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A.L.S. Family Charitable Foundation, Inc., Scholarship
Sponsor: The A.L.S. Family Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 229
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532
Eligibility: Applicants must be children of A.L.S. patients (living or deceased). Students must be recent high school graduates with a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must be full-time college students at an accredited institution with at least nine hours of coursework. Students must be residents of New England.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.alsfamily.org

Albert E. and Florence W. Newton Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students seeking a diploma or degree in nursing. They must demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to Rhode Island residents. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.

Amount: $500-$2,000
Deadline: April 14
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.rifoundation.org

Antonio Cirino Memorial Award
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate an interest in learning about and practicing art. Preference will be given to visual artists. Students must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a master's or doctoral program that will lead to a career in art education.

Amount: $2,000-$12,000
Deadline: April 28
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rifoundation.org

Aurand Harris Memorial Playwriting Award
Sponsor: The New England Theatre Conference, Inc.
Aurand Harris Playwriting Award
215 Knob Hill Drive
Hamden, CT 06518-2431
Eligibility: Applicants must live in New England and/or be members of NETC and submit a full-length play written for a young audience. The play must not have been previously published, previously produced by a professional company or submitted to the Harris competition. Students may only submit one play. There is a $20 processing fee.

Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: There is no application.
Website: http://www.netconline.org

Bach Organ Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of the state of Rhode Island. Students must be currently enrolled in a college music program, majoring in organ music and they must show financial need.

Amount: $800-$1,000
Deadline: April 21
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rifoundation.org

BASAA Scholarship
Sponsor: Fund for Education Abroad
1920 North Street N.W.
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens currently enrolled at an accredited educational institution. Students must plan on studying abroad for a minimum of 30 days. Preference is given to students with unmet financial need and students traditionally underrepresented in education abroad (first-generation college students, minority students, community college students, veterans, students with disabilities and returning learners).

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: January 11
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.fundforeducationabroad.org

Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Fund
BPSF Scholarship Committee
Attn: Lynne Pelletier
5121 Chalk Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the East Coast surfing community. Rising high school seniors, current undergraduate college students and returning students may apply regardless of age. Two letters of recommendation and a 500-word essay are required. Previous applicants and winners may reapply each year.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.buddypelletier.com

Carl W. Christiansen Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants
40 Sharpe Drive, Unit 5
Cranston, RI 02920
Eligibility: Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must submit a short essay and a letter of recommendation.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rifoundation.org/WorkingTogether/ForScholarshipSeekers.aspx

Cheryl A. Ruggiero Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants
40 Sharpe Drive, Unit 5
Cranston, RI 02920
Eligibility: Students must be residents of the state of Rhode Island, and they must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must submit a short essay and a letter of recommendation.

Amount: $1,300
Deadline: January 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rifoundation.org/WorkingTogether/ForScholarshipSeekers.aspx

Clauder Competition Prize
Sponsor: Portland Stage Company
Attn.: Literary Manager
P.O. Box 1458
Portland, ME 04104
Eligibility: Applicants must live or attend school in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. This requirement may be waived for playwrights who have previously lived in New England and produce material relevant to the area. They must submit a full-length play that is an original work and has not been produced or published.

Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: No application form is required.
Website: http://www.portlandstage.com

Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of and attend post-secondary institutions in the New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) or New York state and be pursuing a bachelor's or graduate degree in electronics, communications or a related field.

Amount: $500
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online but cannot be completed electronically. All applications must be mailed.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/scholarship-program

Dunkin' Donuts Rhode Island Scholarship
Sponsor: Dunkin' Donuts Rhode Island Scholarship
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors and Rhode Island residents who excel in academics, demonstrate leadership and participate in school and community activities. They must plan to enroll at least half-time in a bachelor's degree, associate degree or certificate program at an accredited institution of higher learning.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available from Dunkin' Donuts stores and high school guidance offices beginning March 1 of each year.
Website: https://www.dunkindonuts.com/scholarship/

FMC Skaters Scholarship
Sponsor: Facility Management Corporation (FMC) Ice Sports
100 Schoosett Street, Building 3
Pembroke, MA 02359
Eligibility: Applicants must be a New England resident, a senior in high school and skate at an FMC arena. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community service and accomplishments and leadership on the ice.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. Along with the application form, students must submit a high school transcript, one letter of recommendation, a student resume and a personal essay.
Website: http://www.fmcicesports.com

J.D. Edsal Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Rhode Island. They must be majoring in advertising, film-making or television production. Students must be attending school full-time.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rifoundation.org

James J. Burns and C.A. Haynes Textile Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Eligibility: Students must be currently enrolled in a textile program. They must demonstrate financial need or academic excellence. Preference will be given to students whose parents are members of the National Association of Textile Supervisors.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 5
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rifoundation.org

Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward a degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants must attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

Lily and Catello Sorrentino Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Rhode Island, be over 25 years of age and attend a non-parochial college or university in the state.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 28
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rifoundation.org

MARILN Professional Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Massachusetts/Rhode Island League for Nursing
Award Committee
P.O. Box 407
Westwood, MA 02090
Eligibility: Applicants must be Massachusetts or Rhode Island residents and have lived in Massachusetts or Rhode Island for at least four years before having entered that practical nursing program. They must be full-time students who have completed two consecutive semesters of their program of study. Selection is based on stated career goals and professional potential.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: July 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay and two recommendation letters are required.
Website: http://www.nln.org

NACA Mid Atlantic Higher Education Research Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility: Applicants must be conducting research that will add to the college student personnel knowledge base including projects that focus on campus activities, problems faced by student affairs practitioners and challenges of higher education as they relate to campus activities. High school students are not eligible.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: September 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.naca.org/FOUNDATION/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation
15835 Park Ten Place
Houston, TX 77084-5145
Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: January 5
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.
Website: http://nace-foundation.org/programs/students/scholarships/

New England FEMARA Scholarships
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a technician ham radio license and be residents of the New England States (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont).

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be mailed in. They cannot be completed electronically.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/scholarship-program

New England Regional Student Program
Sponsor: New England Board of Higher Education
45 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111
Eligibility: Students must be residents of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont and attend a school in another of those states that offers an RSP program in their major. The major must not be available at an in-school state.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Students should note that they are interested in the RSP program on their regular college application.
Website: http://www.nebhe.org

Patty and Melvin Alperin First Generation Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Eligibility: Applicants must be Rhode Island high school seniors and first-generation college students. They must be enrolled in an accredited institution of higher learning that offers either two-year or four-year degrees.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 28
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rifoundation.org

Rhode Island Foundation Association of Former Legislators Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Eligibility: Applicants must be Rhode Island high school seniors who have been accepted into college, have demonstrated need and have a substantial amount of community service.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: April 28
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rifoundation.org

RI Promise
Sponsor: RI Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner
560 Jefferson Boulevard
Suite 100
Warwick, RI 02886
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating Rhode Island high school seniors who plan to attend a postsecondary institution full-time and demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Website: https://www.riopc.edu

Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Humane Society of the United States
New England Regional Office
P.O. Box 619
Jacksonville, VT 05342
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors in a New England public, private, parochial or vocational school. Awards are based on the work the applicants have done on behalf of animals, such as inspiring leadership in animal protection organizations or presentations on humane topics. Neither scholastic standing nor financial need is considered. No application is required, only a narrative about the applicants' achievements in animal protection.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: March 25
How to apply: Submit materials to the address listed.
Website: http://www.humanesociety.org/about/departments/humane-society-academy/

State Grant Program
Sponsor: RI Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner
560 Jefferson Boulevard
Suite 100
Warwick, RI 02886
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens, Rhode Island residents, enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a degree or certificate program and attend the program at least half-time.

Amount: $250-$500
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Website: https://www.riopc.edu

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 870
Salem, MA 01970
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. residents or resident aliens who are permanent residents of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. They must be enrolled in a demanding undergraduate course of study pursuing their first degrees. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is required. Applicants must demonstrate citizenship, character, serious-mindedness and financial need.

Amount: $3,000-$18,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, transcript, counselor or professor recommendation, additional letter of recommendation, FAFSA Student Aid Report, financial aid award letter, documentation of college costs and student's and parents' tax forms are required.
Website: http://phillips-scholarship.org/

Switzer Environmental Fellowship
Sponsor: The San Francisco Foundation
One Embarcadero Center, Suite 1400
San Francisco, CA 94111
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled in an accredited graduate institution in California, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut or Rhode Island. Students must be enrolled full-time during the entire academic year of receiving the award. Master's degree and JD students must be pursuing their terminal degree. Applicants seeking their Ph.D. must have completed at least three years of doctoral work by July 1 or plan to successfully pass their qualifying exams by May 1 of the year before receiving the award. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application.

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: January 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.sff.org

Thomas E. Desjardins Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Institute of Transportation Engineers - New England Section
Eligibility: Applicants must be civil engineering undergraduates or graduate students who are enrolled at an accredited postsecondary institution in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. They must demonstrate an interest in transportation engineering through their coursework or extracurricular activities. Selection is based on academic merit, character and extracurricular activities.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available by request from the New England section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.neite.org

Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship
Sponsor: Horticultural Research Institute
525 9th Street NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20004
Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors in a two-year course and have finished the first year, juniors in a four-year course and have finished the first two years or be graduate students. Undergraduates must have a minimum 2.25 GPA and graduate students a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. Preference will be given to applicants who have financial need and who plan to work in the nursery industry after graduation, including starting a business.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: September 8
How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.
Website: http://hriresearch.org/HRI/Default.aspx