Local Scholarships

2017-2018 Local Scholarships

 

When completing applications, students can insert their information directly into the areas provided.  All completed applications are due to the guidance office, unless otherwise noted.


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Name 

Description Deadline 
THE ELLEN AND ALBERT SMITH SCHOLARSHIP A substantial, four-year renewable scholarship is offered to seniors who are SK residents and who are applying to a college or university.  This scholarship is based on academic achievement and financial need.    
The preliminary application



The remaining sections are
 due to SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE by

 
SEE MS. McCALLIG IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP

ARBUTUS GARDEN CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

$1000
given to a student pursuing a career related to the field of natural resources, including horticulture, agriculture, marine biology, and environmental sciences.

April 1, 2018  
 AMERICAN LEGION POST 39 SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to seniors pursuing a two or 
four-year post secondary education. The scholarship is available to children or grandchildren of a United States veteran.


 AUGUSTA HAZARD SCHOLARSHIP  Awarded annually to a senior accepted at a post-secondary school; scholarship is based on need and scholarship.


March 19, 2018

 BOB CONWAY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 
$400
awarded in memory of Bob Conway, who worked hard and enjoyed life while he had a good time.

April 1, 2018 
BRIT PIEZ SCHOLARSHIP   
 
(2) $500 scholarships given to graduating seniors who participated in the SKHS Varsity baseball and/or softball program, has good academic standing and displays the characteristics of the “spirit” of Little League.

April 1, 2018 
 COOPERATIVE CREDIT UNION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
 Awarded to a graduating senior.
 Student and/or parent must be a member of a credit union.

March 19, 2018
 
DAR (DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION)
NARRAGANSETT COOKE-GASPEE SUSAN B. WILSON SCHOLARSHIP

 $1000 award given to a senior who has shown achievement in political science, history, conservation, or education fields.    
DUE TO THE GUIDANCE OFFICE
 DESIREE MESOLELLA ART SCHOLARSHIP 
(2) $5000.00
scholarships awarded to a graduating senior planning on pursuing a degree in an art field. Materials will be returned in June is a SASE has been provided.  

April 20,2018
 DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS- LARRY DEFRANCISCO  SCHOLARSHIP   $1500  scholarship awarded to a senior who has a relative who is a disabled American veteran.  


March 31, 2018  

APPLICATION TO BE SENT DIRECTLY TO THE ADDRESS PROVIDED ON THE ATTACHED FORM.  PLEASE INFORM THE GUIDANCE OFFICE IF YOU APPLIED

 EDWARD SAFFRON MEMORIAL (SK ELKS LODGE) SCHOLARSHIP   $500.00 scholarship awarded to children or grandchildren of  SK ELKS members

May 25, 2018
 BRING TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE OR
 MAIL DIRECTLY TO THE ADDRESS LISTED ON THE APPLICATION.


 FRIENDS OF SOUTH KINGSTOWN PARKS & RECREATION SCHOLARSHIP  Awarded to a senior pursuing a post-secondary education.
 The applicant must have participated in recreation sponsored programs and completed community service hours for the recreation department. 

April 2, 2018

  DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE OR SEND DIRECTLY TO THE
 RECREATION DEPARTMENT


 FRIENDS OF SOUTH KINGSTOWN PARKS & RECREATION SCHOLARSHIP 
Howard C Chadwick
The scholarship will be awarded in an amount ranging from
$500.00 to $1000.00 depending upon available funds as authorized by the Friends of South Kingstown Parks and Recreation Department. 
April 2, 2018


 DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE OR SEND DIRECTLY TO THE
 RECREATION DEPARTMENT
 
 GARDINER-GARDNER SCHOLARSHIP   $500 awarded to a student pursuing the study of agriculture or the environment.
 

DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE
 

 JAMES D. WRIGHT  Given to an SK senior who has shown good school citizenship and demonstrated financial need.  The award is given in honor of James D. Wright, a past principal and the first athletic director of SKHS.
April 1, 2018

DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE
 

 JANET BERRY MEMORIAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP  $1000 scholarship given to a graduating senior planning on pursuing a degree in the field of music: education, performance, composition or technical production.  
March 15, 2018
 

 JASON D. FOREMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP   $1000 scholarship awarded to a graduating senior who is attending either a technical school, 2 or 4-year college.
 Based on academics, community service, and financial need.
  


APPLICATION IS TO BE SENT DIRECTLY TO THE ADDRESS PROVIDED.
 PLEASE INFORM THE GUIDANCE OFFICE IF YOU APPLIED

 JOHN MICHAEL CROWLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP   Awarded to an SKHS senior who is attending a 2 or 4-year post-secondary school.  Preference will be given to students from a challenging socio-economic background.


 DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE 


KIKI'S GARDEN ASPIRE HIGHER ARTS SCHOLARSHIP

 
   A $750. scholarship awarded to a graduating student interested in pursuing a         career in the Arts.   Due April 29, 2018 to the guidance office or to the address provided 
KATIE DECUBELLIS 
MEMORIAL FOUNDATION
 
 INFORMATION SHEET    
 


Four scholarships will be given to a student pursuing an education in a technical program or in a two or four- year college program.

The scholarships have specific guidelines; please check each application carefully.   




APPLICATION IS TO BE SENT DIRECTLY TO THE ADDRESS PROVIDED. 
 PLEASE INFORM THE GUIDANCE OFFICE IF YOU APPLIED
 
‚ÄčApril 27, 2018
 LEONA A. KELLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
 (2) $500 awards to high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduates of South County schools. Contact Guidance Office for more information and application.

March 28, 2018
 LESA MENG 
NARROW RIVER PRESERVATION SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP
  $1000 awarded to promote and reward excellence as well as initiative in environmental stewardship and scientific coursework. Award based on academic excellence in the sciences.


April 23, 2018

 MATTHEW B. SANDS SCHOLARSHIP  Given to a graduating senior who is pursuing a post-secondary education and has a love for snowboarding.

DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE

MATTHEW SIRAVO SCHOLARSHIP    $1000.00 awarded to two seniors pursuing a post-secondary education and has been diagnosed with a seizure disorder.  
 


APPLICATION IS TO BE SENT DIRECTLY TO THE ADDRESS PROVIDED. 
 PLEASE INFORM THE GUIDANCE OFFICE IF YOU APPLIED
  

 MICHAEL MORISSETTE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP  $1000.00 awarded to a senior planning on attending a 2 or 4 year institution in the fall.   Preference is given for affiliation with the annual Michael Morissette Memorial Tennis Tournament.   April 15, 2018

DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE 

 MILITARY SPOUSES OF NEWPORT SCHOLARSHIP  
 $500-$1000.00 awarded to a senior that is a military dependent and who meets all eligibility requirements.

Click Here For More Info 

April 13, 2018 

DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE 
NARRAGANSETT RUNNING ASSOCIATION
SCHOLARSHIP 

 

 

The Narragansett Running Association, a local non-profit committed to supporting the health and wellness of student athletes involved with running activities, is awarding one time $500 scholarships to 2 seniors at SKHS planning to further their education in a technical program or in a 2 or 4 year college program.  These scholarships are for students who participated in either Cross Country, Indoor Track or Outdoor Track during their junior or senior years.  


 

May 11, 2018
DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE

NEASK SENIOR AWARD    Awarded to students who show a great deal of promise, consistently present a positive attitude towards learning and have contributed in special ways to their classes.
April 1, 2018

DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE

 NEW ENGLAND / RHODE ISLAND RED SOX SCHOLARSHIP  
This prestigious $1000.00 scholarship award is for seniors pursuing a degree from a 4-year, 2-year or technical school. Open to graduating seniors at South Kingstown High School and the selection will be based on academic performance, demonstrate community service, and eligibility for financial aid.

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February 16, 2018


 PAUL F. RONCI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP  Awarded to a graduating senior who has attained academic excellence, demonstrates financial need and who displays leadership skills and a desire to better society.

  

March 31, 2018


 PAUL SHERLOCK SCHOLARSHIP  Awarded to a graduating senior who displays financial need.


 

TO THE ADDRESS PROVIDED ON THE APPLICATION

 POINT JUDITH FISHERMEN'S SCHOLARSHIP  Given to student(s) residing in South Kingstown and Narragansett.
Special consideration is given to students dependent on someone who derives much of their income from commercial fishing in Point Judith.



DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE

 RAYMOND C. DUFAULT SCHOLARSHIP  Given to a student who will pursue education in Culinary Arts, Arts, Music, Public Safety or Public Service and who shows the greatest financial need


DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE

 RICK SCHOMP MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP   Awarded in honor of the memory of Coach Rick Schomp to a student who has participated in track.      


       April 1, 2018 
            
DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE

 RHODE ISLAND ASSOCIATION OF ADMISSION OFFICERS

   $500 award given to a graduating senior.  
Must be attending a Rhode Island institution.




RHODE ISLAND ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL MAINTENANCE DIRECTORS SCHOLARSHIP
 
RHODE ISLAND ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL MAINTENANCE DIRECTORS
 An award given to a graduating senior who is planning on pursuing a degree from a 4-year, 2-year college or technical program.   APRIL 1, 2018 

DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE 

RHODE ISLAND BUILDING INDUSTRY SCHOLARSHIP 


Rhode Island Building Industry Scholarship Fund has scholarship money available who has an interest in pursuing an education in the construction field. 

March 1, 2018 
 
RI ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES-KATHLEEN HIRD INFORMATION SHEET

 RI ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES-KATHLEEN HIRD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  $500  scholarship awarded to graduating seniors who plan on pursuing a career in early childhood education, Foods and Nutrition, Consumer Affairs, Textiles, Fashion, Merchandising, Apparel Design, or Interior Design.
April 1, 2018

APPLICATION IS TO BE SENT DIRECTLY TO THE ADDRESS PROVIDED. 
 PLEASE INFORM THE GUIDANCE OFFICE IF YOU APPLIED
  

 RHODE ISLAND CHIEF OF POLICE SECRETARIES ASSOCIATION    $500 award given to a graduating senior pursuing a degree in business.  


DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE

 
RHODE ISLAND ITALIAN AMERICAN HALL OF FAME SCHOLARSHIP

 Awarded to graduating seniors who demonstrate excellence in academics, athletics, and artistic ability.


RI Saltwater Anglers Foundation  (2) $500 scholarships awarded to a senior who will be attending either URI or Roger Williams Univ., pursuing a degree in fisheries or marine studies or a scholarship for a child or grandchild of an active member of the association.


 

May 5, 2018

RHODE ISLAND SPORTSFISHERMEN COVER LETTER  

 RHODE ISLAND 
S
PORTSFISHERMEN
FISHERIES AND MARINE SCIENCES AWARD
APPLICATION
 

$500 A grant is available to students enrolled in South County High Schools.  To a college bound senior in need of financial aid who demonstrates qualities of commendable academic performance, noteworthy character and integrity, and community service.

 
March 30, 2018 
 ROBERT J. ASHER SCHOLARSHIP  Awarded to an SK senior residing in South Kingstown with a demonstrated record of community service. Selection based on academic achievement,  April 1, 2018


_ROTARY_SCHOLARSHIP SERVICE ABOVE SELF APPLICATION  $1000 awarded each year for four years to a
South Kingstown resident who best exemplifies service, leadership, and scholarship.
 
 
April 12, 2018
DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE  OR SEND DIRECTLY TO THE ADDRESS PROVIDED

 ROTARY CLUB OF WAKEFIELD - CAREER TECH SCHOLARSHIP   $1000 each year for two years to a South Kingstown resident who will attend a two-year technical or vocational education program.  

April 12,2018
DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE  OR SEND DIRECTLY TO THE ADDRESS PROVIDED

 SOUTH COUNTY HOSPITAL SCHOLARSHIP  Awarded to a graduating senior planning to enter the healthcare field.


April 16, 2018


SOUTH KINGSTOWN EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP      (2) $1000 scholarships awarded to graduating senior who plan on attending a post-secondary school.   Based on financial need, evidence of helping children in the community and in the top 25% of their graduating class.  
April 2, 2018

DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE

 SOUTH KINGSTOWN 
FIREFIGHTER RELIEF ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
 $500.00 awarded to a firefighter or a child of a SK firefighter and who plans on attending a post-secondary school or vocational career after graduation. 


DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE OR MAIL DIRECTLY TO THE ADDRESS PROVIDED

 SOUTH COUNTY YOUTH SOCCER CLUB (SCYSC) SCHOLARSHIP  two - four scholarships ranging from $500 to $1000 awarded to seniors who have been members of the South County Youth Soccer



April 15, 2018

 SOUTH KINGSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL DRAMA CLUB SCHOLARSHIP  Awarded to a senior(s) planning to major or minor in Theatre in college and who has contributed to the theatrical community at South Kingstown 


DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE

 
SOUTH KINGSTOWN MUSIC BOOSTERS INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

SOUTH KINGSTOWN MUSIC BOOSTERS INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION FORM

 Awarded to a graduating senior who is a member of the music department instrumental group and is planning on pursuing a 2, 4-year, or technical degree or military career.  


April 2, 2018


 
SOUTH KINGSTOWN MUSIC BOOSTERS VOCAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

 SOUTH KINGSTOWN MUSIC BOOSTERS VOCAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
 INFORMATION FORM


 Awarded to a graduating senior who is a member of the music department vocal group and is planning on pursuing a 2, 4-year, or technical degree or military career.   


April 2,2018


 MUSIC BOOSTERS-
DIANE REBELO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHP
 


 SOUTH KINGSTOWN
 MUSIC BOOSTERS-
DIANE REBELO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHP
INFORMATION SHEET


  $1000 award to a graduating senior planning on pursuing a degree in music education or performance.


April 2, 2018

 SOUTH KINGSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL VISUAL ARTS SCHOLARSHIP  Awarded to a graduating senior planning on a major in the visual arts. Based on a portfolio of 3 works and essay.  

April 1, 2018
DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE

SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce is awarding two $750 scholarships to High School Seniors in Southern Rhode Island in recognition of academic excellence and community service.  


 

 STEVEN P. FOLLETT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP     $3000.00 scholarship to a resident from either South Kingstown or Narragansett who is pursuing a post-secondary education. The student must be planning to major in marine studies.  
 
April 1, 2018


 TERENCE M. HANDRIGAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP   $1000 award given to a student who has overcome significant difficulties during his/her high school career to successfully complete his/her education. Offered to students pursuing a two or four year college. April 1, 2018

DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE

 WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP  $1000.00 awarded to a graduating senior who plans on pursuing a technical education or community/junior college education
April 26, 2018

Mail to Kristine Bell
26 Honey Locust Drive
Charlestown, RI 02813

 WASHINGTON COUNTY POMONA GRANGE SCHOLARSHIP  (2) $500 scholarships given to two seniors, one of whom must be a Grange member.

April 26, 2018

Mail to Kristine Bell
26 Honey Locust Drive
Charlestown, RI 02813


 WASHINGTON COUNTY RETIRED TEACHER SCHOLARSHIP

WASHINGTON COUNTY RETIRED TEACHER INFORMATION SHEET
 $1000.00 awarded to a graduating senior who plans on pursuing a technical education or community/junior college education


May 1, 2018

 
WESTERLY COMMUNITY CREDIT UNION    SCHOLARSHIP

WESTERLY COMMUNITY CREDIT UNION    VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP


WESTERLY COMMUNITY CREDIT UNION FLYER

 (3) $1000 awards given to graduating seniors.  Student and/or parents must be members of the credit union.
March 10, 2018

WESTERLY COMMUNITY CREDIT UNION    SCHOLARSHIP  The Westerly Community Credit Union is proud to offer scholarships for local area high school students. To be considered, the application must be fully completed and submitted no later than Friday, March 9, 2018. Applicant or Parent/Guardian must be a member of the Westerly Community Credit Union to be eligible.  March 9, 2018 
 WESTERLY-PAWCATUCK FRIENDLY SONS OF ST. PATRICK

This scholarship is to be awarded as a financial grant to worthy graduates who are accepted for admission to a post secondary institution.  The applicant must be a relative of a member in good standing of the Westerly-Pawcatuck Friendly Sons of St. Patrick

 


DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE 
 UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND SORORITY LEADERSHIP RECOGNITION AWARD    $500 award given to a graduating FEMALE planning on attending URI.  Based on leadership and academic excellence.  Attach a resume with your application.


DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE

 UNIVERSITY OF
RHODE ISLAND
 FRATERNAL LEADERSHIP RECOGNITION AWARD
  $500 award given to a graduating MALE planning on attending URI.  Based on leadership and academic excellence.  Attach a resume with your application.

DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE






NOMINATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Recipients are chosen by selection committee; there are no applications for the following scholarships.
These scholarships will be awarded to students during the SKHS Senior Honors Night.
 

BETTY ANN KENYON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP  awarded to a student who has achieved academically in the areas of history, political science and/or American government and who has demonstrated community service.

DAN J. ROBINSON MEMORIAL AWARD –presented to a student demonstrating achievement commensurate with ability in any of the following: automotive programs, electronics, woodworking, technical drawing or drafting, marine technology.

DR. DAY CARE SCHOLARSHIP- $250. scholarship awarded to a student planning on furthering their education in early childhood or elementary education. 

ESTHER B. SHANNON SCHOLARSHIP  presented to a student who has demonstrated creativity and excellence in English studies.

HOWARD & LILLIAN WALSH SCHOLARSHIP TRUST AWARD  $1500 awarded in equal amounts of $250 to six South Kingstown students who plan to further their education in college, business, trade or other schools.~ Selection is based on concise career goals, commitment, academic record, and need.

JOSIE FOX MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:awarded to a senior who has made significant contributions to the school and community through leadership, strong connections to the student body and faculty.  

MISSY STARK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: awarded to a senior who is a key member of the senior class and has made significant impact on the school community.  


NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY BOOK AWARD – awarded to students interested in technical education at New England Institute of Technology.

PRINCIPAL LEADERSHIP AWARD: awarded to a senior, based on leadership and service to the school community. 

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE BOOK AWARD  given to a student who will be attending Rhode Island College in September and who has shown criteria of scholarship, leadership and achievement.

RHODE ISLAND GENERAL TREASURER’S AWARD  awarded to a student who has demonstrated outstanding scholarship and has demonstrated potential for future success in the world of business.

RHODE ISLAND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR’S LEADERSHIP AWARD  awarded to a student who has shown leadership by planning and organizing charitable or educational activities, motivating other students to excel or achieve,excelling in school-sponsored clubs, sports, and other activities, demonstrating a positive attitude, and maintaining good grades

RHODE ISLAND SECRETARY OF STATE’S LEADERSHIP AWARD  recognizes one male and one female student who demonstrate the qualities of good scholarship, leadership and achievement.

SMILE AWARD  given to students who have been members of the SMILE program and who have shown academic achievement, participation in high school and community activities, and commitment to diversity.

SOUTH KINGSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST’S AWARD $200.00 award to two students who exemplify the joy of reading and a love of learning.

SOUTH KIN
GSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL TRANSITION AWARD: awarded to a  student who continually persevered through challenges, has an understanding of self and has demonstrated significant growth in academics and independence.

SOUTH KINGSTOWN STUDENT COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP - awarded to a senior who has been involved with student council and student government. 

WILLIAM ROSENGREN MEMORIAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP: Given to a senior who has been actively involved with the high school music program.

 

RHODE ISLAND SALTWATER ANGLERS:
DUE TO THE SKHS GUIDANCE OFFICE BY APRIL 16 OR MAIL DIRECTLY TO THE ADDRESS PROVIDED

SOUTH KINGSTOWN MUSIC BOOSTERS VOCAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP 
SOUTH KINGSTOWN MUSIC BOOSTERS VOCAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP 
SOUTH KINGSTOWN MUSIC BOOSTERS VOCAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
STEVEN P. FOLLETT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
......awarded to a student who continually perservered through challenges, has an understanding of self and has demonstrated a significant growth in academics and independence.
......awarded to a student who continually perservered through challenges, has an understanding of self and has demonstrated a significant growth in academics and independence.
......awarded to a student who continually perservered through challenges, has an understanding of self and has demonstrated a significant growth in academics and independence.
......awarded to a student who continually perservered through challenges, has an understanding of self and has demonstrated a significant growth in academics and independence.