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These scholarships are for SoE 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.

School of Education Alumni

Major: Declared major in School of Education
GPA: minimum 3.0
Status: Undergraduate 6 hour minimum enrollment / Graduate 3 hour minimum enrollment
Exhibit leadership qualities
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

Baer/Exxon

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)
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 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.

Bonnie M. Staples

Major: Education
GPA: Minimum 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
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 list of extracurricular activities in school/university and/or community events that you are actively involved in.

Barbara Samuels Literacy Teacher Scholarship

Major: Graduate Reading LLS Program
GPA: High merit
Status: Graduate enrolled in a minimum of 3 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
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

SoE Development

Major: Any degree plan in the School of Education
GPA: Minimum 3.0
Status: Undergraduate with at least 6 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
Additional requirement: One page essay on why you are pursuing a School of Education degree

SoE Endowment

Major: Any degree plan in the School of Education
GPA: Minimum 3.0
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
Additional Requirement: One page essay on why you are pursuing a School of Education degree

Fred Kierstead Memorial

Major: Education degree or certification
GPA: No specific requirement, but will be a factor
Status: Undergraduate minimum 6 hours enrollment/ Graduate minimum of 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

Thomas Gee

Major: Seeking certification and enrolled in the Reading Program
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
Additional Requirement: One page essay on why you are pursuing the Reading Program

Jesse H. & Mary Gibbs Jones - SoE

Major: Any degree program in the School of Education
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

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 students
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
Additional Requirement: One page essay describing how you demonstrate leadership and academic ability

Instructional Technology

Major: School of Education major with a concentration in Instructional Technology
GPA: 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
Additional Requirement: A one page essay describing why you want to earn a Master's degree in instructional technology and why you deserve this scholarship

Matthew and Gretchen Jaska

Major: Teacher Preparation Program
GPA: No specific requirement, but will be a factor
Status: Undergraduate minimum enrollment 6 hours / Graduate minimum enrollment 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.

Cyril & Martha Kajs

Major: Degree seeking student in Education
GPA: Minimum 3.0
Status: Undergraduate full time enrollment (12 hours) preferred; 6 hours minimum
Graduate full time enrollment (9 hours) preferred; 3 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)
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 one page essay describing why the student is pursuing an education degree

Dr. Rebecca Huss-Keeler and Terry Keeler Graduate Early Childhood Education

Major: Early Childhood Education Program
GPA: Minimum is 3.0
Status: Graduate minimum enrollment 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.
Additional Requirement: one-page essay explaining why student chose this career path and discuss aspirations in the field

Educational Leadership

Major: School of Education major with a concentration in Educational Leadership
GPA: Will be a factor
Status: Graduate minimum enrollment 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.

The Nolie Mayo 8-12 Teacher Education Scholarship

Major: Any UHCL major
GPA: Minimum undergraduate 2.5 on 4.0 scale and 3.0 minimum for graduate
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)
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: Applicants must submit a 200 - 250 word statement on why they are pursuing a grades 8 - 12 certification.

Partnership for Future Teachers

Major: Acceptance as a UHCL student seeking teacher certification
Current or 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.
GPA: No specific requirement, but it will be a factor
Status: Undergraduate students 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 Required: 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: School 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)
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.

STEP-Success Through Education Program

Major: STEP Program
GPA: Minimum 2.5 overall
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 ww.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

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
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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