Caring.com Student-Caregiver Scholarship #CaringScholar Stories

The Caring.com Student-Caregiver Scholarship program provides three (3) university students in the United States with a $1,500 grant each for tuition and/or books, based on the applicant's compelling story submission biannually. Read all current and previous winning submissions below and learn more about the #CaringScholar program..

Venus Tadrzak

Venus Tadrzak is a student at Cleveland State University who is majoring in accounting and caring for her mother and aunt.
Read Venus Tadrzak's #CaringScholar story

Hunter Johnson

Hunter Johnson is a student at Clemson University who is majoring in health science and caring for her brother.
Read Hunter Johnson's #CaringScholar story

Tommy Tran

Tommy Tran is a student at the University of Houston who is majoring in biotechnology and caring for his father.
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Jessica Jacob

Jessica Jacob is studying nursing at Adelphi University while providing care for her mother.
Read Jessica Jacob's #CaringScholar story

DreAnna Perry

DreAnna Perry is a student at Brigham Young University studying exercise physiology and caring for her mother.
Read DreAnna Perry's #CaringScholar story

Rachel Elibri

Rachel is a student at Virginia Commonwealth University and plans to pursue a nursing career. She cares for her father, who suffers from a brain injury.
Read Rachel Elibri's #CaringScholar story

Nicole Gambetta

Nicole Gambetta is a student at the University of Central Florida. She is caring for her father, who suffered a stroke.
Read Nicole Gambetta's #CaringScholar story

Judy Lucente

Judy Lucente is an incoming freshman at California State University San Marcos, where she plans to study psychology. She is caring for her father, a disabled cancer survivor.
Read Judy Lucente's #CaringScholar story

Ed Makowski

Ed Makowski is a student from University of Wisconsin Milwaukee who is majoring in journalism and caring for his brother, who has Huntington's disease. Read his #CaringScholar story and learn more about this Student-Caregiver Scholarship recipient.
Read Ed Makowski's #CaringScholar story

Samantha Vega

Samantha Vega is a student at Whittier College. She's earning a degree in political science while caring for her grandmother, who suffers from kidney disease. Read her #CaringScholar story and learn more about this Student-Caregiver Scholarship recipient.
Read Samantha Vega's #CaringScholar story

Octavia Monsanto

Octavia Monsanto is a student at Kennesaw State University in Georgia who is majoring in music and caregiving for her mother with Parkinson's disease.
Read Octavia Monsanto's #CaringScholar story

Christina M. Fletcher

Christina M. Fletcher is a student at The University of Akron who is majoring in nursing and caring for both of her disabled parents.
Read Christina M. Fletcher's #CaringScholar story

Rashelle Quinn

Rashelle Quinn is a student at Regis University who is majoring in nursing and caring for her father.
Read Rashelle Quinn's #CaringScholar story

Erin Pratt

Erin Pratt is a student at Life University who is majoring in chiropractic neurology and caring for her 95-year-old grandmother.
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