Hope For The Warriors to grant scholarships to spouses/caregivers
Kathi Delay, Scholarship Director, Hope For The Warriors®
CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, – Hope For The Warriors® is pleased to announce the release of the Spring 2011 scholarship application on their website, http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org/spouse.html. Spouses and caregivers of wounded service members or spouses of fallen service members are eligible to apply. Hope For The Warriors® is a national nonprofit organization that supports wounded U.S. service members, their families, and families of the fallen.
The purpose of the spouse/caregiver scholarships is to identify, recognize and reward exceptional spouses/caregivers for their strength, fidelity and resolve despite adversity and to aid in their continued education at a reputable, accredited college or trade school as they assume critical roles in the financial well being of their families. Four scholarships in the amount of $5,000 will be awarded and one scholarship in the amount of $1,250. Previous winners may reapply for up to four years for a maximum of $20,000 awarded.
To apply for a scholarship, the applicant must meet all eligibility requirements as outlined on the website as well as submit all required items no later than Wednesday, October 13, 2010. Questions about eligibility or the application should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last year, eligibility for a scholarship was extended to caregivers. Hope For The Warriors® recognizes that many of the wounded are cared for by mothers, fathers, siblings, or other family members. Giving eligibility to these necessary caregivers helps Hope For The Warriors® recognize their invaluable contribution to the recovery and rehabilitation of all wounded service members.
“When a service member is wounded, it impacts the entire family emotionally and financially,” said Kathi Delay, Spouse/Caregiver Scholarship Director. “Hope For The Warriors®Hope For The Warriors® recognizes that these family members need our support as they take on new challenges and family roles.”
The mission of Hope For The Warriors® is to enhance quality of life for U.S. service members and their families nationwide who have been adversely affected by injuries or death in the line of duty. Hope For The Warriors® actively seeks to ensure that the sacrifices of wounded and fallen warriors and their families are never forgotten nor their needs unmet.
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.