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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: December 12th 20116)


Name/Organization: Meldon Law

Description: applicants should submit their responses in Microsoft Word document format as an attachment to by January 20, 2017, with the following information in the body of the email:

- Your name and address

- The school you plan on attending in the fall of 2017 Your major If you are under 18 years old, contact information for your parent(s) or legal guardian Once the application deadline has passed, the essays will be reviewed and judged based on the following criteria:

- Responsiveness to the question

- Grammar and style

- Thoughtfulness and originality

- The persuasiveness of the arguments presented

Eligibility:  In order to participate, applicants must be planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university in the fall of 2017.

Website Link:

Name/Organization: Ambrosia Treatment Center

Description: To whom it may concern,

Ambrosia Treatment Center, is offering a scholarship to those who are in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction and are pursuing an education.

Eligibility: Share a positive story of your recovery or the recovery of your loved one. Your story will be featured like the ones above, so use those as an example, but be unique and creative.  Then, share on social media! The winner will be selected July 31, 2017, based on the most shares on Facebook or Linkedin.  1,000 word written story 1-2.5 minute video 2+ images of yourself Website Link:


In order to participate in this scholarship contest, applicants must meet the following criteria:

Currently attend or plan to attend a college or university during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Be in good academic standing with his/her current educational institution.

If under the age of 18, have permission from a parent/legal guardian.

Must provide your written essay (DOC/PDF format preferred) by the deadline of 16 Dec 2016.

A winner will be chosen on 6th Jan 2017.

Details of the scholarship and essay topic can be found on homepage of our website :

Name/Organization: Headphones Helper Annual Scholarship

Description: We have set up this unique Online Marketing Scholarship for Undergraduate students and even Post Graduate Students with a keen interest in eCommerce and Entrepreneurship. The winner of the scholarship will be awarded with $500.

Eligibility: This scholarship is reserved for students of high schools, colleges and universities only. The content you will create must be original and highly creative.

Website Link:


Description: Crowdbest is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a selected, exceptional student for the purpose of allowing him or her to focus on their academic excellence.

Eligibility: Must be a student currently enrolled at an accredited college or university, or will be enrolled in the following school year, in The United States.

Website Link:

Name/Organization: The Hammock Expert Scholarship Program

Description: To be eligible, applicant must have a minimum 2.8 cumulative GPA (High school or university) and submit a 1000-1500-word essay answering the following question:

How do you see technology impacting the world around us in the future and where do you see yourself in this future?

Eligibility: 2.8 min GPA. High school, undergraduate and graduate students.

Website Link:

Name/Organization: Transtutors

Description: Awarding scholarship to deserving students so that they can focus on their studies without worrying for money.

Salient Features of Scholarship Program are:

1. Three Scholarships of $1000 each

2. Open to all Universities

3. Just write an article and submit it

More details can be seen through the link given under Website Link to Application

Eligibility: Scholarship open for all Institutions, All majors are eligible, Participant should be at least 13 years of age Website Link:

Name/Organization: Laser Spine Institute

Description: Laser Spine Institute will award a $1,500 scholarship to one full-time undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at an accredited college or university.

All applicants must:

- Be currently enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited university or college for the current school year and intend to continue such enrollment for the subsequent school year.

- Currently have a minimum 3.5 GPA at an accredited university or college.

- Be seeking a degree in a health- or science-based program, with an interest in pursuing a career in health care

- Have an active .edu email address for the accredited university or college they attend.

Submit essay, application pdf and transcript by June 15, annually.

Eligibility: 3.5 GPA, U.S. undergraduate or graduate in health science industry Website Link:

Name/Organization: The Runnerclick Sports & Academic Scholarship Program

Description: All the details pertaining to The Runnerclick Sports & Academic Scholarship Program, including application requirements and application instructions, can be found at

Eligibility: All students

Website Link:

Name/Organization: AlcoRehab

Description: is proud to award $6,000 in scholarships each year to three students, who share their vision on the dangers of alcohol abuse and addiction.

Eligibility: Enrolled full-time in a U.S. institution for graduate or undergraduate program. (U.S. territories are excluded), U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolee, at least 18 years old Website Link:

Name/Organization: Luvmihome

Description: The Luvmihome scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate students.  Applicants have to write two essays

Eligibility: Graduate and undergraduate students.

Website Link:

Name/Organization: Greg Baumgartner

Description: Greg Baumgartner Scholarship -$1000

Greg Baumgartner is pleased to announce this scholarship for the 2017 school year. The scholarship is intended to help those who are working their way through college without parental assistance. The application deadline is August 31, 2017. The scholarship is $1000 to pay for tuition and books.

In order to apply, the applicant must be enrolled or accepted into an accredited college in the United States as an undergraduate. There is no GPA requirement.

The application is online at:

Name/Organization: Pillsbury & Coleman LLP

Description: Pillsbury & Coleman, LLP is offering a $500 scholarship to current college students for the Spring 2017 semester! We believe in supporting those who are seeking a higher education and can use a hand with their financial obligations.

To apply for the scholarship, every applicant must write an essay, comprised of at least 400 words, answering the following: discuss an accomplishment or event, formal or informal that marked your transition from childhood to adulthood within your culture, community, or family.

The due date for the essay is December 31st, 2016; Pillsbury & Coleman will review all submissions and notify the recipient by January 16th, 2017.

Eligibility: Must be currently enrolled in college Website Link:

Name/Organization: Job Application Review

Description: Job Application Review is launching a $1,000 scholarship contest in order to help one ambitious student further his/her education goals.

The applicant must submit a 500-word essay answering the following question: "Do you think online education and elearning platforms will ever be able to replace real teachers?"

Essays should be submitted at:

Deadline: June 30th 2017

Eligibility: The applicant must be a college student registered for the 2016-2017 school year at an accredited United States college and be 18 years of age or older.

Website Link:

Name/Organization: Terry Bryant Scholarship

Description: The Terry Bryant Scholarship is an opportunity for high school seniors to better their communities while vying for a $2,500 scholarship. The scholarship is open to all U.S. high school seniors planning on seeking a degree at an accredited four year university.

Eligibility: current U.S. high school seniors, cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale Website Link:

Name/Organization: Abels & Annes, Personal Injury Lawyers

Description: Two (2) scholarships of $ 1,000 each will be awarded, with one scholarship awarded to an undergraduate student and one scholarship awarded to a law school student.

Eligibility: Any current high school senior, undergraduate, or law student who will be attending an accredited college, university or law school in 2017 in the United States is eligible for the Abels & Annes, P.C. Scholarship.

Name/Organization: Larson Jewelers

Description: Larson Jewelers is offering a $1000 scholarship each semester to students striving to achieve a higher education. We have three small essay questions to help us select the winner and we will announce the winner of the scholarships on our website. The deadline to apply for Spring 2017 is April 15th, 2017.

Eligibility: Students, age 16 and older, attending high school or enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and vocational programs in the US.

Website Link:

Name/Organization: PetCarePaul

Description: PetCarePaul Bi-Annual Scholarship.


Participants are to write a 1,000-1,500 essay "On The Good and Bad Side of Feeding Pets with Raw Food'.


Deadline for essay submission is February 20th, 2017

Eligibility: All undergraduate and postgraduate students majoring in Biology, Pre-Med, Chemistry, Animal Science, Food Technology, Veterinary Technician, Zoology, Wildlife Mgt. and any other health related courses in any accredited American, European and Canadian University or Colleges are encouraged to applied.

Website Link:

Name/Organization: Dolan Law Firm

Description: We wish to identify and honor the next generation of crusaders for justice.  The purpose of the Justice Empowerment Scholarship is to encourage students to advance the cause of social justice.

Award:  One $2,500 scholarship paid to the winning student.

Deadline:  January 6, 2017.  The winner will be announced by February 10, 2017.

Eligibility: Undergraduate

Website Link:

Name/Organization: Real Money Ltd

Description: How to Enter the Contest

In order to enter the competition for our scholarship, you need to write and send us an essay on the following topic: What Does the Future Hold for Money? We want you to give us your own personal thoughts on the matter, focusing on contemporary currencies and alternative payment options in the future. Here are the requirements for the essay:

The essay must be written in English

The essay must be a minimum of 1000 words The essay must be unique and devoid of any plagiarism

Eligibility: You are eligible for our $2000 scholarship if you cover the following requirements: You are 18 years old or older You are enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution by the time the winner of the annual scholarship is announced Your cumulative grade point average (GPA) is 3.0 or higher Website Link:

Name/Organization: Costculator

Description: Costculator is providing a $1,000 scholarship for students who need a helping hand in covering their academic expenses. Students can participate in this scholarship by sending an Essay on a topic mentioned in the scholarship page. Participant with the best submission would be awarded the $1,000 award.

Eligibility: 1) Applicants must be currently studying in a college or a university. 2) Submission need to be in English and 100% unique.

Website Link:


Description: Future of Assisted Living Scholarship. Three $2,000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university. Each eligible student must submit a 500-750 word essay response to the question: How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town? Deadline is December 31, 2016. Scholarship award recipients will be announced January 31, 2017.

Eligibility: students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university Website Link:

Name/Organization: Colonial Ghosts

Description: $1000 scholarship for marketing students

Eligibility: Major in marketing

Website Link:


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:

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:

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: 

 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: 

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: 

Name/Organization: Dallas Car Accident Lawyers Cancer Awareness Scholarship

Description:  Deadline for Application: December 15, 2016
The majority of our team here at 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 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.
Eligibility: Female
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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 10th, 2016.
Eligibility: Currently enrolled in an accredited K-12  school or college.
Website Link:

Name/Organization: MyLEDLightingGuide

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 listed above.
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 read below.
Eligibility: Major in business, engineering, environmental sciences. Must attend school within United States and be attending classes of Spring 2017 semester.
Website Link:

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:  

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





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