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College of Technology Scholarships

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

The scholarships in the table below are available for the 2016-2017 academic year with a deadline of Friday, December 16, 2016. All scholarships:

  1. Are for College of Technology declared majors (see criteria in table below).
  2. Require a COT Application

Applications must be received via e-mail submission to or returned to College of Technology Advising in the Technology Annex (T) building, room 108 by 5 PM on December 16.

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

Scholarship NameCriteriaAmount Awarded
ASQ (formerly the American Society for Quality) Greater Houston Section 1405 Scholarship Good academic standing, completion of a COT course in quality improvement methods, control and/or management, member of the ASQ Houston UH Student Branch. $1,000
Dr. Peter Bishop Scholarship for Futures Future Studies in Commerce major, full-time, 3.0 GPA TBD
Kay Hamilton Futures Studies Major in Futures Studies; demonstrated financial need and academic merit. TBD
William R. "Doc" Forkner Memorial Interested in teaching Industrial Technology; exhibits leadership qualities; enrolled in Technology Leadership and Supervision TBD

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Frontier Fiesta Scholarship

The Frontier Fiesta Association is offering scholarships for incoming freshman and undergraduate students for the fall 2017 semester. The deadline to apply is Friday, January 20, 2017.

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.