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

AAA Northeast Scholarship

Application Closed
  • Are the child and legal dependent of a current AAA Northeast employee who has been employed full-time for at least one year at the time of application.
  • Are enrolled at a two or four-year post-secondary institution
  • Must demonstrate academic achievement
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College-level

Patty & Melvin Alperin First Generation Scholarship

Application Closed
  • Parents did not graduate from college (including community college or a college in a foreign country)
  • 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 (including community college or a college in a foreign country)
  • 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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College-level

Robert G. and Joyce Andrew Scholarship Fund

Application Closed
  • Be current seniors or have graduated within the last three years from a high school (public, independent, or private) in Rhode Island
  • Accepted into or currently enrolled in an undergraduate course of study at Providence College, the University of Rhode Island, Bryant University, Roger Williams University, Rhode Island College, or the Community College of Rhode Island
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Beacon Brighter Tomorrows Scholarship

Application Closed
  • Must be a spouse or legal dependent of an eligible claim.
  • Must be accepted into an accredited post-secondary institution (academic, trade, or vocational)
  • Financial need

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Beacon Brighter Tomorrows Scholarship

  • Must be a spouse or legal dependent of an eligible claim.
  • 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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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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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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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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Corning Glass Works Scholarship

Application Closed
  • Previously received the Corning Glass Works Scholarship (prior Corning winners only)
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