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Roger Williams Scholarship

online application form RI - The Roger Williams Scholarship helps Rhode Island students who appreciate and embody Roger Williams’s values and legacy attain a college education. This annual scholarship program is intended to inspire students and their parents to think big about what’s possible for their future and to value the role of education. Rhode Island founder Roger Williams was a remarkable man. He came from a very modest background, and access to education was absolutely key in shaping his character, beliefs, and actions throughout his life. Roger Williams set the standard for separation of church and state that the…
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Beca Roger Williams

Podcast Beca LPR News Formulario de solicitud en línea RI - A través de la Beca Roger Williams, se ayuda a los estudiantes de Rhode Island que aprecian y adoptan los valores y el legado de Roger Williams para que puedan continuar estudiando en la universidad. Este programa de becas anuales fue diseñado para inspirar a los estudiantes y sus padres a tener grandes aspiraciones para el futuro y a valorar el rol de la educación. El fundador de Rhode Island, Roger Williams, fue un hombre sobresaliente. La familia de Roger era humilde, y el acceso a la educación fue,…
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Rhode Island Foundation launches college scholarship fund and statewide educational program honoring Roger Williams

Press Conference LPR News Spanish Podcast of Roger Williams Spanish News Governor Raimondo Mayor Elorza in spanish Roger Williams National Memorial Park Ranger John McNiff PROVIDENCE, RI -- The Rhode Island Foundation tuesday announced an educational program that will give students and teachers access to a wealth of information about Roger Williams and award up to $240,000 a year in college scholarships to honor the state’s founding father. The Roger Williams Initiative was conceived of and funded by philanthropists Letitia and John Carter. “Roger Williams was many things – a seeker, a champion of democracy, a naturalist, a reader, a…
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Millennials Cautiously Optimistic, Embrace New Technologies

Lisa Schlein GENEVA — A new global survey finds that millennials — people between the ages of 18 and 35 — view the world with cautious optimism and embrace a value system that is largely progressive. More than 26,000 millennials from 181 countries answered the survey in nine languages. A diverse group of young people participated, including CEOs, students, police officers, well-off individuals and slum dwellers. The World Economic Forum says the results provide unprecedented insight into the thinking, priorities and concerns of young people from all regions of the world. Adeyemi Babington-Ashaye heads WEF's Global Shapers Community. He says the…
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RWP Pops

In honor of OUR CENTENNIAL, you’re invited to a free concert featuring the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra on Thursday, August 18, from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the TEMPLE TO MUSIC in Roger Williams Park. Live Broadcast on 1290 AM Providence Latino Public Radio
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Thank you for your interest in supporting Latino Public Radio

Latino Public Radio (LPR) is grateful for the donations we receive that help us continue our valuable work. LPR keeps the information you give us when making a donation in strict confidence. We will never sell, rent or trade our list of contributors to any other organization. Make a tax-deductible donation to Latino Public Radio
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Rhode Island Foundation offers $25,000 grants to local artists

Foundation will give three visual artists $25,000 to devote a year to their craft PROVIDENCE, RI -- Rhode Island visual artists who dream of spending a year working on their craft have until Aug. 18 to apply for $25,000 fellowships from the Rhode Island Foundation. The grants are considered to be among the largest no-strings-attached awards available to artists in the United States. Established in 2003, the Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund makes up to three grants a year, rotating among composers, writers and visual artists on a three-year cycle. The awards are intended to free painters, filmmakers,…
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SOFÍA REYES RECIBE DISCO PLATINO Y DE ORO POR ”MUÉVELO” FEAT. WISIN Y ”COMINGO-REST OF YOUR LIFE”

La cantante y compositora mexicana de 20 años se está convirtiendo en un gran hit internacional. SofÍa Reyes, ha recibido un disco platino en España y Argentina por su sencillo ''Muévelo'' Feat Wisin y un disco de oro en Argentina por el sencillo ''Conmigo-Rest Of Your Life''. Ambos sencillos han sido un éxito en las plataformas digitales con ''Muévelo'' llegando a más de 22 millones de visitas en Youtube y 35 millones de reproducciones en Spotify y ''Conmigo-Rest Of Your Life'' con más de 10 millones de visitas en Youtube y 17 millones de reproducciones en Spotify. Ambos sencillos han…
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Cicilline Accepting Congressional Art Competition Submissions

PAWTUCKET – Congressman David N. Cicilline’s (D-RI) office is now accepting submissions for the 2016 Congressional Art Competition in Rhode Island’s First Congressional District. “I’m proud to be hosting the 2016 Congressional Art Competition for Rhode Island’s First Congressional District. Rhode Islanders have always treasured the arts and the humanities, and I know that all of us are looking forward to celebrating a new generation of Rhode Island artists in this year’s competition,” said Cicilline, a member of the Congressional Arts Caucus. Cicilline’s Congressional Art Competition is open to all high school students who reside in the First District. Teachers…
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