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Since 1976, Jeannette Rankin Fund has awarded more than
$2 million in scholarships to more than 750 women.
Nearly half of Jeannette Rankin Fund scholars are the first in their families to go to college.
Women with bachelors
degrees earn up to double
the salary of women
We help women end cycles of poverty, underemployment, and abuse, offering a brighter future to families and communities for generations to come.
"The sons and daughters of college-educated parents are more than twice as likely to go to college as the children of high school graduates and seven times as likely as those of high school dropouts.”Learn More
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We provide scholarships and support for low-income women 35 and older across the U.S. 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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