Renewal scholars selected!

This year, $100,000 will be distributed in scholarships to 44 renewal scholars! They are hard-working women who are accomplishing their goals with the help of Jeannette Rankin supporters. Here’s what they had to say: “The Jeannette Rankin scholarship is a reminder that I can accomplish what I set out to do, in spite of the…

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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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Two New Nursing Students

The hard work of selecting scholars is over, and the exciting work of preparing to send out scholarship checks is beginning. Two applicants that rose to the top during selection happen to be enrolled at the same school in the same program! Pamela and Sandroe are studying Nursing at Athens Technical College, and their perseverance…

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Moving to an online application and review

Here at JRF, we’re excited to announce that we’ve just wrapped up our 36th scholarship application cycle and are about to begin the application review process. Last year, this involved sorting and screening more than 700 paper applications, organizing and distributing the eligible applications to teams of reviewers then sorting everything again when those reviewers were…

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