Hope For The Warriors® Awards Nationwide Scholarships to Military Spouses & Caregivers

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National nonprofit awards six Spouse/Caregiver Scholarships nationwide

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Our Career Transition & Education program team works closely with employers to create opportunities for service members and their spouses as they transition out of the military.

Hope For The Warriors® is proud to award six military spouses and caregivers scholarships to earn a higher education. Hope For The Warriors®—a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring sense of self, family and hope to service members and their families—is excited to announce it is awarding nationwide Spouse/Caregiver Scholarships for the spring 2016 semester.

The recipients, their scholarships and schools are listed below.

  •     Robyn Schornak, The Robin Kelleher “Restoring Family” Scholarship, Western Kentucky University
  •     Nohemy Cienfuegos, The Tina Atherall “Restoring Hope” Scholarship, Arizona State University
  •     Kelsey Schoelkopf, “Restoring Self” Scholarship, Florida State University
  •     Christopher Williams, “Honorary” Scholarship, Indiana University School of Medicine
  •     Anna Han, “Honorary” Scholarship, Columbia University
  •     Abby Onkst, “New Beginnings” Scholarship, Motlow State Community College

The Spouse/Caregiver Scholarship 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. Hope For The Warriors® has awarded scholarships twice each year since 2008.

“We received dozens of amazing applications this year. Robyn, Nohemy, Kelsey, Christopher, Anna and Abby all impressed us with their essays, letters of recommendations and resumes,” said Robin Kelleher, Hope For The Warriors® president and CEO. “But these scholarships are about more than that—they provide us with a glimpse of each applicant’s personal goals, experiences and dreams.”

Hope For The Warriors® strives 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.

“Our Career Transition & Education program team works closely with employers to create opportunities for service members and their spouses as they transition out of the military,” Kelleher said. “Seeing the scholarship applications is a humbling experience, and we are proud to help service member families achieve their dreams.”

Learn more about the scholarship program at http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org.

About Hope For The Warriors®
We believe those touched by military service can succeed at home by restoring their sense of self, family, and hope. Nationally, Hope For The Warriors® provides comprehensive support programs for service members, veterans, and military families that are focused on transition, health and wellness, peer engagement, and connections to community resources.

Hope For The Warriors® has earned a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for five consecutive years. Charity Navigator is an independent organization that evaluates fiscal responsibility and accountability of nonprofits.

Hope For The Warriors® is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (Federal Tax ID 20-5182295). Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) #27800.


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