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Rhode Island School of Design

History

RISD was founded and nurtured by a small group of women more than 40 years before women in America even gained the right to vote. That year Helen Adelia Rowe Metcalf urged 34 members of the Rhode Island Women’s Centennial Commission to invest their group’s surplus funding of $1,675 in founding a school of art and design.

Education

Undergraduate Study

  • First-Year Program
  • Liberal Arts Departments
  • Degree Programs
  • Concentrations

Graduate Study

  • Degree Programs
  • Certificates + Concentrations

Career

The Career Center offers comprehensive support for students and alumni through an extensive array of resources and programming. With our unparalleled Portfolio Review events, exclusive ArtWorks job board, in-depth career advisement and numerous career programs, we educate, advise and empower your students to effectively translate their education and creativity into fulfilling professional experiences. 

Bachelor's programmes

Engineering & Technology (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)

Rhode Island School of Design Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to Rhode Island School of Design. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
The Next Genius Foundation Scholarship
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Next Genius Foundation
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Grant
7000000 KRW
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Overseas Exchange Scholarship Program Of Mirae Asset Park Hyeon Joo Foundation
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Education USA
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Grant
300000 HKD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Hong Kong Scholarship For Excellence Scheme
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Education USA
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Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Grant
35000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2025
Ohio Wesleyan Deadline Extension For Students In China
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30000 CZK
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Olomouc Region Study Scholarship
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30000 USD
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Baltic American Freedom Foundation Scholarships
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Grant
28000 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Hagop Bogigian Scholarship
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Education USA
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Grant
26000 USD
Deadline
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Merit Scholarships
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Education USA
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Grant
24000 HKD
Deadline
18 Apr 2025
The American Chamber Of Commerce Charitable Foundation Lyn Edinger U.S. Studies Scholarship
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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
24000 USD
Deadline
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Walsh University Offers $16,000 To $24,000 Scholarship Packages!
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Grant
22000 USD
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Walsh University - International Scholarship Packages
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Education USA
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20000 USD
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Top-Up Scholarship
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Education USA
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Grant
16800 USD
Deadline
01 Oct 2024
German Academic Exchange Service -Scholarships For Exchange Programs
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Education USA
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Grant
10000 CZK
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Nadace Sophia
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Education USA
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10000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
Latin American Caribbean Scholarship
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Education USA
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6000 USD
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Tatra Banka Scholarship
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Education USA
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Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2025
The GET Foundation Scholarship
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Education USA
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5000 USD
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Korean American Scholarship Foundation
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Education USA
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Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Belizean Student Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
The Next Genius Foundation Scholarship
Merit-based

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Next Genius Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000000 KRW
Deadline
Not specified
Overseas Exchange Scholarship Program Of Mirae Asset Park Hyeon Joo Foundation
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
300000 HKD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Hong Kong Scholarship For Excellence Scheme
Merit-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
35000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2025
Ohio Wesleyan Deadline Extension For Students In China
Merit-based

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Education USA
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Grant
30000 CZK
Deadline
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Olomouc Region Study Scholarship
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Education USA
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Grant
30000 USD
Deadline
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Baltic American Freedom Foundation Scholarships
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Education USA
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Grant
28000 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Hagop Bogigian Scholarship
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Education USA
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Grant
26000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Merit Scholarships
Merit-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
24000 HKD
Deadline
18 Apr 2025
The American Chamber Of Commerce Charitable Foundation Lyn Edinger U.S. Studies Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
24000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Walsh University Offers $16,000 To $24,000 Scholarship Packages!
Merit-based

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Education USA
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Grant
22000 USD
Deadline
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Walsh University - International Scholarship Packages
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Education USA
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Grant
20000 USD
Deadline
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Top-Up Scholarship
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Education USA
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16800 USD
Deadline
01 Oct 2024
German Academic Exchange Service -Scholarships For Exchange Programs
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Education USA
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Grant
10000 CZK
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Nadace Sophia
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Education USA
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Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
Latin American Caribbean Scholarship
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Education USA
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6000 USD
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Tatra Banka Scholarship
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Education USA
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5000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2025
The GET Foundation Scholarship
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5000 USD
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Korean American Scholarship Foundation
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Education USA
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3000 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Belizean Student Scholarship
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Education USA
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45000 USD
Deadline
31 Jan 2025
EPP/MSI Undergraduate Scholarship Program
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U.S. government
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Grant
1750 USD
Deadline
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Paula Loring Simon Scholarship
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Society of Women Engineers
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200 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Wiingy Future STEM Leaders Scholarship
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Wiingy
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
The Next Genius Foundation Scholarship
Merit-based

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Next Genius Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000000 KRW
Deadline
Not specified
Overseas Exchange Scholarship Program Of Mirae Asset Park Hyeon Joo Foundation
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
300000 HKD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Hong Kong Scholarship For Excellence Scheme
Merit-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
35000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2025
Ohio Wesleyan Deadline Extension For Students In China
Merit-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
30000 CZK
Deadline
Not specified
Olomouc Region Study Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
30000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Baltic American Freedom Foundation Scholarships
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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
28000 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Hagop Bogigian Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
26000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Merit Scholarships
Merit-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
24000 HKD
Deadline
18 Apr 2025
The American Chamber Of Commerce Charitable Foundation Lyn Edinger U.S. Studies Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
24000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Walsh University Offers $16,000 To $24,000 Scholarship Packages!
Merit-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
22000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Walsh University - International Scholarship Packages
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
20000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Top-Up Scholarship
Need-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
16800 USD
Deadline
01 Oct 2024
German Academic Exchange Service -Scholarships For Exchange Programs
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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 CZK
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Nadace Sophia
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Education USA
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Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
Latin American Caribbean Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education USA
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Grant
6000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Tatra Banka Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
The Next Genius Foundation Scholarship
Merit-based

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Next Genius Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000000 KRW
Deadline
Not specified
Overseas Exchange Scholarship Program Of Mirae Asset Park Hyeon Joo Foundation
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
300000 HKD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Hong Kong Scholarship For Excellence Scheme
Merit-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
35000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2025
Ohio Wesleyan Deadline Extension For Students In China
Merit-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
30000 CZK
Deadline
Not specified
Olomouc Region Study Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
30000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Baltic American Freedom Foundation Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
28000 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Hagop Bogigian Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
26000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Merit Scholarships
Merit-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
24000 HKD
Deadline
18 Apr 2025
The American Chamber Of Commerce Charitable Foundation Lyn Edinger U.S. Studies Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
24000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Walsh University Offers $16,000 To $24,000 Scholarship Packages!
Merit-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
22000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Walsh University - International Scholarship Packages
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
20000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Top-Up Scholarship
Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
16800 USD
Deadline
01 Oct 2024
German Academic Exchange Service -Scholarships For Exchange Programs
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 CZK
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Nadace Sophia
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
Latin American Caribbean Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education USA
Location not available
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Grant
6000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Tatra Banka Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2025
The GET Foundation Scholarship
Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
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Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
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Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Belizean Student Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
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Grant
200 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Wiingy Future STEM Leaders Scholarship
Merit-based

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Wiingy
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
The Next Genius Foundation Scholarship
Merit-based

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Next Genius Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000000 KRW
Deadline
Not specified
Overseas Exchange Scholarship Program Of Mirae Asset Park Hyeon Joo Foundation
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
300000 HKD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Hong Kong Scholarship For Excellence Scheme
Merit-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
35000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2025
Ohio Wesleyan Deadline Extension For Students In China
Merit-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
30000 CZK
Deadline
Not specified
Olomouc Region Study Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
30000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Baltic American Freedom Foundation Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
28000 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Hagop Bogigian Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
26000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Merit Scholarships
Merit-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
24000 HKD
Deadline
18 Apr 2025
The American Chamber Of Commerce Charitable Foundation Lyn Edinger U.S. Studies Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
24000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Walsh University Offers $16,000 To $24,000 Scholarship Packages!
Merit-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
22000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Walsh University - International Scholarship Packages
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
20000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Top-Up Scholarship
Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
16800 USD
Deadline
01 Oct 2024
German Academic Exchange Service -Scholarships For Exchange Programs
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 CZK
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Nadace Sophia
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
Latin American Caribbean Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
6000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Tatra Banka Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2025
The GET Foundation Scholarship
Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for Rhode Island School of Design, visit our scholarship search.

Student services

Queer Student Association strives to help queer-identifying students cope with life at RISD by providing a supportive structure paired with safe spaces for conversation. QSA also provides a great deal of cultural and educational programs geared towards the community at large as well as the queer community to weld the two with a unified code of respect, safety, and understanding.

Housing services

Charles Landing 

  • One Bedroom Private Apartment
  • One Bedroom Shared Apartment
  • Two Bedroom Apartment
  • Town House
  • Studio Apartment

First Year Housing

Hill Houses

  • Single Room
  • Shared Room (Double or Triple)

Benefit Street Apartments

  • Apartment (2 or 3 bedroom)
  • Colonial Studio Apartment
  • Dwight Studio Apartment
15 West
  • Alcove Suite Single
  • Alcove Suite Shared (Double or Triple)
  • Apartments (3 or 4 bedrooms) 
  • Group Loft
  • Shared Triple Loft 
  • Shared Double Loft
  • Studio Loft
  • Two Bedroom Loft

Library services

With more than 150,000 circulating books, RISD’s library offers a wide range of specialized resources in art, design, architecture and more in a beautifully redesigned historic grand banking hall.

Medical services

RISD’s Health Center is your first line of defense for confidential, quality health care, whether you’ve got a minor bug or injury or are concerned with a more serious health care problem.

We’re your on-campus urgi-care center. 

  • Basic Health Care
  • Gynecologic Care
  • Wellness Care
  • Medical Referrals
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing

Campus life

Given its relatively small footprint, Providence is comfortable and easy to navigate, with seven colleges and universities making it very student-focused. A vibrant community of artists and designers—including many alumni who choose to stay in the area—adds to the flavor, as do the city’s eclectic neighborhoods, which offer a variety of lifestyles, restaurants and entertainment options. Students often take advantage of day trips to Boston, New York or beautiful beaches as appealing options for inspiration and refreshment.

Sports facilities

  • Catanzaro Student Fitness Center for dance, pilates, spinning, tai-chi and yoga
  • Brown athletic complex, where you'll have access to a swimming pool, ice skating rink, indoor and outdoor tracks, and courts for tennis, squash, racquetball and basketball

Student clubs

  • American Society of Landscape Architects
  • Anime Manga Illustration Club
  • Behind the Scene
  • Better World By Design
  • Black Artists and Designers
  • Brown-RISD Game Developers
  • Brown-RISD Hong Kong Student Association
  • Concept Art Club
  • Design For America
  • Queer Student Association

RISD is accredited by two organizations: New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE, formerly NEASC) and National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). Several programs have specialized accreditation: Architecture (National Architecture Accrediting Board), Landscape Architecture (Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board) and the Master of Art in Teaching (RI Department of Education).

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2023

GSSA 2023

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