Amy Yager discusses impact of receiving Ethel L. Whitney Opportunity Scholarship

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With the help of the Ethel L. Whitney Opportunity Scholarship, Amy Yager balances being an Iowa State non-traditional student and a mother of three. The scholarship has provided financial support in terms of childcare and costs related to higher education. Yager is pursuing a degree in child, adult, and family services with the intention of becoming a children’s mental health specialist.

The Ethel L. Whitney Opportunity scholarship is specific to the College of Human Sciences and aims to assist non-traditional students in earning a degree at any age.

This story originally appeared in the Winter 2021 issue of InSights, published by the Iowa State University Foundation. Read the original.