Rhode Island is the smallest state in America, but it also provides educational opportunities for its residents as its larger counterparts. Some of the famous Rhode Island schools include 

  • Brown University

  • Bryant University

  • The University of Rhode Island

Being a resident of Rhode Island you can plan to attend a school there to help you save some dollars.

What are Rhode Island Scholarships?

There are a wide variety of college scholarships available for a large number of students and residents of the Ocean State. 

In order to make college more accessible, the state legislature of Rhode Island has developed a number of grants and college scholarships designed to help its resident students pay for their college education. 

Rhode Island is one of the smallest states in regards to population and size. The small size doesn’t let to offer many funding opportunities as larger states. Though they do offer need-based scholarships. They don’t offer scholarships for minorities or for students in high-need fields. Some scholarships might be only meant for women.

Eligibility requirements for Rhode Island Scholarships

  • You need to be a resident of the state of Rhode Island

  • You must apply the year you graduate from a high school

  • A minimum required GPA of at least 3.0

  • You must have a 2-year or  4-year degree

  • You must be enrolled full-time 

  • You must be from an accredited university

Application Deadline

June 30, 2020

Award Amount

$2,500

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Contact Number

800 788-3368

About the Scholarship

The Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award is an initiative by the Discover Student Loans with the sole aim of supporting talented students whose potential is otherwise gone unnoticed. The sch...

Application Deadline

December 07, 2020

Award Amount

$2,500

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

comcast@applyists.com

Contact Number

855-670-4787

About the Scholarship

Comcast NBC Universal Foundation strives towards building a brighter nation by awarding the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship to bright and aspiring minds. The Foundation believes that young minds are the leaders of tomorrow. Success starts with opportunity and commitment to the young people will build better leade...

Application Deadline

March 16, 2020

Award Amount

$3,500

Awards Available

4

Website

Link

Email Address

jacinda@niada.com

Contact Number

800-682-3837

About the Scholarship

The National Independent Automobile Dealers Association, a 70-year-old trade association established the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association Foundation or the NIADA Foundation in 2006 with the mission of supporting young men or women of the United States who have displayed academic excellence, leadership sk...

Application Deadline

May 01, 2020

Award Amount

$1,500

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

education@famemaine.com

About the Scholarship

State of Maine Grant Program is a form of financial assistance provided by the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) to undergraduate students of Maine who belong to a family whose estimated family contribution is very less. The grant programs fund the postsecondary education of students and hence relieves them of t...

Application Deadline

February 15, 2020

Award Amount

$1,000

Awards Available

2

Website

Link

Email Address

scholarships@ffa.org

Contact Number

317-802-6099

About the Scholarship

This scholarship was financed by the maker of Kent and Blue Seal feeds—Kent Nutrition Group Inc., through the National FFA Foundation to provide funding support to students who desire to opt a four-year degree in college in animal nutrition, animal /dairy / poultry or equine/equestrian science, general agriculture or agricultural science, agricultural business management, econom...

Application Deadline

July 01, 2020

Award Amount

$1,000

Awards Available

2

Website

Link

Email Address

info@ri-eha.org

Application Deadline

March 01, 2020

Award Amount

$700

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

grants@riheaa.org

Contact Number

401-736-1100

About the Scholarship

The students of Rhode Island State who are not able to pursue postsecondary education due to financial need are offered the Rhode Island State Grant by the Rhode Island Higher Education Assistance Authority (RIHEAA). The grant program helps students of the state who are enrolled in an accredited university or co...

Application Deadline

June 01, 2020

Award Amount

$10,000

Awards Available

10

Website

Link

Email Address

prom@ducktapeclub.com

Contact Number

440-937-7096

About the Scholarship

High school students attending prom are awarded scholarship prizes through the Stuck At Prom Scholarship Contest to the best student who makes and wears prom attires made of Duct Brand duct tape. The scholarship is awarded to the winners of the contest on the basis of online voting. The contest winners in different positions are ch...

Application Deadline

November 17, 2020

Award Amount

$5,000

Awards Available

50

Website

Link

Email Address

spirit@applyists.com

Contact Number

865-670-4787

About the Scholarship

Prudential Foundation certifies Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. The establishment was begun as the United States\' biggest youth acknowledgment program dependent on volunteer network administration. This grant was begun by Prudential and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) in the year 1995. This program honors middle level and high sc...

Application Deadline

February 01, 2020

Award Amount

$3,000 - $10,000

Awards Available

3

Website

Link

Email Address

info@bmifoundation.org

Contact Number

212-220-3103

About the Scholarship

The BMI Foundation provides financial assistance to students who are songwriters and composers in the contemporary musical genres in the form of the John Lennon Scholarships in order to support and encourage new talents in the industry. The recipients of the scholarship are enrolled in a university or c...