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Mission statement: Project GRAD improves lives in low-income communities by helping students develop and achieve their educational aspirations.

Ann B. Stiles, Ed. D.
Executive Director
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Project GRAD Houston
3000 Richmond, Suite 400
Houston, Texas 77098
832-325-0325 (Main)
Scholarship office:
832-325-0451


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Beyond the blackboard

 

Project GRAD Executive Director, Ann B. Stiles discussing GRAD's mission and work on Houston Matters, a daily news program on Houston Public Media. Read more...

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History and Success of Project GRAD

Mission statement: Project GRAD improves lives in low-income communities by helping students develop and achieve their educational aspirations.

Organizational Goals and Objectives

  • At least 80% of entering ninth graders served graduate from their high schools on-time
  • At least 50% of students served attend college as GRAD Scholars
At least 60% of GRAD Scholars graduate from college with a workforce certificate, associate’s degree, or a bachelor’s degree.

The Impact of Project GRAD Houston

  • 6,021 students have enrolled in college with the Project GRAD Scholarship since it was first offered.
  • GRAD scholars are on track to achieve a 59% college completion rate – a success rate that is unmatched for low-income students – more than double the success of low-income students in Texas. 

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