SCHOLARSHIPS
All deadlines represent when materials should be
turned into guidance for processing

Name Description Intended For Due Date
Parentinn's Scholarship

In an effort to the cause of preventing cyberbullying, we have created the “Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship” for High school students.

Award: $2500 ($1250 for Undergraduate or Postgraduate students - $1250 for High School students).

Deadline: Feb 28th, 2018.  Please check their scholarship page for more information:  http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship

Seniors Only Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Matthew Siravo Memorial Scholarship

Epilepsy Foundation New England awards the Matthew Siravo Memorial Scholarship for college-bound high school seniors, residing in the State of Rhode Island, and diagnosed with epilepsy.

 

For more information and to appy online, visit:  https://www.epilepsynewengland.org/gethelp/scholarships/

Applications are due by March 1, 2018

Seniors Only Thursday, March 1, 2018
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Student of the Year Scholarship Opportunity

The Student of the Year Campaign is a six-week initiative in which nominated high school studetns participate in a fundraising competition to benefit the life-saving mission of LLS:  to cure lekemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

The candidate who raises the most money at the end of the six-week competition earns the title of "Student of the Year" as well as a scholarship. For more information, see the attached PowerPoint presentation in PDF Format

Student of the Year canditates are high school students who are interested in and enthusiastic about volunteerism, philanthropy, community outreach, and leadership. 

Student of the Year nominees must submit an application at http://www.studentseries.org/apply-as-an-individual

The campaign will launch on March 8, 2018 with a lunchoen and will culminate with the Grand Finale Celebration on June 16, 2018.

For more information, contact:  Roger Allen at  roger [dot] allen [at] lls [dot] org or (401) 854-4419

 

Everyone Thursday, March 1, 2018
Annual Create-a-Greeting-Card Scholarship

The Gallery Collection is pleased to offer a $10,000 cash scholarship to be given to the winning student in their 11th annual national competition to Create-A-Greeting Card. In addition, a $1,000 cash prize goes to the school of the winner of the annual scholarship contest.  This scholarship contest is uniquely simple and easy for students in high school or college to enter.  The winner’s entry will be produced and sold as an actual greeting card.

How to enter: Submit original photo, artwork or computer graphics for the front of a greeting card.

Contest submissions accepted until March 1, 2018. Winner will be announced April 30, 2018.

Age Eligibility: Must be 14 years or older at time of entry and be enrolled in High School, College, University or Homeschool.

Check out the Scholarship FAQs or review the Official Rules on their website. For a timeline or to submit your entry, please visit the contest website.

Everyone Thursday, March 1, 2018
Westerly Community Credit Union College Scholarship

Three $1000 College Scholarships awarded one-time to a graduating High School Seniors majoring in any area of study with a GPA of 3.0 or better.

  • Robert M. Bewlay Memorial Scholarship - $1,000
  • Joseph N. Cugini Scholarship - $1,000
  • The Westerly Community Credit Union College Scholarship- $1000

To be eligible for any WCCU scholarships, the applicant or Parent/Guardian must be a member of the Westerly Community Credit Union.  For more information, see the Scholarship Flyer below or visit their website at https://www.westerlyccu.com/Scholarship_Opportunities_74.html

 Deadline to School Counselors' offices is March 2, 2018

Seniors Only Friday, March 2, 2018
Westerly Community Credit Union Vocational Scholarship

This annual scholarship is a one-time award of $1000 to a graduating High School Senior who plans on attending a locally recognized Vocation Credentialed Certificate program upon graduation with a GPA of 2.8 or better.

To be eligible for any WCCU scholarship, the applicant or Parent/Guardian must be a member of the Westerly Community Credit Union.  For more information, see the Scholarship Flyer below or visit their website at   https://www.westerlyccu.com/Scholarship_Opportunities_74.html

Deadline to School Counselors' offices is March 2, 2018

Seniors Only Friday, March 2, 2018
Rising Star Scholarship Application (RISSA)

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 2, 2018 for processing and mailing

Seniors Only Friday, March 2, 2018
Cooperative Credit Union Association College Scholarship Program

Criteria for the Scholarship include:

  • A 250 word essay describing what career you wish to pursue when you complete your education and why
  • Transcript
  • A detailed list of volunteer and community activities
  • A letter of support from a person in authority at a non-profit organization, hospital or other charitable organization that you are actively involved in serving as a volunteer
  • Your credit union will have to identify you or a parent/guardian as a member in order for the application to be considered complete 

Applications are due to Guidance for processing and mailing on March 2, 2018

Seniors Only Friday, March 2, 2018
Journalism Education Foundation of New England Scholarship

The Journalism Education Foundation of New England will award a number of $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors and college students in our six-state region who plan to pursue a career in journalism. This is a wonderful program that encourages and supports those who will staff and lead our news organizations into the next generation.

Interested students can use the PDF application below or visit The New England Newspaper & Press Association website.

Applications are due to the School Counselors' Office for processing and mailing by March 2, 2018

 

Seniors Only Friday, March 2, 2018
The Gotta Have Sole Scholarship

Recipients will be selected based on the following judging criteria:

  1. Strength of heart Gotta Have Sole scholarship recipients have shown incredible strength in the face of challenges. They dare to defy their odds and rise to any occasion.
  2. Dedication to community Gotta Have Sole scholarship recipients are passionate about helping others and have demonstrated their passion by giving back to their community.
  3. Dreams for the future Gotta Have Sole scholarship recipients have big, audacious dreams for their future, and the first step to get them there, is to go to school.
  4. Financial need The Gotta Have Sole scholarship is for the students that need this financial support the most. Scholarship recipients will display significant need for these funds.
  5. Personal Impact Gotta Have Sole scholarship recipients display clear plans for how the scholarship could impact their life, what the funds mean to them and how they might positively impact others.

Eligibility Requirements In order to apply for the Gotta Have Sole scholarship, students must:

  • Be between the ages of 17-22 years old.
  • Be entering their first year of higher education at an accredited institution, technical college, or vocational school.
  • Be a US citizen.
  • Have an unweighted GPA of 2.0 or above from the most recent academic year

Online applications only are due no later than March 2, 2018.  Apply at. www.gottahavesole.org/scholarships

Seniors Only Friday, March 2, 2018
NEACRAO George Coleman Scholarship

Each year, the New England Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers awards scholarships to three high school graduates who will be enrolling in a NEACRAO member institution for the fall semester of that year. Each high school graduate who is selected is awarded $2,000. Each recipient of the scholarship is selected from candidates who are recommended by New England secondary school guidance professionals.

Criteria:  

  • The potential of the candidate to succeed in a post-secondary academic environment
  •  The high school academic record of the candidate. The applicant must have earned a high school grade point average of at least a 3.00 (based on a 4.0 system—or its otherwise equivalent).

For more information, visit:  https://neacrao.org/about/scholarship-information

Applications are available at https://neacrao.files.wordpress.com

Applications are due to the School Counseling Office by March 8, 2018 for review and processing

Seniors Only Thursday, March 8, 2018
Paul O. and Mary Boghossian Memorial Trust Scholarship

Paul O. and Mary Boghossian Memorial Trust opens applications for student scholarships The Paul O. and Mary Boghossian Memorial Trust grants scholarships to Rhode Island students for study at institutions of higher education beyond the secondary level who demonstrate: (1) financial need; (2) academic capability; and (3) potential to contribute to the United States and its form of government.

Scholarship awards from the Trust are limited to Rhode Island students from any one of the following groups:

1. Residents of Kent, Newport or Washington Counties in the State of Rhode Island; or

2. Members or former members of the Kent County branch of the YMCA in the City of Warwick, Rhode Island; or

3. Members or former members of the Pawtucket Boys and Girls Club, in the city of Pawtucket, Rhode Island; or

4. Members or descendants of Park Place Congregational Church, in the city of Pawtucket, Rhode Island; or

5. Persons or descendants of persons who are Armenian by national origin or descent.

The due date for applications is March 15, 2017. If you meet the guidelines outlined above, and would like to apply for the scholarship, please email Perpetua Campbell atperpetua [dot] a [dot] campbell [at] ustrust [dot] com for a copy of the application.

Applications are due to School Counselors' office by March 8, 2018 for processing and mailing.

Seniors Only Thursday, March 8, 2018
RI Foreign Language Association (RIFLA) High School Video Contest

RIFLA is offering a video contest with a monetary prize of $100.00. Your videos will be a powerful advocacy tool for RIFLA and for you as well. Theme: LANGUAGES ARE THE KEYS TO GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING

For more information, click here

Please submit proper documentation and video to School Counselors' offices by March 8, 2018 for processing and mailing.

Seniors Only Thursday, March 8, 2018
RI Foreign Language Association (RIFLA) Student of the Year

Eligibility Requirements

1. The applicant’s world languages teacher must be a current member of RIFLA.

2. The applicant must be a high school senior who is currently enrolled in the third year level or higher in his or her chosen language. Exceptions may be made in unusual circumstances.

Application Procedures

The applicant must submit the following:

a. the completed application form

b. one official transcript of grades

c. two brief letters of recommendation, one from the applicant’s current world languages teacher and one from another teacher

d. the essay

Applications are due to the School Counselors' office by March 8 2018 for processing and mailing.

Seniors Only Thursday, March 8, 2018
RI Society of Professional Engineers

The RI Society of Professional Engineers (RISPE) is pleased to announce the availability of a scholarship for high school seniors who wish to pursue a college degree in Engineering.  All materials are also available on the RISPE website at www.rispe.org.

Applications are due to School Counseling office for processing and mailing by March 13, 2018

Seniors Only Tuesday, March 13, 2018
It's My New Heart New England CHD Awareness Scholarship

It’s My Heart is a non-profit organization created to advocate for and provide support to those affected by Acquired and Congenital Heart Defects (CHD). Through awareness, resources, and education, It’s My Heart creates alliances and networks among families, groups, hospitals, and the community.

The purpose of the It’s My Heart New England Scholarship Program is to support and encourage the continuation of higher education to all those in New England affected by Congenital Heart Defects.

Eligibility:

To qualify for one of the It’s My Heart New England CHD Awareness Scholarships, the applicant must first meet one of the following requirements:
· Be diagnosed with Congenital Heart Defect;

· Be the recipient of a heart transplant; or

· Be a family member (sibling, child, parent, close relative) of a person diagnosed with a CHD.

Applicant must also meet these three requirements:

  • Be a resident of one of the New England States;

  • Be a high school senior or enrolled college student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher; and

  • Be accepted full or part-time at an accredited 2 or 4-year college, university, or technical school located in the United States. 

For more information, visit:  http://www.itsmyheartnewengland.org

Applications are due to School Counselors' office  by March 19, 2018 for processing and mailing.

Seniors Only Monday, March 19, 2018
Catherine T. Murray Memorial Scholarship

The Catherine T. Murray Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1995 by Catherine T. Murray. Catherine was a Board Member and a dedicated volunteer at OSCIL who wished to support the philosophy and spirit of OSCIL through a scholarship which would facilitate access to education for persons having disability. 

Selection Criteria:   Applicants for this $1,000 scholarship will be screened by the Scholarship Advisory Committee. Qualified applicants must be Rhode Island residents with significant disability and seeking financial assistance for Post-Secondary Education. This can include enrollment in an academic, trade, or vocational program, or the attainment of assistive/adaptive equipment or device to access such educational opportunity. Preference is based on merit, economic need and educational goal. OSCIL Board, staff and their families are excluded. 

For more information, visit:  http://www.oscil.org/scholarship-2018.html

 Applications are due to School Counselors' offices by March 21, 2018 for processing and mailing

Seniors Only Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Leona A. Kelley Memorial Fund Scholarship

The Leona A. Kelley Memorial Scholarship fund is offering two $500 scholarship awards to high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduates of schools in South County. The Kelley Memorial Scholarship Fund seeks to encourage and reward local students for preserving the environment or conducting research on the history of South County RI. The $500 scholarships can be used by students to pay for educational expenses other than travel at a two or four year college.

The applicant is required to research and write a document of a minimum of three and a maximum of six pages on some aspect of South County history or describe the historic or environmental preservation project that he or she has completed.

For more infomation and an application, click on the PDF file below.  

Applications are due to the School Counselors' office by March 21, 2018 for processing and mailing.

Seniors Only Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Chariho Centennial Lions Club Scholarship

The Chariho Centennial Lions Club Scholarship Fund is offering one $500 scholarship award.

  • The Chariho Centennial Lions Club Fund seeks to encourage and reward local students for their active community service.  
  • The applicant must be a graduating senior of Chariho.  
  • The scholarship can be used by the student to pay for education expenses at a two or four-year college or vocational program.
  • The scholarship will be awarded based on the recommendations of an independent committee.

Applications (attached below) are due to the School Counselors' offices by March 21, 2018 for processing and mailing

 

Seniors Only Wednesday, March 21, 2018
RI Mobile Sportsfishermen Fisheries and Marine Science Scholarship

A scholarship is available to college bound seniors attending Chariho High School having been accepted in a marine science or fisheries program in an institute of higher learning. Applicants must show self motivation, a good work ethic and be a good role model for their peers.

Preference may be given toward financial need, and to those who have interest in pursuing their careers in the state of Rhode Island.

 The amount of the award will be $500.00 to be paid directly to the school or college of the recipient’s choice upon receipt of proof of enrollment.

Applications are due to School Counseling office by March 23, 2018 for evaluation and processing.

Seniors Only Friday, March 23, 2018
Steven P. Follett Jr. Memorial Scholarship

The Steven P. Follett Jr. Memorial Scholarship is a non-profit organization in memory of Steven. He was a young man who lost his life at a young age in a boating accident.

Steven was well known and respected in his community; he was an Eagle Scout; and his love for the ocean and his family were what Steven respected in life. The organization will provide a $3,000 scholarship to a student from South Kingstown, Chariho and Narragansett, RI pursuing an education majoring in Marine Studies.

Please complete the attached application and bring it to the school counselors' offices no later than March 23, 2018

Seniors Only Friday, March 23, 2018
Janice M. Scott Memorial Fund Scholarship

The Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in October 2001 by the husband (Abraham) and family members of the late Janice Marie Scott to honor her legacy as a tremendous advocate for youth and a dedicated supporter of community service within the Greater Metropolitan Area of Washington, DC. Mrs. Scott was one of the 125 individuals who perished in Pentagon on September 11, 2001 when terrorists crashed American Airlines Flight 77 into the building of the Pentagon.

For more information, visit:  https://jmscottmemorialfund.org

Applications are due to Guidance for processing and mailing by March 23, 2018

Seniors Only Friday, March 23, 2018
RI Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Kathleen Hird Memorial Scholarship

The Rhode Island Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Kathleen Hird Memorial Scholarship is being offered to a graduating senior from an accredited Rhode Island high school. The award is for $500-$1000. The scholarship is for a student who has successfully completed a high school Family and Consumer Sciences course(s) and is intending to pursue a career in the field, i.e. Early Childhood (pre-K), Foods and Nutrition, Consumer Affairs, Textiles, Fashion, Merchandising,

Scholarship is due to School Counselors' offices for processing and mailing by March 26, 2018

Seniors Only Monday, March 26, 2018
The Warwick Symphony Orchestra Scholarship

The Warwick Symphony Orchestra is offering a $500 scholarship to a graduating Rhode Island High School student. The WSO is a non-profit RI corporation that was created to provide an opportunity for fellow musicians to come together and share their passion for performing, honing their skills, and bringing music to audiences that would not necessarily have access to live musical performances. Through our scholarship program, they hope to help the next generation of musicians reach their goals.

The WSO scholarship recipient is selected based upon a combination of grades, activities and musical accomplishments. The award is presented at one of the Spring Series concerts.

Criteria for applying for the WSO Scholarship requires the applicant to:

1. be graduating from a Rhode Island high school and be studying an orchestral instrument privately. Instruments include: violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, oboe, English horn, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, orchestral percussion.

2. be able to demonstrate their acceptance to an accredited college as a Music Major.

3. be able to provide an endorsement/recommendation from their private teacher and their school instrumental director.

4. submit a video recording capturing a performance from the standard solo repertoire for your instrument.

5. complete the Scholarship Application requirements and submit by April 1, 2018.  

DUE TO SCHOOL COUNSELORS' OFFICE BY MARCH 26, 2018 FOR PROCESSING AND MAILING.

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.wsori.org

Seniors Only Monday, March 26, 2018
Madison Miller Memorial Scholarship

Charlestown School PTO will award a $1,000.00 scholarship, The Madison Miller Memorial Scholarship, to a graduating senior of Chariho High School who is an alumnus of Charlestown Elementary School.

The following is a list of requirements you must meet before applying for this scholarship.

1 You must have attended Charlestown School from September of the 3rd grade through June of 4th grade.

2 You must be accepted by an accredited postgraduate school and will be beginning no later than September 2018.

3 You must provide a letter of recommendation from a teacher at Chariho High School.

4 You must provide a copy of your transcripts.

5 You must provide a one page essay (typed and double spaced) telling us about yourself and your future plans and how Charlestown school may have influenced them

Scholarships are due to School Counselors' office by March 27, 2018 for processing and mailing.

Seniors Only Tuesday, March 27, 2018
The Michael E. Cordier Scholarship

This scholarship is being started to honor a true friend. Mike Cordier was a friend you could always count on. He loved life, his family and his friends. Mike loved baseball, soccer, hockey and fishing. Tragically on February 20, 2003 Mike was lost in the Station Nightclub Fire. This scholarship is a way for his friends to keep his memory alive.

This scholarship should be awarded to a Chariho High School senior athlete or someone who is going to study oceanography or marine biology. This person must maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher.

Applications are due to the School Counselors' offices by March 29, 2018 for processing and mailing

Seniors Only Thursday, March 29, 2018
Katie Decubellis Memorial Foundation (KDMF) Public Service Announcement Video Contest

The KDMF invites you to participate in its first annual Public Service Announcement (PSA) Contest on the topic “Driving Responsibly.” The goal is to get the winning PSA on TV and social media to help raise awareness about driving responsibly. The contest is open for high school students in RI (grades 9-12).

Prizes: First Prize: $1,000.00, Second Prize: $500.00, Third Prize: $350.00, Honorable Mention: $100.00

Contest Rules:

  1.  Do not start production before the video creator(s) and all participants sign and email the completed KDMF PSA Permission For Use/Release Form to joel [at] jchaselaw [dot] com (copies attached)
  2. In order for the winning PSA to possibly air on TV, it needs to be shot on a smart phone or other device that shoots in high definition.
  3. The KDMF has purchased the rights to a specific piece of music that students need to use if they choose to have music in their PSA. (Download KDMF PSA MUSIC).
  4. All PSA’s must be exactly thirty (30) seconds long and must end with the KDMF logo.
  5. The finished PSA video can be sent through https://www.wetransfer.com/ to the email address of joel [at] jchaselaw [dot] com.

Participants should clearly label their video submission, including contact information that also includes a contact phone number and email address. Please label the submission with the creator’s name/KDMF 2018 PSA SUBMISSION.

Submissions must be emailed in by March 30, 2018. If you have questions, please email them to joel [at] jchaselaw [dot] com.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT:  www.kdmf.org

Everyone Friday, March 30, 2018
Lighthouse Guild Scholarship (for students who are visually impaired)

Lighthouse Guild offers an annual scholarship program for college-bound high school and graduate students who are legally blind. The program will award approximately 10 college-bound scholarships of up to $10,000 each and 1-3 graduate scholarships of up to $10,000.

For more information see flyer below.   To apply online, visit:  https://www.lighthouseguild.org/programs-services/scholarships/

Seniors Only Saturday, March 31, 2018
The American Legion H.M. Merrill Post #16 Scholarship

Applicants must identify at least one relative who has received an Honorable Discharge from any branch of the US Armed Forces or is presently serving in the US military (grandparent, parent, aunt, uncle, or siblings qualify).

Each applicant must submit one letter of recommendation.

Each applicant must submit an essay of no fewer than 500 words on "What you envision America to be in the year 2028"

For complete list of application requirements and for the application, click on the link below.

All documentation are due to school counselors' offices by April 2, 2018 for processing and mailing.

Seniors Only Monday, April 2, 2018
Arbutus Garden Club Scholarship

The Arbutus Garden Club is again offering a scholarship to a graduating senior interested in pursuing a career in the field of natural resources.  Up to $1000 will be given to assist a student focusing on horticulture, agriculture, marine biology or environmental studies. 

Applications are due to School Counselors for processing and mailing by April 3, 2018

Seniors Only Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Academic Advantage Scholarship Grants

Criteria for Scholarship Grant Opportunity:

  • Must be a June 2018 graduate from a RI school
  • Good Academic Record
  • Extra-Curricular Activities
  • Community Service
  • School Recommendation

For further instrutions and to apply, please visit www.academicadvantageri.com or call (401) 921-5860

Applications are due to School Counselors' offices by April 6, 2018 for processing and mailing.

Seniors Only Friday, April 6, 2018
RI Foundation RI PBS Scholarship

The Rhode Island Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Rhode Island PBS Scholarship.

In 2017, Rhode Island PBS established the Rhode Island PBS Scholarship. The scholarship offers awards to residents of Rhode Island PBS’ demographic market area who demonstrate promise of a successful career in the fields of broadcasting, communications, and/or journalism.

Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply:

  • Must be a resident of Rhode Island or Bristol County, Massachusetts  
  • Must be a graduating high school senior planning to attend an accredited 4-year post-secondary institution, or currently be enrolled in an accredited 4-year post-secondary institution  
  • Must be able to provide a recommendation letter from a teacher or a professional who can attest to the applicant’s merit towards a successful career in the noted fields.  

Awards are renewable for an additional three years, up to $15,000 annually. The deadline to apply is April 06, 2018.

Please click here to apply.

Questions? Contact Kelly Riley, Donor Services Administrator, at 401-427-4028 or kriley [at] rifoundation [dot] org.

Seniors Only Friday, April 6, 2018
Alice Sullivan Memorial Scholarship

The Alice Sullivan Memorial Scholarship application is available for interested female student-athletes.  A memorial endowment has been established to sustain in perpetuity Alice Sullivan’s life, character and enthusiasm for female athletics. One of the purposes of the fund is to award a monetary scholarship to a female high school and/or female collegiate student-athlete who express an interest in coaching, officiating and/or athletic administration.

Scholarships are due to school counselors for processing and mailing by April 9, 2018

Seniors Only Monday, April 9, 2018
RI State Elks Association Vocational Grants Program

Students planning to pursue a Vocational/Technical program leading to a two-year degree (not a stepping stone for a 4-year degree) or technical certification are eligible to compete for a grant. Open to all eligible applicants with no special consideration given to those who are Elks or related to Elks. Additionally, this scholarship is used to apply for the Stephen F. Woodcock Memorial Scholarship which will be awarded to the child of an Elk in good standing or a deceased Elk who was in good standing at the time of his/her death.

Applications are due to School Counselors' offices for processing and mailing by April 9, 2018

Seniors Only Monday, April 9, 2018
Health Professionals Student Scholarship - South County Hospital Medical Staff

South County Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship is intended to assist a senior in his or her endeavors in securing a position in a health care profession. The final vocational interest could include such diverse areas as medicine, dentistry, nursing or physical therapy.  All applications returned to school counselors' office will be reviewed and two will be sent to South County Hospital as finalists from Chariho.

Applications are due to the School Counseling offices by April 9, 2018 for processing and mailing.

Seniors Only Monday, April 9, 2018
Westerly Elks Lodge 678 Scholarship

The local Westerly Elks Lodge 678 is sponsoring a NEW scholarship!  They will be presenting two scholarships--one to a male student and one to a female student from Chariho High School.

Requirements:

  • Completed Application (below) and official transcript
  • Community Service especially to the veterans and children (priority will be given to those applicants)
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Does not have to be related to an Elks member

Applications are due to School Counselors' offices by April 9 for processing and mailing

Seniors Only Monday, April 9, 2018
Desiree Mesolella Art Scholarship

Each year the organization awards two $5000 scholarships to talented students planning to pursue visual arts.  Applicants shall be a RI resident attending a RI high school, a US citizen, and have applied to and been accepted into a US Department of Education accredited 4-year college or school majoring in an art field. Areas of study include art, photographic studies, fashion design, industrial design, fine arts, graphic design, art education, commercial arts, textile design and studio arts.

For more information and for an application, click on the PDF file below.

Application and related materials are due to School Counselors' offices by April 10, 2018.

Seniors Only Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Westerly-Pawcatuck Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Scholarship

This scholarship is to be awarded as a financial grant to worthy graduates who are accepted for admission to a post secondary institution. The applicant must be a relative of a member in good standing of the Westerly-Pawcatuck Friendly Sons of St. Patrick.

Applications are due to School Counselors' office for processing and mailing by Apri 11, 2018.

Seniors Only Wednesday, April 11, 2018
RI Foundation Nursing Scholarships (Undergraduate and Graduate)

The Rhode Island Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Albert E. and Florence W. Newton Nursing Scholarship, Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship, Willard and Marjorie Scheibe Nursing Scholarship, and the Alan Edgar Wurdeman Scholarship.

These scholarships provide support for nursing students at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Students should carefully review the criteria for all four nursing scholarships (Albert and Florence Newton, Edward and Virginia Routhier, Willard and Marjorie Scheibe, and Alan Edgar Wurdeman) and must meet the qualifications of at least one of the scholarship funds.

Please submit only one application per student. The same application is used for all four nursing scholarship funds.

The award amounts vary and the scholarship may be renewable. Deadline for application submission is April 13, 2018 by 5 p.m. (EST).

Please click here to apply.

Questions? Contact Kelly Riley, Donor Services Administrator, at 401-427-4028 or kriley [at] rifoundation [dot] org.

Seniors Only Friday, April 13, 2018
Community 2000 Scholarship Opportunities

Need-based Scholarship Awards:  The Community 2000-Dollars for Scholars "Need-based" scholarship award is for residents of Charlestown, Hopkinton and Richmond going on to college or additional technical training. Award winners typically are graduating high school seniors, and the scholarship is renewable annually. The Community 2000 "Needs-based" endowment also includes funds targeted specifically to support graduates of the Chariho Career and Technical programs seeking additional technical training. Scholarship awards may be for up to four years thereby providing the student continued support throughout their undergraduate term.

Culinary Scholarship Award:  The Community 2000-Dollars for Scholars "Need-based" Culinary scholarship award is for residents of Charlestown, Hopkinton and Richmond going on to college or additional technical training in the culinary field.

Career & Tech Scholarship Award:  The Community 2000 "Need-based Career & Tech" scholarship award is for residents of Charlestown, Hopkinton and Richmond going on to additional technical training in such fields as plumbing, electrical, automotive tech, etc.

For more information and to apply, visit the Community 2000 website at http://community2000.org/Scholarships.html

Applications are due by April 15, 2018

Seniors Only Sunday, April 15, 2018
RDW Group, Inc. Minority Scholarship for Communications

The Rhode Island Foundation is now accepting applications for the RDW Group, Inc. Minority Scholarship for Communications.

In order to qualify as an applicant, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Rhode Island minority student who identifies as one or more of the following: Hispanic or Latino; American Indian or Alaska Native; Asian; Black or African American; Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
  • Currently studying at the graduate or undergraduate level (or are you a high school senior planning to study) any of the following: advertising, business communication, communications, content marketing, digital communication, digital marketing, marketing, marketing automation, marketing strategy, media, public relations, SEM, SEO, or social media

Award amounts vary and scholarships may be renewable. Deadline for submission is April 20, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. (EST). Please click here to apply.

Questions? Contact Kelly Riley, Donor Services Administrator, at 401-427-4028 or kriley [at] rifoundation [dot] org.

Seniors Only Friday, April 20, 2018
Student-View Scholarship Program

The 2018 Student-View Scholarship Program is offering $11,000 worth of scholarships to high schol seniors who plant to attend a four-year college, community college, or career school.  The program includes:

  • One $4000 scholarship
  • Two $1000 scholarships 
  • Ten $500 scholarships

No minimum SAT/ACT scores or GPA, no essay required, no lenghty application, no application fees.

Simply log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.  The scholarshp will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications.

Deadline is April 22, 2018

Seniors Only Sunday, April 22, 2018
The 1SG P. Andrew McKenna, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

The 1SG P. Andrew McKenna, Jr. Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating High School Senior in the State of Rhode Island. The applicant must be a legal U.S. Citizen, a resident of the state of Rhode Island, who has been accepted into an accredited two or four year college or university as a full time student. He or she must have demonstrated academic excellence with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The applicant must also meet one or more of the following criteria:  

  • A member of the JROTC / ROTC - A member of their High School Track/Cross Country Team for at least 2 years
  • Has a parent/guardian or sibling who is actively serving in the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Has a parent/guardian or sibling who served honorably overseas

All applicants must include one letter of recommendation from a Head Coach, Assistant Coach or teacher that details your character as a person and/or an athlete.  Incomplete applications will not be accepted for consideration.

Value Of Award: The 1SG P. Andrew McKenna, Jr. Memorial Scholarship recipient will receive one scholarship in the amount of $1,500.00. The Award will be presented at Class Awards Night or in person and made payable to both the recipient and the college/university they will be attending. This is not a needs based scholarship.

The application shall consist:  of a student-information sheet containing the name, address, telephone number, email address, and date of birth of the applicant; a list of the applicant’s teams, clubs, and activities; the applicant’s GPA; indication as to whether the applicant is a member of ROTC, cross-country, track, or has a parent, guardian, or sibling actively serving in the military or who has served honorably overseas (include name and enlistment information); the name and address of the college or university at which the scholarship will be used and indication if accepted; if not accepted to college, the top-three college choices; and course of study to be pursued.

Applicants must also respond to this essay question: 

On August 7, 2015 1SG P. Andrew McKenna, Jr. came under fire from Taliban forces while defending Camp Integrity in Kabul, Afghanistan, and made the ultimate sacrifice for his comrades and his country. He is a man who once described selfless service as “the most important thing.” Who once said: “The act of putting the well-being of others ahead of your own is the ultimate of showing what you’re made of. It’s not often brought out, but when it is, it can be unparalleled. The decision to rush forward, placing your life at risk for the welfare of a teammate or the rest of the team says more about a man in my book than anything else. What we have done for ourselves dies with us. What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” 

1SG P. Andrew McKenna, Jr. has been labeled and credited as a leader and a hero, with bravery, honor, courage, and selfless traits. Please describe in your own words (250 words or more) what it means to possess the qualities and traits of 1SG P. Andrew McKenna, Jr. What does making the ultimate sacrifice for your team or your country mean to you? Feel free to use any and all personal experiences.

Applications are due to School Counselors' office by Monday, April 23, 2018 for processing and mailing.

 

Seniors Only Monday, April 23, 2018
Providence Chapter of Chums Inc. Scholarship

The Providence Chapter of Chums, Incorporated, seeks to encourage high school senior of African-American or Black descent and a United States citizen graduating in 2018 with excellent academic achievements, SAT scores, and outstanding community service who is planning on attending college to apply for our 2017 Constance B. Edmonds Scholarship Award.

As they continue their mission to “Listen to the Children”, it is very important for students to complete the application form with the other required materials and submit it to the organization by their postmarked deadline of April 30th, 2018. A parent/guardian signature approval is crucial to their accepting and considering the student for the scholarship award.

If students have any questions or need clarification on any of these requirements, they suggest you mail a letter to The Providence Chapter of Chums, Inc., Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 40746, Providence, RI 02940 with the best way to contact you.

Applications are due to School Counselors' office by Monday, Aprll 23, 2018 for processing and mailing.

Seniors Only Monday, April 23, 2018
Washington County Retired Teachers' Association Scholarship

The Washington County Retired Teachers' Association is offering a scholarship award to a graduating senior from a high school in Washington County. The amount of this award is $1,000. The senior selected for this award will have been selected for acceptance to a post-secondary technical school or to an accredited community or junior college. A student who will enroll in a four-year college is not eligible for this award.

Criteria for scholarship:

  1. demonstration of excellent citizenship qualities as a student
  2. creditable academic work
  3. financial need to attend college or technical school
  4. participation in community activities or extra-curricular school activiites

Applications are due to school counselors' offices for processing and mailing by April 24, 2018

Seniors Only Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Gardiner-Gardner Scholarship (sponsored by Slocum Grange #36)

This scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior who has been accepted to an accredited school of higher education in the Agricultural or Environmental field. Awards will be based on financial need, scholastic standing, extra-curricular activities, Grange interest, and community service.

Applications are due to guidance for processing and mailing by April 24, 2018.

Seniors Only Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Amancio-Falcone-Gaccione VFW Post 8955 Scholarship

The Amancio-Falcone-Gaccione Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8955 offers a $500 scholarship to a deserving senior senior of CHARIHO High School. 

  • Must be related to a veteran and will need to write an essay with the following prompts.  See attachment for additional information.

  • How has this veteran affected your life and who you are today?

  • Community involvement

  • Why are you worthy of this scholarship?

 

Applications are due to School Counselors for processing and mailing by April 24, 2018

Seniors Only Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The Jason Douglas Foreman Memorial Scholarship

The Jason Douglas Foreman Memorial Foundation (JDFMS) would like to invite Chariho seniors to apply for this scholarship. JDFMS offers four $1000 scholarships to qualifying students.

The seniors must be Narragansett or South Kingstown residents and be attending a technical program at a college or university in the fall.

Applicatiions are due to school counnselors' offices by April 24, 2018 for processing and mailing.

Seniors Only Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Chariho Youth Soccer Association Maddie Potts Scholarship

Dear Chariho Youth Soccer Association Alumni:  For some of you it may have been a few years since your affiliation with our organization while others it will seem like just yesterday. We the coaches, volunteers, parents, and Board of Directors are very proud that you have fulfilled your responsibilities to allow you to graduate this year from Chariho High School. For that reason the CYSA organization will be awarding a non-recurring $500.00 scholarship, The Chariho Youth Soccer Association Maddie Potts Scholarship, to one eligible graduating senior male and female of Chariho High School. This scholarship is not based on financial need. The letter of recommendation and copy of your transcripts are only for verification of your consistency as a student and that you will have a reasonable chance of graduating from your chosen post graduate school.

Please complete the attached personal information sheet or obtain a copy at www.chariho.com and return it to the guidance department with TWO copies of the required documentation no later than April 27 2018. Incomplete applications will be disqualified.

All information provided is confidential and for the exclusive use of the CYSA scholarship committee. Judging will be accomplished anonymously by a committee of CYSA Coaches, Volunteers and Board members. The winners will be announced at the senior awards night. CYSA reserves the right to post the names and likenesses of the winners on the CYSA website.

Seniors Only Friday, April 27, 2018
Katie DeCubellis Memorial Foundation "Nobody's Glory . . . Everybody's Gain" Scholarship

The Katie DeCubellis Memorial Foundation is a local non-profit organization established in the memory of Katie DeCubellis, a 13-year old Narragansett student killed by a drunk driver on October 29, 1999. The organization seeks to help others and to make our community a better place in which to live. Our Foundation has set out to educate people on the dangers of drunk driving and substance abuse.

The Foundation will provide two $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors about to further their education in a technical program or in a two- or four-year college program. Students must be “that” person who always steps up and gets the job done! It is intended for the student that helps out whenever and wherever needed within their school community.

Each applicant should submit the enclosed Scholarship Application Form, a copy of their high school transcript, an essay explaining how their community is a better place because of the contributions they have made throughout their high school career and a statement/testimonial from a school staff person.

Applicaitons are due to School Counselor's Office by April 27, 2018 for processing and mailing.

Seniors Only Friday, April 27, 2018
Katie DeCubellis Memorial Foundation "Victim Relief" Scholarship

The Katie DeCubellis Memorial Foundation is a local non-profit organization established in the memory of Katie DeCubellis, a 13-year old Narragansett student killed by a drunk driver on October 29, 1999. The organization seeks to help others and to make our community a better place in which to live. Our Foundation has set out to educate people on the dangers of drunk driving and substance abuse.

Consistent with these goals, the foundation will provide a $1,000 scholarship to a Rhode Island resident pursuing an education in a technical program or in a 2- or 4-year college program who has been physically, emotionally, and/or financially affected by an incident involving a driver who was operating while impaired.

Each applicant should submit the enclosed Scholarship Application Form, an essay explaining how he/she has been physically, emotionally, and/or financially affected by an incident involving a driver who was operating while impaired, and a letter of recommendation from a sponsor (i.e. guidance counselor, coach, teacher, clergy, community leader, employer, etc.).

Applications are due to School Counselors' office by April 27, 2018 for processing and mailing.

Seniors Only Friday, April 27, 2018
Katie DeCubellis Memorial Foundation "Make A Difference" Scholarship

The Katie DeCubellis Memorial Foundation is a local non-profit organization established in the memory of Katie DeCubellis, a 13-year old Narragansett student killed by a drunk driver on October 29, 1999. The organization seeks to help others and to make our community a better place in which to live. Our Foundation has set out to educate people on the dangers of drunk driving and substance abuse.

The Foundation will provide two $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors about to further their education in a technical program or in a two- or four-year college program.

Students must be CURRENT active members in their school’s SADD, youth-to-youth, natural helpers or other school organization specifically targeted to substance abuse prevention and/or good-decision making.

Each applicant should submit the enclosed Scholarship Application Form, a copy of their high school transcript and an essay explaining how their community is a better place because of the contributions they have made throughout their high school career.

Application are due to School Counselors' offices for processing and mailing by April 27, 2018

Seniors Only Friday, April 27, 2018
Katie DeCubellis Memorial Foundation Scholarship

The Katie DeCubellis Memorial Foundation is a local non-profit organization established in the memory of Katie DeCubellis, a 13-year old Narragansett student killed by a drunk driver on October 29, 1999. The organization seeks to help others and to make our community a better place in which to live. Our Foundation has set out to educate people on the dangers of drunk driving and substance abuse.

The Foundation will provide a $1,500 scholarship to a Narragansett resident who will be matriculating in a technical school or two- to four-year college. This scholarship is renewable for four years provided the student meets the criteria listed on the Scholarship Application Form.

Each applicant should submit the enclosed Scholarship Application Form, a copy of their high school transcript and an essay explaining how their community is a better place because of the contributions they have made throughout their high school career.

Applications are due to School Counselors' offices for processing and mailing by April 27, 2018

Seniors Only Friday, April 27, 2018
Paul D. Lynch Fund Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established at the Rhode Island Foundation with the generosity of the Horace A. Kimball Foundation and other individuals and businesses throughout the community in the memory of Paul D. Lynch.This scholarship is open to all students who plan to further their education after graduation from Chariho High School, whether at a two or four year college or at a technical school.

**Please use the same appliction from last year**

Scholarship is due to School Counselors by April 27, 2018 for processing and mailing.

Seniors Only Friday, April 27, 2018
RI Foundation Patty and Melvin Alperin First Generation Scholarship

The Rhode Island Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Patty and Melvin Alperin First Generation Scholarship.

In order to qualify as an applicant, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Rhode Island resident and high school senior
  • Parents did not graduate from college (2 year, 4 year, or graduate)
  • Planning to attend or accepted in an accredited two- or four-year college
  • Able to demonstrate financial need

The award amount varies and the scholarship may be renewable. Deadline for application submission is April 27, 2018 by 5 p.m. (EST).

Please click here to apply.

Questions? Contact Kelly Riley, Donor Services Administrator, at 401-427-4028 or kriley [at] rifoundation [dot] org.

Seniors Only Friday, April 27, 2018
Charlestown Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

The Charlestown Chamber of Commerce annually awards one thousand dollar ($1000.00) scholarships. 

Applicants for this scholarship must meet the following requirements: 

  • Year-round residency in the Chariho (Charlestown, Richmond, Hopkinton) area, with preference given to Charlestown residents.
  • Acceptance and attendance at an accredited school of higher education.
  • Demonstration of merit, financial need and community service. 

Applications are due to School Counselors offices for processing and mailing by April 30, 2018

Seniors Only Monday, April 30, 2018
RI Saltwater Anglers Foundation Fisheries and Marine Science Awards

FISHERIES AND MARINE SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to any RI high school senior who will be attending either the URI or Roger Williams University, in either a Marine Biology, Marine Affairs, or in Fisheries and Agriculture programs, within 1 year of graduation.  Three $500 Scholarships are awarded, and the recipient does not have to be connected with RISAA in any way. 

For more information, visit www.risaa.org/scholarships.html

Applications are due to School Counseling office by April 30, 2018 for processing and mailing

School-Specific Monday, April 30, 2018
The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund offers renewable, four-year scholarships to students with financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others, a strong work ethic, and leadership qualities. Application criteria includes:

1.  Applicants must be permanent residents of New England but may attend college anywhere in the United States.

2.  Applicants must be a United States citizen or a noncitizen who has a current lawful presence in the United States and is eligible to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

3.  High school seniors entering college and returning college students attending accredited U.S. colleges or universities full-time are eligible to apply for the scholarship. Awards are limited to students in undergraduate study and to those seeking their first bachelor’s degree at a four year college.

4.  Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to apply.

5.  The award is renewable for up to four undergraduate years providing there is continued financial eligibility and the student maintains a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

6.  All grants will be paid directly to the institution.  

Early Applications are due by APRIL 3 by noon

Regular Applications are due by MAY 1 by 12:00 noon

 

Seniors Only Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Michael Alan Johnson Memorial Scholarship

To honor Michael's memory, his family and friends have established this scholarship to be awarded to a high school senior who is pursuing a career in music or art. Students who have been involved with the music or art programs during their years at Chariho high School but are not pursuing a career in these areas are also eligible.

Scholarships are due to Guidance for processing and mailing by May 1, 2018

Seniors Only Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Roger B. Chapman Scholarship

The Roger B. Chapman Scholarship has been established in memory of Roger Chapman, a teacher at the Chariho CTC from 1976 to 1988. Each year, the fund will grant one or more annual scholarships to graduating CTC students who wish to pursue further studies in electronics. If no CTC students qualify in a given year, scholarships may be awarded to graduating students who wish to pursue further studies in electrical engineering, writing, photography, marine biology, or marine technology. Recipients may apply for up to three additional grants in successive years of continuing education.

Applications are due to School Counselors for processing and mailing by May 1, 2018

Seniors Only Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Emily Anthony Scholarship

This scholarship is for a Richmond student who is attending the Chariho Career and Technical Center.

Seniors Only Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Roger B. Chapman Scholarship Application for RENEWABLE Requests

This Scholarship Application is for students who graduated from Chariho and won the Roger B. Chapman Scholarship during their senior year--renewable for up to three years of college time.

The Roger B. Chapman Scholarship has been established in memory of Roger Chapman, a teacher at the Chariho CTC from 1976 to 1988. Each year, the fund will grant one or more annual scholarships to graduating CTC students who wish to pursue further studies in electronics. If no CTC students qualify in a given year, scholarships may be awarded to graduating students who wish to pursue further studies in electrical engineering, writing, photography, marine biology, or marine technology. Recipients may apply for up to three additional grants in successive years of continuing education.

Applications are due to School Counselors office for processing and mailing by May 1, 2018

Everyone Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Chariho Career Development Awards

Students may access the application below. The deadline for the 2017-18 academic year is May 4, 2018.

Students with complete applications will be required to make a presentation in front of a panel of Chariho educators and members of the corporation representing each award cluster.

In addition to the application, the student will need to:

1. Provide a detailed explanation of what factors influenced your decision to make the your career choice (in a separate document)

2. Make a 10-minute presentation highlighting evidence of the above-mentioned influences. You may use components of your graduation portfolio.

This cover sheet and response to item #1 must be turned into your guidance counselor by 2:00 P.M. on May 4th. No late applications will be accepted.

Presentations will be scheduled during the week of May 14th or May 21st.

Seniors Only Friday, May 4, 2018
Charity Lodge No. 23 F & A M Scholarship

Charity Lodge No. 23 Free & Accepted Masons will award scholarships to selected graduating seniors of Chariho High School and/or Career & Technical School who plan to attend an accredited college, university or technical training institute. Applicants must be residents of Charlestown, Richmond or Hopkinton. Selection is based upon active community involvement, financial need and academic achievement.

Please return completed form to your guidance counselor by May 4, 2018.

Seniors Only Friday, May 4, 2018
Patricia W. Edwards Memorial Art Scholarship

The Rhode Island Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Patricia W. Edwards Memorial Art Scholarship Fund.

The scholarships are for further education of young Rhode Island artists. The scholarship is available for Rhode Island high school freshman, sophomore and juniors, who wish to attend one art class at a Rhode Island institution (Rhode Island School of Design, AS220, etc.) The applicant must demonstrate artistic ability and interest in painting and/or drawing.

The deadline to apply is May 11, 2018. On-line appications only.  Please click here to apply.

Questions? Contact Kelly Riley, Donor Services Administrator, at 401-427-4028 or kriley [at] rifoundation [dot] org.

Everyone Friday, May 11, 2018
Watson Family Memorial Trade School Scholarship

The Watson Family Memorial Trade School Scholarship is in memory of William and Jean Watson. This couple were both blue-collar workers who were apprentices at their jobs and felt that trade schools were so important to society as there is always a need for plumbers, electricians, mechanics, CNAs, lab techs, phlebotomists, etc. The scholarship amounts vary depending on the trade school and the program. This scholarship is open to students of all abilities and students are encouraged to apply!!

Applications are due to School Counselors for processing and mailing by May 15, 2018

Everyone Tuesday, May 15, 2018
William C. Watson Memorial Scholarship

 The scholarship recipient should be pursuing high education, technical or vocational training, or have plans to begin further education within one year of the award. Special consideration will be given to a student who wishes to pursue a career in nursing, education, special education, or law enforcement.

It is an important consideration in awarding this scholarship that the applicant has a job, with a view towards helping to provide for his/her educational future. Also, an important consideration is that the applicant be actively involved in community service.

Applications are due to School Counselors' office for processing and mailing by May 15, 2018

Seniors Only Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Bryan Cameron Education Foundation Scholarship
Applications are open for the Class of 2019 for the Cameron Impact Scholarship!  
 
The Cameron Impact Scholarship is a merit-based undergraduate scholarship for incomparable individuals who have the ability to make real, tangible contributions to their families, friends, and the greater society.  
 

Cameron Impact Scholarship is currently accepting applications for their scholarship in two stages, with an early submission deadline of May 25th, 2018, and the second opportunity due September 15th, 2018.

The Bryan Cameron Education Foundation is a private, family foundation which was established by the Bay Area philanthropist, Bryan Cameron, in 2015 on the principle of making an impact. Through their four-year undergraduate scholarship program, they aim to provide ample support for extraordinary young adults who see their college education as a stepping stone toward a lifetime of contribution to the greater good. The substantial, merit-based scholarship is available to individuals who seek to use their gifts and talents to make a positive impact in their communities and society at large in all areas of study and ultimate career paths.

The Cameron Impact Scholarship will be awarded annually to approximately ten high-school seniors. This four-year merit-based scholarship is intended to cover the full ‘educational expenses’ at the recipient’s chosen collegiate institution (estimated to be between $20,000-$50,000 per annum). Recipients have complete freedom in the choice of their school and area of study, however, a stated goal of public service will be strongly considered.

The Cameron Impact Scholarship is a merit-based undergraduate scholarship for incomparable individuals who have the ability to make real, tangible contributions to their families, friends, and the greater society. To be eligible, a candidate must:

  • have a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.7
  • excel in extracurricular activities
  • exhibit strong leadership qualities
  • demonstrate active participation in community service
  • be a citizen of the United States.

Please visit the website www.bryancameroneducationfoundation.org to find more information about the Foundation and Scholarship and to apply.

Applications are on-line only.  Due date for early submission is May 25 and second opportunity is September 15. 

Underclassmen Friday, May 25, 2018
College Sports Recruiting Scholarships

Sports is a more than wins and losses and while we are committed to helping athletes find opportunities to play sports at the college level, we believe the most important thing is getting a college education. As an organization we are proud to award a $1,000 scholarship to a college student who best represents a true leader in sports and life. We encourage all current or future college students who competed in a sport at the high school level to apply for the College Sports Recruiting Scholarship. The winner will be selected by the CSS Recruiting Scholarship Committee.

Any current or former student athlete is eligible to apply. (You do not need to be a college athlete to apply.) Current or future college students including High School seniors who will be attending college are eligible to apply.

Essay Prompt: Write a brief essay (1,000 words or less) describing a moment where you took the role of a leader on the field, in the classroom or in the community. Explain what you learned from that moment and how they have impacted you.

HOW TO APPLY: Email your essay along with your name, college or university, year of graduation and contact information (so we can notify the winner) to leadership [at] collegesportsscholarships [dot] com For more information, visit the website at www.collegesportsscholarships.com/scholarship.htm

Everyone Sunday, July 1, 2018
Reviewer Touch Scholarship Program

About the $1000 scholarship program, it is being offered for the School, College and university students with a flair in writing. The key highlights about this program are as below-

Students are being provided with the topic below. They have to write an essay about the given topic.

The program will last about 15 days

Participant should strictly adhere to the guidelines of submission

Student must check for their eligibility before participating in the scholarship program Participant must be diligent in writing and submitting their entry

The reviewers will be reviewing the entries in real time There is a great possibility of a winner get chosen even before the last date depending upon the discretion of the reviewing team.

If you feel you can survive through the storms of competitive writing try your hands on:  Topic: “Digital Marketing”

More information including eligibilty, guidelines to follow, and submission information, visit:  https://www.reviewertouch.com/scholarship/

Seniors Only Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who best demonstrates:

  • A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
  • A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare

This scholarship competition is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.

Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on August 31, 2018.

Interested students may visit https://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here they'll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.

Seniors Only Friday, August 31, 2018
IYRS Scholarship Agreement for Chariho

IYRS is a non-profit post-secondary school which provides world-class experiential education, preparing students to enter a global manufacturing and making workforce. IYRS has three accredited schools--School of Composites Technology, School of Boatbuilding & Restoration, and School of Marine Systems. Students meeting the eligibility criteria who have graduated from Chariho within 9 months prior to their admission date will receive a $2000 Chariho Scholarship to be used towards tuition and fees at IYRS. See attached sheet for more information.

School-Specific Sunday, June 30, 2019
Affordable Colleges Online College Guides

Affordable Colleges Online, an organization dedicated to providing free higher education tools for current and future college students and their families, recently published research on all the not-for-profit universities and colleges in Rhode Island that offer online college programs. Historically, online programs have only been offered by for-profit institutions. Today, many of the most established not-for-profit state colleges and national universities have launched programs that provide flexibility and lower tuition prices for students. This dataset is unique to our site and is even ahead of the curve compared to other government education data sources such as NCES and IPEDS. A few of the key features on the page:  

  • Unique list of accredited not-for-profit institutions offering online programs, sorted by affordability
  • Spotlight interviews provided by many college deans with the institution's philosophy on online learning
  • Direct links to the specific online departments, or e-campus, of each institution

Additionally, our site helps high school students research post-secondary options by providing content-rich resources including financial aid guidebooks, accredited college search tools, and free open online courses (MOOCs) from national universities such as MIT and UC Berkeley. Our Rhode Island colleges guide can be accessed here at no-cost:

www.affordablecollegesonline.org

Everyone Monday, June 15, 2020
Tuition Break for RI Residents

The program is relevant to students who find that their intended program of study is not offered by the University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College or the Community College of Rhode Island. The Regional Student Program provides a tuition break to Rhode Island residents, who are enrolled in approved degree programs at public colleges and universities in the five other New England states.

For more information or to see if your major qualifies for the tuition break, visit New England Board of Higher Education's website at

www.nebhe.org/tuitionbreak

Seniors Only Tuesday, June 30, 2020
RI Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

There are many scholarships managed by the RI Foundation which are administered by designated schools and organizations. If, in looking through the opportunities on the RI Foundation website and you think you qualify for one of these opportunities, contact the person or organization listed in the directory. The RI Foundation website is www.RIFoundation.org

Everyone Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Scholarship Websites from American Educational Guide Center

The newly revised guaranteed-scholarships.com now includes more than 700 scholarships guaranteed by nearly 200 colleges and universities. They are now reaching out to colleges and universities to find more guaranteed scholarships, and adding at least a few to our site every day.

Please note that they have another no-cost scholarship search site you and your students are likely to find helpful, so we hope you'll also link to college-scholarships.com/scholarship-information/free-scholarship-searches, one of the most popular college and scholarship sites on the Internet.

Everyone Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Annual CGTrader Scholarship

CGTrader is the largest 3D model marketplace backed by the strong designer community of more than 500k members. CGTrader was founded with the goal to ensure fair marketplace conditions for 3D designers. 

Each semester CGTrader challenges students to dig into the field of technology writing an essay on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives. Enter the CGTrader Scholarship 2017 challenge to win $3,000 for your education bills. The best submission will be awarded $2,000 while the two runners-up will receive $500 each.

How to enter:  The goal is to challenge students to dig into the field of technology by writing different essays on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives. Every half a year the new technology related topic will be introduced.

The deadline of Winter semester is January 15th and Summer - July 15th.

For more information and to apply, visit:  https://www.cgtrader.com/scholarships

Seniors Only Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Redfin Scholarship

Scholarship Details This $2,500 scholarship is a way for Redfin to help one student on his or her journey through higher education. We are looking forward to reading each submission! To apply, in 800 words or less, answer the following question: "When the population of a city grows, low-income people are often forced to move to more affordable areas outside of the city. Many initiatives have been proposed or implemented to keep affordable housing within city limits. Identify one such initiative and discuss its pros and cons."

How to Apply The scholarship application period will occur twice yearly with awards delegated in both the Spring and Fall. The Spring application period is from November 1-January 31 of each year. The Fall application period is from May 1-July 31 of each year. Complete the following form within the designated application periods.

For more information and to apply, visit:  https://www.redfin.com/resources/scholarship

Seniors Only Friday, July 31, 2020
Affordable Colleges Database Resource from the RI Dept. of Education

RESOURCE FROM THE RI DEPT OF EDUCATION:

Receiving a scholarship can truly be a life-changing gift. Imagine receiving an acceptance letter from your dream school only to find out you won’t be able to afford it. A scholarship can be the deciding factor that allows you to pursue a degree at your top pick and be financially stable.

Luckily for students in search of financial aid, there are many options available. It can often be overwhelming trying to find the right scholarships and that’s where AffordableCollege wants to help students. This new Scholarship Database offers over 20,000 sortable scholarships based on: Location, Major, GPA, Ethnicity, and more. In addition, the site offers answers to frequently asked questions by students, such asavoiding scholarship scams and tips on applying for scholarships.

Everyone Monday, August 31, 2020
Raise Me Scholarship

RaiseMe partners with colleges and universities to offer students scholarships starting in the 9th grade. Get scholarships for college for your high school achievements.  For more information and to create an account, visit

https://www.raise.me/

Everyone Wednesday, December 30, 2020
FastWeb.com--College Resources/Financial Aid

Find it all at Fastweb:  Scholarships, Internships, College Resources, AND Financial Aid Tips

Get started today, it's FREE

www.fastweb.com

Everyone Thursday, December 31, 2020
The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship

 The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship is for Women and each quarter they award $1,000 and a care package filled with healthy organic goodies to young women who are striving to maintain their health and wellness as they pursue their higher education goals.

Here is a brief summary of the eligibility requirements:

Award: $1,000

Quarterly Deadlines: January 1, March 31st, June 30th, and September 30th every year

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating high school senior, current college undergraduate, or current graduate student at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical school in the United States.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Must identify as female.

The scholarship sponsor welcome all majors and GPAs to apply!

For more information and to apply, visit https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/

Everyone Thursday, December 31, 2020