CCRI offers financial assistance to students who might otherwise be unable to further their education without such support. The Financial Aid Department is here to guide you through the process.
Available Types of Aid
The Community College of Rhode Island offers financial assistance to students who might otherwise be unable to further their education without such support. Depending on the type of aid, eligibility is based on one or more of the following criteria: financial need of the individual (in the case of dependent students, family need is used), educational costs, academic program and availability of funds.
Financial Aid Deadlines
Applications for financial aid are available beginning October 1st for the following academic year at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Students who complete their online application and submit all required documents by the July 1 priority deadline increase their potential to receive the maximum aid available.
Financial Aid TV
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A federal work program that provides jobs to help pay for educational expenses. This program encourages community service and work related to the student's course of study. Students will be paid at least the federal minimum wage and can work up to 15 hours per week.
Rhode Island Indian Council
The Rhode Island Indian Council (RIIC) has obligated funds to CCRI for eligible and tribally enrolled Native Americans. To be considered, please complete this authorization form and return to the financial aid office at the campus you attend, your information will be sent to RIIC for review.