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

A. T. Cross Scholarship

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  • Children of full-time employees of A.T. Cross Company
  • Award: $1,000 - $3,000; renewable
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Beatrice S. Demers Foreign Language Fellows

January 23, 2020
  • Rhode Island residents and anyone who is a student at a Rhode Island college or university who wishes to pursue foreign language study
  • Undergraduate students, graduate students, professors, educators, or other residents of Rhode Island
  • Award: $1,000 - $20,000
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High school-level

Patricia W. Edwards Memorial Art Scholarship

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  • High school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors
  • Young Rhode Island artists seeking to take an art class at a Rhode Island institution
  • Award: up to $500
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Aldo Freda Legislative Pages Scholarship

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  • Rhode Island resident and a US citizen
  • Rhode Island Legislative Page
  • Accepted or enrolled full time in an undergraduate, graduate, or accredited Rhode Island certificate program

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Aldo Freda Legislative Pages Scholarship

  • Rhode Island resident and a US citizen
  • Rhode Island Legislative Page
  • Accepted or enrolled full time in an undergraduate, graduate, or accredited Rhode Island certificate program
  • Award: $500 - $1,500; renewable
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College-level

Johnston Lions Armand Muto Scholarship

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  • Graduating high school senior
  • Johnston. Rhode Island resident
  • Attending a post-secondary educational institution

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Johnston Lions Armand Muto Scholarship

  • Graduating high school senior
  • Johnston. Rhode Island resident
  • Attending a post-secondary educational institution
  • Award: Amounts vary; renewable
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College-level

Martin Luther King Scholarship

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  • Rhode Island resident
  • Applicants must be African-American/Black
  • Must demonstrate academic and leadership success

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Martin Luther King Scholarship

  • Rhode Island resident
  • Applicants must be African-American/Black
  • Must demonstrate academic and leadership success
  • Accepted or enrolled in an accredited post-secondary college or technical school within the U.S.
  • Financial need
  • Renewable
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College-level

Ladies Auxiliary Bristol Volunteer Fire Department Scholarship

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  • Children of deceased/active members of the Ladies Auxiliary or Bristol Volunteer Fire Department
  • Bristol, Rhode Island resident
  • High school senior

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Ladies Auxiliary Bristol Volunteer Fire Department Scholarship

  • Children of deceased/active members of the Ladies Auxiliary or Bristol Volunteer Fire Department
  • Bristol, Rhode Island resident
  • High school senior
  • Award: amounts vary; non-renewable
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College-level

Lawrence, Allen, Singletary Scholarship

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  • Hope High School or Central High School graduating senior(s) in good standing or renewal applicant
  • Participation in an organized local religious organization or group
  • Volunteer community and civic involvement

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Lawrence, Allen, Singletary Scholarship

  • Hope High School or Central High School graduating senior(s) in good standing or renewal applicant
  • Participation in an organized local religious organization or group
  • Volunteer community and civic involvement
  • Financial need
  • GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Award: $1,000-$3,000; renewable
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MacColl Johnson Fellowships

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  • Provides artist fellowships, rotating among composers, writers, and visual artists; 2019 awards are for visual artists
  • Up to three $25,000 fellowships per year
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College-level

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

February 18, 2020
  • To encourage personal growth through travel, study, and public service programs for college freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors
  • Rhode Island resident
  • For educational enrichment outside the classroom, not tuition
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MJSA Education Foundation Jewelry Scholarship

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  • National scholarship program for students pursuing jewelry-related curriculum
  • Applicant need not be Rhode Island resident
  • Award: $500 - $2,000; renewable
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College-level

Major Jeremiah P. Murphy Scholarship

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  • Children of active, retired, or deceased Providence police officers
  • Attending post-secondary institutions offering two-year associate or four-year college degree
  • Award: $1,000 - $2,500; renewable
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