Fauneil J. Rinn Scholarship

Past Recipients

Alia Rizvi, 2018
Erika Cortes, 2017
Kelly Wright, 2016
Jessica Massie, 2015
Khahn-Linh Tran, 2014
Amanda Marshall, 2013
Mykell Discipulo, 2012
Elisabeth Copper, 2011
Maya Esparza, 2010
Kathryn Linder, 2008
Ashley Pickard, 2007
Julie Lind, 2006
Tien Hoang, 2005
Mariah Dabel, 2004
Tahira Vickers, 2003
Freeda Yilana, 2002
Leticia Jordan, 2001
Angelica V. Rojo, 2000


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Up to $2,500 awarded annually

The Fauneil J. Rinn Scholarship honors the late Professor Fanny Rinn and commemorates her advocacy of the advancement of women. Applicants must be women majoring in political science or public administration (MPA). A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. (Please Note: This fund is administered by the Community Foundation of Silicon Valley.)

Applicants must also submit the following:

1.) You may apply online for this application here.

2.) A current resume

3.) A 500 word essay on a subject relevant to the political or governmental role of a women