New scholarships available to RI students


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Rhode Island students can now get extra help paying for college tuition.

The Rhode Island Foundation announced Monday that it is offering students and their families more than $500,000 in scholarships.

The scholarship funds were set up by dozens of donors to help students pay for tuition, fees, books, etc.

Neil Steinberg, the Foundation’s president and CEO says, ““Every one of these scholarships makes dreams come true for our donors and our recipients. The impact of their generosity will ripple through Rhode Island for generations.”

The Foundation also offers scholarships specific to fields of study and residency.

A full list of scholarships, application deadlines and eligibility requirements can be found on the Rhode Island Foundation’s website.

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