Delores Maria Tuten Scholarship for Student Service Learning

Go Passionately with a scholarship!

Apply today for our scholarship for student service learning! Only two scholarships available per year! Make sure to get your application done ASAP to be considered for this all expense paid scholarship to one of our unique destinations!

Delores Maria Tuten

Delores Tuten was a vibrant woman with a zest for life and a generous soul. Her humor and quick wit attracted new lifetime friends wherever she went. She had an insatiable desire to travel the world visiting places like Italy, Mexico, Cape Cod, Florida, California, and even backpacked in Jamaica. In most instances, her travel was somewhere that water was close. She felt most peaceful anywhere near the ocean.

Delores also donated generously to many different charities including the Wounded Warrior Project, Heifer International, and was a yearly contributor to St. Vincent’s Academy Music Scholarship Fund for exceptional musically inclined students. Students under this program are able to attend St. Vincent’s Academy in Savannah Georgia through scholarship while pursuing their musical aspirations. It was very important to Delores that young people get a chance to live their dreams.

This scholarship is to continue her legacy to give young people a chance to pursue their dreams while attaining their higher education degree. It also encompasses her one true passion; traveling. It is an honor for Ardenti Global Service Learning, Inc. to offer the Delores Maria Tuten Scholarship for Student Service Learning so that young college students can participate in the gift of travel while demonstrating good stewardship.

Meet Our Fall 2018 Winners!

Ardenti is pleased to announce our two winners for the DMT scholarship! Both candidates submitted flawless applications that showcased their collegiate accomplishments and successes!

Fall Belize 2018 Full Scholarship Winner: Rhonda Ruesch-Meyer. (pictured left) Georgia Southern University. Double major, Nursing/Sociology. Rhonda is heavily active on her campus in extracurricular activities such as being a student ambassador, being a NAVIGATE orientation leader, being a peer mentor, being the student integrity board chair, among many other committees and honor societies on campus. Rhonda wants to work in community healthcare or women’s healthcare and says, “I feel it is very important to have people that want to make a difference working with our under served populations.” Congratulations Rhonda! We can’t wait to have you #GoingPassionately with us!

Fall Austin Texas 2018 Partial Scholarship Winner: Itsel Silva-Ibarra. (pictured right) University of North Georgia. Human Services Delivery and Administration major. Itsel has served her community and university campus by serving on the USDA summer food service program sponsored by UNG serving meals to low-income children. Itsel says, “I know that with every experience, be it good or bad, I will be better for the next individual or population I serve.” We look forward to Itsel working with us in Austin Texas alongside the residents of Community First! tiny home community for the chronically homeless in December! Congratulations Itsel! We are glad you chose to #GoPassionately with us!!!

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