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 Certificate-level

Bruce and Marjorie Sundlun Scholarship

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  • Single parent, Rhode Island resident (men and women)
  • Preference given to parents currently or previously receiving state aid or those who have been previously incarcerated
  • Award: $500 - $2,000; renewable
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College-level Certificate-level

Miss Swinburne Scholarship

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  • Women living in Newport County
  • Direct support of course fees/tuition assistance and/or assistance with support services directly linked to achievement of student’s educational goals
  • Preference given to highly motivated women seeking further education or training to become self-supporting

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Miss Swinburne Scholarship

  • Women living in Newport County
  • Direct support of course fees/tuition assistance and/or assistance with support services directly linked to achievement of student’s educational goals
  • Preference given to highly motivated women seeking further education or training to become self-supporting
  • Graduate students ineligible
  • Award: $1,000 - $2,000; renewable
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College-level

United Italian American Inc. Scholarship

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  • Rhode Island resident
  • Attending two- or four-year college or university
  • Superior academic achievement

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United Italian American Inc. Scholarship

  • Rhode Island resident
  • Attending two- or four-year college or university
  • Superior academic achievement
  • Financial need
  • Leadership in school and/or community
  • Award: $250-$1,000; renewable
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College-level Certificate-level

Nondas Hurst Voll Scholarship Fund

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  • Single mothers transitioning off public assistance
  • Pursuing higher education or job training beyond high school
  • Award: $500-$1,500; renewable
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Graduate-level

Marilynne Graboys Wool Scholarship

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  • Female Rhode Island residents
  • Financial need
  • Plan to attend graduate school to obtain a law degree at an accredited institution

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Marilynne Graboys Wool Scholarship

  • Female Rhode Island residents
  • Financial need
  • Plan to attend graduate school to obtain a law degree at an accredited institution
  • Award: $1,000 - $2,000; renewable
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College-level

Alan Edgar Wurdeman Scholarship Fund

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  • Rhode Island residents pursuing LPN or RN nursing degrees
  • Attending a school in Rhode Island or Northeastern University School of Nursing
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.5 or better
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College-level

Sergeant Cornel Young, Jr. Scholarship

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  • Providence public high school junior; award given upon graduation the following year, with proof of college acceptance
  • Planning to attend an accredited post-secondary degree-conferring institution
  • Recommended by a high school guidance counselor, teacher, principal, or advisor who is aware the student has overcome a serious obstacle in his/her academic path

Important: review full requirements

Sergeant Cornel Young, Jr. Scholarship

  • Providence public high school junior; award given upon graduation the following year, with proof of college acceptance
  • Planning to attend an accredited post-secondary degree-conferring institution
  • Recommended by a high school guidance counselor, teacher, principal, or advisor who is aware the student has overcome a serious obstacle in his/her academic path
  • Award: $1,000+; non-renewable
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