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Merit Scholarships

As part of our comprehensive financial aid packaging, Roger Williams University offers institutionally supported merit scholarships, ranging from $7,000 to the cost of full tuition per year. All students are considered for merit-based scholarships, with no separate application required.

RWU offers several other scholarships that require applications and specific qualifications.

In addition, if you are looking for further assistance, RWU would like to recommend some helpful websites:

Bristol, RI Residents

Harold Payson Endowed Scholarship: The Fund has been established in the memory of Harold Payson to provide financial support for full-time undergraduate students of the University who have been residents of Bristol, RI for at least two (2) years at time of application. Must be a high school graduate intending full-time undergraduate enrollment at the University; and will be based on academic promise and financial need.

Harold Payson Memorial Scholarship: A four-year, full-tuition scholarship awarded annually on the basis of academic promise and community service to a Bristol resident who is graduating from high school and will attend Roger Williams University. This scholarship is awarded in honor of Harold Payson, a native Bristolian, who served the University as a faculty member, ombudsman, and academic dean from 1968 until 1974.

Roger Williams University Memorial Fire and Police Department Grant: A four-year full-tuition grant awarded annually to a candidate who has resided in Bristol for at least two years and has graduated from an accredited American high school; who is an American citizen or permanent resident without previous college experience who has filed a formal application for admission and financial aid; and whose parent or grandparent serves in the Bristol police or fire departments.

 The Ceasar Brito Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship has been established in honor Ceasar Brito, well-known businessman, philanthropist and civic leader, who passed away October 24, 1998. The scholarship will be available annually to an entering freshman majoring in engineering. The recipient must be a Bristol, RI resident at the time of acceptance to the University, must have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need. In the event there are no applicants who have declared engineering as a major field of study, residents majoring in other disciplines will be given consideration. The award was established through a substantial gift to the University from the Brito family and through contributions made to the fund by friends, associates and people in the Bristol, RI community.

Grimshaw-Gudewicz Scholarship: Established by the Grimshaw- Gudewicz Charitable Foundation, this annual scholarship award is available to a student from Bristol County, Massachusetts, with good academic standing and demonstrated financial need.

Orlando J. Bisbano Meritorious Scholarship Fund: Awarded to a Bristol , RI resident currently enrolled as a second- or third-year student who aspires to do public service. This scholarship is based first upon merit and then upon financial need. This award is in memory of  Orlando J. Bisbano former Bristol, RI town clerk.

Bristol Rotary Scholarship: Awarded to a Bristol, RI resident who is currently enrolled as a sophomore, junior or senior at the University this endowed scholarship will be given to those who are in financial need.

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Mount Hope High School

Michael Andrade Memorial Scholarship: A four-year, full-tuition and fees scholarship awarded annually to a graduate of Mount Hope High School who maintains a B average and has a combined SAT score of at least 1000 (CT + M). Preference will be given to undergraduate students who have an intended major of construction management, engineering or architecture. This scholarship is awarded in honor of Michael Andrade, a native Bristolian and graduate of Mount Hope High School, who was killed in Iraq while on National Guard duty. (For U.S. Citizens and U.S. Permanent Residents only).

Mount Hope High School Scholarship: A four-year, $10,000 scholarship awarded annually to graduates of Mount Hope High School who maintain a B average and have a combined SAT score of at least 1000 (CR + M). The scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic and extracurricular achievements. (For U.S. Citizens and U.S. Permanent Residents only).

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Portsmouth High School

Portsmouth High School (RI) Scholarship: A four-year, full-tuition scholarship awarded annually to a graduate of Portsmouth High School (RI) who maintains a 3.0 GPA and has a combined SAT score of at least 1100 (CR + M). The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic and extracurricular achievements. To renew the scholarship for four years, the candidate must maintain a minimum Roger Williams University GPA of a 3.0 and commit five hours of community service to the Portsmouth School District (RI). (For U.S. Citizens and U.S. Permanent Residents Only).

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Providence, RI

Patrolman Gregory W. Bolden Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship was established in 2007 in loving memory of Patrolman Gregory Bolden by the Bolden family, with the voluntary support of the Providence Police Department and the active participation of the Providence School Department and Roger Williams University. Patrolman Bolden received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from RWU School of Justice Studies. This scholarship's objective is to award academic scholarships to qualified under-represented students desiring to attend Roger Williams University's School of Justice Studies, in preparation for a career in law enforcement or criminal justice. Applicants must be residents of the City of Providence, graduating students in the Providence public school system, with a minimum GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale). Student applicants must be accepted for enrollment (or already enrolled) at Roger Williams University, with a declared major in the School of Justice Studies or a related course of study, must maintain a 2.75 GPA, have a history of voluntary community service, and demonstrated financial need.

Mario Geremia Scholarship Fund: Awarded annually to an upper-year University student who is in need of financial assistance to complete his or her undergraduate education. The recipient must be a resident of Rhode Island in good academic standing.

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Stamford, CT

Stamford High School Scholarship: A four-year, $15,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduate of Stamford High School who maintains a 3.2 GPA and has a combined SAT score of at least 1100 (CR + M). The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic and extracurricular achievements. Those students who pursue a study-abroad semester will be awarded a U.S. Passport and an additional $1000 for the semester abroad. The scholarship is renewable for four years. Students must maintain a minimum Roger Williams University GPA of 3.0 and commit five hours of community service to the Stamford School District. (For U.S. Citizens and U.S. Permanent Residents only.)

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Diverse Populations:

Andrade Family Endowed Scholarship Fund:  Established in 2012, this scholarship will be awarded to a first generation college attendee with demonstrated financial need, in good academic standing with demonstrated academic achievement from Bristol County, MA, Newport or Bristol Counties, RI or from the City of East Providence, RI.  Preference will be given to students who have an expressed interest in the Portuguese language and/or an expressed interest in Portuguese or Brazilian culture, history or heritage.

Barnes and Noble Bookstores, Inc., Scholarship: Barnes and Noble, one of the leading booksellers in the United States and operator of the Roger Williams University bookstore, contributes annually to the scholarship fund. Consideration is given to an upper-class student showing financial need.

Faculty/Staff Emergency Scholarship: Established for returning students with demonstrated financial need.

Intercultural Leadership Ambassadors (ILA)This program rewards students who have shown academic achievement and life perseverance and have demonstrated financial need. This annual scholarship for $29,976 seeks to further the holistic growth of recipients throughout their careers at Roger Williams University. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA while continuing the co-curricular involvements demonstrated through the application process; the scholarship is renewable for 4 consecutive years of undergraduate study.

Science Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) Intercultural Leadership Ambassador Scholars (STILAS)Thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), RWU is pleased to offer this program designed to improve recruitment, retention and graduation of high-achieving underserved students in Biology, Marine Biology, and Engineering and lead more of these students to enter the STEM fields. For consideration, students must have a B average and 550 Math SAT or 24 ACT Math. STILAS will offer each recipient an annual scholarship of $10,000 in NSF funds and an ILA scholarship award of $19,976 from the University for a total award of $29,976. Each scholarship is guaranteed for four years provided a 3.0 GPA is maintained.

STILAS will provide co-curricular programing and support outside of the classroom; connect students with peer mentors, faculty advisors and academic tutors; offer access to relevant internships and research projects; and engage students in seminars, brown-bag discussions, field trips and activities that promote graduate school and STEM employment opportunities.

William T. Morris Foundation Scholarship: Established by the William T. Morris Foundation, this scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing and financial need.     

Alumni Association Scholarship Fund: This scholarship, based on high academic standing, contributions to the University community, and financial need, provide assistance to full-time students entering their junior or senior years.

Ventures Scholarship: The University is committed to supporting students who have achieved excellence in their studies. Roger Williams University is pleased to be able to offer a $10,000 scholarship to students selected as Venture Scholars. This program, designed to recognize excellence in the study of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is a new addition to the scholarship opportunities at the University. Student who qualify are urged to contact the Office of Admission for further information.

L.G. Balfour Scholarship for Underserved and Underrepresented Students: Established through a generous grant from the L.G. Balfour Foundation, this fund provides scholarship assistance to qualified minority students based upon financial need and academic merit. 

Coca-Cola Scholars: This annual scholarship was established by the Coca-Cola Foundation and is awarded to underserved students. 

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship Fund for Underserved Students: This scholarship is awarded to underserved undergraduate students at the University.

Jonathan Redler Memorial Scholarship:  This fund was established by the Hannon family, in memory of Jonathan Redler, a student at Roger Williams University.  This scholarship is to be awarded to a student with financial need.  This award will become available in the Spring of 2013.

Student Senate Scholarship: Awarded to a full-time student entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year, this scholarship is based on distinguished academic performance, contribution to the University, and financial need.

Dr. Harold Way Memorial Scholarship Fund: Established in memory of Dr. Harold Way, former University faculty member from 1969-74, this scholarship, based upon academic standing and the student's contribution to the University, is awarded to a deserving junior.

Roger Williams University Faculty Association Scholarships: Awarded annually to returning students, these scholarships are based on academic achievement, financial need, service to the University, and the community.

"Walk of Fame" Alumni Association Scholarship: This scholarship was established by University constituents who purchased bricks in the Roger Williams University "Walk of Fame."  Awarded annually, this scholarship is based on high academic standing, contributions to the University community and financial need.  Students entering their sophomore, junior or senior years are eligible and preference will be given to legacies.

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Transfer Scholarships:

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship: Awarded to Phi Theta Kappa scholars holding an associate degree. Recipients must enroll in the University full-time and maintain the required GPA. This award is renewable and may be awarded for a total of two years (three years for students in the undergraduate Architecture program).

Presidential Transfer Scholarship: Awarded to students holding an associate degree who have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.5. Recipients must enroll in the University full-time and maintain the required GPA. This award is renewable and may be awarded for a total of two years (three years for students in the undergraduate Architecture program).

Dean's Transfer Scholarship: Awarded to students holding the associate degree who have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0. Recipients must enroll in the University full-time and maintain the required GPA. This award is renewable and may be awarded for a total of two years (three years for students in the undergraduate Architecture program).

Transfer Achievement Scholarship: Awarded to select students on the basis of academic merit. This award is available to US. citizens and US. permanent residents only.

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International Scholarships:

RWU International Merit Scholarship: Roger Williams University strives to recognize students with superior academic achievement through the awarding of merit scholarships. The RWU International Scholarship is a limited, merit-based scholarship for international students. RWU International Scholarships average $10,000 and will be awarded to the top international applicants who are considered to be above-average students in their secondary school. All international students will be considered for merit-based scholarships through their admissions application. No separate application is necessary.

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Major Specific Scholarships:

ASM International: Awarded annually to an engineering student who is a resident of Rhode Island or Southeastern Massachusetts. The Rhode Island Chapter of ASM International sponsors this scholarship based on merit need. (Contact Engineering)

The Ben N. Carr II Endowed Scholarship:  This award, given in honor of Professor Ben Carr, a University faculty member, was established by alumni of Roger Williams University. The recipient of this award will be a junior (preferably no transfer students), Mario J. Gabelli School of Business student, and in good academic standing.

Brett Bergman ’11 Endowed Memorial Senior Merit Scholarship:  Established in 2012 in memory of Brett Bergman, this scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from the Gabelli School of Business who has exhibited an entrepreneurial spirit through participation in course work, clinics, internships, entrepreneurial ventures or other activities.  Recipient will be an active participant in University campus life with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Thomas E. Fitzgerald, Jr. Scholarship: Awarded annually to students majoring in visual studies, including sculpture and photography, who are currently enrolled full-time as freshmen, sophomores or juniors. Portfolio required.

George I. Alden Need-Based Scholarship Aid Endowment: Established by the prestigious George I. Alden Trust of Worcester, Massachusetts, this scholarship is awarded to Roger Williams University students based on financial need.

Alister C. McGregor Scholarship: This scholarship was established in 2009 in loving memory of Major Alister C. McGregor ’89, a Roger Williams University alumnus who dedicated his life to protecting children and who was killed in the line of duty. This scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to children, stepchildren or spouses of police officers who have been killed in the line of duty, and who have been accepted and are enrolled full-time as undergraduate students at Roger Williams University. Residents of Rhode Island have priority, followed by (1) New England, (2) Reno, Nev. and (3) all other U.S. states. If no undergraduate applicant(s) meets these criteria, graduate students will be considered using the same prioritization. In the event that no student applicants meet the above qualifications, scholarship funds will be awarded – based on financial need – and made available to students accepted and enrolled full-time who are children of Rhode Island police officers. Should no applicants meet these criteria, consideration will be given to students in the School of Justice Studies with financial need and interest in pursuing careers in law enforcement.

Paul L. Arris Memorial Scholarship Fund: Established in December 1990 in memory of Paul L. Arris, third-year student in the School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation, this scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in architecture based on merit and financial need.

Sergeant Jim Cole Peace Officer Scholarship: Established to honor the memory of Sergeant James Cole '91, a police officer of the Warwick Police Department who graduated from the University College Program with a B.S. in Administration of Justice. The Sergeant Jim Cole Peace Officer Scholarship is available to a Roger Williams University student enrolled in the School of Justice Studies' criminal justice program. Preference is given to active police officers or civilian employees of the Warwick Police Department, their children, or Warwick Police Cadets. If these criteria cannot be met, the scholarship will be awarded to a Rhode Island resident (preferably from Warwick).

Construction Management Professional Advisory Board Scholarship:  Established by the Construction Management Professional Advisory Board to support students enrolled in the Construction Management program.  Awarded annually to students enrolled full time and majoring in Construction Management with a sophomore, junior or senior class standing, good academic standing, and showing financial need.   

The Deputy Superintendent Charles J. Cullen Memorial Scholarship:  Established in memory of Charles J. Cullen ‘83, a University College graduate with a B.S in Administration of Justice. Preference will be given to a student who is majoring in criminal justice and is in good academic standing and who demonstrates financial need. The student must be a current student working for the MA Dept. of Corrections or in the Bristol County Sheriff's Office as a correctional officer. However, should no candidate meet the requirements, the University may make an award to the qualified candidate who most closely meets these criteria as long as the student is employed by these two departments.

Dianne B. Crowell Scholarship:  Established to honor a long-time teacher of Musical Theatre at Roger Williams University.  Awarded to a student majoring in Theatre who demonstrates excellence in musical theatre performance.  The award is based upon merit, then upon financial need.

E. Diane Davis Scholarship Fund for Social and Health Services Students in Honor of Dr. Bruce Thompson: Established to honor Dr. Bruce Thompson, coordinator of the Roger Williams University Social and Health Services program, this scholarship is awarded annually to a student enrolled in the Social and Health Services program. This award memorializes E. Diane Davis, a prominent educator, social worker, and Roger Williams University faculty member.

The Robert D. Eigen Scholarship Fund in memory of Jeanette Altman: This scholarship, established in honor of Robert D. Eigen '93 and in memory of Jeanette Altman, is awarded to students in the Feinstein College of Arts and Sciences with a humanities major based on merit and demonstrated financial need.

Steven Ficorilli Memorial Scholarship Fund: Awarded to a full-time University student majoring in criminal justice. Preference is given to an individual who plans to work with juveniles.

Hemond Brothers Scholarship: Established by George '72 and Albert Hemond '70, this scholarship is renewable for up to three years and is awarded to (1) students enrolled at the University majoring in engineering, engineering technology, industrial technology, construction management, or business; or (2) in the absence of students meeting the aforementioned criteria, students enrolled in other academic disciplines who are actively serving in, or have been honorably discharged from, the U.S. military. This fund was established to address the financial need of students from middle income families.

The Lt. Charles A. Henderson III USN '99 Outstanding Tutor Awards: These awards, in memory of Lt. Charles A. Henderson III USN '99, will be presented by the Center for Academic Development to a tutor in Math, Writing and Science Curriculum, who best and most consistently demonstrate superior tutoring skills and content area knowledge, commitment to the collaborative learning process, and dedication to helping and inspiring all learners to achieve success in a positive, encouraging environment.

The Lt. Charles A. Henderson III USN '99 Spirit Award: This award, in memory of Lt. Charles A. Henderson III USN '99, will be presented annually to one graduating senior who best and most consistently demonstrates the embodiment of a true scholar as exemplified by striving for excellence in academics, co-curricular involvement, character through acts, words and deeds, and an indomitable spirit in the face of adversity.

Sgt. Michael J. Jannitto Memorial Scholarship Fund: Awarded to the son or daughter of a Barrington, Bristol, or Warren police officer or to a son or daughter of a Rhode Island State Police officer. The recipient must be a full-time student at Roger Williams University, in good standing and demonstrates financial need. The award was established in 1988 in memory of Sgt. Michael J. Jannitto, a member of the Bristol Police Department.

Kaestle Boos Associates, Inc. Architecture Student Scholarship Award:
Awarded annually to a full-time, fourth -year architecture major with a minimum GPA of 3.0, who exhibits a passion for learning, an ability to think in three dimensions and skill in intuitive and analytical problem-solving.

Steven M Kellert Memorial Scholarship:  This fund has been established to honor the late Steven M Kellert's memory and to provide a significant scholarship award to one student each year in the Biology Department at the University.

David and Matilda Kessler Endowed Scholarship Fund: Established by David '54 and Matilda Kessler, this scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time junior majoring in engineering with emphasis in mechanical or electrical engineering. This award is based on merit, a minimum GPA of 3.5, and demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to a member of the student chapter of the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers.

Rebecca Anne Kelton Memorial Scholarship: Established in 2000 in memory of Rebecca Kelton, this scholarship is awarded annually to a student majoring in education. Preference is given to students in the elementary education program. A third-year education major, Rebecca was very active at Roger Williams as a resident assistant, member of the Intervaristy Christian Fellowship and DJ at the University radio station.

Paul S. Langello Scholarship: This scholarship, established in memory of Paul Langello, is available to a student who is enrolled full-time in the Gabelli School of Business and is in good academic standing. Paul Langello was a member of the Business faculty from 1969-1992. He was founder and director of the University's Small Business Institute.

Jeffrey William Manuck '04 Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship, established in memory of Jeffrey William Manuck, Class of 2004, is awarded annually to a full-time student(s) majoring in Business, who is in good academic standing and has demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to students with co-curricular interests, especially in sports, music or graphics.

Darlene Lycke Memorial Scholarship Fund: Awarded annually to a University student, majoring in English, history, or philosophy or enrolled in the Education program, who has demonstrated financial need. Darlene Lycke, a humanities major, class of 1985, served as resident assistant and editor of the 1985 edition of The Talisman, the Roger Williams University yearbook.

Chris Meyer Fund: Awarded to a deserving graduating senior with outstanding achievement in one of the science major programs in the Feinstein College of Arts and Sciences. (Contact Biology Dept.)

Ethel Barrymore Colt Miglietta Memorial Scholarship Fund: Established to honor Broadway performer Ethel Barrymore by Colt Miglietta, a resident of Bristol and daughter of actress Ethel Barrymore, this scholarship is awarded annually to a University student who has demonstrated talent in theatre.

Mark Gould Memorial Scholarship and Research Fund: Each year, this fund provides Roger Williams University students with a stipend to conduct independent research in marine biology, biology, or chemistry during the summer. Applicants must be full-time marine biology, biology, or chemistry majors in good academic standing. Students must have completed at least their freshman year. The fund was established in memory of Mark Gould, long-time Professor of Biology and Director of the Center for Economic and Environmental Development at Roger Williams University.

The Montrone Family Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded annually to a student(s) who is from the seacoast area of New Hampshire or Scranton, Pennsylvania, is in good academic standing and who demonstrates financial need. However, should no candidate meet the requirements, the University may make an award to the qualified candidate who most closely meets these criteria.

Judge Thomas J. Paolino Theatre/Arts Scholarship Fund: Established in 1987 in memory of Thomas J. Paolino, former chairman of the Board of Trustees, this scholarship is awarded annually to a continuing Roger Williams University student for excellence in the visual or performing arts.

Evelyn and Rita Pendergast Memorial Scholarship, given by Dr. and Mrs. Peter Mogayzel: This scholarship is awarded to a female student enrolled in the Marine Biology Program who demonstrates academic merit and financial need.

The Pompei Family Engineering Endowed Scholarship:  Established to assist financially deserving students majoring in Engineering.  The recipient must be enrolled full-time and majoring in Engineering with a sophomore, junior, or senior class standing; and in good academic standing with demonstrated financial need.

Lincoln W. N. Pratt Memorial Scholarship: The Lincoln W.N. Pratt Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a student who has a keen interest in music. The scholarship was established in memory of Lincoln W.N. Pratt, who served on the University Board of Trustees since 1989.

The Raj Saksena Memorial Scholarship:  The Scholarship has been established in honor of the late Raj Saksena, FAIA, founding dean of the School of Architecture, professor, and practicing architect, who passed away in India on October 4, 2003.  The Scholarship is awarded to an upper-class or graduate student majoring in architecture, demonstrating leadership and special interest in sustainable architecture or affordable housing.

Zachary Shapiro Study Abroad Fund: This fund, established in memory of Zachary Shapiro, Class of 2005, is awarded annually to a full-time student(s) majoring in Architecture in the School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation (SAAHP), who qualifies by virtue of academic standing to participate in the Study Abroad Program. The award recipient(s) will be selected by the Dean of SAAHP based on academic achievement and financial need.

The Mary J. Staab Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship was established in memory of Mary J. Staab, trusted and loyal member of the Roger Williams University community and secretary for the Department of Performing Arts for eighteen years. The Mary J. Staab Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a Roger Williams University student in good academic standing, enrolled full-time and demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to a student pursuing a degree through the Feinstein College of Arts and Sciences, either majoring in or with a strong interest in the area of Theater and/or Dance.

Social and Health Services Alumni Scholarship Fund: Awarded by the Social and Health Services Advisory Board Scholarship Committee to a student currently enrolled in the Social and Health Services program who has demonstrated financial need.

Diane Drake Memorial Scholarship Fund: Established in memory of Roger Williams University student Diane Drake, a criminal justice major, this annual scholarship is awarded to a senior who has demonstrated academic achievement and financial need. Priority is given to students enrolled in the Criminal Justice program.

The Gingerella Family Scholarship Fund: Awarded to a deserving full-time upper-year student. Preference is given to family members of alumni, business majors, resident assistants, and University staff.

John W. King, P.E. Electrical Industry Scholarship: Awarded to an engineering major attending full time with a junior or senior class standing based on academic merit and demonstrated financial need. This scholarship was established in memory of John W. King whose career in the electrical engineering profession spanned more than a half century and encompassed all major subspecialties, including those of electrician, electrical contractor, teacher, electrical inspector and electrical engineer.

Michele Cron Yeaton '80 Memorial Scholarship: This memorial scholarship honoring an alumna, Class of 1980, will be awarded annually to an upper-year student majoring in business, in good academic standing, and demonstrating financial need. Preference is given to the son or daughter of a single parent. The scholarship was established through a gift from Tim Yeaton '80, husband of the late Michele Cron Yeaton, who earned a B.S. degree in business management at Roger Williams University.

The James Tackach English Department Award for Distinguished Scholarship and Service to the University: Established in 2008 through a generous gift from Professor Mel Topf, this scholarship is awarded to a junior English Literature major who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and significant service to Roger Williams University.

The Jeremy Warnick Scholarship: Established in memory of Jeremy Warnick, a well respected and admired student at Roger Williams University who sadly passed away in his sophomore year in 2005, this scholarship is awarded annually to a student(s) who despite documented learning disabilities, has succeeded in a University setting. Students must have required formal academic interventions in primary or secondary education and be actively involved with existing academic support services for students with learning disabilities at the University. Preference will be given to students enrolled in the Gabelli School of Business.

Idalia Whitcomb Scholarship Fund:  Established by the Idalia Whticomb Charitable Trust, the purpose is to provide scholarship assistance for students with demonstrated financial need in all grades who are studying pre-veterinary medicine or the fine and/or performing arts.

 

The Matthew Wolfe Memorial Scholarship in Creative Writing: Established in 1989 in memory of Matthew Wolfe, a prolific writer, this annual scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in creative writing. Student must be a sophomore or above, must maintain a 3.0 G.P.A. in Creative Writing courses taken at Roger Williams University and be able to show evidence of above-average writing ability in fiction or poetry. In the event there is no eligible student with sophomore standing or above, a second semester freshman will be considered contingent, contingent upon final grades for the freshman year.

The Wright Family Scholarship Fund: This scholarship, awarded to a University junior or senior majoring in paralegal studies or criminal justice, is based first upon merit, then upon financial need.

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