Kristy Schwartz--Hope For The Warriors Military Spourse and Caregiver Scholarship Program
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HOPE FOR THE WARRIORS AWARDS 15 MILITARY SPOUSE AND CAREGIVER SCHOLARSHIPS AS IT CELEBRATES 15 YEARS OF SERVICE
National Scholarship Program Announces Fall 2021 Recipients
SPRINGFIELD, Va. (August X, 2021) –Celebrating the nonprofit and program’s 15 th anniversary, Hope For The Warriors recently awarded 15 Military Spouse and Caregiver Scholarships for higher education for the fall 2021 semester. 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. For 15 years, 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. Scholarships vary from $1,500 to $2,500 and are applied toward higher education at an accredited U.S. university, college, or trade school. Unique to the program is a scholarship for Master of Social Work students, Restoring Hope. Fifteen scholarships totaling $31,500 were awarded to the following for the 2021 fall semester: “The military spouse/caregiver scholarship program was one of the first programs we began when Hope For The Warriors came to life 15 years ago,” said Robin Kelleher, co-founder and president/CEO of Hope For The Warriors. “It’s incredible to think about all of the incredible spouses and caregivers who’ve been impacted by this program in 15 years. We’re incredibly honored and proud to have played a small role in their educational goals.” Since the program’s inception, Hope For The Warriors has granted 172 Military Spouse and Caregiver Scholarships totaling $471,222. The 2022 spring scholarship application will open up open August 1 and close Sept. 30. To receive an application to apply, visit hopeforthewarriors.org and apply for services. For more information on Hope For The Warriors, visit hopeforthewarriors.org, Facebook or Twitter.
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 36,000 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 170 scholarships to caregivers and families of the fallen. For more information, visit hopeforthewarriors.org, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.