Once the application submission period ends, Housing Authority staff will review all applications.

You will receive points for the type of educational institution or program you plan to attend, the length of the program, your essay, and your letter of recommendation. You may receive bonus points for community engagement.

You will be notified in writing whether or not you have been selected to receive a scholarship for the application year.

We expect to notify all applicants 6-8 weeks after the application due date.

The Housing Authority of Santa Cruz will ensure that scholarship recipients are selected without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, gender, age, sexual orientation, or handicapping condition.