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"Receiving the NHF Scholarship has been a fantastic opportunity for me. It has offered me financial assistance which enhanced my university experience by allowing me to partake in activities and experiences that I may have not otherwise. It also allowed me to focus on my academics and do well."

- T. Spencer, NHF Scholarship Recipient

Scholarship Program:
Carla Conway, Scholarship Coordinator
Email Scholarship Coordinator
203.838.8471 ext. 190


The application process for the current academic year will start again on February 21st.

APPLY NOW - Norwalk Foundation Scholarship Application

All applications (undergraduate and graduate) must be submitted by 5 pm on April 27th. 


Scholarship Information

  • Scholarships are for study at a two-year or four-year accredited higher education institution.
  • Scholarships are for full-time college or university enrollment only (for most schools, this means 12 credits or more per semester).
  • The NHF does not advocate attending for-profit schools (local examples include Lincoln Technical Institute, Berkeley College (in NY and NJ), University of Phoenix, and Post University.
  • Final award is contingent upon proof of admission, registration, and residency.

Application Requirements
Eligible applicants must be: 

  • A Norwalk public housing development tenant in good standing with the NHA at time of award (Section 8 residents are not eligible).
  • Currently living in an NHA development and have lived there for a minimum of one year.
  • A high school senior (or recent graduate) planning to attend college, current college student, adult student starting or returning to college, or graduate student.
  • Attending/planning to attend a vocational/technical, two-year or four-year accredited higher education institution.
  • In good academic standing (2.0 GPA or higher).

All applicants must apply for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online: www.FAFSA.ed.gov. This should be completed before you apply.