Scholarships

EXTENDED DEADLINE

2024-2025 Scholarship Applications will open on April 1, 2024 and close on June 21, 2024 at 11:59pm

Fresno Housing and the Beyond Housing Foundation (formerly Fresno Housing Education Corps) administers three educational scholarships:

Beyond Housing Education Advancement Scholarship

Beyond Housing & CalViva GED Achievement Fund

HAW Fifty-Six/The James Aldridge Foundation Scholarship
These scholarship programs are designated to support the efforts of Fresno Housing residents working to attain higher education or participate in workforce training programs.

APPLICATION DEADLINE (Extended to June 21):
June 21, 2024, by 11:59 pm
APPLICATION PROCESS:

Applicants must submit a completed Education Advancement Scholarship Program application online here. For the GED Achievement Scholarship application, click here. For all scholarships, you must provide listed on the application, including a personal written statement, letter of recommendation or support, and unofficial transcripts. All attachments must be completed for the application to be considered for award.*
*Please see the application for specific requirements for this program, which may vary

If you have any questions or inquiries about your application status, please email [email protected]

A message from Fresno Housing CEO, Tyrone Roderick Williams

Recipient Profile: Rocio Chavez

Rocio Chavez, a new graduate from Fresno State has recently embarked on a career as a teacher and is working towards her own financial independence. As a student with limited income, Chavez says that the Education Advancement Scholarship from Fresno Housing made it possible for her to pursue her education in liberal studies and land her dream job as a second-grade teacher.

“Words cannot express how
meaningful it was to be a recipient
of the Education Advancement
Scholarship from Fresno Housing. Thank you all at Fresno Housing,
this support has made such a
difference in my life!”
Chavez shares.

 

Unlock your potential with the Beyond Housing Education Advancement Scholarship. Exclusively for Fresno Housing residents or individuals receiving housing assistance, this opportunity requires a 2.0 GPA, enrollment in higher education or training programs, and a passion for growth. Apply with a personal statement video, recommendation, and academic proof to receive a one-time award this fall, contingent on fund availability. Transform your educational journey with us. For full eligibility, and to apply, click here.

Unlock your potential with the Beyond Housing Education Advancement Scholarship. Exclusively for Fresno Housing residents or individuals receiving housing assistance, this opportunity requires a 2.0 GPA, enrollment in higher education or training programs, and a passion for growth. Apply with a personal statement video, recommendation, and academic proof to receive a one-time award this fall, contingent on fund availability. Transform your educational journey with us. For full eligibility, and to apply, click here.

Elevate your future with the Beyond Housing & CalViva GED Achievement Fund. Open to Fresno Housing residents or those receiving housing assistance, this initiative supports your dedication to self-improvement. Simply pass the GED as recognized by California’s Department of Education and submit your application with verification. Successful candidates receive a one-time financial boost to celebrate their accomplishment. Seize this opportunity to turn your educational goals into reality. For full eligibility and to apply, click here.

Elevate your future with the Beyond Housing & CalViva GED Achievement Fund. Open to Fresno Housing residents or those receiving housing assistance, this initiative supports your dedication to self-improvement. Simply pass the GED as recognized by California’s Department of Education and submit your application with verification. Successful candidates receive a one-time financial boost to celebrate their accomplishment. Seize this opportunity to turn your educational goals into reality. For full eligibility and to apply, click here.

Empower your academic aspirations with the HAW Fifty-Six/The James Aldridge Foundation Scholarship, running from April 1 to June 21, 2024. This scholarship is dedicated to African-American or African descent students from 93706 or Edison High School graduates, with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Fresno Housing residents are particularly encouraged to apply. Submit an application, a 500-word essay, and academic proof for a chance to receive $2,000 or $5,000, distributed across the fall and spring semesters. Elevate your educational journey with this transformative opportunity.

For full eligibility, and to apply, click here.

Empower your academic aspirations with the HAW Fifty-Six/The James Aldridge Foundation Scholarship, running from April 1 to June 21, 2024. This scholarship is dedicated to African-American or African descent students from 93706 or Edison High School graduates, with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Fresno Housing residents are particularly encouraged to apply. Submit an application, a 500-word essay, and academic proof for a chance to receive $2,000 or $5,000, distributed across the fall and spring semesters. Elevate your educational journey with this transformative opportunity.

For full eligibility, and to apply, click here.

Additional Scholarship Opportunity

The National Leased Housing Association (NLHA) Education Fund is currently accepting applications for its scholarship program. To be eligible, applicants must be residents living in privately owned federally assisted rental housing (e.g., Section 8 project-based housing, housing choice vouchers, low-income housing tax credit, Rural Housing Service Section 515/8, etc.).
High school seniors, current undergraduates, nontraditional students, and those seeking a technical/vocational degree are encouraged to apply for one of four different awards.
The deadline to submit the application is April 12, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. Eastern time).
To apply and see full details, please click here.

Successful applicants will be notified by mid-summer. Any funds awarded will be paid directly to the college/university or accredited school for the fall 2024 semester.

Additional Scholarship Opportunity

The National Leased Housing Association (NLHA) Education Fund is currently accepting applications for its scholarship program. To be eligible, applicants must be residents living in privately owned federally assisted rental housing (e.g., Section 8 project-based housing, housing choice vouchers, low-income housing tax credit, Rural Housing Service Section 515/8, etc.).
High school seniors, current undergraduates, nontraditional students, and those seeking a technical/vocational degree are encouraged to apply for one of four different awards.
The deadline to submit the application is April 12, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. Eastern time).
To apply and see full details, please click here.

Successful applicants will be notified by mid-summer. Any funds awarded will be paid directly to the college/university or accredited school for the fall 2024 semester.

Workshops and Virtual application assistance is available at the locations and times below.

April 3, 2024 1pm – 2pm Cedar Courts
4430 E. Hamilton+Ave, Fresno, CA 93702
April 4, 2024 5pm – 6pm  Yosemite Village
709 West California Avenue, Fresno, CA
April 8, 2024 11am – 12pm  Legacy Commons
2255 S Plumas St, Fresno, CA 93706
April 8, 2024 11am – 12pm  Renaissance at Alta Monte
205 North Blackstone Avenue, Fresno, CA 93701
April 9, 2024 10am – 11am  Renaissance at Trinity

524 S Trinity St, Fresno, CA 93706
April 9, 2024 2pm – 3pm  Villages at Broadway

1828 Broadway Street, Fresno, CA 93721
April 10, 2024 3pm – 4pm  The Villages at Paragon

4041 Plaza Dr E, Fresno, CA 93702
April 10, 2024 1pm – 2pm  Parc Grove Commons

2674 East Clinton Avenue, Fresno, CA 93702
April 11, 2024 10am – 11am  Renaissance at Santa Clara

1553 Santa Clara Street, Fresno, CA 93706
April 15, 2024 4pm – 5pm  Viking Village

4250 North Chestnut Avenue, Fresno, CA 93726
April 16, 2024 11am – 12pm  Monarch @ Chinatown
1441 Mariposa St, Fresno, CA 93706
April 16, 2024 2pm – 3pm  Pacific Gardens

5161 East Kings Canyon Road, Fresno, CA 93727
April 22, 2024 3pm – 4pm  Granada Commons

14570 West California Avenue, Kerman, CA 93630
April 24, 2024 3pm – 4pm  Rios Terrace

111 Straw Street, Mendota, CA 93640
April 25, 2024 5pm – 7pm  Parc Grove Commons

2674 East Clinton Avenue, Fresno, CA 93702
May 6, 2024 9am – 10am  Solivita Commons

725 W Alluvial Ave, Clovis, CA 93611
May 9, 2024 1pm – 2pm  Villa del Mar

3950 North Del Mar Avenue, Fresno, CA 93704
May 21, 2024 12pm – 1pm  541 @ South Tower

541 N Fulton St, Fresno, CA 93702
May 22, 2024 3pm – 4pm  Alegre Commons

130 W Barstow Ave, Fresno, CA 93704
Virtual Sessions
April 11, 2024 5pm – 6pm Webinar Link
May 23, 2024 5pm – 6pm Webinar Link