Scholarships and Fellowships

Thanks to the generosity of many Rhode Islanders, the Foundation manages more than 150 scholarship and fellowship funds. Assistance is offered to students at a variety of levels (from middle school to post-graduate), to students in communities throughout the state, and in many different fields of study.

Audrey Martin is the recipient of the inaugural Rhode Island PBS Foundation Scholarship for high school seniors considering a career in broadcasting, communications, or journalism. Audrey plans to major in journalism at Boston University.

The Foundation has developed a scholarship questionnaire to help you determine your eligibility for scholarships/ fellowships administered by the Foundation. Please note that many additional scholarships are administered by designated schools and organizations.

Scholarships, both those administered by the Foundation and those administered by designated schools/organizations, are included in Scholarship/ Fellowship Opportunities.

Upcoming Deadlines

Please read the criteria carefully on the linked pages, as the information below is a summary and additional criteria may apply.

May 17: Ladies Auxiliary Bristol Volunteer Fire Department Scholarship
Bristol residents who are high school seniors and children of deceased/active members of the Ladies Auxiliary or Bristol Volunteer Fire Department

May 24: Aldo Freda Legislative Pages Scholarship
For Rhode Island residents who are Rhode Island Legislative Pages enrolled in college or university

May 24: Bernard and Henrietta O'Rourke Scholarship
For Lincoln, RI residents enrolled in college or graduate-level study

May 31: Lawrence, Allen, Singletary Scholarship
For Hope High School or Central High School graduating seniors or renewal applicants who participate in an organized local religious organization or group and demonstrate community and civic involvement

May 31: MJSA Education Foundation Jewelry Scholarship
National scholarship program for students pursuing jewelry-related curriculum at the college or graduate level

May 31: Marilynne Graboys Wool Scholarship
For Rhode Island women planning to attend graduate school to obtain a law degree at an accredited institution

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Generous Rhode Islanders…

...have established more than 150 scholarship funds at the Foundation. Take our scholarship questionnaire to help determine your eligibility.



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