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Jean Griswold Foundation National Caregiver Scholarship Program

Supporting Those Who are Dedicated to Helping Others

The application window for 2024 Winter Scholarship has ended. Thank you to everyone who has applied
and nominated an outstanding caregiver. Stay tuned for Scholarship award winner announcements
starting July 30th!

Announcing the Winter 2023 Jean Griswold Foundation Scholars – watch their reactions when they first get the news!

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We are excited to announce that in our second scholarship year we have awarded nearly $80,000 in scholarships to 34 overachieving caregivers from across the country, including 16 of our latest scholars! Congratulations to:

  • Bettina Conde, Northampton, MA: Pursuing an accelerated BSN degree, overcoming personal challenges, and demonstrating a lifelong commitment to public service and caregiving.

  • Vladyslav Pavlykha, Needham, MA: A dedicated CNA for a hospice company, seeking an Associate Degree in Nursing to advance his career in hospice care.

  • Gracie Azevedo, CA: Studying for a Bachelor's degree in Holistic Health Sciences, motivated by personal caregiving experiences and a deep passion for caregiving.

  • Kezia Sebuabe, New Castle, DE: Driven to become a nurse, inspired by personal family caregiving experiences and a desire to establish a clinic in Ghana.

  • Joy Otieno, Anoka, MN: A senior nursing student working as a caregiver, aiming to graduate and continue supporting people in their homes.

  • Kyarah Jackson, Atlanta, GA: Working as a caregiver while pursuing an associate's degree to become a registered nurse, inspired by personal experiences.

  • Kristina Marie Ebilane, Chevy Chase, MD: Aspiring to become an RN and NP, motivated by her caregiving experience with her grandparents.

  • Tracy Grubbs, Kent Sussex, DE: With extensive caregiving experience, she is pursuing a CNA certification to broaden her knowledge and abilities.

  • Ashton Comeaux, North Houston, TX: A mother and student aiming for a BSN degree, driven by a personal health challenge and a passion for caregiving.

  • Elizabeth Habtemariam, Lorton, VA: Seeking to enhance her caregiving skills through a medication aide certification, motivated by a career in social work and a commitment to the elderly.

  • Jenell Davenport, Plano, TX: Aiming to complete her GED and CNA training, driven by her passion for caregiving and desire to advance her education in the healthcare field.

  • Shawna Lee, Raleigh, NC: Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, inspired by her family's caregiving background and her desire to transition into caregiving.

  • Bendu Jegede, Raleigh, NC: A lifelong caregiver aiming to complete her nursing degree, inspired by personal experiences and a passion for serving humanity.

  • Peggy Elms, Scottsdale, AZ: Pursuing a CNA course to enhance her skills in caregiving, inspired by her commitment to care for others as she would have for her own parents.

  • Suzanna Osborne, Scottsdale, AZ: Aiming to become certified as a home health aide, driven by her experience as a caregiver for her grandmother and her passion for the profession.

  • Juanna Elliott, Wilmington, NC: Working towards a nursing education, motivated by her experiences in caregiving for her mother and her dedication to improving her knowledge in client care.

All 2023 Scholarship Winners

Each caregiver will receive up to $3,000 to continue their education in a care-related field. These caregivers have displayed enduring dedication, arduous work ethic, and abiding motivation, and we are thrilled to provide the financial support they deserve.

The Jean Griswold Foundation is focused on caregivers and wants to support their goals. Applicants do not have to be associated with Griswold Home Care, and the funds will be paid directly to the institution where the caregiver will be receiving education.

The application window for 2024 Summer Scholarship has ended. Thank you to everyone who has
applied and nominated an outstanding caregiver. Stay tuned for Scholarship award winner
announcements starting July 30th!

About The Jean Griswold Foundation

Honoring the founder of Griswold Home Care, Dr. Jean Griswold, The Jean Griswold Foundation is a public non-profit whose primary goal is to support caregivers. Funds raised through private donors, corporations, franchisees, and employees will focus on caregiver education through scholarships and educational programs. The Jean Griswold Foundation believes that everyone deserves to age with dignity in the comfort of their homes, regardless of financial status or available resources. Caregivers are the driving force behind the home care industry, and it is through supporting them that success will be achieved.

Visit the Jean Griswold Foundation website to learn more!

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