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Although the smallest state in America, don’t let the size of Rhode Island fool you. Scholarships are large for students and residents of the Ocean State. So, don’t think you have to live in one of the Newport Mansions in order to afford a Rhode Island school, like Brown University, Bryant University, or the University of Rhode Island. If you are a resident or plan to attend a school in Rhode Island, you could add some free college dollars to your savings, too. Check out this directory of scholarships for Rhode Island students, and apply online today! For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Sweet and Simple Scholarship

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2026) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 29
2020

University of Maine Flagship Match Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors who plan to attend the University of Maine at Orono as an out-of-state student. Eligible applicants must be in the top 40 percent of their class and have an SAT score of 1120 or higher.

Total: $16490 Awards:  100
Deadline:  March 1
2020

ALA Century Scholarship

Current undergraduate U.S. or Canadian citizens who have disabilities are eligible for this award. Students must pursue a master's degree in library science at an ALA-accredited institution.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

LITA/LSSI Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology

U.S. and Canadian citizens who will have earned no more than 12 hours towards a Master of Library Science degree by June of the award year are eligible for this award. Students must be members of a principal minority group; attend an ALA-accredited school; and plan to enter the library automation field.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

LITA/Christian Larew Memorial Scholarship in Library and Information Technology

Graduate students who have completed no more than 12 hours in an approved Master of Library Science (MLS) program while attending an ALA-accredited school are eligible for this award. Eligible students must plan to follow a career into the library and information technology field.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

LITA/OCLC Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology

U.S. and Canadian citizens who will not have earned more than 12 hours toward a Master of Library Science degree by June of the award year are eligible for this award. Students must be members of a principal minority group; attend an ALA-accredited school; and plan to enter the library automation field.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Matthew Siravo Memorial Foundation Scholarship Award

U.S. high school seniors who are residents of Rhode Island and have been diagnosed with epilepsy are eligible to apply for this award.

Total: $2500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Oregon Institute of Technology Presidential Scholarship- Transfer Non-Residents

This award is for U.S students who are admitted to Oregon Institute of Technology as a transfer student. The student must have a grade point average of 3.3 or higher and be classified as a non-resident at the time of acceptance to OIT.

Total: $8000 Awards:  52
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Oregon Institute of Technology Presidential Scholarship- Freshmen Non-Residents

This award is for U.S. students who are admitted to Oregon Institute of Technology. Students must have a grade point average of 3.3 or higher, OR be ranked in the top 20 percent of his/her graduating high school class and must also have an SAT score (reading/math) of 1160 or higher OR, an ACT score of 20 or higher.

Total: $8000 Awards:  52
Deadline:  March 1
2020

ALSC Frederic G. Melcher Scholarship

Graduate students who have completed no more than 12 hours in an approved MLS/MLIS program while attending an ALA-accredited school are eligible for this award. Eligible students must be U.S. or Canadian citizens and plan to work in a library in an area of service to children.

Total: $7500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 1
2020

ALSC Bound to Stay Bound Books Scholarship

U.S. and Canadian citizens who are pursuing master's degrees in library and information studies at ALA-accredited library schools are eligible for this award; students may not have completed more than 12 hours toward the degree at time of application. Applicants must plan to work in a library in an area of service to children.

Total: $7500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  March 1
2020

University of Iowa National Scholars Award (NSA)

This award is for available to U.S. students who are not residents of Iowa and are planning to attend the University of Iowa. Students must meet have an University of Iowa (UI) Regent Admission Index (RAI) score of 290 or higher, or a grade point average of 3.6 or higher and an ACT score of 26 or higher (or an SAT score of 1170 or higher).

Total: $4910 Awards:  850
Deadline:  March 1
2020