Burlingame, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2008
The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation announced today that it has granted scholarships totaling $100,000 to 25 outstanding high school seniors and college students throughout the United States. The largest individual award for $10,000 went to David Phillips, Lompoc, CA. David, 18, will be attending Pepperdine University in the fall and plans to major in Pre-Law. Twelve other students were awarded $5,000 each. The remaining students received scholarships totaling $30,000.
"We received many applications from wonderful and promising students. Choosing scholarship recipients this year was extremely difficult, but we believe each of our 2008 Louie Scholars represent someone with the most potential to make a significant impact in the lives of others. We are also proud that our 2008 Louie Scholars come from diverse genders, racial backgrounds, economic circumstances and geography," said Betty B. Louie, The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation's Founder and Chair of the Board of Directors. "Our scholars are chosen for their demonstrated leadership, scholastic achievement, involvement in their respective communities, financial need and the ability to overcome adversity. Extra consideration was also given to the children of U.S. veterans and students with special needs.
The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation is committed to providing higher educational opportunities to those who have aspirations to better themselves and to make a difference in the lives of others, with special emphasis on youths from underprivileged and underserved communities and from families of U.S. veterans. Prospective scholar applicants can learn more about these scholars and The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation by contacting us at 650-491-3434.
# # #