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Application Process Open for Jeannette Rankin Education Grants

The application process is now open for women seeking grants through the Jeannette Rankin Foundation. The foundation provides unrestricted educational grants to women aged 35 and older and who demonstrate financial need. Karen Sterk is CEO of the national nonprofit, based in Athens.

She says in Georgia, the grants are open to women 25 and older. The Rankin Foundation recently held is annual STAR party fundraiser. The event exceeded the organization’s goal by raising more than $130,000.

Since its founding in 1976, the foundation has more than $4 million in grants. For more information, visit the Rankin Foundation website. The deadline to apply is February 17, 2023.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!