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Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation for Low Income Women & Children

Updated: September 20, 2016

This foundation is giving out give Education Support Awards valued at up to $5000 for each award. This goal is to help low income mothers to pursue their education with financial assistance. Winners will receive the funds in two payments; one per semester in an academic year.

What can you use the money for?
Winners of the Patsy Takemoto Mink scholarships are able to use the funds for expenses including those directly related to your studies (such as fees and books), as well as for living expenses. This can take considerable financial burden away from you, and can mean the difference between being able to afford your education or not.

Who is eligible for this scholarship?
The application criteria for the Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Support Awards is relatively simple and straightforward. As long as you meet these conditions, you are free to send in an application:

  • Be female and at least 17 years old
  • Have at least one dependent child
  • Be considered low income according to family size; currently this is set at $20,000 for a family of two, $24,000 for three, and $28,000 for a four person family.
  • Be enrolled in an accredited institution or study program for the relevant year of study, in either of a vocational, associate, bachelor, master or doctoral degree program

Applications for this year closed on August 1, 2016. As soon as information comes to light about a 2017 scholarship through the foundation, details will be posted here.

Find out more or contact the foundation directly at the official website.

  1. July 24th, 2016 at 11:15 | #1

    good day
    I need to outside of Sudan for MBA study, I’m divorced ,I have one grail, I need help to sport me at any place out side of Sudan ,or anther option ,study at law.

  2. January 9th, 2015 at 20:46 | #2

    Hi my name is Tracy Hiers ,I will be enrolled as freshman in college for the year 2015. I have four children which I been raising on my own since they have been born, Kadeidra who is 26, Kavon that is 20, Kyshana is 15,and Kaynia are 11 My dream was always to be a RN nurse but I had to raise my children ,and now that are old enough this will be the perfect time for me to attend college . I am a certified nurse, I love caring for people whom are in need of help . I always raise my kids that no matter how old you get, or no matter what obstacle get in your way go after your dream. Thank you for taking the time out to read my application.

  3. Sarah Phillips
    December 23rd, 2014 at 19:17 | #3

    I am a freshman in college. I have a one and half year old son. His name is Harlan Lujan. I, his mother and his father Justin Lujan have split up. I’m currently unemployed and in need of financial assistant. I’m enrolled full time at University of New Mexico. I would use the scholarship awarded to me for my son’s babysitting payment and necessities for my child while i’m in school

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