Foundation gives away more than $1 million in scholarships

Although best known for awarding millions of dollars in grants to nonprofits all over Rhode Island, the Rhode Island Foundation offers scholarships as well.

Dozens of individual, family and organizational donors established scholarship funds at the foundation to help students defray educational expenses such as tuition, room and board, fees and books.

Chris Barnett, spokesman for the RI Foundation, and Monica Huber, scholarship recipient from Johnston, joined The Rhode Show Wednesday to discuss how you can go about applying for the many scholarships available.

Here are some of the other segments featured on The Rhode Show on March 16, 2016:

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