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Travel Scholarship Program - CHDO Workshop: Understanding the 2013 HOME Final Rule

Travel Scholarships to support attendance by CHDOs and prospective CHDOs are available for the remaining CHDO Workshops on the 2013 HOME Final Rule workshops.

CHDOs should register as soon as possible for the workshops to allow time to receive and submit a Scholarship Request.

Who Can Apply?

Eligible CHDOs and prospective CHDOs with budgetary limitations and are located more than 50 miles from the workshop location. Subject to program limitations, CHDOs can request scholarship assistance to cover eligible transportation and lodging costs with a maximum award of $1,500 per attendee ($2,000 for CHDOs located outside of the continental United States).

A limited number of scholarships are available at each workshop based on HUD’s evaluation of the general proximity of workshops to rural and underserved Participating Jurisdictions.


To request a CHDO Travel Scholarship, an organization’s staff must:

  1. Submit a Request to Register and attend one of the CHDO Workshops via the CHDO Workshops Course Page.
  2. Note: Submitting your registration does not guarantee approval.

  3. Receive, complete, and submit a Scholarship Request.
  4. Note: Receipt of a Scholarship Request form does not indicate you have been confirmed for the CHDO Workshop.  To address timing concerns, CHDOs can complete and submit their Scholarship Request while the registration verification process is ongoing.

    Note: Subject to the availability of space in the workshops and the scholarship selection criteria, a single CHDO may be able receive scholarships for up to two staff to attend.

  5. Receive HUD Approval of Scholarship Request.

  6. Enter into a Scholarship Agreement with either of HUD’s Scholarship Program partners, TDA or the Housing Assistance Council, prior to attending the workshop.

Scholarships will be provided on a reimbursement basis following attendance.

Detailed information, including additional selection criteria, is available in the Program Statement.

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