Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation Education Support Award


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. The Education Support Award assists low-income women with children who are pursuing education or training. 



Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be a woman, at least 17 years of age.
  • Be a mother, with minor children.
  • 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 accomplished (ex: bachelor's after associate's, or advanced degree after a bachelor's).
  • 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 or immigration status.
  • Be enrolled in a not-for-profit, accredited institution or program in the U.S. 
  • Be low-income (all annual family income less than $20,000 for a family of 2; less than $24,000 for a family of 3; less than $28,000 for a family of 4).

How to Apply

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