2016 Awardees and HACoLA Directors




In order to be considered for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

1.  Be a participant of the Public Housing or Section 8 programs managed by the Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (HACoLA) and in Good Standing.

2. Qualified youth students include: High school seniors that will attend an accredited college or vocational program in Fall, 2017.

3.  Qualified adult students include: Students with an educational gap that will attend an accredited college or vocational program in Fall, 2017 or students currently enrolled and in good standing in an accredited college or vocational program with plans to continue in Fall, 2017.

Section 1: General Information

(Leave Blank if Declined to State)
(xxx) xxx-xxxx
What is your dependency status?


HACoLA Participant Type


If your mailing address is different from your residential address, please provide your mailing address.


If you are selected to receive a scholarship, would you be able to commit to following? Please select all that apply.


All applicants should certify to following items to proceed. If not, please explain your response below.


As stated on your Section 8 or Public Housing contract

Section 2: Academic Information

Please list current high school or college you are attending. College students please list your current college and graduated high school.

What is your current academic status?

Type of accredited institution attending in Fall, 2017

Are you a first generational college student in your family?

Have you been accepted to any school?

Expected Degree

Have you completed FAFSA?

What is you educational goal?

What will be your living situation when you enroll in school?


Section 3: GED Certificate or High School Diploma

Copy of GED certificate or high school diploma for both youth and adult applicants. If you are a high school senior, please upload your most recent official/unofficial transcript.
Upload PDF File

Section 4: Transcripts

Students currently enrolled in college must upload their official/unofficial transcripts.
Upload PDF File

Section 5: Personal Statement

Answer the following question: Please explain your motivation for pursuing higher education, and how the scholarship will help you achieve your career goals. Be as specific as possible.  Must be typed, font - Arial, size - 12, one inch margins and no more than two pages.

Upload PDF File

Section 6: List of extracurricular activities. Resumes are acceptable

Must be typed, font - Arial, size - 12, one inch margins and no more than one  page.
Upload PDF File

Section 7: Recommendations

Two recommendation forms from high school or college instructors, or employers in support of your application. Your recommenders have two options to send the form to us.

1. Mail signed and sealed form directly to Zolzaya Myagmar at 700 W. Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801. Must be received/postmarked by April 28, 2017.

2. Scan the signed form, save it as a PDF file and e-mail to Zolzaya.Myagmar@lacdf.org. Must be received by April 28, 2017.

Download the form here.

Please make sure to answer questions correctly, and upload required information. The application due date is April 28, 2017LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Award notification/denial letters will be mailed no later than July 20, 2017.