The Opportunity Rising Scholarship is for current high school and General Education Development (GED) students who are under 19 years of age and are enrolling in an institution of higher learning for the Fall Semester of the upcoming school year. Please read the requirements of eligibility to apply.

The Opportunity Rising Scholarship Application

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  • All checks are mailed directly and payable to the institution. The student’s identification number is on the check for proper crediting. If a student is not enrolled in school when the scholarship award is made, the institution will return the check to the DHA.

    Special Note: Community service with our office does not guarantee a scholarship award. DHA reserves the right to deny an individual a scholarship based on fund availability and criterion.

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    Use the space below to type or copy and paste your 500-word essay.

Applications for the Opportunity Rising Scholarship open on Friday, April 29 and close on Friday, June 3, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.