Requirements & Guidelines

The Board of Directors of Community HousingWorks created the VALOR Scholarship Program to provide funds to CHW residents who aim to achieve life-changing goals for themselves, their family and their community. VALOR Scholarships can be used for expenses related to achieving ones’ goal. Expenses including but are not limited to, tuition and fees, room and board, transportation, books, and supplies. Applications are reviewed and evaluated by a committee comprised of staff and volunteers. All selections made by the committee are final.

 

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

  1. Applicants must be over the age of 16.
  2. Applicants must be a current Community HousingWorks resident and/or involved in a CHW program.
  3. Complete the VALOR application, Personal Statement Essay and provide 2 letters of recommendation.
  4. Applicants must show proof of currently enrollment or desired course(s) for: college, trade/vocational school, GED/Prep courses, enlistment in the Armed Forces, etc.
  5. There is no Grade Point Average required for high school residents or first time applicants.
  6. Renewal applicants must provide transcripts with current Grade Point Average (GPA).
  7. Scholarship recipients must be willing to be interviewed for news releases and attend the Annual VALOR Scholarship Awards Ceremony.

VALOR Scholarship Application

  • First Name:*
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  • Last Name:*
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  • Date of Birth:*
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  • Address:*
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  • City:*
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  • State:*select your state
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  • Zip code:*
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  • Phone:*
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  • E-mail:*
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  • Race/Ethnicity:*
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  • Are you a 1st generation college student?*You are a 1st generation college student if neither of your parents attended college.
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    No
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  • Name of Parent(s) or Guardian:*
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  • Name of school currently attending or last attended:*
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  • Name of college, trade/vocational school, GED/Prep courses, Armed Forces, you anticipate to attend with the VALOR Scholarship:*
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  • Location:*
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  • Anticipated college major, vocational/educational goal:*
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  • Length of program:*
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  • Estimated annual tuition:*
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  • Other estimated costs:*
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  • Letters of Recommendation/Personal Statement:

    All applicants must submit 2 letters of recommmendation and a Personal Statement Essay (2-3 pages). We encourage you to use our Personal Statement Guide to assist your writing.

    Please email your Personal Statement and Letters of Recommmendation to valor@chworks.org
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  • Completed applications and letters of recommendation must be received by the CHW office no later than
    April 30, 2018. *All scholarship monies must be used within one calendar year of award date.
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