Please support hard-working women like Alba today.
Since 1976, Jeannette Rankin Fund has awarded more than
$2 million in scholarships to more than 750 women.
Nearly half of Jeannette Rankin Fund scholars are the first in their families to go to college.
Women with bachelors
degrees earn up to double
the salary of women
We help women end cycles of poverty, underemployment, and abuse, offering a brighter future to families and communities for generations to come.
Jeannette Rankin Scholarship Application is now open! Please apply by March 1, 2018!Learn More
Meet Karen! Karen is pursing her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing. Read her story.Learn More
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We provide scholarships and support for low-income women 35 and older across the U.S. to build better lives through college completion.
1000+ women have received scholarships
48.7% of scholars are the first member of their family to attend college, breaking the cycle of poverty and impacting future generations.
74.3% of scholars are heads of their households, demonstrating the importance of education to their children.
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