SPRINGFIELD, Va. (April 2, 2019)Hope For The Warriors® and Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) have partnered to motivate young leaders to live a life devoted to advancement and leadership by offering two Hope For The Warriors HOBY Sponsorship Scholarships.

Hope For The Warriors is accepting applications for two scholarships to the HOBY World Leadership Congress. The scholarship covers the cost of the conference, lodging, food and travel. Applicants should be military children that are rising high school sophomores and juniors. Application deadline is May 15.

HOBY offers leadership seminars based on three leadership perspectives: personal, group, and societal. HOBY leadership opportunities were designed to prepare students to turn their ideas and goals into reality.

Based in Chicago, the HOBY World Leadership Congress is a week-long summer program that promotes and empowers students to become better leaders within society. High School students have the opportunity to interact, experience, explore, and participate in leadership exercises and activities. Students who attend the HOBY World Leadership Congress have the option to earn two college credits.

“Our hope is to encourage young leaders to develop big ideas that will impact the world,” said Robin Kelleher,  Hope For The Warriors co-founder and president/CEO. “This sponsorship is designed to aid military children in the growth of personal leadership and management skills.

“Additionally, this opportunity has been initiated to allow young minds to grow in the five core HOBY values: volunteerism, integrity, excellence, diversity, and community partnership,” added Kelleher.

Interested applicants can apply for the Hope For The Warriors HOBY Sponsorship Scholarships by heading to hopeforthewarriors.org and applying for services. For questions on the application process, contact Brittany Hunter at bhunter@hopeforthewarriors.org.

Celebrating 12 years of service, Hope For The Warriors assists veterans, service members and military families with a variety of programming including clinical health and wellness, sports and recreation and transition services.

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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 more than 23,200 through a variety of support programs focused on clinical health and wellness, sports and recreation and transition. The nonprofit’s first program, A Warrior’s Wish, has granted 200 wishes to fulfill a desire for a better quality of life or support a quest for gratifying endeavors. In addition, Run For The Warriors has captured the hearts of more than 25,500 since 2010. For more information, visit hopeforthewarriors.org, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.