will be asked to attach this completed financial information worksheet to your application.
This teacher recommendation form should be completed and emailed or mailed by a teacher of the applicant.

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