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Carter Roger Williams Scholarship -- four year scholarships of up to $20,000 per student per year for graduating high school seniors in Rhode Island who display an appreciation for, and a desire to embody, the values of our state’s founder. Applicants must currently be residents of Rhode Island and seniors at any high school in Rhode Island, and they must have been accepted by an accredited post-secondary institution by the date of award. For information and application: Deadline: midnight on February 28, 2022.

Foundation for Fraternal Excellence Men’s College Scholarship – for outstanding high school seniors who have demonstrated an ability to excel in the fields of academics, extra-curricular school activities and community involvement. The scholarship is available to any male, graduating senior from an accredited high school who is enrolling in a four-year undergraduate college program that commences in the fall. More information: Deadline: April 1, 2022.

Tom Perrotta Memorial Scholarship -- $1,000 annual scholarship in honor of Tom Perrotta, a 1994 North Providence High School graduate and a 1998 Northwestern University graduate who passed away in January 2021. Tom had a prosperous career in sports journalism, writing for the Wall Street Journal (among other publications) with a focus on international tennis coverage. The scholarship will be awarded to a deserving senior who best embodies Tom’s spirit and love of journalism/writing and is seeking a degree in journalism or communications. See the Guidance office for the application. Deadline: May 1, 2022.

The Rhode Island Press Association scholarship -- $1,000 to an outstanding Rhode Island high school senior or college student preparing for a career in journalism. Students need not be majoring in journalism to be eligible. Instead, judges are looking for academic achievement and a demonstrated interest in journalism, such as work on school or community newspapers. Nominees must be residents of Rhode Island, attending or accepted to any Rhode Island college or university who are entering the 2022-23 academic year, or full-time graduate students. More information: Deadline: Friday, April 29, 2022.

Coolidge Scholarship for America – full four-year merit scholarship for high school juniors who plan to enroll in an undergraduate program in the fall of 2023. Must show academic merit, service to community and an interest in public policy. More information: Deadline January 26, 2022.

Transform Rhode Island Scholarship – three scholarship awards of $25,000, $15,000, or $10,000 to Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) who are Rhode Island residents in grades 9-12 for submitting an essay or video that answers the following: “If you were given $1,000,000 to better the lives of Rhode Island’s BIPOC communities either through education, job skills training, business, housing, or healthcare, how would you do it?” The Papitto Opportunity Foundation will invest in the winner’s idea to transform it into a reality. More information: Deadline: January 31, 2022.

Northern RI Board of Realtors Scholarship – for high school seniors and college students who live in northern RI and are in need of financial assistance. More information and application: Deadline: April 1, 2022.

Larry Reedy Scholarship -- $1,000 scholarship awarded to a graduating senior who will be pursuing a degree in the performing arts or technical performing arts and resides or attends schools in the Blackstone Valley. More information: Deadline: April 21, 2022.

The Rhode Island Student Loan Authority is offering a Knowledge for College Scholarship worth $2,000 for Rhode Island students. For more information please visit:

Stonehill College—All graduates from Diocese of Providence high schools will receive a minimum of a $10,000 (up to $25,000) merit scholarship. No separate application is necessary.

Salve Regina University -- RI resident students are guaranteed a minimum $10,000 scholarship if they are admitted to Salve Regina. No separate application is necessary.

OppU Achievers Scholarship - Students submit a short response to the question "What makes you an achiever?" Must be High school seniors, college students, graduate students; cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0; U.S. citizen or resident; Award is $2,500. Deadline: June 30, 2022.

Current juniors and seniors who read “Story Like You Mean It” by Dennis Rebelo ’87 can apply for a $1,000 scholarship by demonstrating what they learned. To apply, students must create and perform their “PeakStory” in a 2-to-4-minute video social media submission. Full instructions can be found on Dr. Rebelo’s website. Submissions are due December 15, 2021. See Mrs. Murphy in Guidance for a copy of the book.

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship -- renewable scholarship for applicants from New England who plan to attend college full time in the fall and have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Applicants must have financial need. Visit for application and more info. Deadline: April 4, 2022 (early response option) or May 2, 2022.

APIA Scholars - APIA Scholars provides scholarships to qualified students of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage pursuing an undergraduate degree at a U.S.-accredited college or university. Scholarships range from one-time $2,500 awards to multi-year $20,000 awards. Learn more and apply. Deadline: January 26, 2022   

United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarships - $1,000; for graduating high school seniors in the United States, where that state has an active JCI program. Click for application. Deadline: January 14, 2022.

Dr. Meme Heineman Scholarship - $6,000; high school senior, undergraduate student, or graduate student who is majoring in or planning to major in psychology or applied behavior analysis. Click for application. Deadline: January 14, 2022.

Hunnicutt Law Group Scholarship - $1,000 – students must submit proof of enrollment or intent to enroll in an accredited undergraduate program or law school for the upcoming academic year and submit an essay on the topic “What has made you pursue a career in the law?” Click for application. Deadline: January 15, 2022.

Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship - $5,000 - students must be a high school senior who is a U.S. citizen planning a career of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government. Application: Deadline: January 15, 2022.

Mensa U.S. Scholarship - $2,500 - students must be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning during the academic year following the application date. Submit an application and essay explaining his or her career, academic and/or vocational goals. Application: Deadline: January 15, 2022

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship - $20,000 - for students who have Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or have earned a GED. Application: Deadline: January 26, 2022)

ULTATEL Scholarship Grant - $2,500 - students must be pursuing a degree in Mass Communications, Development Communication, Information Systems, Software Development, Web Development, Cyber Security, Computer Science or Management and Technology. Application: Deadline: January 31, 2022

Play Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship - $1,500 – graduating high school seniors may submit a story describing the impact they made in the life of a rescue animal or other animal welfare cause. Application: Deadline: February 28, 2022.

KnowBe4 Women’s Scholarship - $10,000 - for female students pursuing, or planning to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance. Applicants must be a high school senior, undergraduate student or graduate student with a minimum 3.3 GPA. Application: Deadline: February 28, 2022

The Places You Go Scholarship - $1,000 - For current high school senior, college student, or graduate student who is a legal resident of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia and have a 3.0 or higher GPA. Application: Deadline: February 28, 2022.

Living with Epilepsy Scholarship - $1,000 – For current high school seniors, college students or graduate students who are legal residents of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia and who are enrolled in a 2-5 year postsecondary institution for the 2022 semester. Application: Deadline: February 28, 2022.

Debbie Taussig Compassion Scholarship - $1,000 – applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in good overall academic standing. Submit a 750-1,000-word essay response to the prompt: Tell us about a time where you showed compassion towards others, and what important life lesson(s) you learned. Application: Deadline: February 28, 2022.