Scholarships for College of Technology Students
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 the 2015-2016 academic year will be posted in the spring of 2015. Please continue to visit this page as any additional awards for this academic year will be posted. Please see below for awards available to UH students.
2015 Barry Goldwater Scholarship
This call for applicants from the University of Houston Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is for the 2015 Barry Goldwater Scholarship, a nationally competitive award for outstanding sophomores and juniors interested in pursuing a research-focused career in the natural sciences, mathematics, or engineering.
This merit-based award of up to $7,500 can be used for tuition, fees, books, and room and board. Eligible students are in their sophomore or junior year, have at least a “B” grade-point average, and are U.S. citizens, residents, or nationals. Strong candidates will also have prior research experience. Applicants must be nominated by the University and may not apply directly. The University of Houston campus deadline is Friday December 5, 2014 and the national deadline is 5 p.m. CST, Friday January 23, 2015.
Please reference the Goldwater website for additional information: https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/
Interested applicants should contact the OUR for help and guidance with the application process. Senior students are not eligible for this competition, however, please contact the OUR if you would like to discuss other graduate opportunities.
2015 Harry S. Truman Scholarship
This call for applicants from the University of Houston Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is for the 2015 Harry S. Truman Scholarship. This national award recognizes students interested in pursuing a career in public service. Truman Scholars will receive up to $30,000 for graduate study including MPA/MPP, JD, MEd, MIA, MSW, MPH, and master’s or doctorate degrees in fields that candidates go into public service.
Eligible candidates are full-time juniors at the time of application, are in the upper quarter of his/her class, and are U.S. citizens or U.S. nationals. Competitive applicants will also have an extensive record of public and community service, outstanding leadership and communication skills, and are committed to a career in public service.
Please reference the Turman website for additional information: http://www.truman.gov/
Applicants must be nominated by the University and may not apply directly. The University of Houston campus competition deadline is December 5, 2014 and the national deadline is February 3, 2015. Interested applicants should contact the OUR for help and guidance with the application process.