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Congratulations to our latest Scholarship Recipients!

Learn more about membership scholarships (next round due April 1, 2022) & program scholarships, plus our new Member Matching Program!


Fundraiser of Color Scholarship

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Rona Walton

A living example of success, Walton is Managing Partner of “Rant with Rona”, a faith-based company that creates opportunities to empower single mothers. Rona recently joined MEASURE to commit energy to ensure equity and create access to opportunities for young women of color. "As a Black woman from a low income community, such an opportunity was not afforded me, such an opportunity did not exist. It would be a fulfillment of purpose for me to work to ensure sustainability and growth for MEASURE."


New Member Scholarships

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Claire Mundy

I’m from Southwestern Michigan and graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2012 with degrees in American Studies and Peace Studies. Since then, I’ve worked on political campaigns that took me from Northern California to Portland, Oregon, to Montana and finally Washington, D.C., before returning to South Bend to work at my alma mater. I spent four years working in higher education and now work for a PreK-12 grade public charter school. I believe that education can open doors to new experiences and change lives, but recognize that high-quality public education is not available to every child in this country. I work with a dedicated group of people who are trying to change that. I’m also pursuing an MPA from the University of Montana. In my free time, I like to bake pies and spend time outside.


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Esmé Bengtson

Esmé is currently serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA member with Girls Empowerment Network as their Fundraising VISTA. She is a proud Midwesterner who grew up in Rochester, MN and went to school at University of Iowa where she majored in Gender Studies. When she's not working in fundraising, you can find her serving tables at Eberly in Austin. She looks forward to continuing her professional career in fund development when she completes her service year in March of 2022.