Rhode Island Student Loan Authority (RISLA) has launched a new rewards program to encourage students to pursue internships. This program will help reduce student loan indebtedness and help offset the fee that some students may incur to obtain credit for internships.
LIN Minority Scholarship and Training Program
LIN Media is a local multimedia company that operates or services 43 television stations and seven digital channels in 23 U.S. markets, along with a diverse portfolio of industry-leading web sites, apps and mobile products.
The company values the experiences and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings to our daily operations. Established in 1998, LIN Media’s Minority & Training Program awards two-year scholarships and internships to ambitious multicultural students who are planning a career in broadcast television and digital media.
URI’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program
URI is actively recruiting undergraduate STEM majors and STEM professionals who might otherwise not have considered a career in K – 12 teaching and supporting them through their induction years. Over the next 5 years, this program will recruit and support a total of 20 undergraduate STEM majors and STEM professionals to teach elementary, middle, and high school students in high-need districts. In addition, 50 freshmen and sophomores from URI will be afforded paid summer internships in STEM education areas.
Scholarships of $10,000 each will support 20 juniors and seniors. One-year stipends for approximately $40,000 will be offered to five STEM professionals seeking teacher certification. This program seeks to increase the overall number, diversity, and percentage of our teacher education candidates with STEM backgrounds.
In return, scholarship and stipend recipients agree to teach in high need school districts for 2 years for every year of support.
URI Energy Fellows Program
The Energy Fellow’s Program provides URI undergraduate and graduate students with the opportunity to gain experience addressing real-world energy issues in interdisciplinary teams with staff, faculty or outside organizations on one or more projects. Fellows also receive training in general energy topics as well as specialized leadership and communication training.