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419-259-9400 HCVP 419-246-3183

William F. Gandert OHAC Scholarship Opportunity


OHAC encourages academic excellence and personal and community responsibility among all scholarship applicants. The OHAC Scholarship Committee will offer up to Six (6) annual scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 each for students enrolling in or attending an accredited college, university, community college, technical school, or vocational school.

General Application Requirements and Eligibility Criteria of Applicants:

  • Status
    The Applicant must be a Public Housing or Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Resident at time of application and the housing authority must be an OHAC Member.
  • Minimum Grade Point Recommendation
    Recommended accumulative 3.0 grade point average (GPA) for high school seniors, re-entry adults and continuing education students. A passing score of 60 (prior to 2002) or 600 (after 2002) for GED participants.
  • Letters of Recommendation
    All applicants must have two (2) letters of recommendation, i.e., a guidance counselor, principal, minister, or adult member(s) of your community. (Those not related to the applicant).
  • Application Form
    The application form must be completed in its entirety. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • School Transcript/GED Certification
    The applicant must submit a high school/transcript or GED Certification. For re-entry or continuing students please provide college transcripts.
  • Essay
    Each applicant must submit a type written or printed essay, not to exceed 500 words, on the following topic: "What and Who influenced you to further your education?" In your response include obstacles you have overcome, short term goals and long-term goals.
  • Deadline
    All applications must be submitted to the Executive Director of the housing authority or appropriate Housing Authority Representative. Deadline for receipt of applications to the Housing Authority is Fill in date you want the applications to your HA.

Application Documents