Social and Behavioral Sciences Scholarships



Rhode Island College offers scholarships to students interested in careers in the social and behavioral sciences, such as communication and psychology.


Christopher J. Naylor Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be enrolled full-time or part-time as first-year graduate students majoring in psychology. Applicants must also have a minimum overall GPA of 3.2, qualify for financial need and actively contribute funds for an advanced degree. Preference will be given to a Rhode Island College undergraduate.

Michael A. Valerio '80 Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be enrolled full-time as undergraduates majoring in communications. Applicants must also have completed 12 Rhode Island College credit hours in the major and qualify for financial need. Preference will be given to a student concentrating in mass media.



If you are interested in one or more of these scholarships, please submit your application.

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