The Rod Rodrigues Jr. Community Scholarship offers scholarships to students with financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others (in school, in the community or at home), a strong work ethic, and leadership qualities.

The intent of this award is to enable students to attend college without accumulating burdensome debt. Awards from the Rod Rodrigues Jr. Community Scholarship range from $500 to as high as $10,000 in a few cases. In general, the average award each year is closer to $6,000.