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Scholarships and Grants

Frankling J. Anderson Scholarship

In memory of Franklin J. Anderson, Director of the Challenger Program for over 25 years- The Challenger Program and the University of Houston have developed the Franklin J Anderson Scholarship to continue his passion for educating first generation college students and helping them to pursue their dreams of graduating from college. 

The Challenger Program is currently fundraising, with a goal of $25,000, to provide assistants to the population of students Mr. Aderson serviced for over 25 years.

If you are interested in donating to the Franklin J. Anderson Scholarship fund please visit the donations page to learn more.

SSS Grant

We are sorry to announce that this grant is no longer available.

To qualify for the Student Support Service Grant (SSS) students must be active participants in the Challenger Program, as well as receive a Federal Pell Grant.  Typical award amounts for the SSS Grant award are $1000 per student.