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College of Technology Scholarships

For questions regarding the scholarships listed here, please contact cotscholarships@uh.edu.


Applications for the 2019-2020 scholarships in the table below are open through Friday, March 15, 2019. All scholarships:

  1. Are for College of Technology declared majors (see criteria in table below).
  2. Require a completed online COT Application with the exception of the Cuadra Family STEM Scholarship and the John O. Ashford Memorial Endowment, which require a separate application.
The general COT application must be submitted online, the Cuadra Family STEM Scholarship must be received via email submission to cuadrascholarship@gmail.com, and the John O. Ashford Endowment must be received via email submission to asc@uh.edu.

Scholarship amounts are subject to change. Additional awards may be added at a later date.

Other Opportunities

Scholarship Name Department or Sponsor Criteria Amount Awarded
American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Information and Logistics Technology Open to students pursing an MS in Information System Security or Mechanical Engineering Technology Multiple awards @ $2,500
American Society for Quality (ASQ) Greater Houston Chapter Scholarship Construction Management Open to members of UH ASQ chapter; Good academic standing, completion of a College of Technology course in quality control, quality management and/or reliability analysis; Interest in quality control and management. Multiple awards @ $1,000
Anthis Callicut-Gore - Home Economics Human Development and Consumer Sciences Open to Retailing and Consumer Science majors; Selected on basis of need and scholastic standing. Multiple awards @ $500
Anne Danielle Cassler Memorial Scholarship Construction Management Open to all Supply Chain and Logistics Technology majors Multiple awards @ $500
Assoc. Well Head Equipment Manufacturing (AWHEM) Engineering Technology Open to all Engineering Technology students with minimum 3.3 GPA; Must demonstrate interest in manufacturing field, especially oil and gas; Recipient needs to attend AWHEM board meeting in December Multiple awards @ $1,000
Barbara and Paul Frison Scholarship Information and Logistics Technology Open to Computer Information Systems majors; 3.0 GPA; Full-time students with financial need 1 award @ $4,000
Bernard McIntyre College of Technology Open to all College of Technology students; Merit-based, 3.25 GPA, full-time 1 award @ $1,300
Bob Telage Memorial Construction Management Open to Construction Management BS and MS students; Must specialize in process and industrial track of Construction Management program; Must maintain 2.5 GPA or better; Financial need considered Multiple awards @ $500
Brij and Sunita Agrawal Scholarship in Construction Management Construction Management Open to full-time graduate students pursuing MS in Construction Management; 3.0 GPA Multiple awards @ $1,000
Charlie Nicholson Memorial Construction Management Open to Construction Management majors that are ABC Student Chapter members Multiple awards @ $475
Chevron Student Scholarship Information and Logistics Technology Open to Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors in Computer Information Systems major, with a minimum 3.3 GPA TBA
College of Technology General Scholarship Fund College of Technology Open to call College of Technology students; Additional funds from many sources and various criteria Multiple awards @ $1,000
Construction Management Excellence Scholarship Construction Management Open to Construction Management undergraduate full-time majors; Minimum 2.50 GPA; Preference for demonstrated leadership, active student extracurricular involvement Multiple awards @ $1,000
Cris Castaneda Scholarship Construction Management Open to full-time undergraduate or graduate Construction Management majors; Must be a US Citizen or resident alien 1 award @ $775
Cuadra Family STEM Scholarship College of Technology Open to incoming freshman from families of educators seeking a STEM degree at a Texas public college or university; Submissions open from January 1 through March 1; candidates selected by April 30; Recipients must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and continual enrollment in a STEM program; Continuation of award reviewed annual by the Cuadra Family. 2 awards @ $10,000 (four-year scholarship)
Electrical Engineering Scholarship Engineering Technology TBA Multiple awards @ $1,000
Fred Lewallen Memorial Scholarship College of Technology TBA Multiple awards @ $500
Halliburton Engineering Technology Open to Mechanical Engineering Technology students 1 award @ $750
Herbert and Dorothy Curry Scholarship in Engineering Technology Engineering Technology Open to Engineering Technology majors; highest GPA 1 award @ $2,000
HOAR Scholarship Construction Management Open to full-time undergraduate Construction Management majors; Minimum 3.0 GPA; Must be a US citizen or permanent resident; Preference for Texas resident Multiple awards @ $1,000
Houston Area Association of Personnel Consultants (HAAPC) Human Development and Consumer Sciences Open to all undergraduate Human Development and Consumer Sciences majors; Merit- and need- based; Preference for demonstrated leadership; Attendance to March HAAPC banquet is required 1 award @ $2,000
Iyer Memorial Scholarship Engineering Technology TBA Multiple awards @ $500
James & Shirley Lofstrom Scholarship Construction Management Open to Supply Chain and Logistics Technology juniors; Minimum 3.0 GPA; 1 male; 1 female Multiple awards @ $500
James D. Slaughter Endowment Construction Management Open to undergraduate Construction Management juniors and seniors; Minimum 2.75 GPA; Preference given to students who are studying the process and industrial track 1 award @ $2,000
Jerry Waite Excellence Scholarship Information and Logistics Technology Open to Digital Media juniors and seniors; Minimum 3.5 GPA; Bilingual preferred Multiple awards @ $2,000
John W. Dalton, Sr. Process and Industrial CM Excellence Construction Management Open to Construction Management juniors and seniors; Minimum 2.75 GPA; Preference for demonstrated leadership; Part-time (minimum 6 hours) or full-time Multiple awards @ $1,000
Kay Hamilton Futures Studies Human Development and Consumer Sciences Open to Foresight majors; Demonstrated financial need and academic merit Multiple awards @ $1,000
Logistical Advantage Scholarship Construction Management Open to all Supply Chain and Logistics Technology majors; Minimum 3.0 GPA; Non-renewable; Full- or part-time Multiple awards @ $1,000
Lucas Faulkenberry Engineering Technology Open to Electrical Power Engineering Technology majors 1 award @ $500
Marine Technology Tech Excellence Engineering Technology Open to full-time Mechanical Engineering Technology, Electrical Power Engineering Technology or Computer Engineering Technology sophomores, juniors and seniors; Minimum 2.5 GPA; Must Demonstrate leadership; Preference given to applicants involved in the Marine Technology Society student chapter at UH Multiple awards @ $750
Mario Sapon Scholarship College of Technology Open to College of Technology juniors and seniors; Minimum 3.0 GPA; Preference given to first generation college student 1 award @ $500
Merchandising Star Award Human Development and Consumer Sciences Open to Retailing and Consumer Sciences juniors and seniors; Merit-based; Preference for demonstrated leadership in the merchandising and retailing field; Must complete essay as indicated in application; Must interview with Human Development and Consumer Sciences faculty; Must attend the Merchandising Star Award luncheon to accept award Multiple awards @ $1,000
Mal Baboyian Scholarship Fund Information and Logistics Technology TBA TBA
National Association of Purchasing Management: Bay Area Construction Management Open to full-time Supply Chain and Logistics Technology students interested in purchasing; Minimum 3.0 GPA; Must attend Bay Area Purchasing Management Association meeting, TBD Multiple awards @ $1,200
Niaki Malki Scholarship College of Technology Open to all College of Technology graduate students; Minimum 3.5 GPA 1 award @ $500
Paul G. Smith, Jr. Scholarship Endowment College of Technology Open to all full-time undergraduate and graduate College of Technology students; Must demonstrate leadership and financial need Multiple awards @ $1,300
Perry Homes Construction Management Open to all Construction Management majors; Must have graduated from Houston-area high school; Must demonstrate financial need and leadership 1 award @ $1,000
Piwetz Family Construction Management Open to Construction Management majors pursuing process and industrial track; Must demonstrate financial need Multiple awards @ $1,000
Phusion Information and Logistics Technology Open to Digital Media juniors and seniors; Minimum 2.5 GPA; Preference given to first generation college student TBA
R.P. Doss/Houston Contractors Association Construction Management Open to full-time Construction Management juniors and seniors; Must reside in the greater Houston metro area; Must demonstrate financial need Multiple awards @ $750
Richard Mullineaux Scholarship (Mr. and Mrs.) College of Technology Open to all College of Technology students; Minimum 3.0 GPA; Must have graduated from a greater Houston area high school; Must demonstrate financial need; Must be first generation college student TBA
Skanska USA Construction Management Open to full-time undergraduate Construction Management majors; Minimum 2.5 GPA; Must demonstrate leadership and financial need; Must provide letter of recommendation from construction industry professional TBA
State Bar of Texas - Insurance Construction Management Open to Construction Management juniors and seniors; Minimum 3.0 GPA; Need-based; Must be employed in the industry Multiple awards @ $2,500
Ted R. Akin Endowed Scholarship College of Technology Open to all full-time undergraduate or graduate College of Technology students; Must demonstrate leadership experience Multiple awards @ $650
The John O. Ashford Memorial - support only - non-scholarship Engineering Technology Open to Mechanical Engineering Technology majors enrolled in capstone design course; Preference given to projects with greatest financial need, and those entered in ASME competitions; Please see Ashford application for further information Varies
Vaughn Construction Construction Management Open to full-time undergraduate Construction Management majors; Must have completed 60 credit hours; Must have graduated from Texas high school; Preference for work experience in field Multiple awards @ $1,000
Verghese Endowed Scholarship College of Technology Open to all full-time graduate or certificate College of Technology students; Must demonstrate leadership 1 award @ $500
Victor Costa Endowment Scholarship College of Technology Open to all College of Technology students; Merit-based; Must demonstrate creativity Multiple awards @ $1,000
William R. "Doc" Forkner Memorial Information and Logistics Technology Open to Organizational Leadership and Supervision majors; Must be interested in teaching Industrial Technology; Must exhibit leadership qualities 1 award @ $1,000
William R. Schmidt Memorial Engineering Technology Open to full-time undergraduate Engineering Technology majors; Preference given to Electrical Power and Engineering Technology majors; Must be in good academic standing Multiple awards @ $1,000
Women In Construction Construction Management Open to full-time sophomore, junior or senior female students majoring in Construction Management; Minimum 2.5 GPA; Need-based Multiple awards @ $1,000

Other Scholarship Opportunities

UH Scholarships

Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation

Applications are now being accepted for the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation graphic communication scholarships.

Applications are due by Friday, March 1, 2019.

The British American Foundation of Texas (BAFTX) Scholarships—2019-2020 Academic Year

Undergraduate Award: Tuition-only scholarships awarded for the Fall semester. This scholarship is for students resident in Texas and studying in Texas or the United Kingdom as well as students resident in the United Kingdom studying in Texas.

Graduate Award: This is an opportunity for students to study at graduate level, whether Texas residents in Texas, Texas residents in the UK or UK residents in Texas. Scholarships will be applied toward tuition costs only and paid directly to the chosen education establishment.

Applications open September 30, 2018 and close on March 31, 2019.

Eligibility Requirements:

Texas Retailers Education Foundation Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for the Texas Retailers Education Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship is open to any graduating high school senior within the state of Texas who is planning to enroll at one of the following post-secondary educational institutions in a Retail Management Program, including the UH College of Technology's Retailing and Consumer Science program.

Eligibility Requirements (must meet one of the following):

  • Employed (part-time or full-time) at a Texas Retailers Association member company
  • Legal dependent of an employee of a Texas Retailers Association member company
  • Active participant in the Retail Management Program at Lockhart High School in Lockhart, TX or Scarborough High School in Houston, TX

Applications are due by April 1, 2019. For questions or more inforamtion, please contact scholarships@ghcf.org.