Patsy Takemoto Mink Foundation Education Support Awards

Amount: Up to $5,000.

The Patsy Takemoto Mink Foundation, named for the trailblazing Japanese American politician from Hawaii who was the first woman of color to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, offers five Education Support Awards of up to $5,000 to assist low-income women with children who are pursuing their first degree at a postsecondary level of education (e.g., vocational, associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral), provided that the degree program adds to the level of education they already accomplished (e.g., a bachelor’s degree after associate’s, or advanced degree after a bachelor’s degree). To apply, interested students must complete an application form and provide the following documents: an official transcript, a student aid report (SAR), proof of admission, and a tuition statement.

Eligible Grade Levels: High School Senior, Vocational Student, College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, Graduate Student, Doctoral Student

Eligible Majors: All majors

Residency Requirement: No residency requirement

Minimum GPA: No GPA requirement

Deadline: August 1, 2024

Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.