Scholarship

EDUCATION ADVANCEMENT Scholarship

The Education Advancement Scholarship Program is sponsored by Fresno Housing and the Fresno Housing Education Corps. The Education Advancement Scholarship Program is designated to support the academic achievement of Fresno Housing undergraduate students working to complete their higher education.  The scholarship awards will be offered in increments ranging from $500 – $2,500 depending on eligibility criteria, number of applicants, and the educational institution type.  The scholarship awards will be distributed in two equal payments during the fall and spring semesters.

ELIGIBILITY:

Scholarship applicants must meet each of the following requirements:

  • Be a resident of Fresno Housing during the fall and spring semester;
  • Be a dual-enrolled student (high-school and college), or a high school graduate, or have earned a General Education Diploma (GED);
  • Be enrolled in a state accredited junior college, community college, state college, or any other accredited institution of higher education;
  • NOTE: Grade point average (GPA) is informational, not an eligibility consideration.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Applicants must submit a completed Education Advancement Scholarship Program application, along with all items listed in greater detail on the attached Application Material Checklist, including a personal statement, proof of registration and transcripts.  Applications are encouraged online, but may be submitted via mail, drop-off or online.  All attachments must be completed in order for the application to be considered for award.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

The application is currently closed. Please check back in Spring 2021 for an opportunity to apply.