Applications

7 Scholarships are Currently Offered

Who May Apply

Qualified applicants must be a resident of a CARH-member property*; a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident; demonstrate financial need; and:

  • For Traditional and Non-Traditional applicants — must hold or be a candidate for a high school diploma or equivalent; demonstrate scholastic or work achievement; and be accepted at or currently enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university.
  • For Technical/Trade/Vocational applicants — must be accepted at or attending a technical, trade, or vocational school or program.
  • For Graduate School applicants — must be accepted at or currently enrolled in a graduate program at an accredited university. *Former Scholarship Foundation recipients are eligible to apply as Graduate School applicants and are not required to meet the requirement of residency in a CARH-member property.

Proof of acceptance and/or enrollment at an accredited school is required for all applicants.

The Foundation is encouraging submission of applications from residents who will be attending Technical/Trade/Vocational or Graduate School. If there are qualified submissions, at least one of the scholarships will be awarded each of those categories.

How to Apply

Applications for the 2023 scholarships are now available for download. Click on the appropriate application hyperlink below. The application deadline is April 30, 2023.

There are four types of applications:

  • Application for Traditional Students – This application is for those students/individuals, that are currently a candidate for high school graduation or within the past five years received a high school diploma (or equivalent); and
  • Application for Non-Traditional Students – This application is for students/individuals, with a high school diploma or equivalent, who have been out of school for five years or more.
  • Application for Technical/Trade/Vocational Students – This application is for any students or individuals who are or will be attending a technical, trade, or vocational school or program.
  • Application for Graduate Students – This application is for any student that has a bachelor’s degree and who is or will be attending a graduate program at an accredited university. NOTE: This application is also available to former CARH Scholarship Foundation scholarship recipients.

Applicants must provide comprehensive information including a complete biography with supporting materials, a description of their academic careers, a detailed statement of their educational plans, letters of reference and a writing sample. Please read and complete all instructions and criteria on the application before submitting. Incomplete applications will not be considered. It is important you provide ALL information requested before the application deadline.

For more information, please contact the foundation at:

The CARH Scholarship Foundation
116 S. Fayette Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel 703-837-9001, Fax 703-837-8467
Email – ScholarshipFoundation@carh.org

The Selection Process

The CARH Foundation Board of Directors selects the Scholarship Selection Committee from the CARH membership, which announces the recipients in May of each year.