The National Crittenton Foundation has committed itself to the potential of young women in communities across the country. We are proud to partner with The Connie Lieding Scholarship Fund to award $37,300 in scholarships to the following young women to help achieve their educational goals.

Anyssa A. – $1,500
Crittenton Services for Children & Families (Southern CA)
“I am not going to let anything stop me from reaching my goals and with this scholarship, it will greatly move me up a step in reaching my goals.”
Anyssa is a young mother of two and is enrolled at Cerritos Community College. She is pursuing a Nursing degree.

Rebekka B. – $1,500
Children’s Home Society of Florida
“Continuing my education is a very important goal…”
Rebekka is enrolled at Florida State University and is pursuing a degree in the Medical field.

Dakota C. – $1,000
Crittenton Services, Inc. (Wheeling, WV)
“I’m going to college to give my son opportunities I never had.”
Dakota is a young mother and is enrolled at Ohio Christian University. She is pursing a degree in Nursing.

Maria C. – $1,500
Florence Crittenton Services for Children and Families (Southern CA)
“By continuing my education and pursing my goals, I will be able to impact my family in a positive way.”
Maria is enrolled at Rio Hondo College and is pursuing an Engineering Drafting & Design degree. She is the first person in her family to attend college.

Lesley D. – $3,000
Florence Crittenton Services of Colorado (Denver, CO)
“I know I have the skills, drive, and the potential to be successful, the only thing holding me back is a degree.”
Lesley is a young mother and is enrolled at the Community College of Denver pursing a Political Science degree. She is the first in her family to attend college.

Judith F. – $2,000
EMPath – Economic Mobility Pathways formerly Crittenton Women’s Union (Boston, MA)
“When accepting my diploma it is not just me graduating, but triumph will be for all the single parents, low income, homeless, struggling individuals seeking a better life….”
Judith is a young mother of two and is enrolled at University of Massachusetts Boston. She is pursuing degrees in Human Services and Sociology. Judith is the first in her family to attend college.

Katie G. – $1,500
Florence Crittenton Services of Colorado (Denver, CO)
“No matter what life throws my way I will continue to overcome it….”
Katie is a young mother and is enrolled at the Community College of Denver pursuing her Associates degree. She is the first in her family to attend college.

Teasha H. – $1,000
Florence Crittenton Services of Charlotte (Charlotte, NC)
“I’m resilient, I always get up and keep going even when things are against me.”
Teasha is enrolled at Central Piedmont Community College and is pursuing a degree in Information Technology. She is the first in her family to attend college.

Roselyn K. – $1,000
Crittenton Services of Greater Washington (Washington, DC)
“I’m determined to seek a better education to enhance my life…”
Roselyn is McNair Scholar and is enrolled at West Virginia University and is pursuing a degree in Criminology. She is the first person in her family to attend college.

Ashley M. – $1,500
Florence Crittenton Services of Colorado (Denver, CO)
“I would love to see myself helping people with health….”
Ashley is a young mother and is enrolled at Red Rocks Community College pursuing a degree in Nursing. She is the first person in her family to attend college.

Aleeyah M. – $1,000
Crittenton Services, Inc. (Wheeling, WV)
“I’m happy in my own skin, I’m finally happy about my life, and my son will bring me more joy.”
Aleeyah is a young mother and is enrolled at West Virginia Northern Community College pursuing a degree Nursing. She is the first in her family to attend college.

Keili M. – $2,000
Florence Crittenton Services for Children and Families (Southern CA)
“ …I’m proud that I achieve my goals and that I am a responsible person…”
Keili is enrolled at Mt. San Antonio College and is pursuing a Physical Therapy degree. She is the first in her family to attend college.

Mayra M. – $2,000
Florence Crittenton Services for Children and Families (Southern CA)
“This scholarship will help my dreams come true.”
Mayra is enrolled at University of California Riverside. She is pursuing a degree in Biology. She is the first in her family to attend college.

Ajanee N. – $1,000
Florence Crittenton of Colorado (Denver, CO)
“At this moment in my life I can finally feel my feet on solid ground.”
Ajanee is a young mother and is enrolled at the Community College of Denver. She is pursuing a degree in Phycology.

Lucero N. – $3,000
Florence Crittenton Services for Children and Families (Southern CA)
“My goals are to be a role model in my community….”
Lucero is a young mother and is enrolled at University of Southern California. She is pursuing her Masters in Social Work. Lucero is the first in her family to attend college.

Norma R. – $1,500
Florence Crittenton Services for Children and Families (Southern CA)
“I want to put good into the world…”
Norma is a young mother and is enrolled at Fullerton College. She is pursuing a degree in Nursing. She is the first in her family to attend college.

Johanna R. – $300
Florence Crittenton Services for Children and Families (Southern CA)
“ …I would like to be a voice to my community and be a mentor to motivate.”
Johanna is enrolled at Glendale Community College. She is pursuing a degree in Social Work. She is the first in her family to attend college.

Rebeca R. – $1,500
Florence Crittenton of Colorado (Denver, CO)
“I decided to go to college because I wanted something bigger….”
Rebeca is a young mother and is enrolled at Front Range Community College pursuing a degree in Business.

Nyla R. – $1,000
Crittenton Services of Greater Washington (Washington, DC)
“Obtaining my higher education will impact my family by allowing my family to become stable…”
Nyla is a young mother and is enrolled at the University of District of Columbia and is pursuing a degree in Biology.

Edith S. – $2,000
Florence Crittenton Services for Children and Families (Southern CA)
“In order to give back to my community to the best of my ability, I need to further my education.”
Edith is a young mother of two enrolled at California State University Fullerton and is pursuing a degree in Human Services. She is the first in her family to attend college.

Angelica S. – $1,500
Florence Crittenton of Colorado (Denver, CO)
“I know I am capable of reaching my goals and providing a better future for my family and myself.”
Angelica is a young mother and is enrolled at the Community College of Aurora pursuing a degree in Accounting. She is the first in her family to attend college.

Denisha S. – $2,000
Florence Crittenton Services of Charlotte (Charlotte, NC)
“My goal is to be an inspiration.”
Denisha is enrolled at Fayetteville State University pursuing a degree in Management Information Systems. She is the first in her family to attend college.

Nichole S. – $3,000
Florence Crittenton Programs of South Carolina
“I can’t wait until the day that I will be able to open my own business.”
Nichole is a young mother and is enrolled at Trident Technical School pursuing a degree in Business.

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