Scholarships, Financial Aid and Military Benefits

Merit Scholarships

Roger Williams University offers merit-based scholarships to qualified applicants ranging from $10,000 to $23,000 annually for the student’s remaining years of study at RWU.

Students celebrate commencementRWU Travel Grant

The RWU Travel Grant is awarded to students living outside of the northeast of the United States. This annual $1,500 grant will assist with the costs associated with traveling to Bristol. Students meeting the geographic criteria will automatically qualify for this award.

For maximum scholarship consideration, you should submit your Transfer Application for Admission by April 1st for Fall Semester and November 1 for Spring Semester. Your application for admission will also act as your scholarship application. No additional applications are necessary for scholarship consideration.

Financial Aid

FAFSA You may already be familiar with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. If you are using a FAFSA, you just need to add our school code into your current FAFSA, so that our financial aid department can work with you. Roger Williams FAFSA code is: 003410

Questions about financial aid? Please contact Gina Rigby, our Transfer Financial Aid Counselor at You can set up an appointment anytime to discuss financial aid.

Military Benefits

If you are active service, a veteran, or are planning to use a family members veteran benefits, Please contact:

Morgan Beltre SCS
Certifying Official
(401) 254-4864

Brenda M. Coffey
Administrative Assistant
Third Party & Military Benefits
(401) 254.3111

Scott D. Carney
University of Rhode Island ROTC Senior Military Science Instructor
Office: (401) 874-5425
Cell: (225) 436-9954