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 (12 credits or more per semester)
  • The NHF offers pre-college application consulting and assistance
  • 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 and enrollment

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 a NHA development and have lived there for a minimum of one year
  • A high school senior planning to attend college, current college student or adult who has received their GED and returning to college, or graduate student
  • Attending/planning to attend a vocational/technical, two-year or four-year accredited higher education institution full-time (12 or more credit hours per semester)
  • In good academic standing (2.0 GPA or higher)

All applicants must apply for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online:

Applications for this year’s scholarship are now closed. Scholarship applications for the 2018-19 academic year will be available in February 2018.