Charity Dunwoody of Ankeny, IA, receives a full scholarship to Grantham University

Charity Dunwoody

Charity Dunwoody is the recipient of Grantham University’s 2016 USAWOA scholarship.

Lenexa, Kan. – November 3, 2016 – Grantham University, a 65-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to adult learners and active duty military students around the world, has awarded Charity Dunwoody the 2016 U.S. Army Warrant Officers Association (USAWOA) Scholarship. The scholarship is valued at up to $39,471, and covers tuition costs, required textbooks, software and fees.

Dunwoody, the spouse of Chief Warrant Officer 3 Mark Dunwoody, USA, Retired, holds a bachelor’s degree and has worked in the banking industry. She enjoys being a stay-at-home mom, volunteering in her community and being involved with the U.S. Army Reserve Family Readiness Group. “I’m excited to further my education at Grantham University and inspire my two sons to be lifetime learners,” said Dunwoody.

“The USAWOA and Grantham University are proud to partner once again to award this scholarship,” said Cheryl Hayek, Ed.D, interim university president and provost. “We are pleased to provide this opportunity to Ms. Dunwoody and assist in furthering her education and career goals.”

Grantham University offers a number of scholarships for active duty, reserve, guard, veterans and military family members, as well as first responders. To learn more about these scholarship opportunities, visit:

About Grantham University 2016 marks Grantham University’s 65th birthday. Established in 1951, today the University offers more than 50 online undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates. Grantham University is nationally recognized as one of the top military-friendly colleges in the country and is proud to support and honor its military students, faculty, and staff. Possessing a keen understanding of the challenging military lifestyle is an important part of the university’s mission to help its military veteran and active duty student population achieve their goals by earning a quality, relevant higher education.