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Eligibility Requirements for the UHD Greater Texas Foundation Scholars Program 

To apply for this scholarship, a student must:

  • Be a  graduate of a Designated Texas Early College High School in good academic standing
  • Have a minimum of 30 college credit hours earned with a C or better
  • Be  classified as a Texas resident for tuition purposes
  • Apply  and be accepted to the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)
  • Plan to earn a baccalaureate degree from University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)
  • Apply for federal, state and institutional financial aid (grants/scholarships) through FAFSA or TASFA 


Checklist for Required Application Packet

  • Application Form submitted online (Personal / Academic Information)
  • Personal Statement (as described in the online Application Form)
  • Proof of FAFSA or TASFA submission for 2019-2020
  • Proof of Apply Texas application
  • This Year's Deadline has passed. Please try your submission for the 2020-2021 academic year. Thank you.

 

Application Process

All of the materials listed above are required for a complete registration packet. Incomplete applications will not be considered; late applications will be reviewed if program openings remain available.  UHD GTF Scholars are chosen based on a holistic review of the candidate's application submissions, financial aid package, and will include a personal interview with the UHD's GTF Scholars Committee. Recipients will be notified by email. 

A student who is awarded the UHD GTF Scholarship is eligible to receive an average of $2,000 per year for three years.  The award will vary according to the individual's financial aid package and available funding. Scholarship funds can be used for all attendance costs.


Award Requirements

  • Complete 30 hours of college work each academic calendar year (Fall through Summer)
  • Maintain good academic standing
  • Continue full-time progression through fall-spring or fall-spring-summer semesters
  • Meet all semester requirements for attendance, participation, and completion of program assignments
  • Comply with advice of the Program Coordinator

This Year's Deadline has passed. Please try your submission for the 2020-2021 academic year. Thank you.

For questions or for additional information, please contact:

Branden Kuzmick
Coordinator,
UHD Greater Texas Foundation Scholars Program
713-221-8046                                
GTFscholars@uhd.edu

Last updated 1/15/2020 3:26 PM