Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation

Established in 2003, the Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation aims to carry on some of Mink's most ardent commitments: educational access, opportunity, and equity for low-income women, especially mothers; and educational enrichment for children. In 2018, the Foundation will award five (5) Education Support Awards of up to $5000 each to assist low-income women with children who are pursuing post-secondary education. 

Education Support Awards are disbursed in two separate installments over the academic year (one each semseter), and may be used for direct school expenses or for living expenses while you are enrolled in an educational program. 

Annual Amount

5 Scholarships up to $5,000 each

Additional Selection Criteria

Applicant Criteria:

  • must be a woman, at least 17 years of age

  • must be a mother, with minor children

  • must be pursuing a vocational degree/certificate; or an associate's degree; or a first bachelor's degree; or a professional/master's/doctoral degree..

  • must be enrolled in a not-for-profit, accredited institution or program during the 2018-19 academic year.

  • must be low-income (annual family income less than $20,000 for a family of 2; less than $24,000 for a family of 3; less than $28,000 for a family of 4)

 

Application Process

Awardees will be selected based on:

  1. Financial need;

  2. Personal circumstance;

  3. Educational path;

  4. Vocational or occupational goals; and

  5. Service or activist or civic goals.

Submission Deadline: August 1, 2018

For the application and further instructions visit the website below.

Deadline

August 1, 2018

Notification

Information not given

For the application or more information go to:
https://www.patsyminkfoundation.org/education-support-application