AmyLyn, 47 – FUNDED

It’s never too late to be a student, learn something new, and pursue your dreams. And, AmyLyn is a perfect example of that. The 47-year-old 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship recipient is getting her Master’s degree in social work at Walla Walla University in College Place, Washington. It’s putting her on a path to make an inspiring, positive difference for women and children. Here’s what else she has in store.

What is your professional dream?

I want to provide support and healing to women and children suffering from trauma.

How will you use the 1,000 Dreams Scholarship?

I will proceed with Othmer Method of Neurofeedback Certification to assist in healing from trauma.

How is this scholarship helping you get closer to your dream? 

This scholarship provides 25 percent of the training cost for advanced methods of neurotherapy.

What advice do you have for other young women who are wanting to pursue their dreams?

Never stop dreaming and seeing yourself in the picture of your accomplished goal!

Have you had any setbacks? How did you move past them?

I’ve had many setbacks. I have to stop, regroup, and find a way to make the setback into a stepping stone to propel me towards my dreams!

What’s next for you? What is your next goal?

My next goal is to finish my Master’s degree and complete certification in neurotherapy.