Eden Housing Awards Scholarships to 38 Students

August 7, 2019

Media contact: Daniela Ogden

Eden Housing Awards Scholarships to 38 Students

HAYWARD, CA – Eden Housing will host the 27th Annual Howard T. Collins Scholarship Award Ceremony to honor scholarship recipients throughout California. This year, a total of $52,100 is being awarded to 38 inspiring Eden Housing residents. These funds will assist residents as they attend Stanford University, University of California at Berkeley, University of California at Los Angeles, University of California at Merced, University of Southern California, California State University East Bay, California State University Fullerton, California State University Monterey Bay, San Francisco State University, San Diego State University, San Jose State University, as well as many local community colleges.

The stories told in each application are a testament to the positive effects a safe home and services-supported community can have on an individual’s success. Many, if not all, of our recipients are the first in their families to pursue higher education.

“We need to invest in the ladder that helps kids climb to heights that are still out of reach for too many,” said Linda Mandolini, President of Eden Housing.

WHO: Eden Housing, Inc.

WHAT: Howard T. Collins Scholarship Award Ceremony

WHERE: Eden Housing Corporate Office, 22645 Grand Street, Hayward, CA 94541

WHEN: Thursday, August 8, 5:00-7:00 pm

Since the program’s inception in 1993, Eden Housing has awarded nearly 500 scholarships totaling more than $650,000 to many deserving residents. The scholarship program was created to honor Howard T. Collins, a former, dedicated member of the Eden Housing Board of Directors who believed in education and opportunity for all.

About Eden Housing

The mission of Eden Housing is to build and maintain high-quality, well-managed, service-enhanced affordable housing communities that meet the needs of lower income families, seniors, and persons with disabilities. In its 50 years of service in California, non-profit Eden Housing has provided a home for more than 100,000 people. Eden Housing is the long-term owner-operator of its developments, and is committed to preserving and maintaining its buildings as community assets and supporting residents with a range of services. For more information, visit www.edenhousing.org.

eden housing does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, national origin, or any other arbitrary basis.