Press Release: East Providence Recreation Accepting 2024 Dolly Searle Student Scholarship Applications



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                        

March 28, 2024                                                                                              


CONTACT INFO. :                                                                                                 

Office of the Mayor                                                                                       

Patricia Resende                                                                                            
Project Manager/Mayoral Aide                                                                                  

(401) 435-7521                                                                                                                                                           


East Providence Recreation Department Accepting Dolly Searle Student Scholarship Applications


EAST PROVIDENCE, RI – The East Providence Department of Recreation is currently accepting applications for the Dorman “Dolly” Searle Memorial Scholarship The scholarship is awarded annually to city residents who are graduating seniors of an accredited high school.  Mr. Searle was a long-time East Providence municipal employee who dedicated himself to the development of youth in this community.  Awards in the amount of $1,000.00 are available.

Applicants must fulfill the following criteria:

  • Be a resident of East Providence
  • Be a high school graduate of an accredited high school in June of 2024
  • Plan to major in Recreation/Physical Education, Fine Arts or Public Service at an accredited college.
  • Complete the application including a 300-500 word typed essay stating the reasons why the applicant should be considered for this award and deliver or submit here to the Recreation Department by 4:00 PM on Friday, May 3rd, 2024.




For more information please call the Recreation Department at 401-435-7511.