SPRINGFIELD, Va. (July 13, 2016) –Hope For The Warriors recently awarded seven Military Spouses/Caregiver Scholarships for higher education totaling $16,000.

Celebrating 10 years of service, Hope For The Warriors is a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family and hope for veterans, service members and military families.

Since 2008, Hope For The Warriors has awarded Military Spouse/Caregiver Scholarships twice a year. The program identifies, recognizes and rewards post-9/11 spouses and caregivers for their strength, fidelity and resolve despite adversity. With the help of the scholarships, recipients can continue their education at an accredited university, college or trade school.

The following recipients were awarded for the 2016 fall semester:

Elizabeth Moore of Seattle, Washington, The Tina Atherall “Restoring Hope” Scholarship, University of Washington
Christina Feye of Putnam Valley, New York., “Restoring Self” Scholarship, SUNY Empire State College
Scarlet Fanene of Temecula, California., “R&D Honorary” Scholarship, West Coast University
Blaine Eubank of , Kemah, Texas, “Honorary” Scholarship, University of Texas Medical Branch
Karen Harris of Colton, Oregon, “Honorary” Scholarship, Oregon State University
Tamara Cummings of Murrieta, California, “New Beginnings” Scholarship, Loma Linda University
Christina Gil of Bushkill, Pennsylvania “New Beginnings” Scholarship, Fortis Institute

“It’s not just the service member that serves, it’s the entire family. These scholarships are just one small way Hope For The Warriors can thank military spouses and caregivers for their relentless service,” said Robin Kelleher, co-founder and president of Hope For The Warriors. “Deployments and injuries can delay or potentially sacrifice the aspirations to further military spouse or caregivers education. Their sacrifices do not go unnoticed and we’re proud to assist each recipient with his/her goals and dreams.”

Since the program’s inception, Hope For The Warriors has granted 67 Military Spouse/Caregiver Scholarships totaling $284,760. To apply for a scholarship visit http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org/transition/spousecaregiver-scholarships/.