FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Debbie Harpster: 702-721-7150
Project 150 2015 Scholarship Program
High School Graduates and Current College Students meeting minimum G.P.A. standards are invited to apply between April 15th and May 8th
Project 150 is proud to announce that the application process for their 2015 scholarship program is now open. The scholarship program is part of Project 150’s continued commitment to empower students to pursue higher education and be career and workforce ready. Qualifications are based on income, G.P.A., and community service involvement.
Project 150 provides assistance to over 1,900 homeless, displaced, and disadvantaged high school students at 37 high schools in Southern Nevada. The Project 150 scholarship program provides a bridge to assist students from high school to college.
“Pursuing higher education is just a dream for so many disadvantaged students who are definitely college material. It is very rewarding for members of the Project 150 Youth Council to conduct scholarship fundraisers to ensure our peers have an opportunity to make their college dreams a reality,” said Project 150 Youth Council Co-Founder Senia Roybal.
Scholarship sponsorship opportunities available.
WHEN: Applications will be accepted from April 15th, 2015 and May 8th, 2015
WHERE: Application is available on our website: www.project150.org
INTERVIEWS:Don Purdue, Project 150 President/Co-Founder, Debbie Harpster, Project 150 Executive Director, Senia Roybal, Project 150 Youth Council Co-Founder, and Meli Pulido, Project 150 Advisory Board Member and Scholarship Chair
Media Contact:Debbie Harpster, 702-721-7150 DHarpster@project150.org
Scholarship Awards Luncheon Sponsorship Opportunities
You can become a sponsor for The 2015 Project 150 Scholarship Awards luncheon. All proceeds from the Project 150 Scholarship Awards luncheon provide financial support for scholarships.
As a sponsor, donor, or underwriter you will have a wonderful opportunity to showcase your company’s specialty before some of the leading organizations in our community while recognizing some of our community’s most deserving students.
To view and secure scholarship sponsorship opportunities click here.
About Project 150 Scholarship Program:
Project 150 is a non-profit charitable organization founded in December 2011 by two Nevada Natives, Don Purdue and Patrick Spargur, both graduates of Clark High School, who heard of and helped 150 homeless students at Rancho High School. Since then, Project 150 provides food, clothing, school supplies, sports equipment, shoes, and other special requests to over 1,900 homeless, displaced, and disadvantaged high school students. In January 2014, the SNHEP Youth Council, founded in 2009 by two teen sisters Senia and Sabrina Roybal, transitioned under Project 150’s umbrella. The Project 150 Youth Council Leadership Program focuses in leadership training, mentoring, scholarship fundraising, and college, career, and workforce readiness. Project 150’s goal is to collaborate with schools and community organizations to maximize resources and allow students to focus in achieving high school graduation, and be college, career & workforce ready. Project 150 helps over 1,900 homeless, displaced, and disadvantaged high school students break cycles, restore dreams, and begin new legacies. www.project150.org * High School Is Tough Enough.