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Scholarships

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Is there a student in your home that is a graduating HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR who is preparing to enter college?

Is there a COLLEGE STUDENT in your home who needs financial assistance to remain in school?

Are you wondering how you are going to pay for their college education? 

If you answered "yes", please encourage your students to apply for these scholarships, especially for scholars who are living in Project Based Voucher (PBV) or Assisted Housing (Section 8).


Alabama AHAEEF College Scholarship

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The AHAEEF Scholarship fund awards a one-time scholarship to scholars who are pursuing their first post-secondary degree (scholars applying for a Master's or a PhD are not eligible). This includes scholars pursuing completion of a trade or vocation school and those attending a 4-year university or a 2-year college.

Who is Eligible?

Applicants who live in Public Housing, is a HCV resident (includes RAD, PBV/PBRA), child of a Housing Authority employee (must be a current State of Alabama PHA employee and have been employed for 2 consecutive years) or a Housing Authority employees (employed for the last two consecutive years).

Eligible applicants must be a graduating high school senior or possess a high school diploma or GED and must be applying to or attending an accredited institution of higher education pursuing their first post-secondary degree. (Scholars applying for a master's or a PhD are not eligible). If currently attending college, applicants must be registered as a full-time student.


AAHA 2024 Scholarship Applications

https://www.theaaha.org/scholarships/

  1. Traditional Student Application is for 2024 high school graduates, those who graduated high school less than 5 years ago or are currently enrolled college students.
  2. Non-Traditional Student Application is for those who graduated high school 5 or more years ago.
  3. Technical/Trade/Vocational Scholarship Application

All applications must be received by Friday, March 8, 2024, at 5:00 pm (or postmarked no later than, Wednesday, March 6, 2024) by the AAHA Scholarship Fund, Inc.


Our Community, Inc. Scholarships

  • The Susan Morrison Memorial Scholarship

The mission of Our Community, Inc.'s (OCI) Susan Morrison Memorial Scholarship is to provide educational opportunities for residents and clients of the Dothan Housing Authority (DHA). OCI desires to see all persons affiliated with the agency view "housing" as an opportunity to improve their lives and the lives of their families for generations to come. The affiliate nonprofit of DHA recognizes that education is critical to long-term effective change and instrumental in dismantling intergenerational poverty.

Through fundraising, such as the Susan Morrison Charity Golf Tournament, and charitable donations from community partners, OC, Inc. looks forward to awarding eligible graduating high school seniors for years to come.

For application and eligibility requirements, click here


If you are interested in applying for these scholarship opportunities, please contact the Resident Services Manager located in the OCHEC building at 1001 Montana Street Dothan, AL 36303 via email or by phone. 

Samiyah Craddock | 334-589-0727