Rising Star Scholarship Application (RISSA)

Due Date: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

The Rhode Island School Superintendents Association (RISSA) seeks to award a $1,000 scholarship to three (3) graduating seniors from Rhode Island public high schools The scholarships will recognize three students who best represent rising stars by having demonstrated determination, effort and resiliency to overcome some obstacle during their four years to achieve a high school diploma.  Required wiith application is a Statement of overcoming obstacles to meet high school graduation requirements (2 page limit) 


The application will be reviewed primarily on the statement of the student based on the nature of the challenge and the successful effort of the student and support system resulting in meeting high school graduation requirements. The reuse of college essays is not acceptable.

Due to school counselors' offices by March 1, 2019 for processing and mailing

Intended For: 
Seniors Only
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