KNOWLEDGE FOR COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

A $2,000 SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS GOING TO COLLEGE

WIN A $2,000 SCHOLARSHIP

RISLA IS GIVING AWAY $2,000 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS TO STUDENTS


HOW TO ENTER

Have fun winning extra money to help pay college expenses while testing your knowledge of financial topics related to paying for college, credit, and budgeting. RISLA’s Knowledge for College Scholarship provides a chance for Rhode Island Residents and/or students attending a college or university in Rhode Island to win scholarship funds.

1
REGISTER

Enter your information to have a chance to win $2,000.

2
ANSWER 3 QUESTIONS

Read our Financial Literacy Tip and answer 3 quick questions.

3
CONFIRMATION

Receive confirmation your entry has been submitted.

ENTER TO WIN

Read a brief financial literacy scenario and answer 3 questions.
Four registrants will be randomly selected on the first business day of each month. 

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KNOWLEDGE FOR COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

RULES & ELIGIBILITY

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HOW IT WORKS

STEP 1

Register on the Knowledge for College website, read the monthly scenario, answer the 3 questions that follow, and click “Submit.

STEP 2

Four registrants are randomly selected on the first business day of each month.


Winners must provide proof of enrollment.  Once enrollment is confirmed, checks are made co-payable to the winner and the winner’s school.  Checks are sent out later in the month for students in college or in June for high school students (allowing time to make changes to their college of choice).


Winners are requested to have their first name, last initial, and city/town of residence identified on the winners’ section of the scholarship web page (See below for winners!)


Only the winners are notified of the $2,000 Scholarship.  If you do not win this month, try again next month!

 

*Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entrants.

STEP 3

Tell your friends!

 

RISLA continues to help students pay for college expense. Every year RISLA awards (50) $2,000 individual scholarships totaling $100,000 each academic year!

ELIGIBILITY

STUDENTS

Student is a Rhode Island resident or student from any state attending a college or university in Rhode Island; and is accepted for and provides validation of enrollment at nationally accredited 2-year or 4-year, university, or postsecondary proprietary school when the scholarship is awarded.

QUIZ REQUIREMENTS

Students must register and submit answers to three financial literacy questions.

FREQUENCY

Students are encouraged to enter once per month, increasing their chances to win in the future, but may only win once per academic year.

RISLA employees and their family members are not eligible for the scholarship.

BONUS WIN
BONUS DRAWING

Entering consecutively every month, September through May, qualifies participants that have not previously won during the same school year for a bonus drawing held on/after June 1st.


Two eligible bonus drawing winners will each receive a $2,000 scholarship.

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CHECK OUT OUR RECENT WINNERS
Congratulations to our Knowledge For College Scholarship Winners!

They each received a $2,000 scholarship to help pay for college expenses while reducing the amount they need to borrow. If you are eligible, register to win!

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APRIL 2023

Abigail P. | Tiverton, RI

Emilee P. | Woonsocket, RI

Tyler S. | North Providence, RI

Taelyce D. | East Providence, RI

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MARCH 2023

Aidan M. | Warwick, RI

Bryce H. | Narragansett, RI

Melea L. | Lincoln, RI

Dominique S. | Pawtucket, RI

 

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FEBRUARY 2023

Talia C. | Bristol, RI

Hawawou B.. | Pawtucket, RI

Dylan P. | Cumberland, RI

Kelsey G. | Westerly, RI

 

 

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JANUARY 2023

Meaghan M. | Rumford, RI

Bryan P. | Cumberland, RI

Hannah L. | East Greenwich, RI

Kamilla C.. | Manville RI

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DECEMBER 2022

Sarah B. | Manville, RI

Justin L. | Lincoln, RI

Kamil B. | Woonsocket, RI

Lydia R. | Warwick, RI

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NOVEMBER 2022

Holly C., | Coventry, RI

Gillian G., | Bristol, RI

Angelo C., | Cranston, RI

Kendra M. | Mapleville, RI

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OCTOBER 2022

Christian A. | Newport, RI

Jack P. | Forestdale, RI

Olivia K. | Johnston, RI

Sarah D. | East Providence, RI

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SEPTEMBER 2022

Avery G. | N. Hope, RI

Kevin R. | Providence, RI

Louis D. | Cranston, RI

Mackenzie G. | Harrisville, RI

 

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AUGUST 2022

Shawn M. | North Kingstown, RI

Sophia F. | Little Compton, RI

Caden D. | Warwick, RI

Jackson L. | Cranston, RI

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JULY 2022

Anthonellis M. | Providence, RI

Caroline S. | Cumberland, RI

Matthew V. | Cranston, RI

Timothy M. | Tiverton, RI

 

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JUNE 2022

O'Livia L. | Pawtucket, RI

Emma M. | Newport, RI

Mackenzie M. | Belle Harbor, NY

Esther P. | Cumberland, RI

 

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MAY 2022

Riley M. | Saunderstown, RI

Meaghan F. | Lincoln, RI

Pipeloluwa F. | Pawtucket, RI

Joseph C. | Wakefield, RI

 

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PREPARING, PLANNING & PAYING

For Your Education Journey

RISLA been providing students and families with assistance to responsibly obtain  financing to help make post-secondary education more accessible and affordable for over 30 years.  RISLA is a non-profit agency offering, college planning services,  low cost student loans, scholarships, and student refinancing options to students and families nationwide.

We are with you every step of the way on your education journey.


RISLA PRODUCTS & SERVICES
COLLEGE PLANNING CENTER

Students and families can be overwhelmed with planning and how to pay for college.  We have experienced counselors that offer one on one assistance helping families understand all their options start to finish.

EDUCATION LOANS

We have been offering low cost, fix rate education loans for almost 30 years.  Helping students and families borrower responsibly to help achieve their higher education dreams.

REFINANCE

Refinancing may help you simplify and save when repaying student loans.  Combining outstanding balances, and securing a low interest rate with RISLA may reduce your overall repayment amount and possibly your monthly payment.

EMPLOYER REPAY

Employer Student Loan Repayment assistance is a tax-free benefit allowing employers to contribute towards the repayment of employee student loans.  This newest in-demand employee benefit helps reduce financial stress for employees while increasing retention and loyalty to employers.