Education grants are government grants for students or teachers who are looking to complete or expand their level of education. The department of education in Rhode Island has a budget of $2,252,275,366.00 a year in just elementary and secondary education. Students enrolled in Rhode Island schools can look into education grants in addition to scholarships. In fact, students can look at education grants as scholarships government from their local government.

Of all the people in Rhode Island, over 84.70% have high school diplomas, over 30.50% have post secondary degrees, and over 11.70 have at least 1 graduate school degree. Education expense in Rhode Island is not cheap. Although there are student loans available, students should look into education grants first. Unlike loans, students do not have to pay back the amount they receive in grants.

Teachers in Rhode Island need to constantly stay on top of new materials. Most teachers need to study part-time while teaching full-time at their regular day jobs in schools. The cost to study part-time can be expensive in Rhode Island. For example, for elementary school teachers, with an average salary of $58,440.00, it can be hard for them to come up with the tuition fees to study part-time. Vice versa with Rhode Island's secondary school teachers, who have an average salary of $58,440.00.

Applying for Education Grants

Whether if you are a college or graduate student, or a teacher or professor who is looking to pursue higher education, you can apply for Rhode Island Education Grants by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Office of FAFSA in Rhode Island ensures all eligible residents in Rhode Island can benefit from federally funded financial aid for education.

To apply for education grants in Rhode Island, contact Rhode Island financial aid agencies, or

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Rhode Island are browsing from the following cities: Coventry, Glendale, West Warwick, Chepachet, North Kingstown, Pascoag, Middletown, Newport, Harmony, Central Falls

Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Opportunity
Announcement of Anticipated Availability of Funds for Family Planning Services Grants - Rhode Island (entire State) (Apply for PA FPH 16 003)

Funding Number: PA FPH 16 003
Agency: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
Category: Health
Funding Amount: $1,093,000
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee - Washington County, including Block Island, Rhode Island (Apply for HHS 2016 ACF OHS CH R01 1146)

Funding Number: HHS 2016 ACF OHS CH R01 1146
Agency: Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $1,166,825
Conservation Innovation Grants Rhode Island State Program (Apply for USDA NRCS RI CIG 23 NOFO0003101)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS RI CIG 23 NOFO0003101
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $170,000
2023 Request for Applications for Rhode Island Decentralized Wastewater Improvement Grant (Apply for EPA I R1 SNEP 2023A)

Funding Number: EPA I R1 SNEP 2023A
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Category: Environment, Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA)
Funding Amount: $465,000
Award Competition for Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Centers in the States of Kentucky, Nebraska, Rhode Island, and South Dakota (Apply for 2022 NIST MEP 01)

Funding Number: 2022 NIST MEP 01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: Case Dependent
Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2021 – Rhode Island (Apply for USDA NRCS RI CIG 21 NOFO0001075)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS RI CIG 21 NOFO0001075
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $150,000
NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020 – Rhode Island (Apply for USDA NRCS RI CIG 20 GEN0010772)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS RI CIG 20 GEN0010772
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $150,000
Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2019 – Rhode Island (Apply for USDA NRCS RI CIG 19 GEN0010118)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS RI CIG 19 GEN0010118
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources, Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $75,000
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee - The City of Woonsocket, Rhode Island (Apply for HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R01 1409)

Funding Number: HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R01 1409
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $1,896,193
Rhode Island Statewide Conservation People’s Garden Project (Apply for USDA NRCS RI CTA 18 003)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS RI CTA 18 003
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $25,000

 

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