PHA Scholarship & Grant Opportunities

Included below is are opportunities to receive funds towards furthering you or your child’s education, as a Portsmouth Housing resident.

PHAADVANCE Scholarship

We are partnered with the Community College System of New Hampshire and Great Bay Community College to provide scholarships to eligible students who are residents at our Gosling Meadows and Wamesit Place family developments.

Qualifying students can apply through the Portsmouth High School guidance department.

Great Bay Community College offers a wide variety of high-quality programs and students can attend full or part time.  If a course is not available at Great Bay Community College, Community College System of New Hampshire can authorize to use the scholarships at another of the State’s community colleges.

To apply:
1. View the scholarship details by clicking here.
2. Email Shanyn Grenier in the guidance department at Portsmouth High School at sgrenier@sau52.org or call 603-436-7100.


Anthony W. Romano & Vernon C. Kelley Memorial Grants

These grants are available to current recipients of housing assistance from a New Hampshire housing authority.  Eligible applicants include High school students seeking assistance for post-secondary education goals, non-traditional students (adults) returning to school and one-year renewals for current scholarship recipients.

To apply:
1. Click here to go to the New Hampshire Housing Authorities Coalition (NNHAC) website to view more info about the grants, as well as the grant rules and application.