Ark of Safety Ministries, Inc. | Project Graduation Award
March 1, 2015
The Ark of Safety Ministries Board Members will offer scholarship awards for high school seniors eligible for graduation in May-June 2015. The scholarship awards are distributed to two students within the Houston Metropolitan Area.
Recipients of the scholarships will be announced in the spring of 2015. Recipients will receive scholarship awards no later than April of 2015 upon verification of graduation. Funds must be used for Cap and Gown, graduation pictures, graduation announcements, prom attire, or toward college orientation or items that support the student’s graduation program.
To qualify, students must meet all of the following criteria:
Student must be eligible to graduate from a public high school in 2015;
Student must provide a copy of their report card and;
Student must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a four-point scale;
Student must demonstrate financial need;
Extra consideration for SAT or ACT scores
Student must have suffered the loss of a parent through death, divorce or incarceration
Students who meet the above criteria should submit one complete scholarship packets (an original copy). The scholarship packet should include a completedscholarship application packageincluding two letters of recommendations, a copy of latest report card initialed and dated by the high school guidance counselor; as well as a three paragraph essay. Awards will be determined based on the quality and content of the application and an essay with additional consideration being awarded to those pursing a college degree or trade school.
Applications must be received by Wednesday, March 31, 2015, in order to qualify for the award. Applications received after this date will not be considered.
For further inquiries, please feel free to contact Dr. Loretta Joseph at 281-946-9530, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.