Many businesses, community organizations, and foundations also award scholarships to qualifying students. These scholarships may be awarded based on need, merit or for some other quality. While many scholarships are awarded for high academic performance or for some other talent, other scholarships are available to students that are children of employees at a particular company, part of a religious group, or are financially needy. There is a scholarship out there for just about every type of student. You never know what you will be eligible for unless you look. To find scholarships, visit your high school guidance office, local library, or go to RIScholarships.com to search through our comprehensive database.
During your search, beware of scholarship scams. You shouldn’t ever have to pay anyone to find you scholarships. There are plenty of free resources available.