The Deborah L. Vincent/FAHRO Education Scholarship is developed to assist residents of federally assisted housing or a recipient of assistance through the Community Development Block Grant program in Florida.
Recipients must be a high school senior and expected to graduate no later than August 2016 or currently enrolled in postsecondary institution.
All applicants must meet income requirements as defined by HUD for public/ assisted housing and Community Development Block Grant targeted area recipients.
Applicants must have a sponsor that is an active member of FAHRO as a housing authority/ agency or community development agency that is willing to support recipients travel expenses to attend Annual Convention awards banquet to receive scholarship if selected.
Students must have the following items submitted in order to be considered for this scholarship opportunity.
1. Completed Student application including a transcript
2. Four Recommendation Forms - Of the four recommendations required, one should be from a school official, two from a community member (employers, ministers, or anyone with significant knowledge of the applicant), and the fourth is a FAHRO recommendation from the executive director of the housing authority/agency or community development program.
Please email Pia Holland for questions.