Applicants to the Patsy Takemoto Mink Foundation Scholarship must be a woman, at least 17 years of age, must be a mother, with minor children and must be pursuing a first degree at a postsecondary level of education (eg, vocational, associate's, bachelor's, master’s, doctoral) and degree program must add to level of education already completed (ex: bachelor's after associate's, or advanced degree after a bachelor's). Must be pursuing a degree/credential at an institution that does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, lgbtq+ status/identity, race/ethnicity, religion, disability, immigration status.
To be eligible, you must be from a low-income family (all annual family income less than $20,000 for a family of 2; less than $25,000 for a family of 3; less than $30,000 for a family of 4). 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. C
Awards of up to $5000 each to assist low-income women with children who are pursuing education or training. Awardees are notified by phone or email in late fall. Shortly after recipient notification, the list of awardees will be posted on the Awardee page of the scholarship provider's website.