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.

For more information, contact Kelly Riley at (401) 427-4028 or email kriley@rifoundation.org.

Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Claudia Cornejo al (401) 427-4031 o envié un correo electrónico a ccornejo@rifoundation.org.

College-level Graduate-level

Aldo Freda Legislative Pages Scholarship

May 02, 2022
  • Rhode Island resident and a US citizen
  • Currently serving as a Rhode Island Legislative Page
  • Accepted or enrolled full time in an undergraduate, graduate, or accredited Rhode Island certificate program

Important: review full requirements

Aldo Freda Legislative Pages Scholarship

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

Johnston Lions Armand Muto Scholarship

April 18, 2022
  • Graduating high school senior
  • Johnston. Rhode Island resident
  • Attending a post-secondary educational institution

Important: review full requirements

Johnston Lions Armand Muto Scholarship

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

Martin Luther King Scholarship

April 18, 2022
  • Rhode Island resident
  • Applicants must be African-American/Black
  • Must demonstrate academic and leadership success

Important: review full requirements

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
Apply
College-level

Ladies Auxiliary Bristol Volunteer Fire Department Scholarship

May 02, 2022
  • Children of deceased/active members of the Ladies Auxiliary or Bristol Volunteer Fire Department
  • Bristol, Rhode Island resident
  • High school senior

Important: review full requirements

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
Apply
College-level

Lawrence, Allen, Singletary Scholarship

May 02, 2022
  • 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

Important: review full requirements

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
Apply
College-level

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

February 22, 2022
  • 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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College-level Graduate-level

MJSA Education Foundation Jewelry Scholarship

May 15, 2022
  • National scholarship program for students pursuing jewelry-related curriculum
  • Applicant need not be Rhode Island resident
  • Award: $500 - $2,500; renewable
Apply
College-level

Major Jeremiah P. Murphy Scholarship

April 04, 2022
  • 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
Apply
College-level Graduate-level

Albert E. and Florence W. Newton Nursing Scholarship

April 18, 2022
  • Rhode Island residents studying nursing in or out of state
  • Non-Rhode Island residents studying nursing in Rhode Island
  • Award: $500 - $5,000; renewable
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College-level

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

April 18, 2022
  • RI resident attending a RI school
  • Must be in pursuit of a CNA, Associates, or Bachelors Nursing Degree
  • Academic excellence, financial need, renewable
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College-level Graduate-level

Bernard and Henrietta O'Rourke Scholarship

May 09, 2022
  • Lincoln, Rhode Island resident
  • Financial need
  • Award: $500 - $4,000 annually; renewable
Apply
College-level Certificate-level

Frances L. Macartney Porter Fund

May 02, 2022
  • Single parent
  • Rhode Island resident or attending a Rhode Island institution of higher learning
  • Does not need to be a degree conferring program; certificate programs encouraged

Important: review full requirements

Frances L. Macartney Porter Fund

  • Single parent
  • Rhode Island resident or attending a Rhode Island institution of higher learning
  • Does not need to be a degree conferring program; certificate programs encouraged
  • Preference given to individuals enrolled in trade schools
  • Award: $1,000 - $4,000; renewable
Apply