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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. All Rhode Island students, regardless of immigration status, are eligible to apply.

Most of our scholarships now require the completion of a universal eligibility quiz and application. Please complete the eligibility quiz for your chosen program and, if you are eligible, you will be guided to the application. To be considered for a scholarship, please be sure to complete and submit both the eligibility quiz and application.

For additional information, contact Monica Benson at (401) 427-4017 or email mbenson@rifoundation.org. Si necesita asistencia en EspaƱol, por favor de comunicarse con Zaida Hernandez al (401) 427-4039 o zhernandez@rifoundation.org.

College-level

Lily and Catello Sorrentino Memorial Scholarship

April 15, 2024
  • Completion of Universal Scholarship Application
  • Student 25 years of age or older
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in degree-conferring non-parochial institution in Rhode Island

Important: review full requirements

Lily and Catello Sorrentino Memorial Scholarship

  • Completion of Universal Scholarship Application
  • Student 25 years of age or older
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in degree-conferring non-parochial institution in Rhode Island
  • Financial need
  • Preference given to students attending Rhode Island College, Community College of Rhode Island, or University of Rhode Island
  • Preference given to first-time applicants
  • Award: $1,000 - $1,500; past recipients are eligible to reapply
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