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
No residency requirement
No GPA requirement
Application opens in late May 2024.
Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.