External Scholarship Opportunities
Below is a listing of scholarship information that UHCL receives directly from donors
and organizations sponsoring scholarships. Please check back as scholarships change
often. (updated: August 8th 2016)
Name/Organization: Staver Law Group PC
Description: Staver Law Group PC was founded to help people from all walks of life
in their personal injury matters, and every day we help those who have been hurt in
car accidents or other types of personal injury situations and are struggling to keep
up with medical bills and their daily lives. Our firm is offering a $5,000 scholarship
to aid one student in achieving their educational and future career goals whose essay
shows an understanding and appreciation for the type of work we do.
Eligibility: Be a United States citizen or permanent resident. Be accepted to or currently
enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United
States. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants should also demonstrate
good character and strong motivation despite challenges.
Website Link: http://www.chicagolawyer.com/staver-law-group-personal-injury-scholarship/
Name/Organization: Colonial Ghosts
Description: $1000 scholarship for marketing students
Eligibility: Major in marketing
Website Link: https://colonialghosts.com/scholarship/
Description: We are providing a scholarship worth $500 to help the students who are
in need of financial help. Any graduate from the University can apply for this scholarship.
- Any Graduate from any major is accepted
- 3.0 is the minimum GPA
- A resident of the United States is must
- Should provide the proof of being a resident of US as well as a student of that university
Essay topic: How do you choose a safe and successful weight loss program? Deadline:
September 30th 2016. Results: October 15th 2016
Eligibility: Any Graduate from any major is accepted 3.0 is the minimum GPA A resident
of the United States is must Should provide the proof of being a resident of US as
well as a student of that university Website Link: http://bestfatburnersite.org/scholarship-program/
Name/Organization: Medals of America Scholarship 2016
Description: $1,000 scholarship designed to help active duty members, veterans, and
their families continue their education
Eligibility: US citizen; Political Science, History, or equivalent major; current
active duty or veteran OR dependent or descendant of active-duty member or veteran
Website Link: http://www.medalsofamerica.com/content--name-scholarship
Name/Organization: Boling Rice LLC
Description: Boling Rice LLC is once again offering a $1000 scholarship prize! We
had tremendous results last year, and hope to do it again this year. Peter Castro
was our grand prize winner! You may view his winning essay here...
We are honored to offer this opportunity to existing or incoming college students.
The winner will be determined through an essay contest which should include originality,
quality writing, and responsiveness to the contest topic. The deadline for entries
is December 31, 2016.
The full details of the scholarship we are giving away are here: http://www.bolingriceatlanta.com/scholarship/
Name/Organization: The Austin Lawn Mowing Pros
Description: We're a locally owned and operated lawn service company that's offering
a scholarship for the first year ever due to recent success and a little bit of inspiration
from one of our employees who's currently taking night classes. Our scholarship is
geared towards students who would like to start a business. Our essay is pretty open
ended to encourage creativity. All we need is a copy of each applicant's updated resume
and most current transcript along with their original essay response.
Eligibility: Open to all majors at 2 year and 4 year institutions. What we’d require
is an entrepreneurial mindset.
Website Link: http://www.austintxlawnmowing.com/scholarship/
Name/Organization: Eyewitness Surveillance
Description: Eyewitness Surveillance is a leader in commercial surveillance, providing
interactive video surveillance to reduce or eliminate the need for onsite guard services.
They are offering a scholarship to students pursuing a degree in criminal justice
or information technology. There will be one scholarship winner for $1,000.
The Future of Video Surveillance Scholarship by Eyewitness Surveillance:
In an essay of at least 1,000 words, answer one of the following questions: (1) "How
do you envision video surveillance playing a role in your professional and personal
life in the next 10 years?" (2) "What impact do you think your generation will have
on video and electronic monitoring in 10 years?"
It is free to apply and students' information will not be sold.
The deadline is September 1, 2016. For complete details, visit: http://www.eyewitnesssurveillance.com/future-video-surveillance-scholarship/
Name/Organization: Dallas Car Accident Lawyers Cancer Awareness Scholarship
Description: Deadline for Application: December 15, 2016
The majority of our team here at DallasCarAccidentLawyers.net has seen how drastically
cancer can change a life. We know that the effects of a diagnosis are usually life
altering, and the treatment process is often an uphill battle in itself. In knowing
this, we still believe that cancer should not be an impediment to fulfilling a person’s
hopes and dreams. Which is why we want to help a student who has been affected by
cancer complete their college education and embark on a path towards a career in the
field of their choice. It’s our hope that this scholarship will inspire young people
who have been affected by cancer lead inspired lives and make a difference in the
world. To apply, please submit an unofficial transcript and a 500-1000 word essay
response to one of the provided topics. We urge all eligible students to apply and
we look forward to reading your essays and bestowing this scholarship to a student
in need. Please visit http://www.dallascaraccidentlawyers.net/cancer-awareness-scholarship/ for more information.
Name/Organization: Avanti Senior Living
Description: We are offering 3 - $1,000 scholarships for female students that we would love to
get added on your external scholarship page.
Website Link: http://flowermound.avanti-sl.com/avanti-senior-livings-inspirational-scholarship/
Name/Organization: Grade Potential Tutoring
Description: Grade Potential Tutoring is proud to provide Houston students with the
opportunity to win an annual college scholarship of $1,000! The deadline to apply
is November 15th, 2016. The winner will be announced to all applicants on December
Eligibility: Currently enrolled in an accredited K-12 school or college.
Website Link: http://www.gradepotentialtutoring.com/houston-tx-tutors#scholarship
Name/Organization: Uber Estimate
Description: UberEstimate is very excited to tell you that we are offering 1,000$
scholarship to students of University of Houston. We would love to make an application
for this scholarship available to your students.
Eligibility Requirements: In order to participate in this scholarship contest, applicants
must meet the following criteria:
Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the
fall 2016 academic year.
Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution with GPA
of above 2.5 for applicants under 18, you must have permission from a parent or legal
Must provide your written essay (DOC/PDF format preferred) by the deadline of Oct
A winner will be chosen on Dec 7th 2016.
Details of the scholarship and essay topic can be found on homepage of our website
Description: MyLEDLightingGuide's scholarship goal is to provide guidance for business,
engineering, and environmental science students. We offer this opportunity for all
of those students who relate to the goal of MyLEDLightingGuide which includes those
The winning student will be awarded a $1000 scholarship for their efforts, which can
then be used for tuition, books, or living expenses. To be eligible to win, please
Eligibility: Major in business, engineering, environmental sciences. Must attend school
within United States and be attending classes of Spring 2017 semester.
Website Link: http://www.myledlightingguide.com/scholarship.aspx
Description: A $500 scholarship for any incoming undergraduate and postgraduate student
to further their education.
Eligibility: Any post high school student looking to further their education.
Website Link: http://www.pocket-symphony.com/scholarship/
Name/Organization: Regis L. Mullen $2,500 Accident Injury Scholarship
Description: Mullen & Mullen Law Firm offers one $2,500 scholarship annually to a
college-bound high school senior, or already enrolled college student, who lost a
family member or whose family member they depended on was seriously injured or disabled
due to another's negligence, and this loss or injury is affecting the student's ability
to pay for or attend college. It is also open to a student who was injured or debilitated
in an accident or injury caused by someone else and needs assistance to pay for school.
Deadline date: March 1, 2017
Value of the scholarship: $2,500