Rhode Island Supplemental Grant

Rhode Island Supplemental Grant is the state's primary need-based grant program designed to provide non-payable grants to students from the lowest-income families in the state.

To be eligible for RI supplemental grant, students must demonstrate a calculated financial need of at least $1000 as determined by the FAFSA.

Award amounts range from $300 to a maximum of $1,400 — renewable for up to three academic years after the initial award.


Who is eligible for RI Supplemental Grant? #

  1. Must be a U.S. Citizen or an eligible non-citizen
  2. Must be a resident of Rhode Island
  3. Must be an undergraduate student with no prior baccalaureate degree
  4. Be admitted and enrolled at least half time (6 credits), at an approved college or university in Rhode Island
  5. Be enrolled or accepted into a program that leads to a degree or certificate
  6. Must exhibit financial need as determined by the FAFSA

How do I apply for RI Supplemental Grant? #

Students may apply for RI supplemental grant each academic year by submitting the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1.

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