Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund Opportunity


Jeannette Rankin Scholarship Fund

The Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund

Since 1978, Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund has awarded scholarships to help over 500 women across the United States attend college.

Eligibility Requirements

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
  • Be within income requirements*

*income requirements and more information can be found on the Scholarship Fund’s website:

Selection Factors

The following factors, among others, are considered for each applicant:

  • Your goals
  • Your plan for reaching your goals
  • Challenges you may have faced
  • Your financial situation

If you would like more information about the Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund or to find the application, please visit their website at or contact them via email: For additional information about scholarship opportunities, please contact the Financial Aid Department at the Minneapolis Campus at (612) 455-3000.