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.