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
2016-2017 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 2016-2017 academic year with a deadline of Friday, April 15, 2016. 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 Scholarship, which requires a separate application.
Applications must be received via e-mail submission to email@example.com or in the Academic Services Center, Technology Annex (T) room 108 by 5 PM on April 15.
Scholarship amounts are subject to change. Additional awards may be added at a later date.
|Scholarship Name||Criteria||Amount Awarded|
|Ted R. Akin Endowed Scholarship||Leadership, full-time undergraduate or graduate student.||2 awards @ $650|
|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; student member of ASQ and Greater Houston Section 1405 (membership will be verified at the time your application is received – non-members are not eligible for awards).||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 $3,500|
|John O. Ashford Memorial Endowment 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|
|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.||2 awards @ $1,550|
|College of Technology General Scholarship Fund||Additional funds from many sources and various criteria.||Multiple awards totaling $13,000|
|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.||2 awards @ $700|
|Lucas Faulkenberry||Good academic standing, Electrical Power Engineering Technology major||TBD|
|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 @ $1,000|
|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 $6,200|
|HOAR Construction Scholarship||Undergraduate CM major; full-time; US citizen or permanent resident, preference for Texas resident; 3.0 GPA minimum.||2 awards @ $1,000|
|James & Shirley Lofstrom Scholarship||Junior Supply Chain and Logistics Technology major with at least a 3.0 GPA.||3 awards @ $850 each|
|Logistical Advantage Scholarship||Major in Supply Chain and Logistics Technology with a 3.0 GPA.||TBD|
|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.||TBD|
|Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mullineaux Scholarship||Financial need, first generation; graduated from a greater Houston area high school.||Varies|
|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 totaling $3,000|
|Charlie Nicholson Memorial||Construction Management major and ABC Student Chapter member.||2 awards @ $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.||2 awards @ $1,000|
|Paul G. Smith, Jr. Scholarship Endowment||Leadership and financial need; full-time undergraduate or graduate student.||Multiple awards totaling $6,500|
|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.||3 awards @ $1,000|
|Mathew P. and Leslie Watford Verghese Endowed Scholarship||Leadership, full-time undergraduate or graduate student.||1 award @ $500|
Other Scholarship Opportunities
Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA) Scholarships
The Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA) has three scholarship opportunities.
The National THSOA scholarships are available to full-time student seeking a 2-year, 4-year, or graduate degree in Hydrographic Surveying, Ocean Mapping, Geomatics, Ocean Sciences, Geographic Information System (GIS), Ocean Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other related field.
At least five scholarships will be awarded this year. The scholarship deadline is November 15, 2016.
Houston Chapter Scholarship
The Houston Chapter of THSOA scholarships are available to full-time first-year, second-year or later students who are currently enrolled in a Hydrographic and/or Geophysical Survey, Geomatic/Geodetic Engineering, Ocean Sciences, Survey or Systems Engineering, Electronics, Software Development, or Geographic Information Sciences (GIS) and that can demonstrate an interest in marine or offshore survey, mapping or survey and positioning in-line with the above subjects. Applicant must be a current resident of Texas or plan on attending a college in Texas.
At least two scholarships will be awarded this year. The scholarship deadline is October 31, 2016.
Southeast Chapter Scholarship
The Southeast Chapter of THSOA scholarships are available to full-time student seeking a 2-year, 4-year, or graduate degree in Hydrographic Surveying, Ocean Mapping, Geomatics, Ocean Sciences, Geographic Information System (GIS), Ocean Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other related field. Applicants be a current resident of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama or Florida or plan on attending a college in those states.
At least four scholarships will be awarded this year.