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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.

The William Gary Allen Scholarship

Tell us about your vision of the “Home of the Future” in an essay and you may be eligible to be awarded a $1,500 scholarship.

Essay topics may include but are not limited to green/sustainable building methods and technology, accessibility, community amenities, common spaces and other features that you believe will appeal to homeowners and renters in the future. Scholarship

We are proud to announce the scholarship for environmentally conscious students. There is nothing more important than the air that we breathe, and for us at clean air is our mission. While we do our best to provide the products necessary to keep the air in your home or office as clean as possible, it is going to take a unified effort as a society in order to really clean up our environment.

In order to apply for the $500 scholarship, we are looking for a 500 word essay on some simple life changes that can go a long way to reducing an individual’s emissions of greenhouse gases.

The winning submission will be featured on our blog and social media pages. For more information on how to apply, please visit:

Boomer Benefits Scholarship

At Boomer Benefits, our mission is to help older Americans get the insurance help they need as they prepare to enter a new phase in their lives. We wish to recognize and empower Baby Boomers who have returned to school later in life to better themselves, advance their current career path or pursue a new career. We are especially interested in helping a mature student who has demonstrated a willingness to give back to their community via service to older Americans and the elderly.

Scholarship Amount: $1,000

Scholarship Application Deadline: August 15, 2014

Please visit our website for more details and how to apply:

The Bridgat Scholarship Program

Established in March, 2014, Bridgat Scholarship Program is administrated by Bridgat Technology Limited, a private company headquartered in Hong Kong. As totally merit-based funds, Bridgat Scholarships are awarded to full-time undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at a U.S. accredited institution.

The Scholarships are merit-based and four individuals will be designated each year and awarded a one-time scholarship of up to US$6,500. Major selection criteria includes academic performance and demonstrated leadership in cross cultural activities.

The application for 2014 Bridgat Scholarship begins on October 1, 2014 and ends on December 31, 2014. For more information about our program and application form, please visit

Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program

Research is a critical component for the development and advancement in the life science community. We want to further scientific achievement by helping students who are interested in developing a career in science.

The Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program is awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field twice a year. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded to one student for the fall and spring semesters.

Please visit: for more details and the application. $1,000 Scholarship Program

In a one-minute video response -OR- a 250-word essay, please answer the following question: "How would you use video surveillance to make a school campus safer?"

Deadline: August 1, 2014 by 5 pm Pacific Standard Time

For more details and the application, please visit: Scholarship

Eligible applicants must submit an original essay about how they're using the internet in their educational endeavors to help shape their future. Winning submissions will receive a $2000 scholarship.

The deadline to apply is August 15, 2014

For more details and the application, please visit:

Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship

MesotheliomaHelp is pleased to announce the “Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship.” We are proud to offer ten scholarships in the names of two mesothelioma warriors Jan Egerton and Don Smitley.

The scholarship is available to students in colleges and universities throughout the United States. Our goal is to help the educational efforts of students while raising awareness of mesothelioma and the dangers of asbestos. Mesothelioma is a disease that affects men and women – both young and old.

This essay contest is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are 18-years-old or older and are currently enrolled in a college or university located within the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. U.S. territories are excluded.

For more details and the application, please visit:

Global English Editing Scholarship Program

The Global English Editing Scholarship Program awards one $1500 scholarship each year to a high performing student in the United States. This year’s winner will be announced on 1 December 2014.

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • A full-time student (minimum 12 semester units) at an accredited university in the United States.
  • Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.5.
  • A citizen of the United States, or have a valid green card.

The deadline for this year’s scholarship program is Friday 21 November 2014 (12 noon). Please direct any questions about the scholarship to

TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship

A total of 10, $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to U.S. residents who are 16-years of age or older and are attending or accepted to a federally accredited four-year college, university or graduate program and who have been active in community service. The scholarships will be awarded this summer for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Applicants are asked to write an essay of no more than 500 words demonstrating their good citizenship through community volunteerism and leadership. Applicants must also provide two references that are directly connected to their community involvement. For full details, go to

Brazoria County Single Mother Scholarship Women in Leadership Society


To provide financial assistance for further education at a 4 year university, junior or community college, technical training or a recognized certification. This scholarship is available only to single mothers residing in Brazoria County, TX or surrounding counties with preference given to Brazoria County residents. Up to $12,000 in scholarships will be awarded for the academic year with a maximum of $5,000 per person.

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must meet the following requirements:

  1. Must be a single mother residing in Brazoria County, TX or surrounding communities with preference given to Brazoria County residents.
  2. Must have joint or full custody of her children.
  3. Must show financial need and have made less than $40,000 the previous year.
  4. Must enroll in and maintain at least six (6) credit hours per semester if attending a college or university.
  5. Must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA.
  6. Must have a high school diploma, GED, or be currently enrolled in college.

Applicant Requirements

  1. Scholarship Application including Essay.
  2. Two letters of personal recommendation (relatives are excluded from providing recommendations).
  3. Copy of high school transcript/GED/or most recent college transcript.
  4. Copy of first page of most recent tax return.
  5. Copy or invoice of hours enrolled for next semester.
  6. Scholarships will be awarded twice a year. For consideration, applications must be submitted by May 1st or October 1st.
  7. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Make a copy of the application for your records.

For more information, contact Ann Wagoner at

Mail completed applications to
Women in Leadership Society
Attn: Ann Wagoner-Scholarship
PO Box 683
Pearland, TX 77588

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Scholarships for Undergrad and Grad Students:

National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) offers $1000-$1500 scholarships to students who are in their junior year or higher (including grad school) and in need of financial assistance during 2014-2015. Applicants must be majoring in Education, Health, Social Welfare, or Jewish Studies, and have permanent residence in the Greater Houston area. Contact for an application or information. Applications are due by March 10, 2014.

AES Engineers Scholarship

The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students.

To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at

We are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted.

Amount of award: $500.00
Deadline for entry: October 6, 2014
Further information, including previous winners, is available on our web site at:

Harrison & Bodell Scouting Scholarship


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S.
  • Must be a current or past member in good standing with The Boy Scouts of America or the Girl Scouts
  • Must be age 17 or older

Please write an original 400-600 word essay on:

“How has your time in the scouts (boyscouts, girlscouts) prepared you for college? Please describe what skills, values, or qualities that you developed from scouting that have prepared you for your future.”

One winner will be awarded $1000.00 to be used toward your tuition, books or other school expenses.

Submissions must be received by December 31, 2014.

Please refer to below site for application instructions

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Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Award

Thermo Fisher Scientific is offering our future science scholars another opportunity to win up to $10,000 in scholarship funding for the 2014-2015 academic school year. This scholarship was created to help provide educational opportunities for the future generation of scientists.

Who Can Apply:

  • Any undergraduate or graduate student who is enrolled at an accredited college or university for the 2014 Fall semester
  • Candidates must have a declared major of Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related life science field.

Students may apply for the scholarship through the Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Website. ( Applications will be accepted until 2:59:59 p.m. CT on August 1, 2014. Each application will be reviewed and evaluated by a scholarship committee and announced to the chosen recipients by August 14, 2014. We strongly encourage all students that meet the scholarship award criteria to apply for this great scholarship! All questions regarding the scholarship may be directed to

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BigSun Scholarship

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.

Deadline: June 20, 2014
Amount of Award: $500.00

The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.

Please visit our website at to learn how to apply

Law firm Console & Hollawell Legal Leader’s Scholarship

Awarding $1,000
Deadline: July 15, 2014

Education Portal

Awarding $500 scholarships
Deadline: April 1, 2014
You can find our scholarships' terms and conditions here:

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

(281) 283-2480

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