Rhode Island Commission on Women/Freda Goldman Education Award

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Amount
Awarded

$1,250

Awarded

Application Deadline

May 10

Friday
Awarded By:

Rhode Island Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a Rhode Island resident.
  3. Must be a female.
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  5. Must be pursuing education or job training beyond high school.
  6. Preference will be given to highly motivated, self-supporting, low-income women who are completing their first undergraduate degree or certificate program.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award will be given to Rhode Island women to assist with transportation, child-care, tutoring, educational materials, and/or other support services. Preference will be given to highly motivated, self-supporting, low-income women who are completing their first undergraduate degree or certificate program.

Application requirements for the Rhode Island Commission on Women/Freda Goldman Education Award are:

  • Application form
  • FAFSA
  • Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
  • Financial worksheet
  • Essay
Additional Information: The purpose of the scholarship is to assist with transportation, child-care, tutoring, educational materials, and/or other support services.

Award Amount: $500 to $2,000 annually, non-renewable. Previous winners may reapply.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,250.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, May 10

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, May 10

Applications are available on the Rhode Island Foundation website. The student must click on the "Scholarship/Fellowship Opportunities" link and then search for her desired scholarship to access the application. As part of the online application, the student must upload the following required documents: one recommendation letter from a teacher or other professional who can attest to her specific qualifications that would make her a worthy candidate for this award; a completed 'Financial Information Worksheet' (accessible for download in the application); a copy of her SAR (Student Aid Report), which is generated after filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid); the most recent version of her student transcript (unofficial accepted); and an essay of 500 words or less on the topic listed on the application. Documents must be in Word, Excel, or PDF formats. File names should describe the attachment. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. EST on the deadline date.
Contact: Ricky Bogert
Address: 1 Union Station Providence, Rhode Island 02903

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