THE GEAUGA METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY’S JEANNE BOSTWICK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Region: Geauga County
High School: Berkshire High School, Cardinal High School, Chardon High School, Kenston High School, Newbury High School, West Geauga High School
Deadline: March 1, 2017
Amount: One $1,000 and Two $500 Scholarships

Description

It is the intent of the Geauga Metropolitan Housing Authority (GMHA) to establish a scholarship for the
participants of GMHA’s Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Programs, as well as those members
of the community who meet the income requirements of HUD’s Section 3 program. Recognizing that the
cost of higher education is oftentimes prohibitive and can lead to long-term financial obligations, the
GMHA wishes to assist deserving students and provide them with the opportunity to achieve their
aspirations and educational goals. GMHA plans to award one $1,000 and two $500 scholarships.

Qualifications

Scholarship recipients shall be selected on the basis of:
First priority will be given to GMHA’s Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher participants in good
standing with GMHA’s Family Self Sufficiency Program (FSS), followed by other members of GMHA’s
Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher programs, concluding with other residents of Geauga County
who meet the current Section 3 income guidelines. Student(s) must be a resident of Geauga County,
attending an accredited college, recognized trade/vocational school, or be a graduating senior. A minimum
grade point average of 2.5 is required.
  • Organization: The Geauga Metropolitan Housing Authority
  • E-mail: geaugamhs.org

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