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Apply for a Scholarship

Award amount: Up to $1,000 per recipient

Application is open to high school graduating seniors or currently enrolled college students of the Chester Housing Authority's Public Housing or Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP)

Applicant Qualifications:

A resident of the Chester Housing Authority

Attending a fully accredited College or University

Application and Award Procedure:

  1. Complete a scholarship application
  2. Submit a most recent Report Card (for high school students) or current roster or transcripts
  3. The student must have at least a 2.5 GPA
  4. College Acceptance Letter (for high school students)
  5. Submit a 300-500 word typed essay (no more than two pages) written by the applicant, titled: "How a college education will change my life."
  6. Application and essay must be submitted by deadline Monday, March 1, 2021.

Payment of Scholarship:

  1. The scholarship recipient will be notified via email by April 2, 2021.
  2. The scholarship check will be made payable to the college in which the student has been enrolled.

DEADLINE: Application MUST be received NO LATER than Monday, March 1st 4 PM

3 Ways to submit your application

Complete and submit online on the CHA website scholarship page
Hand deliver: to 1111 Avenue of the States Chester, PA 19013
Email to qharris@chesterha.org.

Scholarship Application
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