Skip navigation

College of Sciences & Technology

Scholarships

The College of Sciences & Technology offers an array of scholarships to science and technology students each year. Some scholarships are need-based, while others merit-based. Each internally and externally funded scholarship will have unique guidelines in terms of criteria, award amount, frequency of awards, deadlines and submission processes.

Scholarship opportunities:



UGI-CSTEM Scholarship for CSET & MS
Award: Up to 10,000 per academic year, dependent on student's FAFSA eligibility
Criteria:
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Demonstrate financial need as defined for undergraduate students by the U.S. Department of Education for need based financial aid (FASFA)

  • College applicants must satisfy:
  • Minimum 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) in college
  • Major in Computer Science or Mathematics

  • High School applicants must satisfy:
  • Minimum score of 450 on SAT math and verbal exam sections
  • Credit for at least pre-calculus
Application:
  • A completed UGI-CSTEM application form
  • One-page typed statement of applicant’s academic and professional goals
  • Copy of official high school and/or college transcript(s)
  • Copy of current SAT or other standardized exam scores (i.e. ACT) for High-School applicants
  • A sealed recommendation letter from current counselor or instructor

  • Please mail or deliver completed application to:
    UHD Department of Computer Sciences and Engineering Technology
    One Main Street 738-North
    Houston, TX 77002
Contact: Department of Computer Sciences & Engineering Technology
Phone No: 713-221-8012
Web Site: UGI-CSTEM Announcement


June P. Wood Memorial Scholarship for MS
Award: $500 Fall and Spring semester
Criteria:
  • Be a declared major in Applied Mathematics
  • Have an overall GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Have completed at least 60 credit hours toward the degree
  • Be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours in the semester scholarship is received
Contact: Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Phone No: 713-221-8012


Edwin and Justine Hodgess Memorial Scholarship for MS

Award: $750 for the Fall and renewable for the Spring semester
Criteria:
  • Be a declared major in Applied Statistics, or Mathematics (B.A. or B.S.)
  • Have an overall GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Have completed at least 45 credit hours toward the degree, at least 30 or more are from UHD
  • Be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours in the semester the scholarship is received
  • The scholarship may be received up to 2 academic years.
  • **All applicats must submit the following materials together in one envelope to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics (S705). A scholarship application includes: update personal information (name, address, telephone number, email); any other scholarship received; any honors received.

Application: Download application
Application Deadline: April 17th
Contact: Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Phone No: 713-221-8012


Marianne de Korvin Scholarship for MS
Award: Award amount will vary
Criteria:
  • Must be a declared major in Mathematics, Computer Science or Statistics
  • A certified full-time undergraduate
  • An overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Completed 60 credit hours toward the degree
  • Need Based (must demonstrate financial need)
Contact: Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Phone No: 713-221-8012


UHD Noyce Mathematics Teacher Scholarship for MS

Award: $12,000 per year for two years
Criteria:
  • Major in mathematics and obtaining secondary teaching certification
  • Have an overall GPA of 2.80 GPA or greater
  • Junior or senior status
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien
  • Note: Students earning scholarship funding will be required to teach mathematics in a "high needs" school district for two years for each year of funding after graduation.

Application:
  • Two letters of recommendation (one from a faculty member in science or mathematics)
  • Personal Essay
  • Transcripts
  • Download Applicaiton
Application Deadline:
  • Fall: April 1st
  • Spring: November 1st
Contact: Dr. Judith Quander
Phone No: 713-226-5281
Website: Noyce Mathematics Techer Scholarship


Cohen Premedical Studies Scholarship for NS

Award: $1000
Criteria:
  • UHD degree-seeking premedical student
  • US citizen or permanent resident
  • Completed 24 UHD credit hours
  • Must be declared as a premedical student (the premedical student declaration form must be on file in the science office, Rm. N813)
  • Must have at least 60 credit hours of college level credit
  • Have a 3.25 minimum GPA
  • Registered for 12 credit hours at UHD during the semester that the application is submitted

Note: Students are eligible to reapply for this scholarship in future semesters as long as they continue to meet the stated criteria for the scholarship

Application:

Requires 2 letters of recommendation

Download Application

Application Deadline: 4:00 pm the third Thursday in October for the fall semester and 4:00 pm the third Thursday in March for the spring semester
Contact: Department of Natural Sciences , N813
Phone No: 713-221-8015


The Joan S. Abramowitz Undergraduate Research Scholarship Endowment for NS
Award: $3,000 Full time
Criteria:
  • Must have completed at least 24 hours of college work at UHD
  • Must have completed General Microbiology or equivalent
  • Must be a certified full-time undergraduate or graduate
  • Must have a minimum of 3.25 GPA
  • Scholarship recipient must commit to a minimum of 40 hours per week of research in the lab in which they will work
  • Must be a member of UHD Leeuwenhoek Society
Contact: Department of Natural Sciences, N-813
Phone No: 713-221-8015


Welch Foundation Scholarships for NS

Award: Up to $1000 Full time to up to $500 Part time
Criteria:
  • Declared Chemistry major
  • 2.5 minimum GPA
  • Interest in completing chemistry, geochemistry or biochemistry research with a science faculty mentor
  • Registration or credit for 3300 Research (Full time only)
  • UHD Registration required
  • Completed scholarship application form
  • Obtain the signature of a recommending faculty on the application form
  • Attach one page research statement to the applicaiton form descriding why you are interested in research, your previous research experience if any, and how you plan to balance research, classes and other commitments this semester.

Note: You can receive this scholarship in addition to other scholarships for the same semester, depending upon your financial need.

Application: Download application
Application Deadline: January 26th at 12 noon.
Contact: Department of Natural Sciences
Phone No: 713-221-8015


Noyce Science Teacher Scholarship for NS

Award: $8,000 per academic year
Criteria:
  • Junior-level status
  • Plan to teach in high school or middle school
  • Maintain an overall 3.0 GPA

Note: Accepted candidates for this program will sign a contract that requires two years of service at an at-risk secondary school for every year of scholarship support, after earning a baccalaureate or master’s degree in an area of science from UHD. Post-baccalaureates can also receive stipends and are encouraged to apply. The degree requirement will be waived for all post-baccalaureate participants
Application: Download Application
Please mail or deliver completed application to:
UHD Department of Computer Sciences and Engineering Technology
One Main Street 725-North
Houston, TX 77002
Application Deadline: Applications are encouraged and will be reviewed on an on-going basis.
Contact: Brad Hoge, Ph.D.
Phone No: 713-222-5344
Web Site: Noyce Science Teacher Scholarship Program


Scholars Academy Scholarship

Award: Up to $5,000-6,000 per academic year
Criteria:
  • Current High School Seniors
    • Have a 3.0 overall GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
    • Minimum SAT test score of 1,000 (500 each on mathematics and critical reading sections) or equivalency on other standardized exams
    • Credit for at least pre-calculus in high-school (minimally preferred)
    • Be enrolled as a full-time student and member of the Scholars Academy
  • Automatic Acceptance Pathway for Freshmen into Scholars Academy
    • Be offered and accept a UHD Merit Scholarship Renewable (4 years at $6,000/yr; minimum GPA of 3.5) must complete UHD Admissions application by Dec. 1st
    • Be offered and accept a UHD Non-Renewable Scholarship (1 year up to $5,000; minimum GPA of 3.5)
    • Submit an SA applications following scholarship award
  • Current Transfer applicants
    • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale) in college within last 4-5 years
    • Be enrolled as a full-time student and member of the Scholars Academy
    • Be offered and accept a UHD Transfer Merit Scholarship: automatic acceptance into Scholars

    • Note: Most scholarships require U.S. citizenship or permanent residency; international students are still invited to apply; New students entering UHD as freshmen or transfers (less than 75 college credit hours) are first priority. Socially and economically disadvantaged and/or disabled students, veterans, females and ethnic minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Application: Download Application
Application Deadline: December 1st
Phone No: 713-222-5344


Dr. Barry S. Garrett Endowed Scholarship Award
Award: $2000 Fall and Spring semester
Criteria:
  • Current member of the UHD Scholars Academy (SA) and a declared major in a Chemistry field
  • Overall GPA of 3.25 or greater
  • Graduating no sooner than next Fall semester
  • Nominations are accepted in the spring semesters (self-nominations are accepted)
  • Awards will be announced at the annual SA Spring Awards event and/or the SA Fall Orientation
  • The awardee will receive the Barry Garrett Scholarship as their SA scholarship ($2000 per semester) for the upcoming fall or spring semester. Thus, the awardee must be an active SA member and enrolled in UHD courses that lead to finishing their chemistry degree in the semester awarded.
  • The selected recipient's name will also be engraved within the perpetual plaque outside the SA office
Contact: Scholars Academy
Application Deadline: May 1st
Phone No: 713-222-5344


Page maintained by Monica Villarreal

Last updated or reviewed on 1/28/15

Find us on Facebook   Follow us on Twitter   Read Skyline   Join us on LinkedIn   News RSS   Events RSS