2022 TONY S. DAVIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ($5,000 scholarships awarded)
A SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR HOC HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 
   
AN AWARD PROGRAM FOR HOC YOUTH GRADUATING FROM HIGH SCHOOL IN 2022

DEADLINE: May 31, 2022 

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DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS IS May 31, 2022

The Tony S. Davis Memorial Scholarship honors students who have achieved academic excellence, acted as leaders in extracurricular activities and completed numerous hours of student service learning dedicated to our community. If you are a graduating high school senior planning to attend a college or university this fall and you or your parent/guardian(s) reside in a HOC assisted housing unit, then you are eligible to apply for the Tony S. Davis Memorial Scholarship. Selected students will receive a monetary scholarship to use toward tuition or other expenses.  

Before getting started, please review the documents required for the online application below. Applicants must combine all required documents, including essays, into a single PDF document, for submission.


One Page Essays

It is important for the next generation of leaders to think critically about issues that affect their community directly as well as global problems that affect the world we live in.  Please choose TWO topics below and write a one-page essay for each chosen question. Essays should be typed using a size 11 font (Calibri or Times New Roman) and demonstrate high school senior-level writing and composition skills.

  1. Tell us about your background and describe areas in your life where you demonstrated leadership and overcame obstacles either through school, social or family life.

  2. What or Who do you credit for your educational successes and why?

  3. At HOC, we are committed to advancing race, equity and inclusion in the world. How do you think these goals can be achieved on a local and global scale?

  4.  What have been the greatest effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on American life? What lessons can be learned to improve our world in a post COVID-19 era.

  5.  Discuss a time when you failed at something and what you learned from it.

  6.    Should college tuition be free in the United States? What are the potential benefits and drawbacks of a national free college education plan? 

  7. How has virtual classrooms impacted student learning? Is it as effective as classroom learning?

  8. How will you impact the world?


Required Documents

In the same PDF file as the required essays, applicants must include scanned copies of the following documents as part of the application submission.

  1. Two(2) letters of recommendation (academic, personal and/or professional).

  2. Official high school transcripts.

  3. Letter of acceptance from a college or university for fall 2022.

  4. A list of the extracurricular activities you have participated in during high school.


Instructions to submit materials 

Following are steps on how to complete your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

1) Applicants must combine all required documents, including essays, into a single PDF document for submission.
2) Applicants should use their first and last name as the file name of the PDF document
3. Email PDF file to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using your T Code (e.g., T0012345) or lease number as the subject line

For more information, contact the Tony Davis Memorial Scholarship committee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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