UEP Student Membership

How to apply
Applications for admission to the Urban Experience Program are available in the link below, you may bring it to the UEP Office: OB Hall Room 250G, or you may email it to Uepuh@central.uh.edu

After the application is completed and returned, a personal interview will be arranged.


  • Current University of Houston Student main campus
  • Financial need as determined by FAFSA and/or Pell grant eligibility
  • Completion of Application
  • Personal interview
  • No GPA requirement


The Urban Experience Program's goal is to provide 20 students with grants for the fall, spring, and summer semesters.

EELAA grant will be open for submission in January 2015. Please review and complete Criteria before applying in January 2015.

The Scholarship Required Events are being updated please see the UEP calendar.


  1. . All applicants must be enrolling or currently enrolled at the University of Houston. There is not a GPA requirement; however, GPA will determine types of resources offered.
  2. Be a participant in the UEP Program (Join at any time before deadline and fulfill event and Program requirements)
  3. Meet with the director at least twice
  4. Applicants are expected to attend UEP events / programs and meet monthly with their student leader liaison or the Director to review their academic action plan.
    1. Attend the required 4 events
    2. Turn in attendance report
      1. Report should verify Event name, attendance with signature from event coordinator and date.
  5. Complete SMART goal
    1. Detailed SMART goal guidelines should be established to determine participant’s progress and future eligibility.
  6. Demonstrate need as established by FAFSA determined by UH Financial Aid Department
  7. Requires assistant with academic pursuits and advice on fulfilling academic objectives.


Internship opportunities are offered by our network of community partners year-round. We also have continuous summer internship opportunities available for July and August to work with our youth camps. Please stop by our office for more information."