CSM Edward McConnell Scholarship
The CSM Edward McConnell Scholarship is setup to benefit the Soldiers and families of the Rhode Island National Guard. Each year the MPRA-RI offers at least two (2) $1,000.00 scholarships to its members and those currently serving and retired from the Rhode Island National Guard (RING).
Members of the MPRA-RI (to include auxiliary members), Members of the RING (Army/Air) and their immediate family members (spouse, children, adopted/step children) are eligible to receive the scholarship.
The application period typically opens in January and closes in April.
Below you will find the Scholarship Application as well as the 2020 Scholarship Announcement.
2020 CSM Edward McConnell Scholarship Announcement
2020 CSM Edward McConnell Scholarship Application
Applications are also available through the MPRA-RI officers via email or phone at or (203) 907-8985.
Applicaitons should be emailed to the MPRA-RI at or mailed to the following:
ATTN: Scholarship Committee
P.O. BOX 8668
Warwick, RI 02888
APPLICATION REVIEW PROCESS
Applications will then go in front of the CSM Edward McConnell Scholarship Committee. The committee reviews each application and decides on the winners.
Current Scholarship Committee:
Chairman, MPRA-RI Treasurer, Ross Boehm
Member, LTC Stephen Guertin
Member, SGM Clarke Hall
Member, CSM(R) Thomas Rezendes
Member, SFC(R) Bill Noyes
Scholarships are awarded each year at the MPRA-RI Annual Golf Tournament. The tournament typically occurs in May.