College of Technology Scholarships

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.

The scholarships in the table below are available for the 2015-2016 academic year with a deadline of Monday, April 27, 2015. All scholarships:

  1. Are for College of Technology declared majors (see criteria in table below).
  2. Require a COT Application with the exception of the John O. Ashford Memorial Endowment Scholarship, which requires a separate application. Please fill out the required application and submit it to the Academic Services Center in room 108 T1.

The deadline for the Fall 2015 - Spring 2016 academic year is Monday, April 27. Applications must be received via e-mail submission to or in the Academic Services Center, Technology Annex (T) room 108 by 5 PM on April 27.

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

Scholarship Name Criterion Amount Awarded
Ted R. Akin Endowed Scholarship Leadership, full-time undergraduate or graduate student. 1 award @ $650
American Society for Quality (ASQ) Greater Houston Chapter 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
Anthis Callicut-Gore Endowed Scholarship in Home Economics Major in Retailing and Consumer Sciences. Selected on basis of need and scholastic standing. Multiple awards totaling $5,000
John O. Ashford Memorial Endowment Scholarship MEET 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
Association of Well Head Equipment Manufacturing Scholarship Endowment MEET major taking courses in petroleum engineering technology; full-time undergrad or grad student; good academic standing; must attend fall AWHEM meeting date TBD. 1 award @ $1,550
Bay Area Purchasing 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 totaling $4,500
Dr. Peter Bishop Scholarship for Futures Foresight major, full-time, 3.0 GPA 1 award @$1,000
Cris Castaneda Scholarship US Citizen or resident alien, Construction Management major, full-time undergraduate or graduate student 1 award @ $775
College of Technology General Scholarship Fund Additional funds from many sources and various criteria. Multiple awards totaling $17,000
John W. Dalton, Sr. Process and Industrial Construction Management Excellence Scholarship CM major, leadership, junior or senior, undergraduate part-time (minimum 6 hours) or full-time, 2.75 GPA Varies
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. 1 award @ $700
Lucas Faulkenberry Good academic standing, Electrical Power Engineering Technology major Varies
William and Florence Fitzgibbon Memorial Scholarship Based upon academic merit. Varies
William R. "Doc" Forkner Memorial Interested in teaching Industrial Technology; exhibits leadership qualities; enrolled in Technology Leadership and Supervision. 1 award @ $775
Barbara and Paul Frison Scholarship CIS major; 3.0 GPA; full-time students with financial need. Varies
Kay Hamilton Futures Studies Major in Foresight; demonstrated financial need and academic merit. Multiple awards totaling $6,800
HOAR Construction Scholarship Undergraduate CM 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. 2 awards @ $875 each
Logistical Advantage Scholarship Major in Supply Chain and Logistics Technology with a 3.0 GPA. Multiple awards totaling $7,500
Bernard McIntyre Merit-based, 3.25 GPA, full-time Varies
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. 4 awards @ $1,000 each
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mullineaux Scholarship Financial need, first generation; graduated from a greater Houston area high school. Varies
Charlie Nicholson Memorial Construction Management major and ABC Student Chapter member. 1 award @ $975
Perry Homes Construction Management major, graduated from Houston-area high school, financial need, leadership Varies
William R. Schmidt Memorial Scholarship Preference given to EPET majors; FT undergraduate; in good academic standing. 1 award @ $1,000
Paul G. Smith, Jr. Scholarship Endowment Leadership and financial need; full-time undergraduate or graduate student. Multiple awards totaling $10,500
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. 1 award @ $1,000
Mathew P. and Leslie Watford Verghese Endowed Scholarship Leadership, full-time undergraduate or graduate student. 1 award @ $650