Single Mother Scholars

Meet the winners

With more than 125 scholarships awarded since 1988, HOPE Network is proud of our role in families’ futures. With help from HOPE Network, women are inspiring their children, completing degrees, and building family-supporting careers.

Our winners for the 2021-2022 school year represent diverse circumstances, institutions, and areas of study. Keep reading for their stories.

Margie Albizures

Rachel Holley Sciortino Educational Grant
Marquette University
Political Science/Law Studies

Read Margie's story in a future issue of Sharing HOPE.

Nigeria Beckom-Smith

Edmund Springman Educational Grant
Milwaukee Area Technical College
Surgical Tech

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Keitha Bradley

Edmund Springman Educational Grant
Upper Iowa University
Human Services

Read Keitha's story in a future issue of Sharing HOPE.

Jessica Derosier

Edmund Springman Educational Grant
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Geology

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Anne Kowal

Edmund Springman Educational Grant
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Nursing

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Moranda Medina-Lopez

Edmund Springman Educational Grant
Bryant & Stratton
Nursing

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Jayden Rajnicek

Edmund Springman Educational Grant
Mount Mary University
Dietetics

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Simone Tatum

Edmund Springman Educational Grant
Mount Mary University
Biology/Anesthesiology

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Tierra Thomas

Edmund Springman Educational Grant
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Criminal Justice

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Ashley Tutkowski

Edmund Springman Educational Grant
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Psychology

Read Ashley's story in a future issue of Sharing HOPE.