NFRW Scholarships

The following are the scholarships and internship offered by the NFRW. Completed applications must be submitted to the appropriate state federation president by the dates below. The state federation chooses one nominee to submit to the NFRW.

      • Betty Rendel Scholarship             June 1
      • National Pathfinder Scholarship June 1
      • Dorothy Kabis Internship February 20

The Betty Rendel Scholarship

The National Federation of Republican Women established the Betty Rendel Scholarship Fund in September of 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 on the national level.

The three annual scholarships of $1,000 are designed for undergraduate women who are currently majoring in political science, government, or economics. The recipients are chosen from applicants from across the nation. The scholarships are given to women who have successfully completed at least two years of college coursework. Scholarship winners may not reapply.

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 each are available to provide financial assistance and support to young women seeking undergraduate or postgraduate degrees. College sophomores, juniors, and seniors, and students enrolled in a Masters Program are eligible. Recent high school graduates and first year college women are not eligible to apply for the scholarship. Scholarship winners may not reapply.

The Dorothy Kabis Memorial Internship Program

This Memorial Internship Program is named after former National Federation of Republican Women President Dorothy Andrews Kabis, who served from 1963-1967 and was later appointed Treasurer of the United States by President Richard Nixon. Each year, the program offers young women the opportunity to spend six weeks in our nation's capital working in the headquarters of the country’s foremost women’s partisan political organization.

Applicants must be in their junior year of college or college students age 21 and over, having completed high school but not yet graduated from college. Applicants should have a general knowledge of government and a keen interest in politics, including campaign experience, and clerical office skills adaptable to a busy office.

The internship provides housing in the D.C. metropolitan area and round trip airfare. A small monetary allowance is given

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