Since 1978, Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund has awarded scholarships to help over 500 women across the United States attend college.
The application cycle for 2012 is now closed. All 2012 applicants will be notified of their status by July 1, 2012. The 2013 application cycle will open on November 1, 2012.
An applicant for a JRF scholarship must be:
- A woman, age 35 or older.
- A U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States.
- Enrolled in, or accepted to, a regionally or ACICS accredited school.
- Pursuing a technical or vocational education, an associate’s degree, or a first bachelor’s degree.
JRF’s low-income eligibility is based on the student’s estimated household income for the coming school year. Our income guidelines come from the Department of Labor’s Lower Living Standard.