Looking for ways to fund your education? If you can demonstrate academic excellence and leadership, you may qualify for a UH scholarship at the University of Houston. Here’s a look at the options. You also may want to explore scholarships from outside sources by browsing websites like StudentScholarships.org, Collegeboard, Hispanic College Fund, The National Data Base Scholarships and US College Scholarships and Grants. Questions? Contact the Financial Aid Office.
NOTE: State law requires that each student identify any relation to a current University of Houston Board of Regents member. A student who is related to a current member of the governing board of that institution is prohibited from receiving scholarships unless the scholarship is awarded exclusively based on academic merit or is an athletic scholarship.
- State Funded Scholarships
- University Funded Scholarships
- University Endowed Scholarships
- Undergraduate Research Scholarships
- Learning Abroad Scholarships
- College-Specific Scholarships
- Privately Funded Scholarships
- Scholarships for Transfers
- Out-of-State Students
- Scholarships for International Students
- Corporate Scholarships
The state of Texas provides funding for multiple scholarships available to outstanding students attending Texas colleges and universities. Some of the scholarships will require students to maintain a certain GPA or be part of a specific degree program. Additionally, most of the scholarships require students to be a Texas resident.
- Fifth Year Accounting Student Scholarship Program
- Amount: Up to $5,000
The purpose of this program is to increase the number of highly trained and educated professional accountants available to serve the residents of this state; improve the state's business environment and encourage economic development and financial stability; and identify, recognize and support outstanding scholars who plan to pursue careers in accounting.
- Good Neighbor Scholarship Program
- Amount: Tuition for one academic year (fall, spring and summer)
This scholarship program was established to encourage academically talented students from the countries of the Western (American) hemisphere to pursue higher education in the State of Texas; thus, establishing a beneficial link between the State of Texas and their home countries.
- Highest Ranking High School Graduate Exemption
- Amount: Tuition only (two semesters of first regular session)
The highest ranking graduate of each accredited high school in Texas is exempt from tuition only at public colleges in Texas for two semesters of the first regular session following graduation from high school. For more information about this exemption or the application process, please contact the University of Houston’s Office of Student Business Services at 713-743-1010, option 6.
- License Plate Insignia Scholarship
- The License Plate Insignia Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to needy students attending eligible public or private, non-profit colleges and universities in Texas. The amount of funding available for the program depends upon the number of license plates purchased bearing the insignia of Texas colleges and universities.
- Mexican Citizens with Financial Need-Border Nations Waiver
- Amount: Resident tuition rate
Deadline: July 1
The purpose of this waiver is to permit a small number of individuals with financial need and are citizens of Mexico, to enroll in any public university in Texas while paying the resident tuition rate. In order to guarantee your application is processed by the first payment deadline of each semester, applications must be submitted by the deadlines provided. However, applications may be submitted after the stated deadline. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Click here to apply.
Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program
Amount: Up to $7,000
TASSP is a scholarship available to any Texas resident who is interested in pursuing either a commission in one of the Armed Services or will join the Texas Army National Guard, Texas Air National Guard, the Texas State Guard or the U.S. Merchant Marine upon graduation. One of the requirements is to be appointed by the governor, lieutenant governor, state senator or state representative. Click here for more information.
Top 10 Percent High School Graduate Scholarship
Amount: $1,600 for continuing students
The 80th Texas Legislature created the Top 10 Percent Scholarship to encourage students who graduate in the top 10 percent of their high school classes to attend a Texas public institution of higher education. Typically, if funding is available, qualifying students who submited the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) by a specific deadline,** have financial need and enroll full time in a Texas public college or university in the fall term may be eligible to receive an award. As of the 2015-2016 academic year, first-time (initial) awards are no longer being made due to state funding limitations. Renewal awards, if funding is available, will be made if the requirements below are met.
- Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) by March 15.
- Complete 30 credit hours in previous academic year (fall, spring and summer). Hours may be transferred from another Texas public college or university.
- Maintain cumulative 3.25 GPA.
- Complete at least 75 percent of hours attempted.
- Enroll as a full-time student.
- Demonstrate financial need.
The University funds several scholarships for incoming freshmen with awards ranging from $500 to $8,500 per year. Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic credentials as measured by high school performance and standardized test scores. Award criteria may vary from one scholarship to another. In order to be eligible for a university-funded scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:
- Graduated from a high school that is accredited by the Texas Education Agency and/or the appropriate Regional Association of Schools and Colleges
- Applied for admission at UH for the Fall semester immediately following high school graduation.
- Admissions file must be completed by Nov. 15 to be considered for priority funding. Please note that this is the priority deadline and scholarships will continue to be awarded as long as funds are available.
- Students are responsible for submitting new high school transcripts and/or SAT/ACT test scores if class rank or test scores change. Students must then notify the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid when this information has been submitted if they would like their files to be reviewed again. Students may do so by contacting the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid at (713) 743-1010, option 5, or visiting the Welcome Center.
- If no high school class rank information is provided on the original transcript submitted with the admissions application, the student is responsible for notifying the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid of any changes to this information. In-lieu of an official ranking provided on the transcript, a statement of rank provided by a school administrator may be sufficient. This statement of rank should include a student's name, UH ID and a confirmation as to whether or not the student would fall in the top 10 percent, top 20 percent or top 30 percent of their respective graduating class.
- New SAT/ACT test scores and/or class ranks will be accepted through Jan. 31.
- Your completed admissions application allows you to be automatically considered for some scholarships. Other scholarships require a separate application.
- Eligibility to Maintain your Scholarship
- Your University Funded Scholarship will renew each year provided you meet the following criteria:
- Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0;
- Maintain full-time enrollment each fall and spring semester; and
- Earn a minimum of 30 credit hours of enrollment at UH every academic year.
- Summer courses may count toward the completion of the 30 credit hours, but tuition and fees for those courses will not be funded by your scholarship, unless a scholarship petition is filed.
- Transfer hours and AP/Dual credit hours will not count toward the annual 30-hour requirement.
- Courses repeated will not be covered by university-funded scholarships. Credit hours for courses repeated will not be included in the semester and annual credit hour requirements.
Any scholarship counts as a financial resource and must be considered when constructing a student award package. Total student aid cannot exceed a student's cost of attendance. The cost of attendance (COA) is an estimate of what it costs the typical student to attend the University of Houston. Your COA includes tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, transportation and personal expenses. Awards from the University of Houston are subject to change depending on the entire student award package and the student's COA.
University-funded scholarships for incoming freshmen include:
- Academic Excellence Scholarship
- Amount: $1,000 to $8,500 per year
Qualifications: For students who have a competitive academic profile – typically a score of 1200 on the critical reading and math sections of the SAT (25 ACT composite) with a class rank in the top 20 percent. To remain eligible, students must maintain a full-time enrollment status (12 credit hours per semester), complete 30 credit hours annually (credit hours must be completed at the University of Houston - main campus), and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 GPA.
- Cullen Leadership Scholarship
- Amount: $1,000 per year (in addition to the Academic Excellence Scholarship)
Qualifications: Students who have been awarded the Academic Excellence Scholarship may compete for the Cullen Leadership scholarship by invitation from the Scholarship Office. This award will bring an additional $1,000 per year, and is renewable for up to four years.
- National Merit Scholarship Finalist
- Fall 2017 Amount: Cost of tuition and required fees, for four years (five years for architecture students). In addition, recipients are eligible for a one-time $1,000 undergraduate research stipend and a one-time $2,000 study abroad stipend. Candidates who complete the FAFSA may be eligible for additional financial support. See the chart below for a summary of benefits.
- Qualifications: The University of Houston will automatically award scholarship support to National Merit Scholarship finalists who select the University of Houston as their first-choice institution in accordance with the rules and deadlines established by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).
Base Award (Over Four Years)
UH National Merit Scholarship
Research Stipend (one-time)
Study Abroad (one-time)
Need-Based Financial Aid
Up to Cost of Attendance
May be Available
- *Estimate based on typical undergraduate tuition and fees as of 2016-2017. Tuition and fees vary by program and number of credits taken.
- Tier One Scholarship
- Fall 2017: To learn more about the Tier One Scholarship including eligibility, benefits, FAQs and information about current scholars, please visit the Tier One Scholars website.
- Astronaut/Space Studies Scholarship Endowment
- Deadline:March 15, 2017
- The Astronaut/Space Studies scholarship is for students interested in becoming an astronaut or pursuing a career in the nation’s space program. Scholarship applicant must be a certified full-time degree-seeking student, maintain a 3.0 GPA and provide notice to the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid of summer work with NASA or another space related organization. Scholarship prospect’s studies must demonstrate some area of preparation for a career in the space program. Eligible programs of study: Bachelor of Science in Physics, Master of Science in Space Architecture, Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Master of Science in Materials Engineering, Master of Science in Industrial Engineering or a Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering. Scholarship is renewable for up to 8 semesters. For instructions on how to apply, click here.
- Delphian Endowment Scholarship
- The Delphian scholarship is based upon merit, character and financial need. It is only available for the Fall and Spring semesters, up to 8 semesters or graduation, whichever comes first. Students will be considered without regard to gender, age, religion, race or ethnic origin, but must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States. Qualifying applicants must be classified as an undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 from all colleges attended as well as maintain full-time enrollment (12 credit hours) each semester. Additionally, applicants must submit an official University of Houston transcript and/or transcripts from any previously attended university or college with the application.
- Carole and Jim Hegenbarth Scholarship Endowment
- Amount: $1,000 (one time award)
The Carole and Jim Hegenbarth scholarship was established to help first generation students achieve their dream of higher education. Eligible applicants must be certified undergraduate, degree-seeking students in good standing with the University of Houston, and demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA.
- CenterPoint Energy UH Alumni Scholarship Endowment
- The CenterPoint Energy UH Alumni Scholarship Endowment is for dependents of CenterPoint Energy employees, or an employee who has been working for CenterPoint Energy for at least one year. Applicants must be less than 26 years old, attend school full time and show financial need according to the FASFA. For instructions on how to apply, click here.
- Engines of Our Ingenuity Scholarship
- This scholarship is open to any creative-thinking, undergraduate student at the University of Houston. To qualify, a student must be full-time (12 hours or more) with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Applicants must submit a one-page essay describing how they exhibit “creative” and “inventive” qualities. For instructions on how to apply, click here.
- Franklin and Virginia Law Scholarship
- The Franklin Virginia Law Scholarship is open to any degree-seeking undergraduate student who is in good academic standing at the time the scholarship is awarded. To qualify, the student must be enrolled full-time (12 hours or more) with a minimum 2.0 GPA or graduated from an accredited Texas high school with a minimum of 2.5 GPA, and have a financial need as determined by FAFSA. The student must demonstrate leadership qualities and shall submit two (2) letters of recommendation for the scholarship (preferably from teachers and professors). Student must be a United States citizen or permanent resident and a resident of Texas for fifteen (15) years preceding the date the scholarship is awarded. For instructions on how to apply, click here.
- Houston Office Leasing Brokers Association Scholarship Endowment
- The Houston Office Leasing Brokers Association (HOLBA) Scholarship is for students in the College of Business Administration, Engineering, Social Sciences (Economics), and/or Technology. Scholarship applicants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in office leasing or commercial real estate, be a certified junior or senior degree-seeking student in good standing, must be enrolled for minimum of 12 hours each semester of awarding, and maintain a 3.0 GPA or better. For instructions on how to apply, click here.
- M.A. Jinnah Scholarship
- The Jinnah Endowment Scholarship is intended for full-time students who are in good standing with the University. Applicants must have and must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or greater. Undergraduate students applying must have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours at UH and graduate students applying must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at UH. Applicants must submit a 400-word essay in Urdu on the life of M.A. Jinnah. Essay must be researched, created and written by the scholarship applicant. (Essays become the property of the University of Houston and may be reprinted in Pakistan Association of Greater Houston publications.) For instructions on how to apply, click here.
- Peggy & Bill Shiffick Foundation Scholarship
- Applicants for the Peggy & Bill Shiffick must be full-time, undergraduate, degree-seeking students who demonstrate financial need (as determined by the FAFSA or TAFSA) and have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.
- Robert and Esther Stadtler Scholarship
- The Robert and Esther Stadtler Scholarship is open to sophomores and seniors who are seeking a degree at the University of Houston. To qualify, students must be full-time (12 hours or more) with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and have financial need as determined by FAFSA. Students must also submit their résumé and a brief statement detailing leadership qualities, character, scholastic ability and achievements. For instructions on how to apply, click here.
- The Woman’s Club of Houston Scholarship
- The Woman’s Club of Houston Scholarship is a one-time, annual award of up to $1,500. To qualify, an applicant must be a certified junior or senior student seeking an undergraduate degree in the field of Education or Fine Arts for Fall 2016/Spring 2017, enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester of award and maintain a 3.0 GPA. The applicant also must demonstrate an interest in contributing to the community through participation in community service activities. In addition, the applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. For information on how to apply, click here.
The University of Houston encourages undergraduates to participate in research with a faculty mentor. In addition to programs offered through various departments and colleges, two programs currently award a stipend for qualified students from all majors to engage in a mentored research experience.
- Provost's Undergraduate Research Scholarship (PURS)
- Amount: $1,000 per semester of research
Any junior or senior who has either successfully completed at least 12 hours in residence at UH with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 OR who has completed fewer than 12 hours in residence at UH but has a 3.5 cumulative GPA on all college level course work taken at UH or elsewhere is eligible to apply. Applicants must have earned at least 60 credits by the beginning of the mentorship period and must enroll and maintain a minimum of 12 hours in the semester of the award unless they are graduating that semester. Students who have participated in the PURS program at UH in a prior semester are ineligible to reapply.
- Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
- Amount: $3,500 for research
Deadline: March 24, 2017
Qualifications: The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program at the University of Houston (SURF-UH) seeks to provide funding for rising UH sophomores, juniors and seniors to participate in a focused, full-time, 10-week research experience (June 5 - Aug. 9) under the direction of UH faculty. Current freshmen that will be sophomores in Fall 2017 are eligible to apply for the fellowship. However, students graduating in Spring and Summer 2017 are not eligible for this program. No course credit will be offered for participation in this program, and students who have previously participated in the SURF-UH program are ineligible to reapply.
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Most colleges at the University of Houston offer scholarships specifically for students in those colleges. To be considered for a college-specific scholarship, submit an application through the appropriate college.
Find out more:
- C.T. Bauer College of Business
- College of Education
- College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
- College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
- College of Optometry
- College of Pharmacy
- College of Social Work
- College of Technology
- Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management
- Cullen College of Engineering
- Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture
- The Honors College
- College of Nursing
- University of Houston Law Center
Each year, a number of foundations, corporations, and individuals provide funding for UH scholarships. Some of these privately funded scholarships are designed to support students in a particular discipline or from a specific heritage or geographic region; others are open to students of any major or background. Offerings change often according to availability of funds and the time of the school year.
- Alief Achievement Fund Scholarship
- The Alief Achievement Scholarship Fund Scholarship will be used to award Alief Independent School District High School seniors who exhibit leadership skills and will attend the University of Houston Main Campus. Scholarship applicant must also demonstrate financial need. To apply, applicant must submit résumé, two letters of recommendation and a 500-word narrative outlining why applicant wants to attend the University of Houston and how this scholarship will enable him/her to meet his/her goals. All scholarship documents should be submitted to the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. If selected, scholarship recipient must maintain a cumulative 2.75 GPA and remain a full-time student (a minimum of 12 hours per semester) at the University of Houston (main campus). Scholarship award is renewable for a maximum of 4 years (or 8 semesters) provided the recipient continues to meet the eligibility requirements. For instructions on how to apply, click here.
- Alonzo Cantu Scholarship
- Deadline: April 3, 2017
- The Alonzo Cantu Scholarship is for incoming freshmen who graduated from any high school in Hidalgo County, Texas. Scholarship applicants must be ranked in the top 25 percent of their graduating class, demonstrate financial need and be Pell Grant-eligible. Students will be evaluated based on academic achievement, letters of recommendation and a personal statement. The award is renewable for up to four years with a maximum amount of $16,000 for students who maintain a 2.75 GPA, full-time enrollment, and remain Pell Grant-eligible. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. For more instructions on how to apply, click here.
- Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (AROTC) Scholarship
- The Army Reserves Officers' Training Corps (AROTC) Scholarship is awarded for academic and personal achievement and pays annually an amount determined by the U.S. Army. The scholarship includes funding for tuition, a flat rate for textbooks, equipment, and supplies, and a subsistence allowance. Recipients must enroll and fully participate in Army ROTC. Four-year AROTC scholarships are applied for during the latter part of the junior or the early part of the senior year of high school. Two- and three-year AROTC scholarships are applied for during the sophomore and freshman years, respectively, through the Department of Military Science. For further information, contact the Military Science Department at 713-743-3875.
- Barnes and Noble Textbook Scholarship
- Amount: $800 per year ($400 per semester), renewable for up to 2 years only
- Barnes & Noble is pleased to be a member of the University of Houston (UH) community. Barnes & Noble will award scholarships to selected UH students who have been admitted to undergraduate programs to support student success and access at UH. As a UH partner, we have committed to providing the Textbook Scholarships. Qualifying applicants who meet the eligibility requirements below are invited to apply. Selected applicants will receive a total of $800/academic year ($400/semester). This is a renewable scholarship award for a period of 2 years (based on 2 semesters per classification level) for a maximum award of $1,600. Any funds not used will be returned to the Barnes & Noble Textbook Scholarship account. For instructions on how to apply, click here.
- Academic Excellence Scholars
- SAT score range 1200 – 1290
- ACT score range 25 – 28
- Academic Excellence Scholars
- Dean's Lists
- 3.5 GPA or above
- Dean's Lists
- Transfer Excellence Scholars
- 3.0 GPA or above
- Transfer Excellence Scholars
- Beatrice and Jesse Mladenka-Fowler Scholarship
- Deadline: May 1 (fall) and Oct.1 (spring)
The Mladenka-Fowler Scholarship offers financial assistance to full-time students at UH who encounter economic hardships that might oblige them to withdraw from full-time progress towards graduation. For more information, click here.
- Cougar Experience Scholarship
- Amount: $4,000 ($2,000 for the fall term, $2,000 for the spring term)
- Deadline: Not currently accepting applications
- The Cougar Experience Scholarship is an exciting new award for students who make campus life even more vibrant by living in Cougar Village II and playing an active role in campus activities. First-time freshmen admitted with a completed FAFSA pr TASFA by April 15, 2016, for the Fall 2016 term may be eligible for the Cougar Experience Scholarship. Priority will be given to students with demonstrated financial need. This award is not renewable and may only be applied toward UH residence hall expenses for the first year in college.
- Delphian Foundation Scholarship
- Amount: $4,000 per year (renewable)
The Delphian scholarship is based upon scholarship, merit, character and financial need. It is only available for the fall and spring semesters, up to 8 semesters or graduation, whichever comes first. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, religion, race or ethnic origin, but must be a woman and citizen or permanent resident of the United States. Qualifying applicants must be classified as an undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 from all colleges attended as well as maintain full-time enrollment (12 credit hours) each semester. Additionally, applicants must submit an official University of Houston transcript and/or transcripts from any previously attended university or college with the application. Interviews will not be scheduled until all information is received by the Delphian office.
- George Family Scholarship
- The George Family Scholarship is open to any degree-seeking undergraduate student that has graduated from the Aldine Independent School District in Houston, Texas. To qualify, the student must have graduated high school with a 2.75 GPA or higher and be enrolled full time (12 hours or more) and maintain a minimum 2.75 GPA. For instructions on how to apply, click here.
- Mark & Judith Cook Foundation Scholarship
- Amount: Full-ride
The Mark and Judith Cook Foundation are pleased to award a full-ride scholarship to students who have been accepted to the University of Houston (main campus). Applicant must be a Texas resident, U.S. citizen or permanent resident and have a permanent address in the Tamina community located within zip code 77385. Scholarship applicant must also demonstrate financial need. Applicant must submit a résumé, two letters of recommendation and a 250-word narrative outlining why applicant wants to attend the University of Houston and how this scholarship will enable him/her to meet this goal. All scholarship documents should be submitted by to the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. If selected, recipient must live on the UH campus a minimum of the first two years of his/her college career. Scholarship recipient must maintain a cumulative 2.75 GPA and remain a full-time student (a minimum of 12 hours per semester) at the University of Houston (main campus). Scholarship award is renewable provided the recipient continues to meet the eligibility requirements. Scholarship award covers up to 8 semesters (or up to 10 semesters if student is enrolled in a 5-year program) including tuition and fees; on-campus room and board or the equivalent; books and University of Houston sponsored student health insurance. For instructions on how to apply, click here.
- Meal Plan Scholarship
- Amount: One Meal Plan per term
- UH Dining Services (UHDS) is pleased to be a member of the University of Houston (UH) community. UHDS will award scholarships to selected UH students that have been admitted to undergraduate programs to support student success and access at UH. As a UH partner, we have committed to providing the Meal Plan Scholarships. Qualifying applicants who meet the eligibility requirements below are invited to apply. Selected applicants will receive one Meal Plan for both the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 terms. For instructions on how to apply, click here.
- Academic Excellence Scholars
- SAT score range 1200 – 1290
- ACT score range 25 – 28
- Academic Excellence Scholars
- Dean's Lists
- 3.5 GPA or above
- Dean's Lists
- Transfer Excellence Scholars
- 3.0 GPA or above
- Transfer Excellence Scholars
- Rodeo Scholarships
- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo's educational program is a significant part of the Show's mission — benefiting youth, supporting education, and facilitating better agricultural practices through exhibitions and presentation. Because college is only a dream for so many students, the Show has made an extraordinary impact on the lives of countless young men and women in its quest to benefit the youth of Texas and support them through education.
- Terry Foundation Scholarship
- Qualifications: For graduates from a Texas high school or home school who demonstrate financial need, a record of leadership in school and community, and strong academic abilities, as evidenced by grades and SAT scores.
- Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarships
- Deadline: April 3, 2017
- The VAMOS scholarship is for incoming freshmen who graduated from any high school in Hidalgo County, Texas. Scholarship applicants must be ranked in the top 25 percent of their graduating class, demonstrate financial need and be Pell Grant-eligible. Students will be evaluated based on academic achievement, letters of recommendation and a personal statement. The award is renewable for up to four years with a maximum amount of $16,000 for students who maintain a 2.75 GPA, full-time enrollment, and remain Pell Grant-eligible. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. For more instructions on how to apply, click here.
Thinking of transferring to UH? If you show promise through academics, leadership, and/or community involvement, you may be eligible for the scholarsips below:
Transfer Excellence Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year ($500 per term), nonrenewable
An applicant must hold a permanent residence card or be a United States citizen, must enroll in 12 hours of classes at the University of Houston (main campus), must have 42 transferable hours from a regionally accepted U.S. institution and must have a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0-point scale). Awards are offered to eligible applicants for fall and spring on a first-come, first-served basis, as funding is available. No separate scholarship application is required.
- Terry Foundation Transfer Scholarship
- Applicants must demonstrate financial need, a record of leadership in school and community, and strong academic abilities (minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA). Applicants also must meet U.S. and Texas residency, citizenship requirements sufficient to qualify for in-state tuition and financial aid as well as have completed at least 30 hours of transferable, post-high school credit in residence at a Texas college or university at the time of application. For additional requirements and information, please visit the Terry Foundation Scholarship Program website.
- Jack & D'Ann Burke International Scholarship Endowment
- Applicants must demonstrate active involvement in international education activities, have completed one semester of full-time study at the University of Houston and be currently enrolled full-time. All undergraduate applicants must have at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA, and all graduate applicants must have at least a cumulative 3.5 GPA. For United States citizens and permanent residents, financial need will be determined by guidelines from the UH Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.
- Addiction Resource Scholarship Deadline: May 31, 2017
- Annual Healthcare and Life Science Scholarship Deadline: Dec. 31, 2017
- A Real Online Degree Scholarship Deadline: July 31, 2017
- Baumgartner Law Firm Undergraduate Deadline: Aug. 31, 2017
- BodyTechReview Deadline: Oct. 1, 2017
- Corban Gunn Scholarship Deadline: Aug. 1, 2017
- Dish Network Scholarship Deadline: May 31, 2017
- Fleming Pre-Law Scholarship Deadline: July 1, 2017
- FoodStorm Scholarship for Catering & Technological Innovation 2017 Deadline: Nov. 30, 2017
- Frontier Scholarship Deadline: May 31, 2017
- Future Thinking Scholarship Deadline: May 31, 2017
- HomeTechLab STEM Scholarship Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017
- Hooked to Books Scholarship Deadline: Dec. 20, 2017
- Houzz Scholarship Program Deadline: June 30, 2017
- James Madison Memorial Fellowship Fund Deadline:TBD
- John Moore Scholarship Program Deadline: July 1, 2017
- Kitchen Cabinet Kings Scholarship Deadline: April 30, 2017
- Larson Jewelers Deadline: April 15, 2017
- Lawson Scholarship 2017 Deadline: April 15, 2017
- LFP Online Writing Scholarship Deadline: April 15, 2017
- Lincoln Labs Scholarship Deadline: Nov. 30, 2017
- Masergy Deadline: Aug. 15, 2017
- Nature Immerse Scholarship Deadline: Nov. 24, 2017
- Pelican Water Scholarship Deadline: April 15, 2017
- Reservation Counter Deadline: May 31, 2017
- Rising Capital Associates Scholarship Deadline: March 31, 2017
- Schechter, McElwee, Shaffer & Harris Scholarship Deadline: May 1, 2017
- SCW DREAMers Scholarship Deadline: May 31, 2017
- SCW Scholarship Deadline: May 31, 2017
- SeniorCare Deadline: May 15, 2017
- SEO Houston Deadline: Aug. 1, 2017
- Sleeping Expert Scholarship Deadline: Nov. 30, 2017
- SMSH Legal Scholarship Opportunity Deadline: May 1, 2017
- Student Loan Hero Deadline: Aug. 15, 2017
- Surgent CPA Deadline: April 15, 2017
- Surgent Professional Education Scholarship Deadline: July 1, 2017
- Tactical Tutor Deadline: April 15, 2017
- Terry Bryant Scholarship Deadline: April 29, 2017
- The Tenth Circle Scholarship Deadline: June 1, 2017
- VAMA Greater Houston Deadline: April 14, 2017
- State law requires that each student identify any relation to a current University of Houston Board of Regent member. A student who is related to a current member of the governing board of that institution is prohibited from receiving scholarships unless the scholarship is awarded exclusively based on academic merit or is an athletic scholarship.
Any scholarship counts as a financial resource and must be considered when constructing a student award package. Total student aid cannot exceed a student’s cost of attendance. The cost of attendance (COA) is an estimate of what it costs the typical student to attend the University of Houston. Your COA includes tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, transportation and personal expenses. University of Houston awards are subject to change depending on the entire student award package and the students’ COA.