Patsy Takemoto Mink was a Congresswoman from Hawaii from 1965-1977 and again from 1990-2002. Amongst the many issues Congresswoman Mink championed was the educational rights of low-income women and children. The Patsy Takemoto Mink Educational Foundation looks to continue her work with scholarships awarded annually to women with children looking to continue their education.
More information can be found at: http://patsyminkfoundation.org/
The deadline for scholarship applications is August 1st.