Catherine T. Murray Memorial Scholarship

Due Date: 
Friday, March 22, 2019
The Ocean State Center for Independent Living (OSCIL) is now accepting applications for the 2019 Catherine T. Murray Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was established in 1995 by Catherine who was a long-time educator and also a board member and valued volunteer at the Ocean State Center for Independent Living.  Her wish was to support the philosophy and spirit of OSCIL through a scholarship which would facilitate access to education for persons having disability. 
Selection Criteria: 
Qualified applicants for this $1000+ Scholarship must be Rhode Island residents with significant disability and seeking financial assistance to attend college or technical school. This can include enrollment in an academic, trade, or vocational program. This scholarship can be used toward the attainment of assistive/adaptive equipment or devices to access such educational opportunity as well as for other educational expenses.  Preference is based on career goals, merit and economic need.

Applications are available below or at, or can be requested by sending an email to cmckenna [at] oscil [dot] org or by calling 738-1013 ext. 20.


Applications are due to School Counselors' offices by March 22, 2019 for processing and mailing

Intended For: 
Seniors Only
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