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Dollars for Scholars Scholarship

The Fall 2015 Dollars for Scholars will be available April 1st.

Eligibility requirements:

  1. Fall 2015 is first semester as a UHCL graduate student or first semester as a non-resident undergraduate
  2. Must enroll in a minimum of 6 UHCL credit hours each semester
  3. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher (as recalculated by UHCL)
  4. Must have UHCL Admissions Application on file
  5. Must have paid Admission Application fee
  6. Must have a UHCL identification number

Admission to UHCL is NOT required to apply, but you MUST be unconditonally admitted by the final deadline to be considered for an award.

Dollars for Scholars is a competitive scholarship based on exceptional merit. Date of unconditional admit and date of scholarship application are used in the awarding process. Please see instructions on How to Apply.


Fall Priority Deadline is April 15/Final Deadline is May 15

Award: The initial award is $500 for fall 2015 and $500 for spring 2016. Non-Texas Residents and International students who receive the DFS are eligible to pay Texas resident tuition for the academic year of the award which is fall 2015, spring 2016 and summer 2016.

DFS is renewable for 2 additional semesters

If renewed, the student will be awarded $500 for fall 2016 and $500 for spring 2017. In addition, renewal students will be eligible to continue paying resident tuition for fall 2016, spring 2017, and summer 2017.

Renewal criteria is

Continue to enroll in at least 6 credit hours each semester. Student must also maintain academic good standing and a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Contact Us

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

(281) 283-2480

(281) 283-2502


Mon-Thurs. 9am - 7pm
Fri. 8am-5pm

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