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Howard Hughes Corporation Community Scholarship

The Howard Hughes Corporation creates vibrant, award-winning communities where people can live their best lives. To support generations to come, The Howard Hughes Scholarship Program will award three renewable $5,000 scholarships to high school seniors residing in or around one of their communities in the following regions:

  • Texas (Montgomery and Harris County) 
  • Maryland (Howard County) 
  • Nevada (Clark County)  
  • Hawai’i (Honolulu County) 
  • New York (New York County) 
  • Arizona (Maricopa County)  

Applicants must plan to enroll in fulltime undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year, have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent), and pursue a major in one of the following fields: Business, Real Estate, Accounting, Architecture, Marketing/Digital, Finance/Economics, Engineering (Civil/Mechanical), Human Resources, or Communication. 

The scholarship is renewable for up to three more years or until a bachelor’s degree is completed, whichever comes first. Recipients do not need to continue residing in an eligible area after receiving their award.