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General Scholarships Available

The scholarships listed below are open to most UHCL degree plans.

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

Application information can be found at: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/portal/page/portal/FAO/Scholarships/Application_and_Timeline

Awards for each scholarship are contingent on availability of funding.

Air Products

Major: Any UHCL degree program
GPA: Undergraduate minimum 2.5 / Graduate minimum 3.0
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment
Demonstrated leadership
Financial Need: Financial need will not be a factor
Required Documentation: 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.

Annual Fund

Major: Any UHCL degree program
GPA: No specific requirement but will be a factor
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 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)
Required Documentation: 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.

Emyre Barrios Robinson

Major: Any UHCL degree program
GPA: Minimum 3.0
Status: Undergraduate or Graduate minimum 6 hours enrollment
Preference will be given to students pursuing a concentration in women's studies at UHCL
Financial Need: Financial need will not be a factor
Required Documentation: 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.
Additional Requirement: Submit a paragraph (500 - 700 words) on how receiving this scholarship will benefit females in the Mexican American community

Barbara Bowers Memorial

Major: Any UHCL degree program
Must be a UHCL first semester student at time of application
GPA: Undergraduate minimum 2.5 GPA / Graduate minimum 3.0 GPA
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment
Preference given to college or university staff OR UHCL professional or support staff who are first semester UHCL students
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)
Required Documentation: 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.

Billie Fowler International Connections of Houston

Major: any UHCL degree program
U. S. citizens and prior recipients of the Billie C. Fowler International Connections of Houston scholarship will not be considered. This scholarship does NOT provide a waiver of non-resident tuition.
GPA: minimum 3.0 GPA
Status: Undergraduate International student / minimum enrollment 6 hours
Financial Need: Financial need will be a factor although International students cannot file a FAFSA
Required Documentation: 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.

Canteen

Major: Any UHCL degree plan
GPA: Undergraduate minimum 2.0 GPA / Graduate minimum 3.0 GPA
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment
Financial Need: Financial need will not be a factor
Required Documentation: 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.

UHCL Development & Advisory Council

Major: Any UHCL degree program
GPA: minimum 3.0
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 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)
Required Documentation: 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.

Distinguished Alumni

Major: Any UHCL degree program
GPA: Undergraduates minimum 2.5 GPA / Graduate minimum 3.0 GPA
Status: Undergraduate minimum 9 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 6 hours enrollment
Descendent (child or grandchild) of a UHCL alumni
Financial Need: Financial need is preferred / FASFA not required, but recommended to submit a FAFSA at www.FAFSA.ed.gov by the UHCL priority deadline of March 15th
Required Documentation: 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.
Additional Requirement: Brief paragraph to include name of person who graduated or attained a certification from UHCL of whom you are a descendent; their major and date of graduation.

DSLabs/ISA

Major: Any UHCL degree program
GPA: minimum 3.0
Status: Graduate full time enrollment (9 hours)
Must be a current active member of the Indian Students Association at UHCL
Financial Need: Financial need will not be a factor
Required Documentation: 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.

Eve Mieszkuc

Major: Any UHCL degree program
GPA: No specific requirement but will be a factor
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 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)
Required Documentation: 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.

D. Schergens

Major: Any UHCL degree program
GPA: No specific requirement but will be a factor
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment
Must be a female
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)
Required Documentation: 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.

The Hays Scholarship

Major: Preference to students in any degree plan in the School of Science and Computer Engineering or the School of Education
GPA: Undergraduate minimum 2.5 GPA / Graduate minimum 3.0 GPA
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment /Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment AND Preference given to first generation college students and students who attended one of the following Houston area high schools: Austin, Chavez, Davis, Milby, Regan, Sam Houston, Waltrip, Washington, Houston, Wheatley, Yates, Lee, Sterling, Ball, LaMarque or Texas City.
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)
Required Documentation: 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.
Additional Requirement: Are you a first generation college student? Which Houston area high school did you attend?

Hall Family Endowment for Presidential Scholars

Major: Any degree plan in UHCL's School of Business
GPA: minimum 3.0 GPA
Status: Undergraduate full time enrollment (12 hours) / Graduate full time enrollment (9 hours)
Non-traditional student, exemplary students based on academic merit and leadership or having overcome personal challenges.
Financial Need: Financial need will not be a factor
Required Documentation: 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.

Hugh Lea Leadership

Major: Any UHCL degree program
GPA: Undergraduate minimum 2.5 GPA / Graduate minimum 3.0 GPA
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment
Demonstrated university leadership
Financial Need: Financial need will not be a factor
Required Documentation: 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.

International Paper

Major: Any UHCL degree plan
GPA: Minimum 3.5 GPA
Status: Undergraduate full time enrollment (12 hours) / Preference given to East Texas high school graduates
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)
Required Documentation: 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.
Additional Requirement: List the name of the Texas high school from which you graduated

Lynette Autrey

Major: Social Sciences, Humanities or Business
GPA: minimum 3.25 GPA
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment
Strong moral character
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)
Required Documentation: 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.

Lunar Rendezvous Festival

Major: Any UHCL degree program
First consideration given to students who graduated from a Clear Creek School District high school
GPA: Undergraduate minimum 2.5 GPA / Graduate minimum 3.0 GPA
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment
Special consideration given to students or children of those who participated in the Lunar Rendezvous Festival
Financial Need: Financial need will not be a factor
Required Documentation: 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.
Additional Requirement: List the Clear Creek high school from which you graduated.
Provide evidence of participation or immediate family member's participation in the Lunar Rendezvous Festival

Mary Ann Holton

Major: any UHCL degree program
GPA: Undergraduate minimum 2.10 GPA / Graduate minimum 3.10 GPA
Status: Undergraduate and Graduate minimum 6 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)
Required Documentation: 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.
Additional Requirement: One page essay relating to this topic: "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us" and ONE recommendation letter that reflects on your humanitarian nature

Nanette Joan Bruckner / Women's Studies

Major: Any UHCL degree program with a Concentration in Women's Studies
GPA: No specific requirement, but will be a factor
Status: Undergraduate with a minimum 6 hour enrollment / Graduate with a minimum 3 hours enrollment - Graduate preferred
Financial Need: will not be a factor
Required Documentation: 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.
Additional Requirement: 1-2 page narrative demonstrating commitment to Women's Studies and/or issues related to women and ONE letter of reference from a full-time or adjunct Faculty member at UHCL teaching a Women's Studies course.

Nina Cullinan

Major: Any UHCL degree program
GPA: minimum 3.5
Status: Undergraduate enrolled full time (12 hours)
Financial Need: Financial need will not be a factor
Required Documentation: 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.

David & Stephanie Palmer Family

Major: Any UHCL degree plan
Must be taking at least one class at the UHCL Pearland campus during the semester(s) of the award
GPA: Undergraduate minimum 2.0 GPA
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment
Must exhibit leadership. Preference to students living in one of these zip codes: 77581, 77584, or 77588
Financial Need: Financial need will not be a factor
Required Documentation: 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.
Additional Requirement: If you live in one of the preferred zip codes, please list it

Jean Nettles PASA

Major: Must be a student at UHCL / Preference given to degree seeking student
GPA: no specific requirement
Status: Undergraduate or Graduate
Must be a benefits eligible active member of PASA, employed by UHCL for at least one year. Must be attending at least one class at UHCL
Financial Need: Financial need will not be a factor
Required Documentation: 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.
Additional Requirement: Brief statement to include job title and department, objective for taking class and list of involvement in PASA over the last 2 years.

Peter P. Bermudez

Major: Any UHCL degree plan
GPA: minimum 3.5
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment
Previous recipient will be given preference for a max of 5 semesters (must continue to apply and meet criteria)
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)
Required Documentation: 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.

Phi Kappa Phi

Major: Any UHCL degree program / Must have an approved CPS on file
GPA: Top 10% of most recent graduating class
Status: College senior or graduate student
Agree to complete an application to join Phi Kappa Phi if selected to receive this scholarship
Financial Need: Financial need will not be a factor
Required Documentation: 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.
Additional Requirement: Summary of education and statement clarifying education and career goals/ Two letters of recommendation that show capacity for original grad work, personal characteristics showing potential for success in advanced studies and career goals

UHCL Paver Scholarship

Major: Any degree plan at UHCL
GPA: No specific requirement but merit will be considered
Status: Undergraduate enrollment minimum is 6 hours / Graduate enrollment minimum is 3 hours
Financial Need: Financial need will not be a factor
Required Documentation: 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.

Removing Educational Barriers

Major: Any UHCL degree program
GPA: Academic good standing
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment
First generation college student
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)
Required Documentation: 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.

Sue Fellman Servant Leadership

Major: Any UHCL degree program
GPA: No specific requirement but will be a factor
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment AND must demonstrate exceptional performance through the Servant Leadership Program within Student Leadership, Involvement & Community Engagement (SLICE)
Financial Need: Financial need is not a factor
Required Documentation: 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.

Williams A. Staples Support Staff Association

Major: Any UHCL degree program
GPA: No specific requirement but will be a factor
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment
Active benefits eligible SSA member; UHCL employee for at least 6 months or dependent of UHCL employee
Financial Need: Financial need will not be a factor
Required Documentation: 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.
Additional Requirement: One page essay describing academic and personal goals; include job title and total length of UHCL service

Todd Davis Memorial

Major: Any degree program at UHCL
GPA: no specific requirement
Status: Undergraduate with 6 hour minimum enrollment / Graduate with 3 hours minimum enrollment
Must exhibit leadership qualities and have participated in leadership activities
Financial Need: Financial need will not be a factor
Required Documentation: 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.

Hawks Living On Campus @ UFA Scholarship

Major: Any UHCL degree program
GPA: Must be in academic good standing
Status: Undergraduate 6 hours minimum enrollment / Graduate 3 hours minimum enrollment
Must have a signed contract and be a current resident at University Forest Apartments
Financial Need: Financial need will not be a factor
Required Documentation: 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.
Additional Requirement: A 50 to 100 word essay on this topic: Why I choose to live on campus at UHCL.

University Endowment

Major: Any UHCL degree program
GPA: Undergraduate minimum 3.0 GPA / Graduate minimum 3.5 GPA
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment
Must exhibit leadership qualities
Financial Need: Financial need will not be a factor
Required Documentation: 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.

UHCL Veterans

Major: Any UHCL degree plan
GPA: Minimum 2.5 GPA
Status: Minimum 6 hours enrollment
Must be active or reserve duty military personnel or an honorably discharged veteran
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)
Required Documentation: 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.

M. L. Wismer

Major: Any UHCL degree program
Must have attended UHCL at least one semester at time of this application
GPA: minimum 2.75 GPA
Status: Undergraduate 6 hours minimum enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment
U.S. citizen or permanent resident / Preference to Wismer employees and family members of employees / Resided in East Harris County for at least 4 years
Financial Need: Financial need will only be a factor if there is a tie / FASFA not required, but it is suggested to submit a FAFSA at www.FAFSA.ed.gov by the UHCL priority deadline of March 15th
Required Documentation: 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.
Additional Requirement: If you are a Wismer employee or a family member of a Wismer employee you MUST mention it in your essay.

William P. Hobby

Major: Any UHCL degree program
GPA: Undergraduate minimum 2.75 GPA / Graduate minimum 3.0 GPA
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment
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)
Required Documentation: 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.

Caren Colley

Major: Any UHCL degree plan
GPA: Undergraduate minimum 2.5 GPA / Graduate minimum 3.0 GPA
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment
Students with disabilities who are registered with UHCL's Office of Health and Disability
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)
Required Documentation: 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.




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