The Military Spouses of Newport announced on Tuesday that they will offer merit-based scholarships for Rhode Island area, military dependents seeking post-secondary education. We offer three separate scholarship opportunities for graduating high school seniors, dependent children currently enrolled in a post-secondary school, and spouses of active duty members.

Full eligibility and requirements are listed on each application. Applications can be downloaded from www.milspousenewport.org/ Scholarships The deadline is April 13, 2018.

For more information email, scholarships@milspousenewport. org

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).