RIROA/COL Paul P.
Pederzani Memorial Scholarship
The Rhode Island
Department of the Reserve Officers Association is a professional
organization representing military officers from all service
branches. As a way of supporting its membership a number of annual
scholarships are awarded based solely on academic and individual
achievements. The amount of a single award may be for up to
$1000.00. However, should the Award Committee determine that there
are numerous deserving applicants awards may be divided as
appropriate. Presentation of the award will take place at the
departmentís annual Scholarship Awards Night in late Spring at a
date to be determined.
must be a member in good standing of the Rhode Island Department of
the Reserve Officers Association or an immediate family member
thereof, to include spouse, children, or grandchildren.
must be a high school senior/graduate who has been accepted at an
accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school, or
an enrolled higher education undergraduate or graduate student.
Awards are conditional upon acceptance or enrollment.
Applicant must complete this application in full. Incomplete
applications will not be considered nor will applications received
after the deadline noted below. Insure that all questions are
answered; if no information is available or the question is not
applicable so indicate by writing N/A.
applicants may continue to apply each year. NOTE---PRIOR RIROA
SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS ARE INELIGIBLE FOR SUBSEQUENT AWARDS!
must furnish copies of College Board exam scores (SAT, GMAT,
etc., if applicable) and high school or college transcripts with
this fully completed application. Applicant is strongly encouraged
to furnish any additional information that may be helpful to the
selection committee. All furnished information will be kept strictly
confidential and will be destroyed after the selection process is
6. In order to
be considered for an award, this application form must be completed
and postmarked no later than
April 15th and
31 Canoe River Drive
Mansfield, MA 02048
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