Atlantic Housing Foundation Scholarships
Opens Feb 1 2022 12:00 AM (CST)
Deadline Mar 24 2023 12:00 PM (CDT)
Description

Scholarship Criteria: 

  • Adjusted gross income (1040 tax return) must be less than 100% of HUD established medium family income level for the city/county of residence. View the HUD resource link for income limits.
  • Student must attend an accredited university, technical school or certification program including GED, Vo-Tech and/or licensing (Cosmetology, Bookkeeping, Welding, Real Estate, etc.) programs. There are no age restrictions.
  • Student must maintain a 2.5 GPA or passing score based on program criteria
  • Complete 20 hours of community service every semester
  • Housing Scholarship Only: The student must attend a university in Denton, Huntsville or San Marcos, Texas as a full-time student and reside at an Atlantic Housing property (Arbors of Denton, Arbors of Sam Houston or Westfield Apartments).
  • Sharon Murphy and Sharon Whaley Scholarships recipients must be full-time students planning to pursue a career in education.

Submission Requirements:

  • Application Form
  • Essay: Include biographic history and financial justification for scholarship consideration (500 word limit).
  • Tax Return: Copy of most recent tax return (form 1040) for the applicant and applicant’s family (if applicant is a dependent for tax purposes)
  • Transcript: Copy of high school and/or current college transcripts transcripts
  • Recommendations: Two letters of recommendation.
  • Email scholarships@atlantichousing.org if you need assistance.

Additional Housing Scholarship Information


The housing  scholarship is available only to full-time students attending a university in Denton, Huntsville or San Marcos, Texas. The scholarship covers the monthly rent at one of the AHF-operated student housing properties listed below:

  • Arbors of Denton (Denton, TX)
  • Arbors of Sam Houston (Huntsville, TX)
  • Westfield Apartments (San Marcos, TX)

Many universities require freshmen to live on campus their first year. Please check with your university to verify your eligibility to live off-campus if you are a new student or entering freshman.

AHF student housing communities are leased per bed space within each apartment. The housing scholarship is designed for a bed space within a two- or three-bedroom apartment. Given that AHF leases units on a per-bed basis, the scholarship recipient will be sharing the apartment with one or two roommates in accordance with availability.

The housing scholarship does not cover the following: Application fees, Admin fees, Guarantor Fees, Deposits, and utility deposits. The amount of these may vary from community to community and you should call your community for exact fees. These fees will be due upon signing your lease. The following “optional” fees are also not covered: pet rent/deposits/fees, covered parking fees and if you decline the assigned apartment floor plan and choose a different apartment floor plan you may incur additional fees.

Atlantic Housing Foundation Scholarships


Scholarship Criteria: 

  • Adjusted gross income (1040 tax return) must be less than 100% of HUD established medium family income level for the city/county of residence. View the HUD resource link for income limits.
  • Student must attend an accredited university, technical school or certification program including GED, Vo-Tech and/or licensing (Cosmetology, Bookkeeping, Welding, Real Estate, etc.) programs. There are no age restrictions.
  • Student must maintain a 2.5 GPA or passing score based on program criteria
  • Complete 20 hours of community service every semester
  • Housing Scholarship Only: The student must attend a university in Denton, Huntsville or San Marcos, Texas as a full-time student and reside at an Atlantic Housing property (Arbors of Denton, Arbors of Sam Houston or Westfield Apartments).
  • Sharon Murphy and Sharon Whaley Scholarships recipients must be full-time students planning to pursue a career in education.

Submission Requirements:

  • Application Form
  • Essay: Include biographic history and financial justification for scholarship consideration (500 word limit).
  • Tax Return: Copy of most recent tax return (form 1040) for the applicant and applicant’s family (if applicant is a dependent for tax purposes)
  • Transcript: Copy of high school and/or current college transcripts transcripts
  • Recommendations: Two letters of recommendation.
  • Email scholarships@atlantichousing.org if you need assistance.

Additional Housing Scholarship Information


The housing  scholarship is available only to full-time students attending a university in Denton, Huntsville or San Marcos, Texas. The scholarship covers the monthly rent at one of the AHF-operated student housing properties listed below:

  • Arbors of Denton (Denton, TX)
  • Arbors of Sam Houston (Huntsville, TX)
  • Westfield Apartments (San Marcos, TX)

Many universities require freshmen to live on campus their first year. Please check with your university to verify your eligibility to live off-campus if you are a new student or entering freshman.

AHF student housing communities are leased per bed space within each apartment. The housing scholarship is designed for a bed space within a two- or three-bedroom apartment. Given that AHF leases units on a per-bed basis, the scholarship recipient will be sharing the apartment with one or two roommates in accordance with availability.

The housing scholarship does not cover the following: Application fees, Admin fees, Guarantor Fees, Deposits, and utility deposits. The amount of these may vary from community to community and you should call your community for exact fees. These fees will be due upon signing your lease. The following “optional” fees are also not covered: pet rent/deposits/fees, covered parking fees and if you decline the assigned apartment floor plan and choose a different apartment floor plan you may incur additional fees.

Opens
Feb 1 2022 12:00 AM (CST)
Deadline
Mar 24 2023 12:00 PM (CDT)