Day of Portugal Scholarship Program

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The Day of Portugal and Portuguese Heritage in RI, Inc. has established a scholarship fund to assist deserving local Portuguese-American students achieve their post-secondary education goals. Four to six scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded to college students of Portuguese ancestry who applied and demonstrated  academic excellence and a commitment to completing an approved course of study.

Eligible candidates are those who can demonstrate at least 25% Portuguese ancestry, a minimum 3.0 G.P.A. and who have matriculated full time into a four year college or university, a community college or a technical school program. Graduating high school seniors as well as students attending higher education programs may apply. Selection is competitive and merit-based. 

 

Download the Application HERE and submit by July 31 of application year.

 

RI Day of Portugal Scholarship Fund is supported by a percentage of the proceeds of the RI Day of Portugal Golf Tournament and other RI Day of Portugal activities. 

Meet Our 2020 Winners
RI DoP Scholarship Winners 2021 - Update
WINNERS OF THE DAY OF PORTUGAL SCHOLARSHIPS
2018
MICHAELA ALARIE - UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER
ASHLEY DIOGO - RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE
JULIA SANTOS - QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSTITY
MAKAYLA LOURENCO - BOSTON COLLEGE
MADISON SARAIVA - RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE

2017
OLIVIA ABREU - NEW YOUR UNIVERSITY
MONICA BARBOSA - YALE
NATHANIEL CLARO - JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY
JULIA FERREIRA - PROVIDENCE COLLEGE
 

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2016
KATRINA BORGES - SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY
JAMIELIN FORSYTHE - SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE
MAKAYLA LOURENCO - BOSTON COLLEGE
CYNTHIA PIMENTEL - UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
 

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2015

KEVIN LEMOS - UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

MICHAEL MELO - RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE

ALEXANDER PIMENTEL- UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

JASON A. PIRES - SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY

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