HACG Community Scholarship
The Housing Authority of the City of Goldsboro Scholar Program was established in 2017 with a focus to significantly increase the number of public housing students that are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education. Because we pride ourselves on community involvement, this year we’re excited to announce that we will be awarding scholarship support to a student within our local Goldsboro community!
The HACG Community Scholarship is currently available to graduating seniors that plan on pursuing their education at a trade school, community college, or four-year university.
Students that meet the eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply. Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, statement of goals and aspirations, and unusual personal or family circumstances.
Scholarship award amount may vary and will be paid directly to the recipient's school for tuition, books, and fees.
The deadline for applications is June 15, 2021. (OPEN)
Eligibility (applicants must meet all of the criteria below):
Reside in Goldsboro, NC (Wayne County)
Be a high school graduate or equivalent with a record of volunteerism in the community.
Be enrolled at a college or university of their choice.
Be from a low-income household or demonstrate financial need
Low-income limits are determined by HUD. Search current limits here
Maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.5.
Applicants must complete an essay about their career goals and how being awarded this scholarship will help you achieve them.
Applicant must include a letter of reference.
Applicant must include proof of acceptance and grade point average.
Scholarship selection process:
Selection of recipients will be made by HACG Staff & Partnering Organizations.
How to apply (applicants must submit the following application materials):
Complete the attached application form and save as a .pdf
Applicant must include proof of acceptance to the school of choice
Two letters of recommendation.
Most up-to-date transcript from current school
Mail or Hand Delivery Package:
Attn: HACG COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANT
P.O. Box 1403, Goldsboro, N.C. 27533-1403
Physical Address: 700 N. Jefferson Avenue, Goldsboro, N.C. 27530
Contact Resident Services at 919.735.4226 x 1300
HACG RESIDENT SCHOLARSHIP
The Housing Authority of the City of Goldsboro Scholar Program was established in 2017 to significantly increase the number of public housing students that are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.
The deadline for applications is May 6, 2021. (CLOSED)