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College of Public Service

Urban Education Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to help support students in the teacher education program at the University of Houston-Downtown. Specifically, the scholarship will assist students with course and textbook fees during any one (1) of the three (3) semesters in which they are taking their Professional Development Sequence; that being the two semesters in which they are serving as interns in public schools and the one semester in which they are student teaching. A student may receive the scholarship for one semester. Awards are based on available funds and should not be expected as a matter of course.

Designation Code



    • Students who have been officially admitted to the program and who will register for PDI, PDII, or Student Teaching
    • Students who will be taking 9-12 hours of course work as described above
    • Students who have a minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Students who have demonstrated a high degree of professionalism and a commitment to teaching in urban schools
    • Students will be identified and nominated by the faculty of the Department of Urban Education.
    • ​When a student has been nominated by the faculty of Urban Education he/she will complete a letter of application of 1200 words including outside activities and family commitments, special honors and awards received, community service, career objectives, and other pertinent information about self

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March 10 for funding for the upcoming fall semester
October 10 for funding for the upcoming spring semester

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