The Ascend 2021 Scholarship Is Now Open for Applications

DHA, Housing Solutions for North Texas created the Opportunity Rising Foundation, an education-focused nonprofit organization that provides students living in DHA’s Public Housing or who participate in DHA’s Housing Choice Voucher Program access to resources and experiences that empower them to pursue higher education and lifelong learning. Opportunity Rising invests in education and learning, so… Read more »

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Opportunity Rising Announces Scholarships for 30 North Texas Students

Opportunity Rising Foundation Awarded Scholarship & Four Scholars Received Texas NAHRO Scholarships August 13, 2021 – Opportunity Rising, the education foundation for DHA, Housing Solutions for North Texas, awarded 30 North Texas students with college scholarships and four foundation scholars received scholarships from the Texas Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials… Read more »

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Opportunity Rising Scholarship Applications Now Open

The Opportunity Rising Scholarship Awards application window is now open for 2021 high school graduates. The scholarships are designed for graduating high school seniors who reside in DHA’s Public Housing or participate in DHA’s Housing Choice Voucher Program. Eligibility requirements are: Student must reside in DHA supported housing Becoming a graduate with a high school… Read more »

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Apply Now for the NAHRO Scholarship

January 25, 2021 — High school seniors, it’s never too early to start planning for your future! You can get started right now by working on your application for the 2021 Texas NAHRO Scholarship, sponsored by the Texas Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (TXNAHRO). As a new addition this year,… Read more »

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Macy’s Tops $75,000 in Donations to Opportunity Rising Scholars

December 2, 2020 — Macy’s, a loyal partner to the Opportunity Rising Foundation, contributed $8,000 in 2020, bringing its total investment in North Texas scholars to more than $75,000. Macy’s and the Opportunity Rising Foundation, an initiative of DHA, Housing Solutions for North Texas, have helped more than 300 North Texas scholars living in low-income… Read more »

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Anonymous $10K Gift Invests in the Futures of North Texas Scholars

October 22, 2020 — Opportunity Rising Foundation, an initiative of DHA, Housing Solutions for North Texas, received an anonymous gift of $10,000 to help exceptional North Texas scholars pursue their higher education goals. “We’re so grateful to this donor and all who are inspired to contribute,” said Troy Broussard, President and CEO of DHA. “Because… Read more »

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DHA’s Opportunity Rising Announces Scholarships for 10 High School Students

October 21, 2020 – Opportunity Rising, the education foundation for DHA, Housing Solutions for North Texas, awarded 10 students with college scholarships during the DHA Board of Commissioners Meeting on September 14, 2020. The Foundation presented awards in the amounts of $1,500-$4,000.00. Scholarship recipients are attending the University of North Texas, Prairie View A&M University, Grambling… Read more »

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Dallas County Promise Pledge Now Open!

Dallas County Promise is a coalition of school districts, colleges, universities, employers, and communities that have joined forces to help more Dallas County students complete college and begin careers. If you are a high school senior graduating in 2020 and you attend a high school on the list of participating Dallas County schools, sign up to take the Dallas County Promise Pledge now!

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