Single Mother Scholars

Meet the winners

With more than 100 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 2020-2021 school year represent diverse circumstances, institutions, and areas of study. Keep reading for their stories.

Margie Albizures

Rachel Holley Sciortino Educational Grant
Marquette University
Criminology & Law Studies

Margie persevered through pregnancy in high school. She aims to become a criminal lawyer and work to "reform the criminal justice system." Read Margie's story in the August 2020 issue of Sharing HOPE.

Porcha Brown

Edmund Springman Educational Grant
Waukesha County Technical College
Early Childhood Education

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

Jessica Derosier

Edmund Springman Educational Grant
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Biological Science

Read Jessica's story in the August 2020 issue of Sharing HOPE.

Joana Lozano

Edmund Springman Educational Grant
Milwaukee Area Technical College
Registered Nursing

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

Moranda Medina Lopez

Edmund Springman Educational Grant
Milwaukee Area Technical College
Nursing

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

Leslie Moreno

Edmund Springman Educational Grant
Mount Mary University
Fashion Merchandising

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

Jayden Rajnicek

Edmund Springman Educational Grant
Mount Mary University
Dietetics

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

Simone Tatum

Edmund Springman Educational Grant
Mount Mary University
Biology-Health Science

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