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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.

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 01

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 01

Rhode Island Academic Promise Program

This award is available to Rhode Island resident undergraduate students at Community College of Rhode Island whose family resources are not sufficient to meet the costs of higher education.

Total: $750 Awards:  13730
Deadline:  March 01

National Peace Essay Contest

Students attending high school in one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, or the U.S. territories OR U.S. citizens attending high school overseas are eligible for this award. Students must be in grades nine through twelve at time of application.

Total: $10000 Awards:  53
Deadline:  March 15

ACONE Scholarship Program for Aeronautics and Aircraft Maintenance

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are 16 years of age or older and plan to pursue a professional aviation maintenance career. Students must be residents of New England and attend an FAA FAR Part 147-compliant school in New England.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 15

ACONE Scholarship Program for Pilot Training

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are 15 years of age or older and pursuing a professional aviation career as a pilot. Students must be residents of New England and attend flight school in New England.

Total: $3000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  March 15

Catherine T. Murray Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to Rhode Island students who are pursuing postsecondary education and have a significant disability. Preference is based on merit, economic need, and educational goals.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 30

Rebecca Kirtman Memorial Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors who have been involved with Becca's Closet are eligible to apply for this award. Students must enroll full time and have an unweighted grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 01

New England Employee Benefits Council Scholarship

This award is available for undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate an interest in a career in the employee benefits field through either course of study or work experience. The applicant must be a resident of a New England state or be enrolled in a college in New England.

Total: $3000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  April 01

Becca's Closet Spirit of Generosity Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors who have been involved in community service, including, but not limited to Becca's Closet, are eligible to apply for this award. Students must enroll full time and have an unweighted grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 01

New College National Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors who are National Merit or Achievement Finalists, or National Hispanic Scholars recipients and plan to attend New College of Florida.

Total: $4000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  April 15

Annual Signet Classic Student Scholarship Essay Contest

This writing contest is open to high school juniors and seniors and home-schooled students who are 16 to 18 years of age. To enter, students must write a two- to three-page essay on one of the topics listed on the Penguin Group (USA) Inc. website regarding the current contest's book.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 15