207-358-4800 melissa@maphd.org

MAPHD Scholarship


  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, June 14, 2019 – NOW CLOSED.
  2. Screening, evaluation and selection conducted by Committee.
  3. Any application that is incomplete or missing appropriate submittals will be disqualified.
  4. Scholarships award decisions to be made in late July 2019.


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