The College of Technology awards scholarships to students each academic year. The college awards scholarship money based on a number of factors including major, merit, need and leadership.
Scholarships for College of Technology Students
2017-2018 Succeed in Engineering Technology Scholars (SETS) Scholarship
This NSF-funded scholarship is open to existing SETS scholarship recipients and all CET, EPET and MET students entering their sophomore or junior year. For more information and to apply, please visit the SETS website.
The scholarships in the table below are available for the 2017-2018 academic year with a deadline of Wednesday, April 19, 2017. All scholarships:
- Are for College of Technology declared majors (see criteria in table below).
- Require a COT Application with the exception of the John O. Ashford Memorial Endowment, which requires a separate application.
All applications are due by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, April 19th. The general COT application must be submitted online, and the John O. Ashford Endowment must be received via email submission to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scholarship amounts are subject to change. Additional awards may be added at a later date.
|Scholarship Name||Criteria||Amount Awarded|
|ASQ (formerly the American Society for Quality) Greater Houston Section 1405 Scholarship||Good academic standing, completion of a COT course in quality control, quality management and/or reliability analysis; interest in quality control and management, member of UH ASQ chapter||Multiple awards @ $1,000 each|
|Charlie Nicholson Memorial||Construction Management major and ABC Student Chapter member.||Multiple awards @ $975 each|
|CIS Chevron Scholarship||Sophomore, Junior or Senior Computer Information Systems student; 3.3 GPA minimum; preference given to applicants involved in professional and/or student organizations and students with internship experience||Varies|
|Construction Management Excellence Scholarship||Construction Management major, leadership, undergraduate full-time, 2.50 GPA, preference for active student extracurricular involvement||1 award @ $2,000|
|Cris Castaneda Scholarship||US Citizen or resident alien, Construction Management major, full-time undergraduate or graduate student||1 award @ $775|
|HOAR Construction Scholarship||Undergraduate Construction Management major; full-time; US citizen or permanent resident, preference for Texas resident; 3.0 GPA minimum.||1 award @ $1,000|
|James & Shirley Lofstrom Scholarship||Junior Supply Chain and Logistics Technology major with at least a 3.0 GPA.||Multiple awards @ $500 each|
|John W. Dalton, Sr. Process and Industrial Construction Management Excellence Scholarship||Construction Management major, leadership, junior or senior, undergraduate part-time (minimum 6 hours) or full-time, 2.75 GPA||Multiple awards @ $1,000 each|
|Logistical Advantage Scholarship||Major in Supply Chain and Logistics Technology with a 3.0 GPA; non-renewable||Multiple awards @ $1,000 each|
|National Association of Purchasing Management – Bay Area, Inc. Endowment Scholarship||Full-time Supply Chain and Logistics Technology student interested in purchasing. 3.0 GPA required. Must attend Bay Area Purchasing Management Association meeting TBD.||Multiple awards @ $1,000 each|
|Perry Homes||Construction Management major, graduated from Houston-area high school, financial need, leadership||1 award @ $1,000|
|Piwetz Family Construction Management||Construction Management major, pursuing Process and Industry track, financial need||Multiple awards @ $1,000 each|
|R.P. Doss/Houston Contractors Association||Junior or senior full-time student. Construction Management major from the greater Houston metro area; financial need; upper half of college.||Multiple awards @ $750 each|
|Vaughn Construction Scholarship||Construction Management major, preference for work experience in field, full-time undergraduate student, must have graduated from TX high school, completed 60 credit hours.||Multiple awards @ $1,000 each|
|Brij and Sunita Agarwal Scholarship||Preference for full-time graduate students pursuing Master's degree in Construction Management; minimum 3.0 GPA||Multiple awards @ $1,000 each|
|Women in Construction Scholarship||Female majoring in Construction Management, sophomore, junior or senior level; minimum 2.5 GPA, full-time student, financial need considered||Multiple awards @ $1,000 each|
|Bob Telage Memorial Scholarship||Construction Management students, must be specializing in process and industrial track of program; available to undergraduate and graduate students; must maintain 2.5 GPA or better; financial need considered||Multiple awards @ $500 each|
|Association of Well Head Equipment Manufacturing Scholarship Endowment||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 each|
|Halliburton Scholarship||Mechanical Engineering Technology students||1 award @ $750|
|Herbert and Dorothy Curry Scholarship||Engineering Technology students; highest GPA awarded||1 award @ $2,000|
|Luces Faulkenberry Scholarship||Good academic standing, Electrical Power Engineering Technology major||1 award @ $500|
|Marine Technology Society Excellence Scholarship||Demonstrated leadership, Mechanical, Electrical Power or Computer Engineering Technology majors eligible; must be sophomore standing or higher; must be full-time student and maintain minimum 2.5 GPA; preference given to applicants involved in the Marine Technology Society student chapter at UH||Multiple awards @ $1,000 each|
|John O. Ashford Memorial Endowment—Support Only, Non-scholarship||Mechanical Engineering Technology major enrolled in capstone design course; preference will be given to projects with the greatest financial need, as well as those which will be entered in ASME competitions; please see Ashford application for further information.||Varies|
|William R. Schmidt Memorial Scholarship||Preference given to Electrical Power Engineering Technology majors; must be a full-time undergraduate in good academic standing||Multiple awards @ $1,000 each|
|Anthis Callicut-Gore Endowed Scholarship in Home Economics||Major in Retailing and Consumer Sciences. Selected on basis of need and scholastic standing.||Multiple awards @ $500-1,000 each|
|Kay Hamilton Futures Studies Scholarship||Major in Foresight; demonstrated financial need and academic merit.||Multiple awards @ $1,000 each|
|Merchandising Star Award||Junior, senior or graduate student Retailing and Consumer Sciences major; leadership in the merchandising and retailing field; essay as indicated in application; interview with HDCS faculty; academic merit; must attend the Merchandising Star Award luncheon to accept award.||Multiple awards @ $1,000 each|
|Houston Area Association of Personnel Consultants (HAAPC) Scholarship||Merit and need based; Human Resource Development undergraduate only with demonstrated leadership; must attend March HAAPC banquet||1 award @ $2,500|
|Barbara and Paul Frison Scholarship||Computer Information Systems major; 3.0 GPA; full-time students with financial need.||Varies|
|William R. "Doc" Forkner Memorial||Interested in teaching Industrial Technology; exhibits leadership qualities; enrolled in Technology Leadership and Supervision.||1 award @ $1,000|
|Computer Information Systems Scholarship||TBA||Multiple awards @ $1,000 each|
|Dan Cassler Scholarship||TBA||1 award @ $500|
|Bernard McIntyre Scholarship||Merit-based, 3.25 GPA, full-time||Varies|
|College of Technology General Scholarship Fund||Additional funds from many sources and various criteria.||Multiple awards @ $1,000 each|
|Mathew P. and Leslie Watford Verghese Endowed Scholarship||Leadership, full-time undergraduate or graduate student.||1 award @ $500|
|Paul G. Smith, Jr. Scholarship Endowment||Leadership and financial need; full-time undergraduate or graduate student.||Multiple awards @ $1,000 each|
|Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mullineaux Scholarship||Financial need, first generation undergraduate or graduate; graduated from a greater Houston area high school; 3.0 GPA required||1 award @ $1,000|
|Ted R. Akin Endowed Scholarship||Leadership, full-time undergraduate or graduate student.||Multiple awards @ $500-1,000 each|
|William and Florence Fitzgibbon Memorial Scholarship||Based upon academic merit.||1 award @ $2,700|
|Victor Costa Endowment Scholarship||Based on academic merit and demonstrated creativity||Multiple awards @ $1,000 each|
|Fred Lewallen Memorial Scholarship||TBA||Multiple awards @ $500-1,000 each|
|Iyer Memorial Scholarship||TBA||Multiple awards @ $500 each|
Other Scholarship Opportunities
Jim Boyce Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is in honor of Jim Boyce, an Accessibility Professional and leader in promotion accessibility throughout Texas. By encouraging students to make accessibility part of their career development, we hope to further promote accessibility in the build environment.
Students who wish to apply must be currently pursuing an accredited degree (i.e., architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, interior design or construction management) in a Texas institution of higher learning. Students must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and demonstrate a strong interest in accessibility in both design portfolio and further career interests.
Each year application are accepted through March and the scholarships is awarded in May via the attended institution’s financial aid office.
The scholarship deadline is March 31, 2017.
Public Records Scholarship
In the United States, criminal records are part of the public record. This transparency in regards to criminal records is unique to the United States. Considering that the the United States allows criminal records to be a part of the public record, write a 1000-1200 word essay in response to the following question: How is allowing criminal records to be part of the public record a benefit to the United States?
The deadline for this scholarship is December 1, 2017.
- For more information, and details on how to apply visit the Public Records Scholarship page.
The Sweet Flow Digital Marketing Scholarship
This scholarship opportunity provides the perfect channel to encourage young minds interested in digital marketing and many related industries. Students who are taking classes in Marketing, Business, Technology or Communications may be extremely interested in this scholarship program. Applicants are not required to have specific expertise in these subject areas, passion for digital marketing content creation is enough.
The deadline for this scholarship is December 31, 2017.
- For more information, and details on how to apply visit the The Sweet Flow Digital Marketing Scholarship page.