Hope for the Warriors Announces Scholarship Recipients

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Spouses of Wounded Service Members Earn Scholarships to Pursue Their Education and Support Their Family’s Needs

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Hope For The Warriors® congratulates each spouse for their strength, courage and determination as they face their family’s challenges head on.

Hope For The Warriors® is proud to announce the recipients of their Spouse/Caregiver Scholarships for the Spring 2014 college semester. Each awardee is the spouse of a wounded service member and pursuing an advanced degree at an accredited university. Hope For The Warriors® is a national nonprofit organization that assists post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty.

Scholarship recipients are:

Joanna Stafford - attending Mississippi University for Women. Stafford is the recipient of the Shannon Maxwell Honorary Scholarship.

Elizabeth Wilkins - attending University of Houston-Clearlake in Houston, TX. Wilkins is the recipient of the Bonnie Amos Honorary Scholarship.

Shayna Teunissen - attending Kaplan University. Teunissen is the recipient of the Karin Dickerson Honorary Scholarship.

Each scholarship is named after a Marine wife who helped to found Hope For The Warriors® in 2006.

The Spouse/Caregiver Scholarship Program identifies, recognizes, and rewards spouses/caregivers for their strength, fidelity, and resolve despite adversity. Scholarships aid in continued education at a reputable, accredited university, college, or trade school for spouses/caregivers as they assume critical roles in the financial wellbeing of their families. For more information, contact Brian Schiller, Senior Director, Employment & Education, bschiller(at)hopeforthewarriors(dot)org.

“Hope For The Warriors® congratulates each spouse for their strength, courage and determination as they face their family’s challenges head on,” Robin Kelleher, Hope For The Warriors® President said. “We are proud to support their goals.”

The mission of Hope For The Warriors® (http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org) is to enhance the quality of life for post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. Hope For The Warriors® is dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families.

Hope For The Warriors® has earned a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator (http://www.charitynavigator.org) for three consecutive years. Charity Navigator is an independent organization that evaluates fiscal responsibility and accountability of nonprofits.

Hope For The Warriors® (Federal Tax ID 20-5182295) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity as defined in sections 509(A)(1) and 170(B)(1)(A)(VI) of the Internal Revenue Code. Combined Federal Campaign, CFC #27800.

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