Houston Scholars Steering Committee

The Houston Scholars Steering Committee

The Honors College and the Office of Undergraduate Research are delighted to announce the formation of the Houston Scholars Steering Committee.

Members of this committee, distinguished faculty from a wide range of departments and disciplines, are charged with the following tasks:

  1. Serving on the selection committee who nominates candidates for national scholarship competitions
  2. Serving on the selection committee who determines recipients of Houston Scholars program
  3. Presenting at the fellowship candidate lecture series, which will include topics on current events, international affairs, world history, and philosophy and ethics
  4. Working with candidates on preparing their application materials
  5. Recruiting candidates for major awards through classes and advisement sessions
  6. Participating on mock interviews and receptions to prepare the applicants for their actual scholarship interviews and social events