What is it?
The Rising Star Scholarship Program is a partnership between Resident Services, Inc (RSI) and the Resident Advisory Board (RAB) that provides need and merit based scholarships to students who have been accepted to accredited higher learning institutions. The program is to encourage academic excellence and foster leadership potential in young people. The program was launched in 2009 thanks to a generous contribution from a local construction company. Click here to apply.
Awards are $5,000 each and are issued over 4 years based on attendance and performance.
- Must be on the lease and a current resident of HABC public housing, rehabilitated housing, or the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8)
- A high school senior graduating in 2017 who has been accepted for admission or awaiting acceptance into an accredited college or university
- Cumulative GPA of 2.50 or greater on a 4.0 scale