What is it?

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The Rising Star Scholarship Program is a partnership between Resident Services, Inc (RSI) and the Resident Advisory Board (RAB) that provides need and merit based scholarships to students who have been accepted to accredited higher learning institutions. The program is to encourage academic excellence and foster leadership potential in young people. The program was launched in 2009 thanks to a generous contribution from a local construction company. Click here to apply.

Awards have been increased to $1,250 per year for four years. Awards are issued before the Fall semester.


Must be on the lease and a current resident of HABC Public Housing, Rehabilitated Housing, or the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8); A graduating high school senior who has been accepted for admission or awaiting acceptance into an accredited college or university Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale

Applications & Deadline

The Rising Star Scholarship application is available January 1st through April 1st

For an application: www.central-scholarship.org