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Recent News

Anonymous $10K Gift Invests in the Futures of North Texas Scholars

October 22, 2020 — Opportunity Rising Foundation, an initiative of DHA, Housing Solutions for North Texas, received an anonymous gift of $10,000 to help exceptional North Texas scholars pursue their higher education goals. “We’re so grateful to this donor and all who are inspired to contribute,” said Troy Broussard, President and CEO of DHA. “Because… Read more »

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DHA’s Opportunity Rising Announces Scholarships for 10 High School Students

October 21, 2020 – Opportunity Rising, the education foundation for DHA, Housing Solutions for North Texas, awarded 10 students with college scholarships during the DHA Board of Commissioners Meeting on September 14, 2020. The Foundation presented awards in the amounts of $1,500-$4,000.00. Scholarship recipients are attending the University of North Texas, Prairie View A&M University, Grambling… Read more »

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Dallas County Promise Pledge Now Open!

Dallas County Promise is a coalition of school districts, colleges, universities, employers, and communities that have joined forces to help more Dallas County students complete college and begin careers. If you are a high school senior graduating in 2020 and you attend a high school on the list of participating Dallas County schools, sign up to take the Dallas County Promise Pledge now!

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Insights

College Scholarships: Where to Start and How to Stand Out

Stand out on your scholarship applications Looking for scholarships is an important step in getting ready for college. Higher education can be costly, fortunately there are many scholarships out there that can help you with the cost. To get the most out of scholarships it is important to start your search early. Though you may… Read more »

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