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Hope Changes Everything

It's a four-year degree, two years tuition-free! The new Hope Scholarship at RIC provides students across Rhode Island access to a high-quality bachelor’s degree for less than $25,000.*

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How does it Work?

It's Simple...

  • Start at RIC as a freshman
  • Stay on track to graduate in 4 years
  • Get your last 2 years tuition free! 

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Current Student Eligibility Information

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A 4-Year Degree | 2 Years Tuition-Free!

This transformative pilot program is an opportunity for the high school class of 2024. The Hope Scholarship is here and is available to all graduating high school seniors living in Rhode Island who are accepted to RIC and stay enrolled full-time.

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"It's a huge financial pressure off my family's shoulders. I feel much less stressed about completing two majors in four years."

- Caleigh P.

Hope Starts at RIC for These Recipients

The Cost May be Even Less

*This estimate assumes paying the full cost of in-state tuition and fees for the first two years ($10,986/yr. x 2 yrs. = $21,972), with the last two years tuition-free. With other sources of financial aid available in the first two years, total actual cost may be significantly less.

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