Provo, UT, April 22, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has teamed up with the Army Wife Network to offer a $2,000 scholarship to military spouses to encourage them to pursue higher education. The application deadline is Friday, April 24.
“We at Army Wife Network are pleased to work with Career Step to empower military spouses with resources that will help them establish rewarding careers,” said Tara Crooks, Co-Founder of Army Wife Network. “This scholarship opportunity with Career Step will help ease the financial burden for a deserving military spouse working toward obtaining higher education or job-specific training, and we hope military spouses everywhere will get their applications in before the deadline!”
The scholarship offers $2,000 toward higher education at the college, university, or vocational school of the winner’s choice. Current spouses of active duty service members or veterans of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, or National Guard are welcome to apply. Applicants must submit an 800 to 1000 word essay on how they plan to use their education to benefit their family and community. Applications can be submitted at CareerStep.com/awn through Friday, April 24.
“We continually strive to find new ways to support and strengthen the military community,” said Career Step Military Liaison Tim Reynolds. “Teaming up with Army Wife Network on this scholarship is just one more way we are investing in military spouses. We wish the best of luck to those who have applied already, and encourage any and all military spouses pursuing higher education to make sure their applications are in by April 24."
Career Step and Army Wife Network have worked closely in the past to deliver resources and information to military spouses about education and various scholarship and funding options. The partnership was born out of both organizations’ efforts to support and strengthen the military community.
Career Step has been an active supporter of the military community for over 20 years. The school’s online training programs are an ideal fit for military service members and spouses who may move every few years—especially as Career Step’s online training prepare students for careers that are in-demand nationwide. Over 13,000 military spouses have trained through Career Step, and the school participates in a number of military community support programs such as MyCAA, the Military Friendly Schools™ List and the Military Spouse Employment Partnership.
For more information or to submit your application for the scholarship being offered in partnership with Army Wife Network, visit CareerStep.com/awn. To learn more about Career Step’s military friendly training programs, visit CareerStep.com/military or call 1-855-261-7366.
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.