ANSWER Scholarship, Inc. | SHARE Charlotte

ANSWER Scholarship, Inc.

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Year Founded:
2005
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Susan Andersen, Founder/Executive Director
Main Address:
6420 Rea Rd
Suite 112
Charlotte, NC 28277

What We Do

Our mission is to help mothers fulfill their dream of earning a college degree and setting the expectation for a college education for their children. ANSWER impacts economic mobility by providing scholarships, mentoring and professional development opportunities to adult women age 25 and older who are raising school-age children (grades Pre-Kindergarten – 12) and are seeking to earn a two-year nursing degree, a CPCC Health Sciences or IT degree or a four-year undergraduate degree in the field of their choice in the Mecklenburg and surrounding counties of North & South Carolina.

Interesting Info

Since 2006, ANSWER has awarded 173 scholarships to 101 women totaling over $530k.
ANSWER provides a mentor to each scholar to help ensure success.
ANSWER has an 85% graduation rate since 2006 compared to 46% for other non-traditional students.

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