Sep 01, 2016


Nonprofit awards higher education scholarships to military spouses and caregivers

SPRINGFIELD, Va. (September 1, 2016)–Beginning today, applications for the Spring 2017 Hope For The Warriors Spouse/Caregiver Scholarship program are being accepted. Scholarships are awarded twice a year to spouses/caregivers of post-9/11 wounded or fallen service members.

Celebrating 10 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.

The Spouse/Caregiver Scholarship program identifies, recognizes, and rewards military spouses and 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 well-being of their families.

• Honorary Scholarship – Awarded to those seeking graduate or post-graduate degree
• New Beginnings Scholarship – Awarded to those pursuing entry level classes or training
• Restoring Family Scholarship – Awarded to spouses of the fallen
• Restoring Hope Scholarship – Awarded to an MSW Student
• Restoring Self Scholarship – Awarded to those seeking any undergraduate degree

The application process for the Spring 2017 scholarships will be open from September 1, 2016 to October 31, 2016. Scholarship winners will be notified mid-December of 2016 and announced on hopeforthewarriors.org

The scholarship program is part Hope For The Warriors’ Career Transition and Education pillar. Since 2008, Hope For The Warriors has granted 67 Military Spouse/Caregiver Scholarships totaling $284,760.
Military spouses and caregivers can apply for a scholarship at http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org/transition/spousecaregiver-scholarships/ or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities email scholarships@hopeforthewarriors.org.
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 approximately 10,000 through a variety of support programs focused on transition, health and wellness, peer engagement and connections to community resources. The nonprofit’s first program, A Warrior’s Wish, has granted 157 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 22,000 since 2010. For more information, visit http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org/, Facebook or Twitter.


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