Portland Housing Authority Scholarship

Eligibility: To be eligible, applicant must:
- Be a current, legal, Portland Housing Authority public housing or Section 8 voucher resident.
- Be a graduating high school senior, Diploma/GED/HiSET recipient, or already attending an institution of higher education.
- Be awaiting acceptance into or has been accepted for admission to an accredited post-secondary vocational school, trade school, technical school, college, or university for the 2022-2023 academic year.
- Be able to demonstrate financial need in order to attend such an institution.
- Have demonstrated community leadership through volunteer work or involvement at school or in the community
Scholarship Amount: Up to $2,500
Application Process:

Complete the application found here: http://www.porthouse.org/233/Scholarship-Resources
The application must be postmarked no later than May 14th and sent to: PHA Scholarship Committee, c/o Emily Mancini-Fitch, 14 Baxter Boulevard, Portland, ME 04101

Deadline Description: The application must be postmarked no later than May 15th. Since May 15th, 2022 is a Sunday, applications must be dropped off at PHA by Friday May 13th by 4pm or Postmarked by Saturday May 14th.
Eligibility Codes:
Enrolled in College
High School
Open to postgrads
Returning to School
Nonspecific to course of study
How is this Awarded? The number of awards and amount shall be determined by the Scholarship Committee and limited to the amount of funds available for distribution. Annual awards shall not exceed $2500.00 to any one recipient. Awards will be paid directly to the student, in full, at the start of the fall semester.