Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is proud to announce that the winner of the 2015 military spouse scholarship offered in partnership with Army Wife Network is Megan Malone, the wife of a Navy Seal and a junior at San Diego State University. Ms. Malone will receive $2,000 toward the pursuit of degrees in Biology and Public Health.
“As both a military spouse and first generation college student I cannot be more thankful for the opportunity provided by Career Step and the Army Wife Network,” said Ms. Malone. “Programs like these that support the goal of higher education are truly invaluable. The acceptance of this scholarship will be of great benefit by allowing me to focus on my education and career path. Thank you for the opportunity and believing in my goal.”
Ms. Malone was selected through a lengthy review process from among numerous applicants. She is currently working toward a career in global and public health and will be participating in a research program in Nayarit, Mexico this summer. Her goals are to improve the quality of life for needy communities, contribute to the financial support of her family and provide a positive example of perseverance, dedication and the importance of education for her younger sisters.
“Our focus every day at Career Step is to help people change their lives through education,” said Career Step President and CEO Steve Tober. “This scholarship offered to military spouses in partnership with Army Wife Network is important as it enables us to support education whether an individual is taking one of our career training programs or pursuing their higher education goals through another institution. We are honored to be awarding this scholarship to Ms. Malone and wish her the best as she continues her education and pursues her goals.”
Career Step teamed up with Army Wife Network to offer this military spouse scholarship as part of the organizations’ mutual efforts to deliver resources and information to military spouse about education and various scholarship and funding options. Over 13,000 military spouses have trained through Career Step over the years, and the school also participates in programs such as MyCAA, the Military Friendly Schools™ List and the Military Spouse Employment Partnership.
Career Step is offering a number of other scholarship awards throughout 2015, including several for mothers returning to school, one for military service members and their spouses, and several awards for graduating high school seniors. More information is available and applications can be submitted at CareerStep.com/scholarships.
About Career Step
Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has trained over 85,000 students, has more than 150 partnerships with colleges and universities nationwide, and provides training for several of the most respected healthcare employers in the nation. Career Step is committed to helping students and corporate employees alike gain the skills they need to be successful in the workplace, improving lives and business results through education. Career Step’s training programs are currently focused in healthcare, technology and administration, and more information can be found at www.careerstep.com or 1-800-246-7836.
About Army Wife Network
Army Wife Network is a core team of new and seasoned Army wives and military community members on a mission to empower the journeys of those who follow. AWN boasts the original internet talk radio show designed specifically for military spouses—Army Wife Talk Radio—in its tenth year of broadcasting, over 85,000 Facebook fans, and is one of the longest running military spouse blogging communities.