Day of Portugal Scholarship Program

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. 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 2020 Application HERE

The 2020 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 2019 Winners
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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Day of Portugal and Portuguese Heritage in RI, Inc.

P.O. Box 9464, Providence, Rhode Island 02940

Day of Portugal and Portuguese Heritage in RI, Inc. (DBA RI Day of Portugal) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization under the IRS Code and  incorporated under the laws of the State of Rhode Island. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law and will be acknowledged. IRS Tax ID# 20-8285748

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