Download 2018 Project 150 Youth Council Scholarship Application Here

2018 Application Timeline & Application

2018 Scholarship Application Timeline

Applications Process: March 19 – April 23, 2018

Interview Notifications Sent By: May 7 via email

Scholarship Interviews: Thursday, May 31 – Friday, June 1, 2018

Selection Notifications Sent By: June 15, 2018 via email

Scholarship Awards Luncheon: June 28, 2018
Texas Station Hotel & Conference Center

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Scholarship Award Levels $500 – $2,000 per student



Project 150 is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 community-based organization whose primary objective is to increase the viability and recognition of youth in Southern Nevada. The Project 150 Youth Council Scholarship Program is one of the many vehicles used by our organization to ensure that students are provided assistance to achieve higher education goals.

Application deadline date is Wednesday, April 23, 2018 by 5pm

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

  • Be a resident of Nevada
  • Attend or plan to attend the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University of Nevada, Reno, the College of Southern Nevada, Nevada State College or ANY accredited vocational training institute in the state of Nevada during the scholarship award year, completing a minimum of 9 credits each semester
  • Must fulfill requirements for one of the two scholarship application categories below:

Graduating High School Senior:

  • Currently attending a high school in Nevada.
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA and/or with the school required cumulative grade point average based on a 4.00 scale at time of application. Please check with the school you are planning to attend for GPA requirements.  Final transcripts must be received by Project 150 by 5:00pm, June 8, 2018.
  • Be actively involved in community volunteer service.

Current College Student:

  • Currently attending one of the above named post-secondary institutions.
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA and/or with the school required cumulative grade point average based on a 4.00 scale. Final transcripts must be received by Project 150 by 5pm May 21, 2018.
  • Enrolled in a minimum of 9 credits per semester.
  • Be actively involved in community volunteer service.

Evaluation Criteria

The Scholarship Reviewing Committee will consider all applicants based on the following:

  • Eligibility criteria as defined above
  • Academic records
  • Community service or activities
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Financial need
  • Essay; use correct grammar and spelling
  • Consideration of work experience and/or family responsibilities
  • Consideration of documented non-secondary education (i.e. technical, vocational, military etc.)
  • Personal interview with the Project 150 Scholarship Committee Panel
  • Member of Project 150 Youth Council


Please review your application packet carefully before submitting and keep a copy for your records. Failure to provide any of these documents will disqualify your application.

  1. Application- Must be typed or neatly hand written. Applications that are illegible or incomplete will be disqualified. Attach extra sheets if necessary to complete answers. Essay must be typed.


  1. Transcripts- Provide your most current unofficial transcript from the educational institution to which you make reference in the application (i.e. high school, college, vocational, technical etc.) Final transcript for academic school year must be submitted to Project 150 by deadlines stated on page 2 of this document.  The official transcript must include a cumulative GPA.  If your transcript does not provide a cumulative GPA, please provide documentation of your GPA on school letterhead signed by a school official.


  1. Letter of Recommendation- Provide a current letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor on school/college letterhead that addresses the following topics:
    • Academic/extracurricular achievements
    • Personal qualities such as motivation, leadership and commitment
    • Potential of recipient.


  1. Postmark Deadline: Wednesday, April 23, 2018 by 5pm. Scholarship application packets are accepted via email in PDF or original via U.S. mail no later than the postmarked deadline to:


Senia Roybal, Programs Manager/ Project 150 Youth Council Co-Founder and Fran Montes, Scholarship Chair

3600 N. Rancho Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada 89130  702-721-7150

*All applicants will receive a confirmation email upon receipt of application.  Please contact us if you do not receive a confirmation email within 7 days of submitting your application.


All applicants will receive application status updates via email.  Scholarship recipients are required to attend a Scholarship Awards Ceremony at Texas Station Hotel & Conference Center, Thursday, June 28, 2018, 11:30am to 1:30pm where they will be provided a commemorative certificate formally recognizing their achievement. Failure to attend the Project 150 Scholarship Awards Ceremony will disqualify the recipient.  A guarantee of the scholarship amount will be posted at the financial aid office of the recipient’s selected school.


Recipients please note that:

  • Scholarships are NOT transferable between institutions.  Your scholarship can only be used at the institution identified on your application.


  • You must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credits and maintain cumulative GPA of 2.5 to retain your scholarship during the award year. Failure to comply with these conditions forfeits the scholarship unless an academic agreement has been reached with the recipient’s respective school.

Download 2018 Project 150 Youth Council Scholarship Application Here

Family and/or Company Named Scholarship Sponsorship’s Available

To make a donation to a specific scholarship fund please enter the dollar amount of your donation and select the corresponding fund  from the drop down menu in the form below.

Memorial Scholarship Funds

Alyssa Mariah Sayago Scholarship Fund

Brady Caipa Memorial Scholarship Fund

Ignacio Pulido Memorial Scholarship Fund

Jerry Montes Memorial Scholarship Fund

John A. Nedina Memorial Scholarship Fund

Luke Werner Memorial Scholarship Fund

2018 Velasquez Memorial Scholarship Fund


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