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RDW Group Communications Scholarship for People of Color

Offered by Rhode Island Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Apr 3, 2024
1 award worth

$500 - $3,500

Grade level

College & Graduate Students

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

April 2025

Scholarship Overview

The RDW Group Communications Scholarship for People of Color annually awards $500 to $3,500 to Rhode Island people of color studying communications at the undergraduate or graduate level. To apply, interested students must complete the Rhode Island Foundation’s Universal Scholarship Application. If you’re a Rhode Islander of color who is passionate about communications, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About Rhode Island Foundation

The Rhode Island Foundation helps thoughtful individuals, families, organizations, and corporations make smart, effective change. The Foundation is dedicated to improving 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.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

College & Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander, Black/African, Hispanic/Latino, Native American

Academic Interest

Communications

State

Rhode Island

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

Essay

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at four-year colleges.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Rhode Island Foundation at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the RDW Group Communications Scholarship for People of Color is renewable.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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