WSP is a proud member of the Combined Federal Campaign.
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July 14, 2016
Grant will underwrite cost of launching additional academic boot camps for enlisted veterans at U.S. universities
Washington D.C. – The Warrior-
“Receiving a grant from BWF is an honor that recognizes the dedication, focus and effectiveness of our staff and supporters,” said Sidney Ellington, PhD, Warrior-
WSP launched its first program at Yale University in 2012 with nine participants. Since then, WSP has expanded to encompass 12 top schools and is on track to host more than 200 veterans at boot camps across the country in 2016. WSP graduates have gone on to enroll at top schools including Yale University, the University of Michigan, and the University of Southern Carolina.
“We are proud to be able to invest in the evolution and growth of the Warrior-
Each WSP boot camp is run by a team of student veterans, and taught by university professors and graduate students. An intensive syllabus composed of both classic and modern scholarly works guides participants as they learn how to frame their ideas in an academic context, think critically, and formulate scholarly arguments. Participants not only learn the subject-
Because veterans are non-
BWF works to ensure injured veterans and their families are thriving long after they return home. The team at BWF navigates the maze of over 46,000 nonprofit organizations to find and fund innovative programs in communities where veterans, their families and caregivers live and work.
About the Warrior-
About the Bob Woodruff Foundation
The Bob Woodruff Foundation is the nonprofit dedicated to ensuring injured service members, veterans and their families are thriving long after they return home. A national organization with grassroots reach, the Bob Woodruff Foundation complements the work of the federal government —diligently navigating the maze of more than 46,000 nonprofits providing services to veterans—finds, funds and shapes innovative programs, and holds them accountable for results. To date, we have invested more than $30 million in innovative programs, reaching more than 2 million service members, veterans and their families. The Bob Woodruff Foundation was co-
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