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MAPHD Annual Scholarships

Update: The application period for scholarships to be awarded in 2018 is now closed. Applicants will be notified of awards in Summer 2018. Thank you.


  1. Applicants must be residents of Public Housing / Section 8 / Low Income / Subsidized Housing.
  2. Applicants must be a graduating high school senior or currently attending an accredited institution of high education.


  1. Verification of acceptance at a specific school (college acceptance letter).
  2. Substantiation of financial need/household income.
  3. Essay of approximately 250 words – applicant choice of topic.
  4. Transcript of grades from high school or college presently attending (transcript may be forwarded later if not available at time of application submission).
  5. Optional: Letters of recommendation.
  6. Agency Authorization must be signed by the Executive Director or his/her designee, certifying applicant’s status with the Agency.


  1. One $1500 scholarship and two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded.


  1. Application submitted to Scholarship Committee at melissa@maphd.org by Friday, May 18, 2018
  2. Screening, evaluation and selection conducted by Committee.
  3. Any application that is incomplete or missing appropriate submittals will be disqualified.
  4. Scholarships award decision to be made at the July MAPHD Board Meeting.


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Questions? Emails melissa@maphd.org