Chester Housing Authority

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Apply for a Scholarship

Award amount: $1,000 per recipient

Application is open to high school graduating seniors or currently enrolled college students that reside in the City of Chester, PA. 

Applicant Qualifications:

A CHA resident or a resident of the city of Chester, PA

Attending a fully accredited College, University, or Trade School

Application and Award Procedure:

  1. Complete a scholarship application (online)
  2. Submit a most recent Report Card (for high school students) or current roster or transcripts (online) 
  3. The student must have at least a 2.5 GPA
  4. College Acceptance Letter (for high school students) or Enrollment letter                           
  5. Submit a 300-500 word typed essay (no more than two pages) written by the applicant, titled: "How would furthering my education change my socioeconomic status? or How do social, economic, and healthcare inequalities impact my educational choices ." 
  6. All documents must be submitted in pdf form. 
  7. Application and essay must be submitted by the deadline of Friday, March 18, 2022.

Payment of Scholarship:

  1. The scholarship recipient will be notified via email by April 1, 2022.
  2. The scholarship check will be made payable to the college or trade school in which the student has been enrolled.

DEADLINE: Application MUST be received NO LATER than Friday, March 18th at 4 PM

Please contact [email protected] or 610-904-1111 ext. 102 with any questions. 


Scholarship Application
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