Jeannette Rankin Women's Income Based Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements

An applicant for a JRF scholarship must be:

  • A woman, age 35 or older
    A U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States*
    Pursuing a technical or vocational education, an associate’s degree, or a first bachelor’s degree
    Enrolled in, or accepted to, a regionally or ACICS (or SACS) accredited school

Income Guidelines

JRF’s low-income eligibility is based on the student’s estimated household income for the coming school year. Our income guidelines come from the Department of Labor’s Lower Living Standard. The figures below are updated each year by January 1st.
Compare your estimated household income for the 2017-2018 school year with the figures in this chart. For households with more than six members, add $7500 for each additional person.
Household Size Maximum Net Household Income
1 $18,662
2 $30,571
3 $41,974
4 $51,810
5 $61,840

Selection Factors

Your goals Your plan for reaching your goals How you will use your education to give back to the community