Housing Authority of the County of Kern

Scholarship Awards Program


Applications for the Housing Authority's Scholarship Awards Program are now available and we encourage our residents and Section 8 participants to apply.  These scholarships are to assist students with college, technical/trade school expenses for books, tuition, fees, transportation, etc. Students of any age may apply.


Qualification Requirements:

  • To be eligible to receive a scholarship, students must reside in a development managed by the Housing Authority of the County of Kern or be a participant of the Section 8 program.
  • Students must be accepted for attendance at a college, technical/trade school or already be attending college, technical/trade school and submit proof of enrollment.
  • Complete and submit a Housing Authority scholarship application with 2 letters of recommendation & transcripts.

The deadline was extended to 4/13/18! Click on the link below to download the application and instructions.