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? #
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or an eligible non-citizen
- Must be a resident of Rhode Island
- Must be an undergraduate student with no prior baccalaureate degree
- Be admitted and enrolled at least half time (6 credits), at an approved college or university in Rhode Island
- Be enrolled or accepted into a program that leads to a degree or certificate
- 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.