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New York State PHADA Offers $1,000 Scholarship

On behalf of PHADA the Public Housing Authority Directors Association and NYSPHADA the New York State branch of the Directors Association, a $1,000 scholarship for high school seniors living in public or assisted housing at a NYSPHADA member agency will be awarded.

Eligibility Requirements

Scholarship applicants must:

  • Be an authorized NYCHA resident or Section 8 recipient
  • Be a high school senior preparing to enter higher level learning (defined as a 2-4 year college, trade school or formal certification program)
  • Have a minimum B grade point average
  • Submit the required essays
  • Submit the required recommendations
  • Submit an original high school transcript

There are two scholarship applications. Please review the application instructions carefully. Incomplete application packages that do not meet the requirements will not be considered. If you have questions or need assistance, contact NYCHA via email at: scholarships@nycha.nyc.gov.

Application packages can be downloaded from NYCHA’s website: http://on.nyc.gov/nychascholarshipsApplications must be completed and postmarked or faxed no later than January 14, 2013.  The second portion is due February 1, 2013.

Click here to access and download the application: 2013-NYSPHADA-Scholarship-w-NYCHA

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