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Executive Director receives and award.

Executive Director, John Stachniak, of the Fund was honored with the “member of the year” award from the Dr. Lanse T. Fox Memorial Organization at Fox Formal this past weekend. This event raises money towards scholarships for students attending Ross University School...

United Airlines Raffle Tickets

By purchasing a $50 ticket you support student scholarships at Chamberlain University, Ross University School of Medicine, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. We are raffling off 2 First Class...

Graduates Celebrate

Empower Scholarship Fund introduced honor cords to be worn at graduation ceremonies by scholarship recipients. A blue and green cord worn over the neck is recognition of a recipient who has shown academic achievement and a dedicated desire to...

May 15th – Check you email

On May 15th emails will be sent out to all applicants that applied for an Empower Scholarship Fund Scholarship indicating the status of their application. This email will either inform the student that they have received an award or if they were denied. Check you...

Scholarship Awards Announced mid-May

Review Process Scholarship Application review is under way. Over 2000 applications have been submitted and it is very inspiring to read student stories of there passion for their education and the obstacles they are overcoming. The letters of recommendation are such...

Scholarship Applications Due 2/24

Review ProcessScholarship Application review is under way. Over 2000 applications have been submitted and it is very inspiring to read student stories of there passion for their education and the obstacles they are overcoming. The letters of recommendation...

Rewarding Golf Outing

This year was the 7th annual golf outing held on September 25 at Cantigny Golf Club in Wheaton IL. Thank you to generous donors and great volunteers that helped raise over $330,000 for student scholarships.

Dr. Michael Zareski Memorial Scholarship

Introducing the Dr. Michael Zareski Memorial Scholarship, a $5,000 annual award to benefit a deserving veterinary student at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Mike, who tragically died in a plane crash in December of 2017, was a South Bay native and a...