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Hope For The Warriors Awards Nine Nationwide Scholarships To Military Spouses And Caregivers

Press Release – SPRINGFIELD, Va. (March 8, 2018)Hope For The Warriors recently awarded nine Military Spouse and Caregiver Scholarships for higher education totaling $19,000.

Celebrating more than 11 years of service, Hope For The Warriors is a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family and hope for veterans, service members and military families.

Since 2008, 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 2018 Spring semester:

  • Albana Antone of Winchester, Idaho “Restoring Self” Scholarship, University of Wisconsin
  • Alyson Davis-Eudy of Fort Walton Beach, Florida “New Beginnings” Scholarship, California State University Monterey Bay
  • Lisa Grave Gaal of Valley Center, California “Restoring Self” Scholarship Palomar College Valley
  • Leonora Garvey of Annapolis, Maryland “Restoring Self” Scholarship, Bowie State University
  • Helnida Page of Bethesda, Maryland “Restoring Family” Scholarship, University of Maryland
  • Amber McCart of Smiths, Alabama “Honorary” Scholarship, University of Nevada
  • Shawn Moore of Kansas City, Missouri “Honorary” Scholarship, Park University
  • Amanda O’Reilly of Fairlawn, Virginia “Restoring Self” Scholarship, New River Community College
  • Kristen La-Ha Walsh of San Diego, California “Restoring Hope” Scholarship, University of Southern California

“The bi-annual Military Spouse and Caregiver Scholarships is one of Hope For The Warriors’ first programs and it’s an honor to continue to award these deserving military families year after year,” said Robin Kelleher, co-founder and president of Hope For The Warriors.

Since the program’s inception, Hope For The Warriors has granted 90 Military Spouse and Caregiver Scholarships totaling $333,760.

The 2018 fall scholarship season will open May 1 and run through June 30. To apply for a scholarship visit http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org/transition/spousecaregiver-scholarships/.

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 more than 19,000 through a variety of support programs focused on transition services, clinical health and wellness, sports and recreation and community development and engagement. The nonprofit’s first program, A Warrior’s Wish, has granted 180 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 23,500 since 2010. For more information, visit hopeforthewarriors.org, Facebook or Twitter.


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