Legacy of Heroines Scholarship Program

The Legacy of Heroines program provides scholarships to outstanding students who seek involvement in and knowledge about the political process and public service. The scholarships are supported by a number of generous donors. Scholarship awards are based on academic merit, leadership, and specific criteria established by scholarship donors.

As part of the criteria set by donors, Legacy of Heroines scholarship recipients are required to participate in mentoring and leadership development programs through the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics. These programs include field trips, dinners with speakers, campus activities, and skills development workshops.

Scholarship requirements


How to Apply

When completing your OneApp general application, be sure to look for the scholarship opportunity called “Carrie Chapman Catt Legacy of Heroines Scholarships” to ensure you are considered for a Legacy of Heroines scholarship.

Apply for a 2023-24 Legacy of Heroines scholarship


2022-2023 Legacy of Heroines scholars

  • Jaden Ahlrichs – Meylor Family Legacy of Heroines Scholarship
  • Molly Blanco – James R. and Lauri K. Young Choral Music Legacy of Heroines Scholarship
  • Kathryn Burns – Kedrowski and Fitzgerald Family Legacy of Heroines Scholarship
  • Garrity Corns – Political Science Alumni Legacy of Heroines Scholarship
  • Nyamal Diew – Helen Jensen Howe Legacy of Heroines Scholarship for Women in Science
  • Peyton Hamel – Elizabeth Hoffman and Brian R. Binger Legacy of Heroines Scholarship
  • Sarah Hannon – Elizabeth Hoffman and Brian R. Binger Legacy of Heroines Scholarship
  • Arwa Hassan – Katherine Bruntlett Annin Legacy of Heroines Scholarship
  • Caitlin Henriksen – Claire B. Andreasen Legacy of Heroines Scholarship
  • Abigail Iversen – Claire B. Andreasen Legacy of Heroines Scholarship
  • Rachel Junck – Rice-Neville Political Activism Legacy of Heroines Scholarship
  • Shay Kent – Phyllis Davis Legacy of Heroines Scholarship
  • Linsey Kitt – Helen Jensen Howe Legacy of Heroines Scholarship for Women in Science
  • Julia Litecky – Haselhoff Family Legacy of Heroines Scholarship
  • Natalia Rios Martinez – Kedrowski and Fitzgerald Family Legacy of Heroines Scholarship
  • Tamara McConnell – Helen Jensen Howe Legacy of Heroines Scholarship for Women in Science
  • Yen Nguyen – Jane Greimann Legacy of Heroines Scholarship
  • Anna Olson – Kedrowski and Fitzgerald Family Legacy of Heroines Scholarship
  • Skylar Promer – Claire B. Andreasen Legacy of Heroines Scholarship
  • Emma Sarver – Phyllis Davis Legacy of Heroines Scholarship
  • Nicole Schmitt – Rice-Neville Political Activism Legacy of Heroines Scholarship
  • Emma Staut – Beth Bierbaum Legacy of Heroines Scholarship
  • Hope Ung – Helen Jensen Howe Legacy of Heroines Scholarship for Women in Science
  • Estelle Venable – Elizabeth Hoffman and Brian R. Binger Legacy of Heroines Scholarship
  • Ulrich Wolfe – Maxine M. Burch Legacy of Heroines Scholarship