Southwest NAHRO

12246 FM 1769

Graham, TX 76450

Email: swnahro@brazosnet.com 

Phone: 940-521-9982

Fax: 866-234-4018

© 2018 by Southwest Regional Council of NAHRO. 

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2019 Award Applications 

Deadline: April 5, 2019

 

Scholarship Application with accompanying documentation and information must be submitted directly to:

 

Southwest NAHRO Scholarship Program 
12246 FM 1769
Graham, TX 76450
swnahro@brazosnet.com 

For questions or information contact:
Milet Hopping mileth@wacopha.org  (254) 752-0324 ext 280

The Southwest Regional Council NAHRO Scholarship Program provides scholarship opportunities to families that reside in, work with, or who otherwise receive housing benefits from one of the member agencies of the Council.  The SWRC NAHRO annually awards scholarships totaling more than $10,000.00.  Scholarship awards are available to public housing residents, participants in rental assistance or similar programs, both heads of household and other family members, and children of staff working for a member agency. Please click below on the scholarship you wish to apply for. 

Category 1 - Graduating Senior 

*New*  Each recipient who is awarded a scholarship will be required to submit a one minute or less video of themselves explaining what receiving the scholarship means to them and their future. Videos will be used during our Annual Conference and possibly on website. 

Category 1- Graduating Senior – Resident or Participant:  Scholarships are available in three areas to graduating seniors who are residents and receive direct housing benefits from one of the member agencies of the Council.  The first scholarship is a $4,000 four-year scholarship awarded to a graduating senior, with $1,000 payable each year over a four-year period.  

A second, $1,000 one-time scholarship honoring Philip W. Miller is available to graduating seniors who are residents of a public housing agency. 

The third area includes scholarship awards of a minimum of $500.00 to resident graduating seniors who successfully apply to the program, who attained a four-year 3.0 GPA and an 18 on the ACT, 1290 on the Old SAT or 860 on the New SAT. 

The scholarships have been established by the membership of Southwest NAHRO to provide the opportunity for students associated with public assisted housing to take advantage of post high school educational opportunities that otherwise may not be possible.  Any unused portion of a scholarship may, at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee, be awarded a student exhibiting outstanding accomplishment. Click here to learn more.

Category 2 - Child of Agency Staff

*New*  Each recipient who is awarded a scholarship will be required to submit a one minute or less video of themselves explaining what receiving the scholarship means to them and their future. Videos will be used during our Annual Conference and possibly on website. 

Category 2- Graduating Senior, Child of Agency Staff:  One $1,000 one-year scholarship is available to a graduating senior of an agency staff family. In addition, either another one-year $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior of an agency staff family or 2 one-year $500 scholarships are awarded to agency staff family members already in college.  These scholarships are given in memory of Mr. Michael Hanratty and Ms. Cissy Wood. Actual amount will vary according to the number of students applying and funds available.

 

The scholarships have been established by the membership of Southwest NAHRO to provide the opportunity for students associated with public assisted housing to take advantage of post high school educational opportunities that otherwise may not be possible.  Any unused portion of a scholarship may, at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee, be awarded a student exhibiting outstanding accomplishment. Click here to learn more.

Category 3 - Head of Household

*New*  Each recipient who is awarded a scholarship will be required to submit a one minute or less video of themselves explaining what receiving the scholarship means to them and their future. Videos will be used during our Annual Conference and possibly on website. 

Category 3- Resident/Participant Head of Household:  Scholarships are available for Heads of Households who are residents of a housing agency or program participant and who plan to begin or are presently attending college. etc. Click here to learn more.

Category 4 - Graduating Senior / Nontraditional

*New*  Each recipient who is awarded a scholarship will be required to submit a one minute or less video of themselves explaining what receiving the scholarship means to them and their future. Videos will be used during our Annual Conference and possibly on website. 

Category 4 – Graduating Senior – Nontraditional - Resident  or Participant:  The SWRC NAHRO Annual Scholarship Program provides scholarship opportunities to resident high school seniors residing in or who otherwise receive direct housing benefits from one of the member agencies of the Council.  This scholarship is for NONTRADITIONAL students or students in a nontraditional program.   This award is a minimum of $500 and is to resident/participant graduating seniors who successfully apply to the program.  Two (2), one-year scholarships are awarded.  The scholarships have been established by the membership of Southwest NAHRO to provide the opportunity for students associated with public assisted housing to take advantage of post high school educational opportunities that otherwise may not be possible.  The program is competitive and awards based on academic achievement, extra curricula activities, and community involvement. Click here to learn more.

 
 
 
 

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