Continuing Education Scholarship

The fisheries and marine sciences continuing education scholarship is awarded to any student currently enrolled at either the University of Rhode Island or Roger Williams University entering their second year of study in a Marine Sciences program. These scholarships are funded through the RISA Foundation.

Two wards are made anually.

In addition to completing the form below, you will need to upload three documents:

1, A short (300-500 words) essay describing your reasons for applying , your interest in marine sciences, and your plans and goals for the future.

2. A copy of your resume and/or CV, which includes your achievements in the area of marine science.

3. A copy of your transcript if you do not have it readily available.

After completing the application, please have a copy of your freshman transcript and at least one (three are preferred) letters of recommendation sent electronically to David Michel (

Scholarship applications for 2023 will be available next February