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New Hawk Scholarship

Scholarships range from "Full-Ride" (tuition, fees, books and housing) to $1000. The 2017-2018 New Hawk Scholarship process will be available Sept. 15.

In order to apply, student must:

  • Rank in top 15% of high school graduating class; or
  • Have a SAT Score of 1170 (or 1100 if using the old SAT score); or
  • Have an ACT Score of 24; and
  • Be Texas Resident; and
  • Be graduating from high school in the 2016-2017 academic year

Priority Deadline is Nov. 15, 2016
Final Deadline for applications is Feb. 1, 2017

We are committed to you for 4 years.

In order to renew for an additional 3 years, student must:

  • Maintain a 3.0 cumulative UHCL GPA; and
  • Complete 24 credit hours a year at UHCL.

Being Prepared to Apply for the New Hawk Scholarship

As part of the application process, you will be required to submit (either in PDF, DOC, or DOCX format) a well-developed essay (700 word maximum). The topic of the essay is “Describe your most meaningful achievements and how they relate to your field of study and future goals.” In addition, you will be required to submit a file (PDF, DOC, or DOCX format) with a listing of your leadership activities. Please take some time to develop these two written requirements. Priority deadline is Nov. 15, 2016. You have until Feb. 1, 2017 to apply.

Before you begin, you should have all materials ready and available for you to upload. Once you Submit the application, you will NOT be able to return to your application to attach additional documentation.

Scholarships are competitive. Not everyone who applies will receive a scholarship.

Contact Us

University of Houston-Clear Lake
Office of Financial Aid
SSCB 1.105
2700 Bay Area Blvd.
Houston, TX 77058-1098

(281) 283-2480

(281) 283-2502


Fall/Spring Hours:
Mon-Thurs. 8am - 6pm
Fri. 8am-5pm

Summer Hours:
Mon-Thurs. 8am - 6pm
Fri. 8am-noon

School Code: 011711
Last updated: 10/04/2016 UTC
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