Diamond Family Scholars Program

Prospective Scholars

Diamond Family Scholars Program Student Eligibility

To be eligible for the Diamond Scholars Program applicant must:

  • Have experienced time in foster care, is an orphan, and/or is a ward of the state.
  • Be accepted to the University of Houston, preference for first-time in college freshmen.
  • Be a Texas resident or be eligible for in-state tuition.
  • Demonstrate financial need each year by completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
  • Be seeking an undergraduate degree.
  • Maintain full-time student status (currently 12 hours).
  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress.
  • Agree to participate in the Diamond Scholars Program.
  • Scholarship and program eligibility are NOT restricted by current age or current foster care or permanency status.