Scholarships Available to New England Institute of Technology Existing Students

Rhode Island college scholarships

Robert R. Theroux, Vice President of Finance and Business Administration at New England Institute of Technology, announced that more than 50 college scholarships from approximately 16 technology programs are available New England Tech students for the 2013-2014 academic year.

The application deadline is Friday, October 18, 2013.

Scholarship awards range from $500 to $2000 each and are provided by various companies, organizations and memorial funds. Students may apply through NEIT’s Financial Aid Office or online on the New England Tech student website.

 

Contact Maria Riccio, Assistant Director of Financial Aid, at 401-739-5000 or at mriccio@neit.edu for additional information.

New England Tech and Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame Establish Scholarship

Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame logoEast Greenwich, RI  –  Seth Kurn, Executive Vice President at New England Institute of Technology (NEIT), announced that the college has partnered with the Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame (RIRHOF) to establish a first-time scholarship award in the amount of $1500.

The scholarship announcement was made on May 9, 2013, at the Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame’s Induction Ceremony held at Twin River Casino, in Lincoln, RI.

The Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame Scholarship will be presented in December 2013, to a New England Tech student enrolled in the college’s Video and Audio Production Technology Associate in Science degree program.  Student selection will be based on academic standing and/or faculty recommendation.

As Kurn stated, “Our college community is so pleased to now be associated with the Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame.  We are very grateful for its generosity and commitment to those students who are working towards a career in the radio production field.” 

Under the leadership of President Richard I. Gouse, New England Institute of Technology is a private, non-profit technical college with an enrollment of more than 3,000 students. The college offers over 40 associate, bachelor, and master’s degree programs and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. For more information, please visit www.neit.edu or follow NEIT on Facebook, Twitter, You Tube, and the New England Tech Blog found on the college’s website. 

The Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame was established in 2008 to honor those men and women who have contributed to the 91-year radio industry in Rhode Island. All proceeds raised by the Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame benefit local charities. To date, RIRHOF has contributed more than $54,000 to local organizations. For more information on inductees, criteria for membership,  philanthropic partners as well as information relating to RIRHOF charitable causes, please visit www.rirhof.org.

Six Bermudians to Train as Automotive Collision Repair Technicians at New England Tech

Bernews (Bermuda News) announces six Bermudians have been presented a scholarship by the Minister of Home Affairs, Michael Fahy, to attend Rhode Island’s New England Tech.

These  students will be enrolled in the Automotive Collision Repair Technology program.  Click here to read more.

New England Tech Awards Scholarships

New England Tech scholarship awardsNew England Tech Awards Scholarships

Many students at NEIT received an early holiday gift this year when they were awarded scholarships on December 7, 2012. Scholarships ranging from $500 to $2000 were awarded to students in recognition of their academic achievements.

These scholarships were provided by the NEIT Alumni Association as well as in memory of a friend, staff member, or faculty member. Various trade organizations also generously supported our students in their educational pursuits.

Congratulations to the following NEIT students:

NEIT Alumni Scholarship

  • Erin Griffin IT
  • Richard Tapalian IT
  • John Ciejka ELRE
  • Marianne Crisostomi CMA
  • Monsurudeen Lawal HIM
  • Sean MacLaughlin CJ
  • Jill McCormack OT Masters
  • Kasue Vega OTA
  • Andy Cole ABT
  • Jessica Girouard OTA

Bridgestone/Firestone Memorial Scholarship

  • Stephen Ameno AAUT
  • Princeton Boston AAUT
  • Lilliana Llanos AAHP
  • Jessica Taft ASM

Gerard R. Pincince Memorial Scholarship

  • Chantell Rosa IT
  • James McKay IT

Regan Heating and Air Conditioning Scholarship

  • Ronald Miller RACH

Refrigeration Service Engineers Society

  • Todd Bourassa RACH
  • Stephen Nabb RACH

RI Assn. of Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors

  • Ethan Cruze PLBH
  • Andrew Nitschke PLBH
  • Paul Talbot RACH

RI Automotive Dealers Scholarship

  • Luke Lucini AAHP
  • Murray Mitchell AAHP

Curt Schilling Scholarship

  • Adam Dolph VGD
  • Kelsy Emmett VGD
  • Brian Muschiano IT

William R. Talladay Memorial Scholarship

  • Matthew Lennon IT

Textron Diversity Scholarship

  • Daisy Anderson OTA
  • Derek MacDougall PTA
  • June Rose IT
  • Michael Salois DRA
  • Sara Vincent CJ

WW Grainger, Inc. HVAC Scholarship

  • Allison Bennett RACH
  • Christopher Rue RACH
  • George Pelchat RACH
  • Jeffrey Peterson RACH

Francis L. McGovern III Scholarship

  • Brett Carrano MCT
  • Jeanna Greene GMW
  • Jason Libby PTA

Mike Noble Memorial Scholarship

  • Tamena Amini CJ

Richard Wertz Memorial Scholarship

  • David Jones GDS

Cyclo Industries, Inc. Scholarship (plus all-expense paid trip to 2013 Daytona 500 or Indianapolis 500)

  • Joshua Beach AUT
  • Christopher White AUT

Cyclo Industries, Inc. Scholarship

  • Jeremy Ouellette AUT
  • Justin O’Rouke AUT
  • Jamie Bolton AUT

Dr. Robert Shapiro Memorial Scholarship

  • Kelly Ferreira NUR
  • Dawne Orenberg NUR
  • Theresa Vallera NUR

Dr. Marcia R. Gilman Nursing Scholarship

  • Melissa Nolan NUR
  • Samantha Struebing NUR

Dr. William H. Rizzini Interior Design Scholarship

  • Nora Haraldstad ID
  • Caitlin Lucke ID

Compass Group Scholarship

  • Amber Crespo RC
  • Ruth-Jennett Matteson CMA
  • Ramon Minaya EET

President Richard I. Gouse Scholarship

  • Jessica Girouard OTA

Mustang Club of New England

  • Christon Edwards AAUT

Matthew J. Fandetti Memorial Scholarship

  • Kendra Gomes OTA
  • Jessica Sandness PTA
  • Michael Chickering MCT
  • Jessica Lundquist GMW

Rossi Electric Scholarship

  • Kyle Calderiso ELRE

RI Marine Trade Scholarship

  • Benjamin Piquette MT

Dr. E. Foster Wiggins Memorial Scholarship

  • Kathline Levesque OTA

Geoffrey Thorp Memorial Scholarship

  • David Whynot BCC

Associate Professor Frank Sisto Memorial Scholarship

  • Patrick McCafferty EET

 

NEIT trades-program students may qualify for the mikeroweWORKS Scholarship

rhode_island-college_scholorships-neitNew England Tech students enrolled in a skilled trade program may qualify for the mikeroweWORKS Scholarship

(Yes, that Mike Rowe from Dirty Jobs fame)

Mike Rowe Foundation

INFORMATION & APPLICATION

Bermuda Provides Five Scholarships to New EnglandTech Students.

In collaboration with the National Training Board, the Ministry of Public Works is providing sponsorship to five students to attend the New England Institute of Technology.

The students are:

  • Dornielle Farrell – Associate Program in Automotive Technology
  • Sergio Richardson – Associate Program in Automotive Technology
  • Jonte Smith – Associate Program in Automotive Technology
  • Ricardo Dias – Associates Program in Body and Paint Technology
  • Dajon Carey – Bachelors Program Service Management Technology

Minister of Public Works Trevor Moniz recently greeted the students at the L.F. International Airport before they departed for the New England Institute of Technology.

Bermuda students train at Rhode Island automotive school at New England Tech

“It gives me great pleasure to officially launch a new technical education initiative that is aimed at promoting a sustainable workforce. Our Senior Management team has worked tirelessly to assess the current employee complement within the Ministry of Public Works Operations and Engineering,” Minister Moniz said.

He continued: “The demand for certified professionals today is unprecedented. It is the intent of the National Training Board and the Department of Public Works through this partnership, to continue to emphasize the importance of qualifications and certifications as a way to demonstrate knowledge, skills and competency.

“It is also a way to allow for the continuance of operations for generations with individuals who are professional, proficient and committed in a vocational occupation.”

“We are grateful for the relationship that we have with the New England Institute of Technology through the NTB to allow a consistent approach in the development of local talent. Thank you for assisting us in building a stronger and more sustainable Bermuda,” the Minister concluded.proficient and committed in a vocational occupation.”

A statement issued by the PLP said they were “pleased to note that the OBA government has continued with this initiative started under our government.

“We are confident that these young gentlemen will benefit greatly from the opportunity to train at the New England Institute of Technology,” the PLP said.

“This programme, in collaboration with the National Training Board, offers students access to opportunities to gain technical education certifications and return to Bermuda qualified and able to enter the workforce.”

Shadow Minister of Public Works Derrick Burgess said: “I am very pleased that these young gentlemen have headed off to further their education and develop skillsets that will enable them to return to Bermuda, qualified and ready to get to work. We are proud that this relationship was started under a PLP Government and we note the fact that the OBA Government has endorsed the value of this program by continuing it.”

Bermuda automotive and auto body students train at Rhode Island's NEIT“The PLP congratulates these gentlemen on taking this next step in their education, and wishes them well in their studies and career development,” Mr Burgess concluded.