SPRINGFIELD, Va. – Hope For The Warriors recently handed out five Military Spouse and Caregiver Scholarships for higher education totaling $10,500.
Hope For The Warriors is a national nonprofit that assists veterans, service members and military families with a variety of programming including clinical health and wellness, sports and recreation and transition services.
Since 2006, Hope For The Warriors has awarded Military Spouse and Caregiver Scholarships twice a year. The program recognizes and rewards post-9/11 spouses and caregivers for their strength, fidelity and resolve despite adversity as they assume critical roles in the financial well-being of their families.
With the help of these scholarships, recipients can continue their education at an accredited university, college or trade school.
The following recipients were awarded for the 2020 spring semester:
- Sara Ashmore of Waterford, Michigan: “Restoring Self” scholarship, Wayne State University
- Rebecca Escobedo of Houston, Texas: “New Beginnings” scholarship, Restorative Wellness Solutions
- Tiffany Inbody of College Station, Texas: “Honorary” scholarship, Texas A&M
- Jiwon Lee of Anaheim, California: “Restoring Family” scholarship, Biola University
- Shaina Purser of Fort Worth, Texas: “Restoring Hope” scholarship, University of Southern California
“A PhD in Ichthyology, a Master’s of Social Work and a Certificate in Restorative Gastrology, those are just a few of the long-term education goals for the spring 2020 semester scholarship recipients,” said Robin Kelleher, co-founder and president/CEO of Hope For The Warriors. “Whether it’s a spouse changing roles in his or her family due to an injury or loss, to a spouse finally having time to pursue his or her education, we at Hope For The Warriors are honored to help them achieve their goals through our scholarship program.”
Since the program’s inception, Hope For The Warriors has granted 142 Military Spouse and Caregiver Scholarships totaling $412,207.
The 2020 fall scholarship season will be open April 1 through May 30. To receive an application to apply April 1, visithopeforthewarriors.org and apply for services.
About Hope For The Warriors: Founded in 2006, Hope For The Warriors is a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family and hope for post 9/11 veterans, service members and military families. Since its inception, Hope For The Warriors has served over 30,000 through a variety of support programs focused on clinical health and wellness, sports and recreation and transition. One of the nonprofit’s first programs, Military Spouse and Caregiver Scholarships, has awarded over 140 scholarships to caregivers and families of the fallen. In addition, Run For The Warriors has captured the hearts of over 25,500 since 2010. For more information, visithopeforthewarriors.org, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.