Scholarship applications must be completed online.  Applications for the 2019-20 academic year will no longer be accepted. The application process for the 2020-21 academic year will start again  on January 7, 2020.  At that time, please follow this link to start your online application:   APPLY

All applications (undergraduate and graduate) must be submitted by 5 pm on April 27, 2020.  

Scholarship Information

  • Scholarships are for study at a two-year or four-year accredited higher education institution
  • Scholarships are for full-time college or university enrollment only (for most schools, this means 12 credits or more per semester)
  • The NHF does not advocate attending for-profit schools (local examples include Lincoln Technical Institute, Berkeley College (in NY and NJ), University of Phoenix, and Post University
  • Final award is contingent upon proof of admission, registration, and residency

Application Requirements

Eligible applicants must be:

  • A Norwalk public housing development tenant in good standing with the NHA at time of award (Section 8 residents are not eligible)
  • Currently living in an NHA development and have lived there for a minimum of one year
  • A high school senior (or recent graduate) planning to attend college, current college student,  adult student starting or returning to college, or graduate student
  • Attending/planning to attend a vocational/technical, two-year or four-year accredited higher education institution
  • In good academic standing (2.0 GPA or higher)

All applicants must apply for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online: www.FAFSA.ed.gov.  This should be completed before you apply.