Project 150 offers scholarship opportunities – Application deadline is April 15

LAS VEGAS – Project 150, a local nonprofit that helps homeless, displaced, and disadvantaged high school students, provides scholarships for local students to attend an accredited college, university, or vocational institute in Nevada. The scholarship application deadline is April 15.

“As students finally reach the goal of graduating from high school, we want them to know that the journey has only just begun,” said Kelli Kristo, Executive Director of Project 150. the scholarship opportunity will help them pursue higher or professional education that paves the way for a prosperous future.”

Scholarship levels range from $1,000 to $4,000 per student. Local high school, college, and trades students (such as cosmetology, medicine or dentistry, HVAC, or electrical) are encouraged to apply if they meet the requirements.

Fellowship interviews are scheduled for May 19-20. Scholarship award notifications will be sent by June 3 via email.

Project 150 will host a scholarship awards luncheon on June 22 at the Palace Station Hotel and Casino.

Visit to apply for a scholarship or call (702) 721-7150 for more information on scholarship sponsorship opportunities.

About Project 150

Project 150 is a 501(c)3 nonprofit charity, founded in December 2011 by local businessmen Don Purdue and Patrick Spargur. The two had heard of about 150 homeless high school students from Rancho High School in Las Vegas who needed support over the Christmas break. Since then, Project 150 has grown and now serves more than 6,000 homeless, displaced, and disadvantaged enrolled and unenrolled high school students at more than 75 schools across Nevada. Project 150 provides these students with food, clothing, school supplies, sports equipment, shoes, college and job market readiness, and other needs so they have what they need. need to pursue their studies and succeed in life. Visit Project 150 at


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