Applications for the 2015 Scholarships will be accepted until April 30, 2015.  Click on the appropriate application below.

Who May Apply

Applicants for a CARH Scholarship must be a United States citizen, a resident of a CARH-member property, a candidate for high school graduation, or have received a high school diploma or equivalent within the past five years, even if they have been out of school. He or she must demonstrate both financial need and scholastic or work achievement. Candidates are considered based on their academic careers (standardized test scores and GPAs) and/or work experience, a detailed statement of their educational goals, letters of reference, and a written essay. Extracurricular and volunteer activities, advanced placement courses or other college-level courses taken, and extraordinary circumstances are also considered.

Recipients for a CARH Scholarship should be accepted or enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university, or an accredited vocational educational program.

How to Apply

Applications are available from November to April.  Applicants must provide comprehensive information including a complete biography with supporting materials, a description of their academic careers, a detailed statement of their educational plans, letters of reference and a writing sample.  Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2015.  Click on the appropriate application below to download:

Application for Traditional Students – This application is for those students/individuals, who are currently candidates for high school graduation or within the past five years received a high school diploma (or equivalent)

Application for Non-Traditional Students - This application is for students/individuals, with a high school diploma or equivalent, who have previously been out of school for five years or more

For more information, please contact the foundation at:

The CARH Scholarship Foundation
1112 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel 703-837-9001, Fax 703-837-8467
Email – carh@carh.org

The Selection Process

The CARH Foundation Board of Directors selects the Scholarship Selection Committee from the CARH membership, which announces the recipients in May of each year. The Scholarships are formally presented at the CARH Annual Meeting and Legislative Conference held each June.