Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation
Up to $5,000 annually, non-renewable.
Five awards offered annually.
Patsy Takemoto Mink (1927-2002) served in the US Congress from 1965-1976 and again from 1990-2002, where she represented Hawaii's 2nd Congressional District. The first woman of color elected to the US House of Representatives, she worked tirelessly for civil rights, women's rights, economic justice, civil liberties, peace, and the integrity of the democratic process. Established in 2003, the Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation aims to carry on some of Congresswoman Mink's most ardent commitments: educational access, support, and opportunity for low-income women, especially mothers; and educational enrichment for children. Awardees will be notified by phone or email in October. Shortly after recipient notification, the list of awardees will be posted on the Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation website. Please note: The foundation will only contact awardees. The foundation is not able to contact each applicant about the status of her application.
Applications can be found on the Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation website. In addition to a completed application, students must also submit the following: a copy of her most recent transcri ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.