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Education Scholarships

These scholarships are for COE majors only.

The application process for these scholarships is available each year during the month of February. Awards are made for the following academic year.

Learn more about application information.

Awards for each scholarship are contingent on availability of funding.

College of Education Alumni Scholarship

  • Major: Declared major in College of Education
  • GPA: minimum 3.0
  • Status:
    • Undergraduate with 6 hour minimum enrollment
    • Graduate with 5 hours minimum enrollment
    • Exhibit leadership qualities.
  • Financial Need: Not a factor

College of Education Alumni Scholarship

  • Major: Acceptance as a UHCL student seeking teacher certification
  • GPA: No specific requirement, but it will be a factor
  • Status:
    • Undergraduate with at least 6 hours enrollment.
    • Current or new UHCL student, former Lee College Baer 2 participant.
  • Financial Need: Will be a factor (you will be required to submit a FAFSA at www.FAFSA.ed.gov by the UHCL priority deadline of March 15th)
  • Additional Documentation: One recommendation letter from a teacher you had with in the last 2 years And a one page essay on educational goals and how this award will help you achieve these goals.

College of Education: Bonnie M. Staples

  • Major: Education
  • GPA: 3.0
  • Status:
    • Undergraduate enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours
    • Preference given to students active in extracurricular activities in school/university and/or community events.
  • Financial Need: Will not be a factor
  • Additional Documentation: Submit a list of extracurricular activities in school/university and/or community events that you are actively involved in.

COE: Barbara Samuels Literacy Teacher Scholarship

  • Major: Graduate Reading LLS Program
  • GPA: High merit
  • Status:
    • Graduate enrolled in a minimum of 5 credit hours
    • Have an outstanding teacher profile exemplified by involvement with professional organizations, leadership at school or in the profession, participation in student activities organizations, etc.
  • Financial Need: Will not be a factor
  • Additional Documentation: Submit a list of your involvement with professional organizations, leadership at school or in the profession, participation in student activities organizations, etc.

COE Development

  • Major: Any undergraduate degree plan in the College of Education
  • GPA: Minimum 3.0
  • Status: Undergraduate with at least 6 hours enrollment Will not be a factor
  • Financial Need: Will not be a factor
  • Additional Documentation: One page essay on why you are pursuing a College of Education degree

Dan White Memorial

  • Major: Library Science within the College of Education
  • GPA: no specific GPA, but will be a factor
  • Status: Graduate enrolled in a minimum of 5 hours
  • Financial Need: Financial need will be a factor (you will be required to submit a FAFSA at www.FAFSA.ed.gov by the UHCL priority deadline of March 15th)

COE Endowment

  • Major: Any degree plan in the College of Education
  • GPA: Minimum 3.0
  • Status:
    • Undergraduate with at least 6 hours enrollment
    • Graduate with at least 5 hours enrollment
  • Financial Need:Will not be a factor
  • Additional Documentation: One page essay on why you are pursuing a College of Education degree

Fred Kierstead Memorial

  • Major: Education degree or certification
  • GPA: No specific requirement, but will be a factor
  • Status:
    • Undergraduate enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours
    • Graduate enrolled in a minimum of 3 credit hours
  • Financial Need: Will be a factor (you will be required to submit a FAFSA at www.FAFSA.ed.gov by the UHCL priority deadline of March 15th)

Thomas Gee

  • Major: seeking Master's Degree in Reading Program and / or certification
  • GPA: No specific requirement but will be a factor
  • Status: Graduate minimum enrollment 5 hours
  • Financial Need: Will not be a factor

Jesse H. & Mary Gibbs Jones - COE

  • Major: Any degree program in the College of Education
  • GPA: No specific requirement, but will be a factor
  • Status:
    • Undergraduate minimum enrollment 6 hours
    • Graduate minimum enrollment 5 hours
  • Financial Need: Will not be a factor
  • Additional Documentation: Achievement List - Submit a list of honors, awards, achievements, volunteer services for UHCL and or your community

Margaret and Alan Hill Language and Literacy

  • Major: Enrolled in either the Reading Program or the School Library and Information Science Program
  • GPA: Minimum 3.0
  • Status:
    • Current or in-coming student
    • Undergraduate minimum enrollment 6 hours
    • Graduate minimum enrollment 5 hours
  • Financial Need: Will not be a factor
  • Additional Documentation: One page essay describing how you demonstrate leadership and academic ability

Instructional Technology Scholarship

  • Major: College of Education major with a concentration in Instructional Technology
  • GPA: Will be a factor
  • Status: Graduate minimum 5 hours enrollment
  • Financial Need: Will be a factor (you will be required to submit a FAFSA at www.FAFSA.ed.gov by the UHCL priority deadline of March 15th)

Matthew and Gretchen Jaska

  • Major: Teacher Preparation Program
  • GPA: No specific requirement, but will be a factor
  • Status: Undergraduate minimum enrollment 6 hours
  • Financial Need: Will be a factor (you will be required to submit a FAFSA at www.FAFSA.ed.gov by the UHCL priority deadline of March 15th)

Cyril & Martha Kajs

  • Major: Degree seeking student in Educations
  • GPA: Minimum 3.0
  • Status:
    • Undergraduate full time enrollment (12 hours) preferred; 6 hours minimum
    • Graduate full time enrollment (9 hours) preferred; 5 hours minimum
  • Financial Need:Will be a factor (you will be required to submit a FAFSA at www.FAFSA.ed.gov by the UHCL priority deadline of March 15th)
  • Specifics:Submit a list of honors, awards, achievements, volunteer services for UHCL
  • Additional Documentation:
    • A one page essay describing why the student is pursuing an education degree.
    • Two letters of recommendation must be given to applicant.

Dr. Rebecca Huss-Keeler and Terry Keeler Graduate ECE

  • Major: Early Childhood Education Program
  • GPA: Minimum is 3.0
  • Status: Graduate minimum enrollment 5 hours
  • Financial Need: Will be a factor (you will be required to submit a FAFSA at www.FAFSA.ed.gov by the UHCL priority deadline of March 15th)
  • Additional Documentation: one-page essay explaining why student chose this career path and discuss aspirations in the field

Educational Leadership Scholarship

  • Major: College of Education major with a concentration in Educational Leadership
  • GPA: No specific requirement but will be a factor
  • Status: Graduate minimum enrollment 5 hours
  • Financial Need: Will be a factor (you will be required to submit a FAFSA at www.FAFSA.ed.gov by the UHCL priority deadline of March 15th)

The Nolie Mayo 8-12 Teacher Education Scholarship

  • Major: Any UHCL major
  • GPA:
    • Minimum undergraduate 2.5 on 4.0 scale and 3.0 for graduate
    • Status: 9.0 hours
  • Status:
    • Minimum enrollment is 9 hours
    • Accepted as an undergraduate or graduate degree-seeking student, while simultaneously seeking teacher certification for grades 8 - 12.
  • Financial Need: Will be a factor (you will be required to submit a FAFSA at www.FAFSA.ed.gov by the UHCL priority deadline of March 15th)
  • Additional Documentation:Applicants must submit a 200 - 250 word statement on why they are pursuing a grades 8 - 12 certification.

College of Education Open

  • Major: Any College of Education major
  • GPA: No specific requirement, but will be a factor
  • Status: Undergraduate with 6 hour minimum enrollment
  • Financial Need:Financial need will not be a factor
  • Specifics:Submit a list of honors, awards, achievements, volunteer services for UHCL and or your community AND Submit a personal statement, minimum 1 page - maximum 2 pages, 12 pt. font, double spaced

Partnership for Future Teachers

  • Major: Acceptance as a UHCL student seeking teacher certification
  • GPA: No specific requirement, but it will be a factor
  • Status: Undergraduate enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours - Current / new UHCL students from Galveston College, Lee College, San Jacinto College-North or Houston Community College-Southeast and in Gater2, Baer2, HomeGrown or Pathway to Teaching programs.
  • Financial Need: Will be a factor (you will be required to submit a FAFSA at www.FAFSA.ed.gov by the UHCL priority deadline of March 15th)
  • Additional Documentation: One recommendation letter from a teacher you had with in the last 2 years AND a one page essay on educational goals and how this award will help you achieve these goals; list of activities that show commitment to teaching

Dr. Steven Rakow Memorial

  • Major: College of Education major enrolled in the Intern II Program at UHCL
  • GPA: Minimum 3.0
  • Status:
    • Minimum enrollment is 9 hours
    • Career plans to work as a K-12 public school teacher
  • Financial Need: Will be a factor (you will be required to submit a FAFSA at www.FAFSA.ed.gov by the UHCL priority deadline of March 15th)
  • Additional Documentation: Briefly describe your career plans to work as a K-12 public school teacher.

STEP - Success Through Education Program

  • Major: STEP Program
  • GPA: Minimum 2.5 overal
  • Status:
    • Undergraduate full time enrollment (12 hours)
    • Graduate full time enrolment (9 hours)
  • Financial Need: Will be a factor (you will be required to submit a FAFSA at www.FAFSA.ed.gov by the UHCL priority deadline of March 15th)

ABPW Carrie Lee Warren

  • Major: Education
  • GPA: Outstanding merit
  • Status: Must be a female pursuing a career in public school education
  • Financial Need: Will not be a factor

Contact Us

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

Phone:
(281) 283-2480

Fax:
(281) 283-2502

E-mail:
uhcl_fao@uhcl.edu

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School Code: 011711
Last updated: 04/26/2016 UTC
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