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Robert G. and Joyce Andrew College Scholarship Fund

  • Maximum Amount
    $24,000
  • Application Deadline
    May 09, 2023
  • Number Of Awards
    100
  • Contact
    Scholarship Committee
    Rhode Island Foundation
    One Union Station
    Providence, RI 02903
    scholarships@rifoundation.org
  • Website Address
    https://rifoundation.org/grants-scholarships/brows...
  • Scholarship Description
    The Robert G. and Joyce Andrew College Scholarship Fund was created by the late Bob and Joyce Andrew, who recognized the importance of education, as well as the high costs associated with attending college. Through the Andrews' hard work and generosity, graduating students are eligible for awards for up to four academic years to pursue degrees at Providence College, the University of Rhode Island, Bryant University, Roger Williams University, Rhode Island College or the Community College of Rhode Island.
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    The Andrews' gift, the largest ever given expressly for scholarships in the Foundation’s history, is a celebration of their lives, and will continue to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others for generations to come. The scholarship provides annual educational aid for graduates of Rhode Island high schools. Awards are renewable for up to three academic years following the first award, with proof of continued financial need and academic good standing. Awards will be made by June 30th.

    To be eligible, students must be current seniors or have graduated within the last three years from a high school (public, independent, or private) in Rhode Island; Have been accepted or currently enrolled in an undergraduate course of study at Providence College, the University of Rhode Island, Bryant University, Roger Williams University, Rhode Island College, or the Community College of Rhode Island. Student must demonstrate evidence of financial need, as demonstrated by the Student Aid Report from the Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) and supplementary information about his/her family’s financial resources and projected expenses, and prove that this scholarship will make a meaningful difference in their educational plans.

    Applicants must submit a personal essay. Student should demonstrate a track record of strong academic performance and intellectual rigor as demonstrated by a transcript. Applications are due by midnight on May 9th. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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