VFRW, VGOP, NFRW Scholarships

The VFRW Political Science Scholarship    

The VFRW Political Studies Scholarship instituted in 2005.  The scholarship is given to a Virginia collegiate woman, majoring in either government or political science, who displays a serious commitment to community involvement in politics. Scholarship applications must be submitted by March 1 of each calendar year. The VFRW Education/Scholarship Committee selects the winner  www.vfrw.org/education.

The VA/GOP Jennifer Byler Institute Scholarship 

This scholarship named in honor of Jennifer Byler, a longtime Republican Party leader and former National Committeewoman from Virginia, the Jennifer Byler Institute (JBI) is an initiative of the Republican Party of Virginia (RPV). Its mission is to increase the number of effective Republican women in public service and party leadership by providing extensive training and support to women as they pursue their political and professional goals www.agop.com.

The NFRW National Pathfinder Scholarship    

The National Federation of Women established the national Pathfinder Scholarship Fund in 1985 in honor of First Lady Nancy Reagan. The three annual scholarships of $2500 provide financial assistance and  support to students seeking undergraduate or graduate degrees.  Applications are due to the State Federation Presidents by June 1 of each calendar year. Scholarship application information is available at www.nfrw.org.

The NFRW Betty Rendel Scholarship 

The National Federation of Women Clubs established the Betty Rendel Scholarship Fun in 1995 in honor of NFRW Past President Betty Rendel’s extraordinary leadership skills and dedication to the Republican Party in her home state of Indiana, as well as at the national level. Three annual scholarships of $1000 are awarded to undergraduate students who are majoring in political science, government or economics and have successfully completed two years of college course work. Applications are due to the State Federation Presidents by June 1 of each calendar year. Scholarship application information is available at www.nfrw.org.

The NFRW Dorothy Andrews Kabis Memorial Internship 

The Dorothy Andrews Kabis Memorial Internship honors the former president of the NFRW who later was appointed U.S. Treasurer by President Richard Nixon. The Internship gives young undergraduates the opportunity to spend part of the summer working at national headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia. It includes a small monthly allowance, roundtrip airfare to and from Washington, D.C. and housing in the D.C. metropolitan area. Applications are due to the State Federation Presidents by February 29 of each calendar year. Scholarship application information is available at www.nfrw.org.

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