National Federation of
Announces Recipients of National Pathfinder Scholarship
ALEXANDRIA, Va. –
The National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) has announced
the recipients of the 2011 National Pathfinder Scholarship:
Gina Ciancone of Houston, Texas,
is studying architecture and political science at Columbia
University in New York. She will graduate in 2014.
Rachel Wilson of Tuscaloosa, Ala., is a student at the
University of Alabama. She is studying management, Spanish and
political science, and will graduate next May.
Leah Frances Jones of Madison, Miss., is studying
political science at Mississippi College and will graduate in
The NFRW established the National Pathfinder
Scholarship Fund in 1985 in honor of First Lady Nancy Reagan.
Annually, three scholarships of $2,500 are awarded to 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.
For more information about the
NFRW's scholarship and internship programs, visit
Founded in 1938, the NFRW has thousands of
active members in local clubs across the nation and in several
U.S. territories, making it one of the largest women’s political
organizations in the country. The grassroots organization works
to promote the principles and objectives of the Republican
Party, elect Republican candidates, inform the public through
political education and activity, and increase the effectiveness
of women in the cause of good government.
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