National Federation of Republican Women
Announces Recipients of Betty Rendel Scholarship
ALEXANDRIA, Va. –
The National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) has announced
the recipients of the 2013 Betty Rendel Scholarship:
Grace Erickson of Buena Vista, Colo., is studying politics and government at Western State Colorado University in Gunnison. She will graduate in May 2014.
Jessica Ramsey of Greenback, Tenn., is studying politics and government at Bryan College in Dayton. She will graduate in May 2015.
Anna Wiernicki of The Woodlands, Texas, is a political science student at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She will graduate in May 2014.
The NFRW established the Betty Rendel
Scholarship Fund in 1995 to honor the extraordinary leadership of
Betty Rendel, who served as the organization's president in the
1980s. Annually, three 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. Recipients are chosen from
applicants from across the nation. 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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