The sponsors of the 2020 TNHC have made funds available for scholarships for representatives of nonprofit organizations and college students (undergraduate and graduate) to attend.

Scholarships will cover the cost of the conference registration and may include a one or two night hotel accommodation (dependent upon the distance traveled).

This is a competitive application process and all requested information must be submitted to be eligible for the scholarship. To apply for the conference scholarship, you must:

  1. Complete the application
  2. Complete a statement of interest/need (on a separate page – not to exceed one page) that details how attendance at the 2020 TNHC will benefit you or your organization

Student scholarships are intended for college students who are majoring in or interested in a career working in the delivery of housing or sheltering services, construction or design, community or economic development or other fields related to sustaining safe, healthy and affordable communities.

Nonprofit  scholarships are available for only one representative per organization. Applications will be ranked based on financial need and statement of interest. Nonprofit applicants who have not received a scholarship or whose organization has not had a representative who received a scholarship in the past will be given priority.

The deadline for the receipt of applications is 11:59 p.m. on Friday, October 15, 2019.

Applications should be completed, signed, scanned and emailed to Please include “TNHC Non-Profit Scholarship Application” or “TNHC Student Scholarship Application” in the subject line of the email.


Nonprofit Scholarship Form


Student Scholarship Form


NOTE: Development District representatives are not eligible for the TNHC scholarship due to the receipt of other grant funding from THDA that may be used for staff training and development, including attendance at TNHC.

IMPORTANT: If you submit an application, do not register for the conference until after you receive notification about the status of your application. Notifications will be sent out by no later than Friday, November 15, 2019. Refunds will not be given to individuals who send in their registration before receiving final notification.