Maihcen Ware is a Family Studies major who is passionate about helping, educating, and healing families. She has worked as a teaching assistant as well as a research assistant with various professors in the School of Family Life at BYU. Her research has focused on the relationship between spousal political disagreement and depressive symptoms as well as anxiety and its effects. Maihcen is focused on helping to end the mental health stigma in society, finding ways to help foster care children in America, and advocating for those who are affected by trials not of their own doing. She plans to apply for the Marriage and Family Therapy graduate program at BYU with the hope of one day becoming a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.
2021 Scholarship Recipient