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School of Human Sciences and Humanities

These scholarships are for HSH 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.

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

Art Education

Major: Applied Design and Visual Arts
Must be preparing to teach art at the elementary or secondary school level OR art teachers returning for graduate study in Humanities with an emphasis on studio art, art history and /or art education
GPA: No specific requirement, but will be a factor
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment
Financial Need: 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.
Additional Documentation Required: Write a brief statement on your experience teaching art OR your intent to teach art

Betty Martin King Family Therapy

Major: Family Therapy
GPA: No specific requirement, but will be a factor
Status: Graduate minimum enrollment is 3 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)
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.

Chhavi Bhatia Memorial

Major: Clinical Psychology or Marriage and Family Therapy
GPA: No specific requirement, but will be a factor
Status: Graduate taking a minimum of 6 graduate credit hours
Preference given to students pursuing professional career in the mental health field working within the Asian Indian female population
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 personal statement of intended career plan upon completion of program

Carol Lynne Snyder Memorial

Major: Humanities
GPA: High merit
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.

Deyossie “Duck” Harris Memorial

Major: Any Human Sciences and Humanities degree plan
GPA: No specific requirement, but will be a factor
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment
Preference given to first generation college students or socio-economic challenged 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.
Additional Requirement: One page essay about self and education goals

Joan & Howard Eisner

Major: Psychology and Clinical Psychology
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.

Eldrewey Sterns

Major: Sociology
GPA: No specific requirement but will be a factor
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment
Applicant should be socioeconomically disadvantaged
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: Essay on personal challenges or disadvantages faced in your lifetime

Fowles Family

Major: Media Studies with a CPS on file
GPA: No specific requirement but will be a factor
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment / Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment
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.

Family Therapy

Major: Family Therapy
GPA: No specific requirement, but will be a factor
Status: 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.

Gretchen Mieszkowski

Major: Literature
GPA: Minimum 2.5
Status: Undergraduate 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.

James and Norma Hightower

Major: Behavioral Science, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, General Behavioral Sciences
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

Jesse H. & Mary Gibbs Jones - HSH

Major: Any Human Sciences and Humanities degree plan
GPA: No specific requirement, but will be a factor
Status: Undergraduate minimum enrollment 6 hours / Graduate minimum enrollment 3 hours
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

Hilary Jo Karp and Charles Edward South Psychology

Major: General Psychology or Clinical Psychology
GPA: High merit
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

Linda Bell Marriage and Family Therapy

Major: Marriage and Family Therapy
GPA: Minimum 3.0
Status: Graduate full time enrollment (9 hours)
Must exhibit dedication to the Marriage and Family Therapy field
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

Literature

Major: Literature
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

Mary Hodge Student Research Endowment

Major: Anthropology or related disciplines
GPA: No specific requirement, but will be a factor
Status: Undergraduate minimum enrollment 6 hours / Graduate minimum enrollment 3 hours
Must be performing research under the supervision of UHCL faculty
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: Statement describing research project and the name of the supervising faculty member

Marilyn Mieszkuc Memorial

Major: Women's Studies/concentration in Women's Studies
GPA: Minimum 2.5 for undergraduate, minimum 3.0 for graduate
Status: Undergraduate 6 hours minimum enrollment / Graduate 3 hours minimum enrollment
Students in transition: personal, career, educational or academic
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 describing your transition

Neal and Marion Seymour Literature

Major: Literature
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

The Prudence B. Cohen Memorial

Major: Master of Arts in Family Therapy
GPA: Minimum 3.0
Status: Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment
Active in community and school support 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)
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

Richard C. Wilson History

Major: History
GPA: Minimum 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Status: Undergraduate 6 hours minimum enrollment / Graduate 3 hours minimum enrollment
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

Susan Speight Family Therapy

Major: Family Therapy
GPA: Minimum 3.25
Status: Graduate minimum 3 hours enrollment
Must have completed 36 hours in the Family Therapy Program and must exhibit leadership in Family Therapy Program/Profession
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.

Josephine Tittsworth - Social Justice

Major: Bachelor of Social Work
GPA: Minimum for overall cumulative 3.0 / minimum for core curriculum 3.5
Status: Undergraduate enrolled in a minimum of 6 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)
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 Documentation: Personal statement (2 page max) that discusses any one or more of the following elements of applicant's contributions to the BSW program, university, and/or surrounding communities in the form of promoting Social Justice, the social work profession, and the UH-Clear Lake BSW Program: Promotion of respect for diversity / Amelioration of oppressive policies / Service on behalf of disenfranchised groups / National Association of Social Workers (membership, volunteering, presenting, etc.) / Leadership within the BSW Program (SWSO Officer, SWSO membership, volunteering, etc.) / Advocacy on behalf of disenfranchised persons or groups / Professional comportment consistent with the NASW Code of Ethics




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