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Project Discovery is a post-secondary access program currently offered through 24 Partner Agencies throughout Virginia in grades 4 to 12. Project Discovery encourages students to stay in and graduate high school and provides resources and tools for students to successfully make the transition to post-secondary education.
Project Discovery Board Makes Scholarship Awards
The committee had a pool of $10,500 in scholarships to award, with the "Friends of Project Discovery" award being the top honor, in the amount of $1,500. The other 9 recipients will receive an award of $1,000 each.The top 10 finalist had an average GPA of 3.67, and each shared a compelling story about their Project Discovery experience.
The Board of Directors , staff and especially the members of the scholarship committee, extend their congratulations to the following 2013 Project Discovery of Virginia Scholarship recipients
Skyler Green –OHA (Friends of Project Discovery Award- $1,500)
Rebecca Olendburg-PEOPLE ($1,000) Jonathan Thomas-PEOPLE ($1,000)
Nazia Khan-Arlington ($1,000 Iman Brown-Quin Rivers ($1,000)
Zoe Helmandollar- PEOPLE ($1,000) Haley Almarode- PEOPLE ($1,000)
Amber Gardner-OHA ($1,000) Lyndsey Weeks- CAPUP ($1,000)
Patricia Jackson-OHA ($1,000)
The Virginia Latino Higher Education Network (VALHEN) will sponsor the Hispanic College Institute July 19-21. This excellent program will be held at Virginia State University in Petersburg, VA. The event is open to Latino students who are;
Raising Juniors or Seniors
Have at least a 2.5 GPA
And are full time students in a Virginia high school
Click on this LINK to learn more and find the registration forms. There will be no cost to the students who are selected to attend.
Radford University Summer Bridge Program is now accepting applications. This week long summer science camp is for young women who will be Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors next year. There are full scholarships available. Project Discovery will even pay for transportation. Click this LINK to go to the Radford site to get full information and access to the application.
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How you can help
Project Discovery needs your help. Our hardworking and meritorious students can get the grades and study hard, but we need to help them find the resources to pay for college. Listed below are links that will take you to various ways that you can support Project Discovery students.
Project Discovery has access to Neighborhood Assistance Program tax credits. A donation of $500.00 or more ($1,000.00 for businesses) can produce beneficial tax credits. Click Donate Now for details.
You can now make donations directly to Project Discovery via PayPal. Click on the "Donate Now" and you will be able to direct your contribution to your local Project Discovery program, the general state-wide program, or both!