2017 Scholarship Applications Now Available

Applications for AHMA Education Scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year are now available. These scholarships, provided by the AHMA East Texas Scholarship Foundation, provide educational and career opportunities to deserving individuals living in affordable housing units or to those working in the affordable housing industry and their family members.

Considering the many challenges facing potential scholarship applicants, it is the goal of the foundation to award scholarships based on demonstrated qualities of scholarship, motivation, character, and leadership.

Scholarship Application

Important Dates:
May 17, 2017:
Applications Due in AHMA Office.
June 5, 2017:  Scholarship Awards Announced.
July 20, 2017:  Scholarship Awards Luncheon

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AHMA March Program
REAC Prep Class

An interactive presentation on understanding the REAC inspection process, the new protocols and the most cost effective ways to prepare properties and improve inspection scores

Thursday, March 16, 2017
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
The HESS Club - Houston, TX



Education Calendar

April 20: Resident Relations with Staff and Service Coordinators (Active Shooter Training; Hoarding, Dealing with difficult residents, team work, etc.)
May 18: Fair Housing with emphasis on Reasonable Accommodations and LEP
June 15: Occupancy 3 (Chapter 5 of the 4350.3)
July 20: Legal Seminar and Scholarship Luncheon
August 17: Occupancy 2 (Chapters 3 and 4 of the 4350.3)
September 21: EIV/TRACS/VAWA Review and Update
October 19: Occupancy 4 (Chapters 6/7/8 of the 4350.3)
November 16: TAX Credit Update
December 14: Associate Member Expo
Classes are subject to change.

NAHMA Scholarship Applications Available

Alexandria, Va., Feb. 2, 2017 -- The NAHMA Educational Foundation is accepting 2017 applications for scholarships to be awarded to worthy student residents. This year will be the 11th consecutive year that the foundation has made scholarships available. To access the application, visit https://nahma.communityforce.com. Eligibility for the program requires that an applicant be a resident in good standing at an AHMA-affiliated multifamily community and be either a high school senior with a minimum 2.5 GPA or a matriculated student with a minimum 2.3 GPA at an accredited community college, college, university or trade/technical school. 

The process requires applicants to complete an online application form, two references, an essay and a certification of residency in good standing form. A current grade transcript is also necessary and is the only application component sent via U.S. mail to the foundation. All necessary forms are provided within the web-based application and no hard copies are needed.

Anyone with questions about the application process or the scholarship program in general should contact Dr. Bruce W. Johnson, NAHMA scholarship program administrator, at 215-262-4230 or at bjohnson@themichaelsorg.com.