Kelly Browd

Kelly Browd is the 2016 Grantham University Federally Employed Women scholarship recipient.

Lenexa, Kan. – June 20, 2016 – Grantham University, a 65-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to working adults and active-duty military students around the world, announced Kelly Browd as the 2016 Federally Employed Women (FEW) scholarship  recipient. The scholarship is valued up to $38,600 and covers tuitions costs, required textbooks, software and fees.

Browd has worked for the Internal Revenue Service since 1990 and has held management positions since 1995. She has been a member of the Brookhaven, New York, FEW chapter for 17 years and served as chapter president for six years. She and her husband Corey have three children and live in Mastic, New York.

Browd said, “This scholarship will assist me in obtaining a degree to gain a senior management position within the Internal Revenue Service. I’m grateful for the opportunity.”

Grantham will be presenting at FEW’s National Training Program in Dallas, Texas, on July 11-14, focused on personal and professional career growth for federal workers. On Thursday, July 14th, at 6:00 p.m., Grantham staff members will hold a free Professional Branding Event open to the FEW members, university students/alumni, and the general public at the Lakewest Family YMCA, 3737 Goldman St., Dallas. Registered attendees will earn a chance to win two tickets to a Texas Rangers game. For more information or to register visit:

Tabitha Davis, Grantham University director of university outreach, said, “Grantham is honored to award Kelly Browd a scholarship and proud of our partnership with Federally Employed Women. FEW has a 47-year history of providing outstanding training and professional career growth opportunities. At Grantham, we are committed to providing academic programs, educational services and employment opportunities to partnering organizations, corporations, students and alumni.”

The Professional Branding Event agenda is as follows:

6:00 p.m.    Registration

6:30 p.m.    Welcome

6:40 p.m.    Build Professional Networks

7:00 p.m.    Build Your Professional Brand

7:20 p.m.    Develop and Enhance Your Education and Skills

7:35 p.m.    Student/Alumni Special Recognition Presentations

7:45 p.m.    Professional Head Shots and Networking Reception

8:30 p.m.    Event Concludes

About Grantham University: With 2016 marking the University’s 65th birthday, Grantham University was established in 1951 and today offers 50 online undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates. With a mission to provide quality, accessible, affordable, professionally relevant programs in a continuously changing global society, Grantham’s courses are 100 percent online, allowing students to study at home, at work, on Temporary Duty or from almost anywhere in the world. Continuously accredited since 1961 by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), Grantham University has earned a distinguished record as a respected and accredited distance learning university spanning more than six decades of service