Scholarships and Internships

Programs


To involve more young women in the political process and to provide educational opportunities, the National Federation of Republican Women offers several scholarships and internships to female students. 

To apply, please download the following applications or send a self-addressed stamped-envelope to NFRW headquarters, Attn: Scholarships and Internships, 124 N. Alfred St., Alexandria, VA 22314. 

We wish you the best of luck with your education goals!


National Pathfinder Scholarship

The National Federation of Republican Women established the National Pathfinder Scholarship Fund in 1985 in honor of First Lady Nancy Reagan. The three annual scholarships of $2,500 provide financial assistance and support to women seeking undergraduate or graduate degrees. Undergraduate sophomores, juniors and seniors, as well as students enrolled in a master's degree program, are eligible to apply for the scholarship. Recent high school graduates and undergraduate freshmen are not eligible. Scholarship winners may not reapply.

Deadline: Applications due to State Federation Presidents by JUNE 1.

  Pathfinder Application [PDF, 5 pages]

  2013 Recipients


Betty Rendel Scholarship

The National Federation of Republican Women established the Betty Rendel Scholarship Fund in September 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. The three annual scholarships of $1,000 are awarded to female undergraduates who are majoring in political science, government or economics and have successfully completed at least two years of college coursework. The recipients are chosen from applicants from across the nation. Scholarship winners may not reapply.

Deadline: Applications due to State Federation Presidents by JUNE 1.

  Rendel Application [PDF, 5 pages]

  2013 Recipients


Dorothy Andrews Kabis Memorial Internship

The Dorothy Andrews Kabis Memorial Internship honors the former president of the NFRW (1963-67) who later was appointed U.S. treasurer by President Richard Nixon. The internship gives female undergraduates the opportunity to spend part of the summer working at national headquarters in Alexandria, Va. It includes a small monetary allowance, roundtrip airfare to and from Washington, D.C., and housing in the D.C. metropolitan area.

Applicants must be at least a junior in college or a college student 21 years of age or older. They should have a general knowledge of government, a keen interest in politics, campaign experience, and sufficient clerical office skills that are adaptable to a busy office. Internship recipients may not reapply.

Deadline: Applications due to State Federation Presidents by JANUARY 6.

  Kabis Application [PDF, 4 pages]

 

  Donations to the NFRW scholarship and internship programs are tax deductible. To donate, click here.

  State federations and clubs that contribute to the scholarship and internship programs receive points toward their achievement award recognition. For more information, access the awards forms.


NFRW headquarters

National Federation of Republican Women
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