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Recent News

Apply Now for the NAHRO Scholarship

January 25, 2021 — High school seniors, it’s never too early to start planning for your future! You can get started right now by working on your application for the 2021 Texas NAHRO Scholarship, sponsored by the Texas Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (TXNAHRO). As a new addition this year,… Read more »

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Macy’s Tops $75,000 in Donations to Opportunity Rising Scholars

December 2, 2020 — Macy’s, a loyal partner to the Opportunity Rising Foundation, contributed $8,000 in 2020, bringing its total investment in North Texas scholars to more than $75,000. Macy’s and the Opportunity Rising Foundation, an initiative of DHA, Housing Solutions for North Texas, have helped more than 300 North Texas scholars living in low-income… Read more »

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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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