Empowering Women Through Education

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Support Women Breaking Free of Generational Poverty in their Pursuit of Post-Secondary Education

Looking for a Scholarship to Finish Your College Degree and Build a Better Life For Yourself and Your Family?

 

Mission

Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund (JRF) provides scholarships and sup-port for low-income women ages thirty-five and older across the US to build better lives through post-secondary education.

More than $3 million in scholarships awarded by 2018! Growing from $500 awarded in 1978

More than 1,000 women assisted! Growing from 1 woman assisted in 1978

81.5% increase in average annual earnings from High School Diploma to Bachelor’s degree or higher

Our Vision

Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund’s vision is to economically empower all women through post-secondary education.

Our Scholars

87% of JRF Scholars either graduate or continue on towards completing their degrees

75% of JRF Scholars are single mothers, setting an example to their children to earn a college degree

55% of JRF Scholars report that without the JRF Scholarship, they would not be able to continue their education

Come to an event and meet JRF Scholars firsthand!

Our next event: SMART Party Atlanta on November 8, 2018

Become a volunteer application reader and help us select the newest class of JRF Scholars