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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:
Scholarship Director
Email Scholarship Director
203.838.8471 ext. 190


All applications (undergraduate and graduate) must be submitted by 12 pm on May 15th. 

Please request an application by email. Email the Scholarship Program Director here. 

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:

This should be completed before you apply.