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Olivia Dyson Scholarship

About the Scholarship
 
The Olivia Dyson Scholarship was created by Angela Reddix, a generous donor and committed member of the Board of Directors of the YWCA South Hampton Roads (YWCA-SHR). Her desire was to create a scholarship to demonstrate the strength of a woman in overcoming barriers when persevering her career aspirations. This sentiment describes Olivia Dyson, her grandmother, precisely.

The YWCA of South Hampton Roads will provide annually one female student pursuing a health care career at Tidewater Community College with a scholarship that covers the cost of full-time tuition and the purchase of textbooks related to classes associated with classes in the health care field.

The purpose of the Olivia Dyson Scholarship is to:
  1. Recognize female students who exhibit an interest in pursuing a health care career.
  2. Encourage the consideration of careers in health care related occupations.
  3. Provide an opportunity for the award recipient to achieve her career goals while providing for herself and her family.
To complete the scholarship application, click here.  The application is due no later than May 15, 2017.  Questions can be directed to Denise Olivieri at denise.olivieri@ywca-shr.org.