AAvailable Scholarships for Seniors 2022-2023
Scholarship NameApplication Due Date BY DATEDescriptionApplication LINK
See Ms. Florenz, Guidance Clerk

Conrad-Nestor-Walsh Memorial Scholarship

April 15, 2023The Conrad-Nestor Scholarship honoring three local doctors. Robert L. Conrad, a general surgeon, and Thomas A. Nestor, MD, a surgeon and family doctor and John Walsh, MD. The Conrad-Nestor-Walsh scholarships will be awarded to students who are entering post-secondary training and who demonstrate a combination of academic achievement and financial need. Be a graduating high school senior and resident of Rhode Island, accepted into an accredited, post-secondary institution, able to demonstrate financial need and academic accomplishment. **must be a child/grandchild/dependent of a current South County hospital employee.Please mail directly to:
Kace Quinn
Medical Staff Office
South County Hospital
100 Kenyon Avenue
Wakefield, RI 02879
*NEW Virginia R. Urquhart Memorial FundApril 30, 2023“Ginny” Urquhart was the secretary at North Kingstown High School for two assistant principals who dealt with student discipline. She developed a reputation of being kind and yet holding the students accountable for their behavior. Her compassion was well known among the students; she would always listen to their side of the story. Many graduates went on to a “healthier” lifestyle because of her involvement in their lives. She received many personal letters from “her students'', remarking how she influenced their lives. At the 1999 NKHS Graduation, she received the Employee Excellence Award for her dedication to the school and the students.
These two scholarships were created as a legacy to her. Her family wanted to continue her kindness to future graduates, especially those who have chosen a technical school or other job-based training.

Our goal is to support those recent graduates that want to extend their education in a technical field, one that would closely align with careers in the working world.
Details and Application
*New Forever Ella ScholarshipApril 6, 2023*Minimum scholarship awarded…$1000
*Open to any North Kingstown graduating senior, class of 2023.
We all have the ability to use our unique gifts to make a difference with our time on earth. Ella did just that in her 14 years. She loved life and lived it to the fullest. As you leave high school, how will you spread your wings and leave your mark on the world? How will you live with meaning and purpose? What inspires you? How will you make a positive impact? It is now time to soar up high with the beauty and grace of a butterfly! In 500 words or less, describe your post high school ambitions and how your wings will guide you to new heights.
Please submit your essay to the Guidance Office
1SG P. Andrew McKenna Memorial ScholarshipApril 14, 2023Each year, the 1SG P. Andrew Mckenna, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund awards four $1,500 scholarships in Andrew's honor to graduating high school seniors in the State of Rhode Island. Each applicant must display academic excellence with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and plan to continue on to a two or four year higher education institution or pursue a career in any branch of the United States Armed Forces.Application
Aaron and Rita Slom Scholarship Fund For Freedom and DiversityApril 21, 2023The Aaron and Rita Slom Scholarship Fund for Freedom and Diversity will provide a minimum of two college scholarships for high school seniors. Students will submit an interpretive work focusing on the George Washington Letter to the Hebrew Congregation in Newport, RI, in context with the present time.Application
Al Southwick Memorial ScholarshipApril 6, 2023This $500 Scholarship will be awarded to a NKHS graduating senior who: 1) has participated in NK athletics or recreation programs for at least two of four years (during high school); 2) will pursue a degree in physical education, sports management, kinesiology/exercise science or athletic coaching (or related degree) from a four-year college or university; and 3) has a significant record of volunteer community service.Application
Alice Sullivan Memorial ScholarshipApril 7, 2023The Alice Sullivan Memorial Fund has been established to sustain in perpetuity Alice Sullivan’s life, character and enthusiasm for female athletics. One of the purposes of the memorial endowment is to award a monetary scholarship to a female high school and/or female collegiate student-athlete who expresses an interest in coaching, officiating and/or athletic administration.Apply Here
Alton H. Conn, Jr. Memorial ScholarshipApril 28, 2023The following scholarship is using the COMMON APPLICATION this year. Please apply if are pursuing further education in a medical field. Preference for a student who demonstrates an interest in cancer research.Application
Andrew R. Hoban Memorial ScholarshipApril 28, 2023For those students attending URI in the Fall and who participated on the golf or basketball teams at North Kingstown High School; 2. For those students who have worked for North Kingstown Recreational basketball league; 3. for those students who were past or present employees of Quidnesset Country Club, particularly caddies; Should there be no students meeting those criteria, preference will be given to incoming URI freshmen from North Kingstown High School.Details Apply via URI Portal
Arbutus Scholarship of CharlestownApril 1, 2023$1000 given to a student pursuing a career related to the field of natural resources, including horticulture, agriculture, marine biology, and environmental sciences.Application
Board of Realtors Diversity ScholarshipNovember 15, 2023Launching a career in Real Estate? The Greater Providence Board of REALTORS is aprofessional trade Association serving real estate professionals and they are offering scholarships for minority or underrepresnted individuals launching a career in real estate. Contact Suzanne Silva at for more information.Application and Requirements or a fillable PDF is available at
Catherine T. Murray Memorial ScholarshipMarch 24, 2023This scholarship is for RI students with disabilities. 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. Completed applications can be faxed to 738-1083, emailed to or mailed to the following address: Catherine T. Murray Memorial Scholarship
1944 Warwick Avenue
Warwick, RI 02889
Attn: C. McKenna
Online Application Applications will be on the website beginning around the 2nd week of January.
CharterCare Foundation Scholarship (Nursing & Medical Education)March 31, 2023For the academic year beginning in September, the Foundation will award a total of $40,000 in nursing and continuing medical education scholarships to RI residents. Applicants MUST be permanent Rhode Island residents, have demonstrated financial need, and maintain a 3.0 (B) average or above to qualify. Applications accepted from high school seniors who are pursuing a healthcare major and have been accepted at accredited institutions; OR students currently enrolled in an accredited institution with a major in nursing, certified nursing assistant, or masters; OR students pursuing any of the following career paths: physician’s assistant, dental hygienist, pharmacy technician, nurse anesthetist, CNA, phlebotomist, or other healthcare advanced training.
Preference given to students studying at RI Institutions.
Coastal1 Credit Union ScholarshipApril 7, 2023Coastal1 Credit Union offers ten (10) $2,000 one-time scholarships to high school seniors enrolling full-time into a four year college/university (Due: April 7, 2023)Details and Application
Columbian Scholarship AwardMarch 1, 2023The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America and Loggia Piave 364 Sons and Daughters of Italy are pleased to announce that the annual Columbian Scholarship Awards will be presented at the Columbus Day Dinner in October, 2023, and St. Joseph's Day Dinner in March, 2023. The Columbian Awards are presented to a high school senior male and female for achieving excellence in both academics and athletics. The Award is $500.00 each. There are six of these awards. The qualifications are as follows:
1. The student must be a senior
2. The student must have an Italian surname; if not, maternal or paternal grandparents have to.
3. Be of Italian descent, and so noted on the application.
4. The student must be an outstanding scholar athlete
Darren A. Schongold ScholarshipApril 15, 2023Established in 1997 in memory of our beloved alumnus, the Darren A. Schongold Fund annually awards a one year college scholarship in his name to a deserving graduate on the basis of his/her scholastic and athletic accomplishments.Application
DELTA KAPPA GAMMA * EPSILON CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIPApril 15, 2023Epsilon Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an international society of women educators, is offering an $1,00.00 scholarship to a graduating young woman planning to enter the teaching profession.Application and Requirements
Desiree Mesolella Art Scholarship 2023April 21, 2023 by 12pmTwo $5000 scholarships awarded annually. Applicant shall be a RI resident attending a RI high school, a US Citizen, and have applied to and been accepted into an accredited 4-year college or school majoring in a visual arts field. Approved areas of student include:Application
Dr. Stanley Van Wagner Scholarship Application April 28, 2023The following scholarship is using the COMMON APPLICATION this year. This scholarship committee will consider academics, extra curricular activities, citizenship and finacial need. Application
East Greenwich Rotary Scholarship FundFebruary 1-April 15Two scholarships ($2,000 each) are awarded annually to graduating high school seniors who:
1. Have been active members of Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts at some time during their school
2. Live in Rhode Island, or have been a member of a scouting unit in Rhode Island.
3. Will enroll in an institute of higher learning (college, tech program, etc.) in the fall following
4. Submit an essay for evaluation by the East Greenwich Rotary Scholarship Fund.
Elizabeth Stone Fund ScholarshipMay 6, 2023The applicant must be a Jamestown resident who has been accepted at an accredited four year institution of higher learning. He or she must be a graduating senior at an accredited public, private, parochial, vocational or charter high school; or be completing a home school program approved by the Jamestown School Committee.Application
Fundacao Faialense ScholarshipFebruary 28, 2023Winners are selected on the basis of academic record, personal qualifications, financial need and other credentials submitted by or on behalf of each applicant.
The awarded scholarship will be paid directly to the student upon proof of acceptance and/or attendance of the institution of choice. The student will receive a certificate of award at the annual banquet. Students will be requested to attend a Banquet, on Saturday April 22 2023 at Riviera Restaurant in East Providence Rhode Island.
GFWC Women's Club of South County ScholarshipApril 1, 2023The General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) Women’s Club of South County, founded in 1962, provides a forum for women to discuss and address issues of concern to the community. In 1997, the Club established a Scholarship Fund to support continuing education among women with limited financial and educational opportunities. Preference given to highly motivated women, 19 and older, with or without dependents, who need further education or training to become more self-supporting.Application
Greenwich Bay Women’s Club Volunteerism Grant AwardApril 1, 2023The Greenwich Bay Women's Club, a community service organization, is now accepting applications from residents in the East Greenwich, Warwick and North Kingstown areas for its annual grant awards. Priority will be given to applicants from those communities who have been involved in community service and who desire to attend to continue their education. Criteria for this grant is based solely on community service; academic achievement is NOT a consideration.Application
IYRS School of Technology & TradesIYRS President's Scholarship - $15,000 awarded to two recent high school graduates within the last two years with exceptional financial need. Priority given to Rhode Island high school students.Students must be accepted to an IYRS program and meet certain criteria to be eligible for a scholarship, which may vary by program. To confirm eligibility, please email or call Student Services at (401) 848-5777 x223. Application
Jamestown Community TheaterMay 1, 2023The Jamestown Community Theatre will present their annual Patti Vandal Award for up to $1,000 to one or more graduating seniors this spring. The gifts will be based on a 500-word essay that describes the applicant’s involvement in performing arts. Along with the essay, two letters of reference from arts-related educators or directors should be submitted. Applicants must be Jamestown residents.Applications should be sent to JCT P.O. Box 14, Jamestown, RI. Or submitted via email:
Jamestown Holy Ghost Society ScholarshipApril 30, 2023The Holy Ghost Society will award four Scholarships at $2,000 each in memory of MANUEL DUTRA AND JOSEPH W. TIEXIERA. The scholarships are for graduating high school students, to be applied to tuition, books or related course fees.
See application for details.
Jamestown Rotary Club ScholarshipApril 30, 2023Rotary is an international charitable organization comprised of professional and business
leaders whose goals are humanitarian service, high ethical standards and the promotion of
integrity, goodwill and peace around the world. The Rotary Club of Jamestown has been a
proud member of Rotary International, the largest and oldest service organization in the world dedicated to friendship, fellowship, and service to others, since 1941. Our motto —“Service Above Self”— guides everything we do. Jamestown Rotary Club seeks scholarship applicants with a commitment to service in school, extra curricular activities, career goals, and/or their community. Jamestown Residents ONLY.
Details and Application
Jamestown Teachers' Association ScholarshipApril 28, 2023In order to assist Jamestown Students in continuing to build their academic future, the Jamestown Teachers' Association annually awards two College Scholarships to qualified students. All Applicants applying for the Jamestown Teachers' Association College Scholarship that are Jamestown residents and attended Jamestown Schools will be considered. The child of a Jamestown Teachers' Association member will receive first preference in the allocation of these two scholarships. All applicants will be chosen based on application and essay.LINK to Application
Jamestown Women's Club Scholarship April 7, 2023Applicants must be Jamestown residents and graduating seniors with plans to attend college in fall 2022.Application and Requirements
Jeffrey L. Swanson Memorial ScholarshipApril 30, 2023This scholarship was established in 2016 to honor the life, pursuits, and passions of Jeff Swanson, a beloved son, husband, and friend to many. Jeff, who lost his courageous battle with metastatic melanoma at age 30 in 2014, was an avid explorer and talented photographer and a compassionate and informed preserver of natural landscapes. The scholarship provides assistance for enrichment, academic, and/or career opportunities to one or more graduating NKHS seniors who have demonstrated a passion for photography, with a preference for students who have also demonstrated an interest in and commitment to nature and/or wilderness conservation. Students need not be pursuing a career in photography or environmental conservation to be eligible.Details and Application
Jeffrey Monica Soccer ScholarshipApril 15, 2023An applicant must have played on the NKHS Boys Varsity team for 2 years and must have played as a senior. See application for more details.Application
Jim's Team 4 Diabetes FoundationMay 15, 2023Our 501(c)(3) non-profit organization provides scholarships for T1D students all throughout the USA. The Scholarships are valued at $500 each to help cover medical supplies for the student when they first begin their college studies. Jim's twin brother (John Loria), who resides in Tiverton, Rhode Island, gifted the Foundation with the $500 funds to set aside specifically for one (1) Rhode Island senior high school student to win that has been diagnosed with Type One Diabetes.LINK to Scholarship on Foundation Website Send by Email:
By Postage Mail: Jim's Team 4 Diabetes Foundation, 10956 Johnson Street NE, Blaine, MN 55434
Joanne Fitts Memorial ScholarshipApril 30, 2023Established in 2017 in memory of our beloved coach, the Joanne Fitts Memorial Scholarship awards funds to assist two college-bound graduates who are volleyball athletes, one each from the boys and girls teams, on the basis of their scholastic and athletic accomplishments. The Fund is administered by the Rhode Island Foundation. Details and Application
Juanita Handy ScholarshipJune 3, 2023The Juanita Handy Scholarship: All applicants must graduate from high school in Spring 2023, be Rhode Island residents and will enter an accredited degree-granting institution in the Fall of 2023. Scholarships will be awarded upon confirmation of enrollment at an accredited college or university. The awards can range from $250 to $1,000 for the academic year.Application
April 21, 2023The KDMF awards one annual “Katie DeCubellis Memorial Scholarship” in the total amount of $6,000* to a Senior high school student. Narragansett resident ONLY, who best exemplifies Katie’s qualities of friendship, community service and academic excellence. Applicants should maintain a “B” or better average and demonstrate a strong commitment to extracurricular activities and community service.Application
Katie DeCubellis Memorial Foundation “Nobody’s Glory . . . Everybody’s Gain” ScholarshipApril 21, 2023KDMF “Nobody’s Glory ... Everybody’s Gain” Scholarships in the amount
of $1,000 are awarded annually to two (2) Senior students in Rhode Island who
best exemplify a positive attitude and commitment to their school community to be
“that” person who always steps up and gets the job done, while also maintaining
good academic standing! Whether it’s organizing your school dance, selling those
raffle tickets, and generally assisting whenever and wherever you are needed. No
job too small! Is your school a better place because of your efforts? If so, we want
your application.
Katie DeCubellis Memorial Foundation "Make a Difference" ScholarshipApril 21, 2023KDMF “Make a Difference” Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 are
awarded annually to two (2) Senior students in Rhode Island who best exemplify
the ability to make a difference in our community through their leadership,
commitment and active involvement in their high school’s SADD, youth-to youth, natural helpers or other organization that specifically targets substance
abuse prevention and awareness and/or good decision making. Students must
also maintain good academic standing.
Katie DeCubellis Memorial Foundation Victim Relief
April 21, 2023The KDMF awards one annual “Katie DeCubellis Victim Relief Scholarship” in the amount of $1,000 to a Senior high school student in Rhode Island who best exemplifies the strength, courage and commitment to triumph over the physical, emotional and/or financial tragedy resulting from an impaired driver.Application
Kayla Jean Ricci Memorial Scholarship April 8, 2023Scholarships, grants, and awards are being reviewed for their dedication to the preservation of animals and their environment and are reviewed. We encourage people of all ages to submit applications with their study, research, or immediate assistance to the creatures of the earth.Application
Kent Washington Association of REALTORS ScholarshipMay 5, 2023Any full-time senior during the Fall and Spring of 2022/2023, attending a Kent County or
Washington County high school and resides in either the Kent County or Washington County in the State of RI. This scholarship is based on a combination of financial need, scholastics, and extra-curricular activities.
Application Here
Kiki's Garden: 2023 Ironman ScholarshipApril 29, 2023We're looking for a RI High School Senior who is coping with or has overcome a mental or emotional health challenge and going on to pursue further studies at a 2-year or 4-year college. Zachary, our Ironman, will amass his own group of brave Avengers conquering mental and emotional health issues by sharing their stories, developing their talents, and becoming beacons to those who follow.Application
Kiki's Garden: The Aspire Higher Art ScholarshipApril 29, 2023Must be a RI High School graduating senior. (Homeschoolers are also eligible)
Must be planning a career in the arts in one of the eligible concentrations. (See Application Details)
Must be pursuing further college or workshop studies in the arts upon graduation from high school.
Must submit a completed application by April 29
Details and Application
Local 51 Trades ScholarshipMay 1, 2023Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 51 Apprenticeship Training Program is accepting applications for Plumber, Pipefitter and Refrigeration Technician Apprentices from 8 a.m. Monday, February 27, 2023 to 5 p.m. on Friday, March 10, 2023. Please see the attached flyer for more information about the apprenticeship program. Local 51 Apprenticeship Applications can be accessed at
Matthew Barber Memorial ScholarshipMay 1, 2023The Barber family provides a $1000 scholarship in memory of their son/brother Matt to a graduating Jamestown/North Kingstown student who is going to pursue Engineering in college (preferably URI). Matt received his Electrical Engineering degree from URI in 2011.Please submit a one page summary to the NKHS Guidance Office describing why you are a good candidate for this scholarship. Please include your resume.
Military Spouses of Newport ScholarshipApril 1, 2023Scholarships are awarded to spouses, graduating seniors, and other non-graduating dependents of active duty and retired military service members attached to Rhode Island. The educational scholarships vary from $500-$2,500.To learn more, please visit:
Narrow River Preservation Association (Lesa Meng College Scholarship)April 28, 2023Since 1993, Narrow River Preservation Association (NRPA) has awarded scholarships to seniors graduating from high schools in the Narrow River Watershed as part of its Youth Environmental Education Program. This year is no exception.Application
NEANK Lighthouse ScholarshipApril 30, 2023The NEANK Scholarship Fund is a local non-profit account established to help graduating North Kingstown seniors in their desire to continue their education. Each year, the Lighthouse Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to selected students who have been accepted to a two-year or four-year college. Preference is given to children of NEANK members who meet the required criteria.Application
Newport County Board of Realtors College ScholarshipMay 1, 2023The Newport County Board of Realtors is offering two students a $1000 scholarship. Any college bound student residing in Newport County is eligible based on a combination of financial need , scholastics and extracurricular activities. Only Jamestown Students are eligible.Application
NK Education Support Professionals (NKESP) ScholarshipMay 1, 2023The North Kingstown Educational Support Professionals are sponsoring scholarships to be awarded to children of their members who are 2023 graduating seniors, going to a 4 year, 2 year, or vocational school. Please complete the application and return it to the guidance office at the High school by May 1, 2023.Copy of the Scholarship Application
NK FOP #33- Robert Fitzpatrick Memorial ScholarshipApril 28, 2023The North Kingstown Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #33 sponsors the Robert Fitzpatrick Memorial Scholarship. It is a singular award of $1000 to the successful candidate. Please see Application requirement LINK for more details.Application and Requirements
NK VFW Memorial Post 152 ScholarshipMay 1, 2023Open to all high school seniors who are a child or grandchild of a veteran. $1000 one time award.
NKHS Booster Club ScholarshipApril 18, 2023Applicants will be evaluated on the following criteria: GPA , # of sports competed in during 4 year NKHS athletic career, Post Season Honors & Awards (Division, State, etc.), Letters of Recommendation, Personal Essay, Community InvolvementApplication
North Kingstown Community Chorus : Janet Berry Scholarship March 31, 2023Janet Berry Scholarship in cooperation with the North Kingstown Community Chorus:
The North Kingstown Community Chorus, in honor of Mrs. Janet Berry, a former chorus member, will award a $2000 scholarship to a college-bound high school senior who will graduate from Narragansett or South Kingstown High School, or from The Prout School who resides in Narragansett or South Kingstown.

An applicant planning to major or minor in the many fields of music is preferred.
In addition, a student who has participated in 3 to 4 years of chorus, concert choir, show chorus, stage band, jazz band, orchestra, or musical productions in high school will also be considered for the award.
The applicant must submit our application form, an official high school transcript, two letters of recommendation, and a video recording of an informal performance in mp4/mov format. The details are on the application.
The award is competitive and will be juried by a panel of music professionals.
North Kingstown Community Chorus Scholarship March 31, 2023The North Kingstown Community Chorus will award a $2000 scholarship to a college-bound high school senior. Eligible to apply: a) Students who reside in North Kingstown attending either public or private school b) Students who reside in Jamestown, but attend North Kingstown High School c) Students who are in the immediate family of a current Chorus member. Application
North Kingstown Fire Fighters Local 1651 ScholarshipApril 30, 2023The NKFFA is a local member of the International Association of Firefighters, and through that organization works to improve the Fire Profession throughout the Country. See application for Scholarship criteria and essay requirements. Two recipients will be announced at Honors Night.Application Details
North Kingstown Rotary Club ScholarshipApril 30, 2023North Kingstown Rotary Club gives out scholarships to community minded North Kingstown High School Seniors to help defray the high cost of advanced education. One of the scholarships is given in the name of James Armstrong, a deceased member of our club who lived up to our motto, "Service Above Self". Application
North Kingstown Women's Club ScholarshipApril 21, 2023All college-bound young women who are high school seniors residing in North Kingstown are encouraged to apply. 1. Active participation in community service projects individually or through organizations during the applicant's school career. 2. Acceptance at an accredited college or university. 3. An excellent academic record. 4. Need for scholarship assistance to reach goals.Application
Ocean State Credit Union College ScholarshipApril 1, 2023Ocean State Credit Union is participating in the 2022 Better Values – Better Banking Credit Union College Scholarship Program. CCUA gives out 15 $1,500 scholarships in New England and each Credit Union will be submitting 3 applications for nomination. Each applicant must complete a current Scholarship Application and submit with the required 3 items.Click Here to Download Application
Olivia Noel Rotondo Memorial Cheerleading ScholarshipMarch 26, 2023Thank you for your interest in the 2023 Olivia Noel Rotondo Memorial Cheerleading Scholarship. The LivForYou foundation, is pleased to announce, it will be awarding $2500 to a Rhode Island or Massachusetts Cheerleader to attend any college/university as a full time student. Apply Online
Olivia Noel Rotondo Memorial Dance ScholarshipMarch 26, 2023The LivForYou Foundation, is pleased to announce, it will be awarding multiple scholarships (of awards up to $2500) to a Rhode Island or Massachusetts resident with formal/competitive dance training to attend any college/university as a full time student.Apply Online
Pamela J. Verducci-Lemoi ScholarshipApril 28, 2023 no later than 4pmThe Pamela J. Verducci-Lemoi Scholarship fund was established to honor the late Pamela J. Lemoi, an exceptional kindergarten teacher who inspired countless children as they began their educational journeys. She established a strong sense of community among her students by modeling positive moral values, promoting selfless acts of kindness, and encouraging a love of learning. She was a bright light who beamed boundless energy to all those around her. This scholarship is to honor her legacy. See application for more detailsApplication
Papitto Opportunity Connection: Transform RI ScholarshipMarch 31, 2023The Transform Rhode Island Scholarship (TRIS) gives voice to the ideas of young people of color who have ideas and want to make a difference in their community while also removing barriers to higher education. If you had $1-million how would you change Rhode Island? We’re listening.Apply Here
Payton Elizabeth Watson Memorial ScholarshipMay 1, 2023The Payton Elizabeth Watson Scholarship has been established in memory of Payton. October18, 2006 Payton was diagnosed with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia at 9 years old. Payton’s motto when she was in her fight was “ Pay It Forward for Good Karma.” Some of the things Payton loved were soccer, the beach, Disney World, fashion design, writing, little kids, reading (especially mysteries), baking, but most of all her family. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from North Kingstown High School.Application
PBS Foundation ScholarshipApril 10 by 5:00pmEach year, the Rhode Island PBS Foundation awards this scholarship to either a graduating high school senior planning to attend a 4-year post-secondary institution, or a currently enrolled college/university student, demonstrating promise of a successful career in the fields of broadcasting, communications or journalism. An award of up to $15,000 will be granted, renewable for an additional three years. Eligibility is limited to residents of Rhode Island and Bristol County, Massachusetts.Application and Details Here
Rhode Island Association of Admission Officers (RIAAO)May 5, 2023The RIAAO Scholarship provides financial assistance in the form of a ONE-TIME scholarship of $500.00 to three students from the state of Rhode Island who enroll in a RIAAO institution.Application
Rhode Island Association of School Maintenance Directors
Scholarship Program
May 12, 2023
The Rhode Island Association of School Maintenance Directors is pleased to
announce that it will be awarding scholarship(s) for the upcoming 2023/2024
school year. Your students are entitled to apply for this scholarship as your district
has a qualifying Director Member within our association. Applicants must be a
graduating high school senior, enrolled in a college, technical school or higher
place of learning. While this scholarship is open to all, preference will be given to
students who are pursuing a career in a technical, managerial or facilities related
field at a post-secondary institution. Complete forms and other required documents must then be postmarked and
received by RIASMD no later than May 12, 2023.
Application and Requirements
Rhode Island Black Business Association ScholarshipMarch 31, 2023RIBBA, in partnership with our charitable arm that focuses on empowerment and training related activities – the Institute of Economic Empowerment & Development (IEED), are now accepting applications for our 2023 Scholarship. The purpose of the scholarship is to offer supplementary financial assistance to students seeking education in post-secondary institutions to cover the cost of educational expenses. Student must identify as Black or Afro-LatinoApplication
Rhode Island Building Industry Scholarship March 15, 2023The fund awards scholarships to Rhode Island residents who require financial assistance in the pursuit of education within the building industry field.Application Requirements
Rhode Island Foundation ScholarshipsVarious DeadlinesThe Rhode Island Foundation, the largest and most comprehensive
funder of nonprofit organizations in Rhode Island, manages more than
150 scholarship and fellowship funds. They offer assistance for middle
school to post-graduate levels, certificate programs, and a variety of fields
of study and interest areas. Dozens of generous individual, family, and organizational donors have established scholarship funds with the RI Foundation to help students like you defray
educational expenses such as tuition, fees, and books.
to find your scholarship opportunity today!
Rhode Island Italian American Hall of Fame ScholarshipJune 1, 2023This year the Rhode Island Italian American Hall of Fame will offer several scholarship
awards at a minimum of $2,000 each to the best male and female scholar-athletes and scholar-artists in the state.
Online Application
Rhode Island Latino (LADO) ScholarshipMay 16, 2023The RI Latino Dollars for Scholars (LADO) is offering 15, $1,500
scholarships to Latinx students in our area.
Eligible students must:
• Be a high school senior (or who has earned their GED)
• Planning to enroll as a full-time student in a 2-yr, 4-yr, vocational or technical
college for the 2023-2024 academic year.
• Be a RI Resident.
• Be of Latino heritage.
Enter Here
Rhode Island Student Loan AuthorityRISLA’s Knowledge for College Scholarship is accepting entries every month, year round. Four randomly selected $2,000 winners will be drawn each month. Students must enter to win. Entry is quick and easy and does not require any essay! Students are encouraged to enter monthly, but can only win once per academic year.Enter Here
Richard B. Dunne, Jr. Memorial Scholarship April 28, 2023The following scholarship is using the COMMON APPLICATION this year. The scholarship committee will consider participation in extra curricular activities and community service. Two scholarships will be awarded for a 4-year program, two scholarships for a 2 year program and two scholarships for a vocational/technical program.Application
Richmond Grange #6 p.of H. ScholarshipApril 30, 2023A scholarship of $500.00 to be awarded to an individual for further education. Applicants must complete an application.Application
RIDE Future Educator ScholarshipMay 5, 2023Annually, the Rhode Island Department of Education recognizes a Rhode Island graduating high school senior pursuing higher education in the field of education and the Rhode Island PK-12 educator who has made a significant impact on this student. High school seniors are invited to apply for the RIDE Future Educator Scholarship to support their dream of becoming an educator. The graduating senior selected will receive a $500 scholarship. Also, the RI educator identified by the selected senior as having made a positive impact on them and influenced their decision to pursue a career in education will receive a $500 award. Application
RISLA College Planning CenterMonthlyMONTHLY SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY: In addition to, RISLA also awards $2,000 in scholarships to four separate winners per month through our Knowledge for College Scholarship program. Enter Now!
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Ritchie Allon Morse ScholarshipApril 24, 2023Two $ 1,000.00 scholarships to be awarded yearly to a former North Kingstown Jaguar football player or cheerleader that has participated in the program for at least 3 years. Please complete the application and mail to Ritchie Allon Morse Scholarship c/o Bonnie Roy 193 Beacon Drive North Kingstown, RI 02852.Application
Ritchie Allon Morse ScholarshipApril 24, 2023Two $ 1,000.00 scholarships to be awarded yearly to a former North Kingstown Jaguar football player or cheerleader that has participated in the program for at least 3 years. Please complete the application and mail to Ritchie Allon Morse Scholarship c/o Bonnie Roy 193 Beacon Drive North Kingstown, RI 02852.Application
Robert O. Pare College Scholarship/Centerville BankApril 10, 2023The Robert O. Pare College Scholarship is offered through the Centreville Bank Charitable Foundation in honor of Robert O. Pare’s 55 years of support to Centreville Bank. Mr. Pare served the Bank admirably, in a manner which has been honorable, forthright, and beneficial to the Bank’s success. The Robert O. Pare Scholarship will be presented to local high school students who are dedicated to making a difference through community service.

Completed applications include:

Online scholarship application form (includes detailed list of volunteer and community activities)
500-word max essay explaining how your commitment to community service has impacted your life and others
Official high school transcript
Two letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, volunteer organization or employer
Online Application
South County Health ScholarshipApril 15, 2023The South County Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship Fund is used to assist graduating seniors interested in working in the health care field. This scholarship is intended to assist a graduating high school senior in his or her future 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. The initial screening process will be performed by the individual's school faculty members who are responsible for this type of procedure and should be based on academic performance, extracurricular activities, a 500 word essay, in addition to the individual's expressed interest in a health profession career. The schools are encouraged to nominate their two very best candidates with an emphasis on academic performance - no applications directly from students will be accepted. The final process will include a brief interview with the Scholarship Committee in May. Please Submit Application to the Guidance Office ONLY
St. Bernard ScholarshipApril 15, 2023The requirements for application are that the student must be a high school senior and a registered parishioner of St. Bernard parish who has received the sacrament of Confirmation and who regularly attends Mass. The applicant must have been accepted or is seeking admission to an accredited institution of higher learning. Scholarship applicants are evaluated based on four criteria: academics, financial need, civic/community involvement, and parish participation.Application
Stoll Wickford Scholarship (formally The Wickford Way)April 1, 2023Eligibility:
1) If you are a resident and your famility receiveds Stroll Wickford.
2) You will be graduating in 2023 from North Kingstown High School, another high school
or private school in the area, or home school.
3) You will be attending a college or trade school in Fall 2023.
4) You agree to be featured in an upcoming article in Stroll Wickford.
5) You agree to be in a group picture of all winners. Questions?
Application and Details
The Taylor Family Scholarship April 30, 2023A scholarship of $500.00 to be awarded to an individual for further education. Applicants must complete the application.Application
The W. Craig Armington Memorial Scholarship (Beavertail Lighthouse Museum)May 15, 2023The Scholarship Fund was established for high school seniors living in Jamestown, RI who intend to further their education at an institution of higher learning. Thus, the Beavertail Light and the BLMA continue to share a common goal of promoting learning, building awareness of our surroundings, and helping to preserve our environment. Each student selected will receive a $1,000 scholarship to be applied toward college tuition, books, or fees related to the courses of study. Details and Application
Thomas M. Mooty Memorial ScholarshipApril 30, 2023In the hopes of supporting another promising future historian and/or educator, the Thomas M. Mooty Scholarship is awarded to a graduating North Kingstown High School senior who, like the man whose career this scholarship memorializes, demonstrates a love of history and a passion for motivating others to learn. Applicants should have completed four years of social studies courses at North Kingstown High School and be accepted into a four year college history studies program and/or an education career tract.

Special consideration will be given to those touched by organ donation, who volunteer in their community, students of the highest moral integrity, and those who have a love and appreciation for running.
TINNEY FAMILY ARTS SCHOLARSHIP For our Jamestown Seniors ONLYMay 13, 2023The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Newport County offers the Tinney Family Arts Scholarship of $2,000 in memory of the Tinney Family.This scholarship is to be awarded to a graduating High School Senior who has demonstrated artistic talent and the ambition to strive for excellence. All areas of the arts will be accepted and considered. Materials should be submitted electronically when possible to:,or mailed to Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County:
PO Box 4334,
Middletown, RI 02842
Application Requirements
Tom Perrotta Memorial ScholarshipTBDScholarship Guidelines and Requirements: 1 scholarship of $1,000 is available for a graduating senior in the class of 2023 from a Rhode Island public or private high school. The graduating senior must be seeking a degree in Journalism and/or Communications from an accredited institution of higher education (must provide proof of admissions). Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or equivalent. The graduatingsenior should have demonstrated an active record of community service, school-sponsored AND
non-school-sponsored extracurricular activities, including leadership roles.
Towards an Anti-Racist North Kingstown (TANK) ScholarshipApril 30, 2023Applicants must be a current high school senior who lives in North Kingstown or attends
North Kingstown High School and who identifies as either Asian, American Indian and
Alaska Native, Black or African American, Hispanic, Latinx, Native Hawaiian and Other
Pacific Islander, or are two or more BIPOC races/ethnicities. Applicants must be
planning to attend a two or four year college, trade or vocational school in the Fall
2022-Spring 2023 school year.
Details and Application
Travis Greene Memorial ScholarshipMay 12, 2023In his honor, the NKHS Fine Arts Department established the “Travis Greene Memorial
Scholarship” for NKHS students continuing on in theater studies, so that Travis’ legacy may
continue to shine, and his passion can continue to grace stages around the country. Students interested in applying for this scholarship should complete the application form and submit letters of acceptance from the college and degree program they will be attending in the fall.
URI Naragansett Undergratuate ScholarshipThe URI Narragansett undergraduate scholarship provides full, in-state tuition and fees for up to four years to students of Narragansett ancestry who have been accepted to a URI undergraduate program. It also includes an additional grant of up to $5,000 based on full-time enrollment. See eligibility criteria for details.Register Here
VFW Voice of Democracy ScholarshipOctober 31, 2022Established in 1947, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. Each year, nearly 25,000 9-12 grade students from across the country enter to win their share of more than $2 million in educational scholarships and incentives awarded through the program.

The national first place winner receives a $35,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient’s American university, college or vocational/technical school. In addition, there will be a Local 1st Place Award of $300, 2nd Place Ward of $200 and 3rd Place Award of $100.
Rules and eligibility information as well as entry forms are available at: Please submit application to:
Washington County Fair Memorial ScholarshipApril 26, 2023Two scholarships of $1000.00 each are to be awarded to a High School Senior or a undergraduate student who will or is already pursuing post-secondary education.Resident of Washington County and or an active volunteer at the Washington County Fair who resides in another county in Rhode Island. Application
Washington County Pomona Grange #2 ScholarshipApril 26, 2023Two scholarships for $500.00 each will be awarded to a High School senior who lives or attends a high school in Washington County.Application
Washington County Retired Teachers' AssociationApril 26, 2023The Washington County Retired Teachers’ Association is offering a scholarship award to a graduating senior from a high school in Washington County, RI. The amount of the award this year is one thousand dollars ($1,000.00). This Scholarship is open ONLY to students interested in a technical, vocational or two-year post high school institution. No student attending a Four-Year College will be accepted.Application
Westerly Airport Association-Humphrey Amadeo, Jr. Aviation Scholarship May 1, 2023The Westerly Airport Association annually awards scholarships to assist students pursuing postsecondary education toward an aviation or aero-space related career, such as flight crew, aircraft maintenance, aeronautical or astronautical engineering, airline or airport operations and the like.Application
Westerly Community Credit UnionApril 1, 2023The Westerly Community Credit Union is proud to offer scholarships for local area high school students. Applicant or Parent/Guardian must be a member of the Westerly Community Credit Union to be eligible.Online Application