January 29, 2015
Las Vegas, NV – Today, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that the Nevada Council for the Prevention of Violence is offering a scholarship to advance the educational goals for survivors of domestic violence. The scholarship is funded by a grant awarded by The Michael Bolton Charities.
“The scholarship will give survivors of domestic violence the opportunity to pursue an education with financial assistance,” said Laxalt.
Five scholarships of $1000 each will be awarded to applicants who:
- Are currently enrolled or will enroll in a college, university or trade school
- Submit a letter of recommendation in support of their need and adversity from a professional person or someone knowledgeable about his or her experience with domestic violence
- Address the following in his or her personal statement: How will this scholarship fund help you to reach your educational goal?
The application deadline is March 2, 2015 by 5pm. For more information on the scholarship and application process, click here. To access the application, click here.