2018 Scholarship Application

The 2018 AAHA Scholarship Application is available for download here.

The 2018 AAHA Scholarship Renewal Application is available for download here.

Please note: The scholarship application deadline is Friday, March 2, 2018. All applications must be in the AAHA office by 12:00pm Central Time on March 2nd (or postmarked no later than March 1, 2018).

2018 Scholarship Fundraising

If you are an apartment community, see how you can help to raise money for the scholarship fund. We have rewards for those communities raising the most dollars. Click here for more details.

Scholarship Information

alcarh college scholarship opportunities

The goal of the AAHA Scholarship Fund, Inc. is to promote the improved quality of life of its residents by increasing their educational opportunities. The Fund believes that an increased educational level leads to greater self-sufficiency and improved employment opportunities. Through the continued support of our members, our goal is to grow and offer more scholarships in the future and encourage more long-term honorary/memorial donations.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants for AAHA Scholarships must meet the following eligibility requirements:
  • Have a minimum of a "B" average in high school or college.
  • Expect to graduate in the Spring of the scholarship year from High School or have already graduated from High School
  • Must be accepted at vocational school, college, or university if not already enrolled.
  • Cannot already have a degree.
  • Must be listed as a resident on the current tenant certification at a member complex and have lived at that complex for at least six months. The only exception would be a property that is less than six month old.

2015-2016 AAHA Scholarship Recipients Map

Click here to see the state wide area map of our 2015-2016 scholarship recipients.

2017-2018 AAHA Scholarship Awards

We would like to inform you that 55 students in Alabama have been awarded an AAHA Scholarships to help finance their college education. Although some are new additions to the ALCARH scholarship family many are renewals, and all will receive $1500 for the 2017-2018 school year. We felt that you would be interested in learning about the perseverance and accomplishments of young adults in the state of Alabama. The following is a list of scholarship recipients for 2017:

Alanna Chatman Talladega, AL
Amanda M Vigor Andalusia, AL
Angie M Wilson Florence, AL
Blake Taylor Decatur, AL
Blakely LaVorgna Dothan, AL
Brandy Hammons Guntersville, AL
Breland M Love Mobile, AL
Brianna Joiner Andalusia, AL
Caleb Kasinger Leesburg, AL
Ceirra D Latham Gordo, AL
Dana C Quintero Rodriquez Mobile, AL
Darius V Bracy Mobile, AL
De'Arblique Z Hollowan Fort Deposit, AL
Emmerson Miller Fairhope, AL
Emily J Yarbrough Midland City, AL
Genesis Gardner Mobile, AL
Imani Stone Greenville, AL
Janeille Rollerson E. Brewton, AL
Jilliana Boyd Albertville, AL
John Kirk Gordo, AL
Johnna Reeves Albertville, AL
Jordyn Thorn Fairhope, AL
Joshua Coffelt Deatsville, AL
Julien Gratton Theodore, AL
KeAsia L Truitt Fort Deposit, AL
Kelly N Ingram Mobile, AL
Kendall M Brown Semmes, AL
Kendra T Claunch Muscle Shoals, AL
Kenneth Amos Dothan, AL
Khalil McDonald Madison, AL
Kyriq McDonald Madison, AL
Lauren Richburg Jasper, AL
Lefayette S Curry Roanoke, AL
Lila Walker Moulton, AL
Lily Holt Russellville, AL
Maggie C Lavorgha Dothan, AL
McHenry Coleman Brewton, AL
Mikayla Murphree Russellville, AL
Molly Mayfield Falkville, AL
Rebecca S Channell Guin, AL
Robin Tucker Winfield, AL
Shazzmi Cochran Camden, AL
Taghe Washington Pell City, AL
Talarria J Williamson Butler, AL
Tamara Smith Opelika, AL
Tamia Washington Pell City, AL
Tammy Holt Russellville, AL
Ta'vion Jefferson Mobile, AL
Taylor Baker Hartselle, AL
Taylor K Reed Opelika, AL
Taylor Smith Morris, AL
Trekayla Smith Auburn, AL
Trenton T Neely Selma, AL
Whitney Cale Bay Minette, AL
Zamaiya Lowe Madison, AL

The AAHA Scholarship Fund, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded in 2000. The goal of the AAHA Scholarship Fund is to promote the quality of life for its affordable housing by increasing their educational opportunities. The organization believes that an increased educational level leads to greater self-sufficiency and improved employment opportunities.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, sixty-three students in the state of Alabama were awarded an AAHA Scholarship to help finance their college/vocational academic endeavors. Each year, the AAHA Scholarship Fund awards scholarships individuals who are residents of Alabama. Furthermore, the organization also offers to those previously awarded the unique opportunity to renew their scholarship for an additional academic year. Each recipient is awarded a scholarship or renewal of $1500 for the school year.

In addition, AAHA has celebrated with 14 of its recipients earn an additional scholarship from the National CARH organization. As a National CARH Scholarship recipient, they received an additional $3,000 per year. AAHA winners of the National CARH Scholarship are then invited to Washington D.C. where they are honored for their academic achievements.

AAHA Eligibility Requirements: Applicants for AAHA Scholarships must meet the following qualifications:

  • Have a minimum of a "B" average in high school or college.
  • Expect to graduate in the Spring of the scholarship year from High School or have already graduated from High School
  • Must be accepted at vocational school, college, or university if not already enrolled.
  • Cannot already have a degree.
  • Must be listed as a resident on the current tenant certification roster at an AAHA member property and have lived there for at least six months. The only residency exception is for a tenant, who is at a new complex that is less than six months old.

The Alabama Affordable Housing Association (AAHA) is an Alabama non-profit organization whose members consist of owners, contractors, architects, accountants, property management companies, investors, lenders, developers, and various vendors. These properties are located in 766 individual apartment communities. Approximately 95,000 Alabama residents live in these apartment communities.

Since AAHA’s inception, the Scholarship Fund has awarded over half a million dollars in scholarships. All monies for the AAHA Scholarships come from donations and the support of our members. Our goal is to increase our support network and to enhance our ability to offer more scholarships in the future. As part of this effort, we are encouraging more long termed “named” honorary and memorial donations.

Thank you for your interest in the AAHA Scholarship Fund. For more information please contact Arrice Faught, AAHA Executive Director.