Committed to serving women ages 30 and over, the Worthy Professional Scholarship encourages women to renew their lives as they embark on new beginnings toward independence. The winners were chosen from more than 600 female applicants ranging in ages from 30 to 55, enrolled in 400 different colleges and universities, pursuing degrees in such fields as education, nursing, theology.
“To have the ability to provide financial support to help women restart after life changing events and assist them as they find new opportunities is at the core of Worthy’s mission,” said Judy Herbst Director PR. “We are proud to be empowering women and be a positive force in their lives.”
Amazing women shared their stories. What we learned is many of these women overcame unbelievable obstacles and turned their lives around to better themselves by pursuing careers to help others:
Selected by a distinguished panel of judges recognized in their fields for empowering and helping others, the expert panel includes: Erin Levine, Founder & CEO Hello Divorce; Laurie Itkin, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst and Author; Cherie Morris, Certified Divorce & Life Transition Coach; and Samantha Gregory, Blogger & Founder of Rich Single Momma.
“The Worthy scholarship program is an opportunity for women with life changing experiences to have renewed opportunities and receive a financial reward that helps advance them in their next steps. It was my honor to be a part of the process,” states panelist Cherie Morris.
“For the third consecutive year, we are pleased to offer this scholarship program as we continue to help women and assist in their educational growth,” says Ben Slor, VP of Marketing.