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Endowed Scholarships

Endowed Scholarships For millions of women, education is the only resource against poverty. This especially true for those who haven’t had the financial capability to pursue a college education, or the encouragement to take a new direction on the road that leads to financial self-sufficiency. We are indebted to Jeannette Rankin who bequeathed part of her…

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Scholarship FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions Deadline Does my application have to be submitted online by February 29th, 2020? Yes. Your entire application, including the application form, personal statement, recommendation letters, acceptance letter and/or transcript, and electronic signature, must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on February 29th, 2020. Schools Am I eligible to apply if I…

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Mundito Foundation funds fifteen scholarships to help women conquer poverty

Athens, Ga. – Mundito Foundation, an Atlanta-based private nonprofit foundation, is awarding a $30,000 grant to Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund to provide scholarships and support to fifteen women 35 and older who have low incomes. The women will receive $2,000 each in scholarships toward their technical and undergraduate programs.   “Life doesn’t always turn…

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Press Release: Jeannette Rankin Fund receives Scholarship Provider of the Year Award

Athens, Ga. – Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund was recognized for excellence with the 2014 National Scholarship Provider of the Year Award. April Greene, Program Manager for the Rankin Fund, received the award in Pittsburgh at the annual National Scholarship Providers Association conference.   According to the NSPA website, “This prestigious award recognizes scholarship providers who…

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Press Release: TV show encourages donations for women’s scholarships

Athens, Ga. – HBO TV host John Oliver prompted a spike in gifts to Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund on his show “Last Week Tonight.”   Viewers from across America have responded to John Oliver’s call to support women’s scholarships programs not contingent on women being contestants in beauty pageants. Jeannette Rankin Fund serves low-income…

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Patricia

Meet our Scholars: Patricia Patricia is a JRF Scholar in Pennsylvania working on her Bachelor’s of Arts in Media Arts. She has an impressive 4.0 GPA and has been working full-time as the sole financial provider for her family! Patricia has been a graphic designer for nearly two decades, but she needs to further her…

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Regina

Meet our Scholars: Regina Regina is a JRF Scholar in Arkansas. She first received the JRF Scholarship in 2017, and is working towards her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. Her goal is to work in the Drug Court Program to help those struggling with addiction to get the support they…

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Wendy

Meet the Scholar: Wendy Wendy was a JRF Scholar for the 2018-2019 Academic Year. She studied at Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, FL to get her Bachelor’s of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders and her Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology. She graduated in May 2019 with Phi Kappa Phi Honors and Summa Cum Laude! Her…

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