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Scholarships and Contests

Scholarships and Contests 2016-2017

Earn Scholarships to NEIT Starting as Early as 9th Grade

You can start earning “micro-scholarships” from New England Tech starting as early as 9th grade for both your academic performance and extracurricular activities through Raise.Me, a social enterprise dedicated to increasing access to higher education, particularly among first-generation and lower-income students. NEIT is the only college or university in Rhode Island to offer this unique scholarship opportunity to high school students. To learn more, visit:

2017 Essay Contest for High School Juniors and Seniors

Each year, the New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) offers all high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to participate in a Technology Essay Contest.  

> 2017 High School Essay Contest Details

New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) is pleased to offer all high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to participate in one essay contest in 2017. Essay guidelines and questions are listed below.

The top three winning students in each contest will be recognized with NEIT tuition scholarships. First place will be awarded a $2,000.00 scholarship, second place, $1,500.00 scholarship, and third place, $1,000.00 scholarship. Please encourage your students to enter this essay competition.  If you have any questions or comments please contact Amanda Metzger, Admissions Manager, at 800-736-7744 ext. 3377 or by e-mail at

> Competition Offered

> Requirements for Essay Contest

  • Essay contests are open to juniors and seniors.
  • Essays are to be typed and double-spaced on 8 ½ x 11 paper.
  • The student’s name and high school must appear at the top of each sheet.
  • A cover sheet must accompany the student’s essay.  The cover sheet must have the essay contest, student’s name, home address, phone number, high school name and graduation date.
  • Essays are to be 500-750 words in length.
  • All essays are to be submitted with cover sheet no later than April 17, 2017, to Amanda Metzger, Admissions Office, New England Institute of Technology, One New England Tech Blvd., East Greenwich, RI 02818

To see these rules and the complete Technology Essay Question as a PDF, click here.

2016 Essay Contest Winners Announced

We are proud to announce the following contest winners from last year:

Technology Essay Contest Winners

Place       School                        Student             Amount of Scholarship
1          Vinal Tech HS            Natalie Zemina                 $2,000
2          Coventry HS               Nicole Hagenburg            $1,500
3          Old Colony RVT         Katarina Faulkner             $1,000

Automotive Technology Essay Contest Winners

Place     School                          Student             Amount of Scholarship
1        Silver Lake RVT         Vincent Martocchio         $2,000
2        Cranston HS West    Marco Mesiti                    $1,500
3        Killingly HS                Anthony Sychevsky          $1,000