Our Story

U.S. Marine Corps veteran and founder of Think GREAT, Erik Therwanger, actively works to empower military families by participating in family readiness programs, the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program, Beyond the Yellow Ribbon, the Marine Corps League and other veteran organizations.

Seeing firsthand the challenges faced by the life in the military and the sacrifices made by military spouses to take care of their families, Erik knew it was time to help these courageous patriots to get back on track with their education and career goals.

Our Mission

To enrich and enhance the lives of military and veteran spouses by supporting the accomplishment of their educational and career goals. 

Making a Difference, One Scholarship at a Time

Now, you can match their unwavering spirit and commitment by helping us to provide scholarships to the military spouses who have sacrificed so much from their own personal lives.

We Enlist the help of:

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Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

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