Since 1976, Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund has awarded more than $2 million in scholarships to more than 700 women.
Education is one
of the best ways
out of poverty.
Women with bachelors
degrees earn up to double the salary of women without them.
Nearly half of JRF scholars are the first in their families to go
We help women end cycles of poverty, underemployment, and abuse, offering a brighter future to families and communities for generations to come.
Pamela and Sandroe are studying Nursing at Athens Technical College, and their perseverance and goal-oriented approach to school made them stand out during this year's scholar selection.Learn More
Jeannette Rankin Fund recieved the Scholarship Provider of the Year Award! Read more about our program and this recognition.Learn More
Read Cheryl's story to learn about one of our amazing alumna!Learn More
We provide scholarships and support for low-income women 35 and older to build better lives through college completion.
94% of scholars responding to surveys have graduated or are still enrolled in their college programs.
750+ women have received scholarships
48.7% of scholars are the first member of their family to attend college.
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