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Offered by Rhode Island Foundation
The Carter Roger Williams Scholarship is an amazing opportunity for college-bound, Rhode Island high school seniors who demonstrate financial need and are passionate about their postsecondary education. The scholarship annually provides up to $20,000 in educational aid, per student per year, to selected recipients. The program’s intent is to help support enrollment at a college or university that may have otherwise been out of reach for the student and his/her family. To apply, interested students must submit a personal essay about the values of Roger Williams, the founder of Rhode Island.
If you’re a college-bound, Rhode Island high school senior who will need help affording further education, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.
The Rhode Island Foundation helps thoughtful individuals, families, organizations, and corporations make smart, effective change to improve the lives of Rhode Islanders. They partner with generous individuals, families, organizations, and corporations that share their commitment to the state, as well as with nonprofit organizations that provide the "boots-on-the-ground" services that make Rhode Island a better place to live, work, and play.
This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.
High School Senior
In addition to the below materials, applicants should submit a Financial Information Worksheet, a Student Aid Report (SAR), and proof of Rhode Island residency.
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