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General Scholarships​Speed Type Code
Academic Partnership Campaign14594
General Scholarship11006
Merit Scholarship15766
  
College and Library Scholarships​Speed Type Code
​Marilyn Davies College of Business11097
College of Humanities and Social Sciences10949
College of Public Service14262
College of Sciences and Technology10948
University College10947
W. I. Dykes Library11043
  
departmental Scholarships​Speed Type Code
ASIS Masters Scholarship Award: The MSME Program will establish standard funding for each scholarship in the amount of $3,000 for the term of one calendar year. Should sufficient funding be available, the scholarship awards may be increased to a maximum of $6,000 each.
Eligibility:
Texas Resident
Formal admittance to the MSME Program
Good academic/professional standing
Contact: University College
Phone: 713-221-2746
16518
BAAS-AA Scholarship
Award: $250 per semester year for textbooks 
Eligibility: Must be a declared major in the BAAS-AA program with degree plan on file
Have an overall GPA of 3.0 or greater
Contact: University College
Phone: 713-221-8007
16531
BS-ISS General Scholarship
Award: $500 per fall, spring and summer semester
Eligibility:
Must be a declared major in the BS-IS program with degree plan on file
Have a GPA of 3.0 or greater at UHD
Must be currently enrolled in at least 6 hours
Must be in good standing at the university
Contact: University College
Phone: 713-221-8007
16538
Computer Science and Engineering Technology10963
Food Scholarship Program17819
House of Tiny Treasures14266
IT Scholarship16031
Natural Sciences11126
O'Kane Gallery10954
O'Kane Theatre11068
Scholars Academy Scholarship
Award: 150+ Scholarships of up to $5,000 per academic year​
Eligibility:
For high school senior applicants:
Minimum un-weighted overall 3.0 GPA overall (on a 4.0 scale)
Minimum score of 450 on SAT math and verbal sections; or equivalency on other standardized exams
Credit for at least pre-calculus in high school preferred
For transfer applicants or current UHD students
Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale) in college within last 4-5 years
Be enrolled at UHD as a full-time student and a member of the Scholars Academy
Declare your major within one of the following departments at UHD: Computer and Mathematical Sciences (CMS); Engineering Technology; or Natural Sciences
Most scholarships require U.S. citizenship or permanent residency; internationals are still invited to apply
16555
Social Work16536
Sports & Fitness15293
Urban Education Scholarship
Award: 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.
Eligibility:
Students who have been officially admitted to the program and who will register for PDI, PDII, or Student Teaching
Students who have a minimum 3.0 GPA
16564
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Named scholarships (in alpha order by last name)Speed Type Code
​Susan Kiernan Ahern Memorial Scholarship15960
Jay Anderson Endowment Scholarship
Eligibility:
Must be a declared CIS major with a degree plan on file
Must have a minimum 2.5 overall GPA
Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in CIS courses
10040
Joan S. Abramowitz Undergraduate Research Scholarship
Award: $3,000 - $4,000
​Eligibility:
Must have a minimum 3.25 GPA in UHD courses
Must become a member of the UHD Leeuwenhoek Society
14339
Donald Bates Scholarship16533
Bobby Bizzell Memorial Scholarship
Award: $1000 per academic year - $500 per semester
Eligibility:
Minimum GPA of 3.5
Junior/Senior standing
Major or minor in the following disciplines: Computer Information Systems, Finance, Marketing, International Business, Supply Chain Management, Management, Accounting
14746
Donald Bonham Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Award: Two scholarships at $1000 per year with $500 awarded for the fall and spring semesters
Eligibility:
Be a Learners' Community student or a former Learners' Community student
Have a 2.75 GPA or above
Have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours at UHD and a maximum of 96 credit hours
Agree to be co-advised in the Learners' Community and the College of Business
14461
Robert S. Browne Memorial Scholarship
Award: Varies
Eligibility:
Urban Education and Criminal Justice majors
A letter of application stating your academic standing, professional and academic plans, and need will be submitted
16526
Alicia Spencer Castillo Memorial Scholarship
Award: $500 per academic semester
Eligibility:
Declared major in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Enrolled in at least 12 semester credit hours
Grade point average of 3.00
14000
Cohen Premedical Studies Scholarship
Award: $1000 Full time
Eligibility:
Be registered with the UHD Health Professions Advisory Committee as a premedical student
Must have 60 semester hours of college level credit
Have a 3.50 minimum GPA
16552
Elias Deeba Scholarship16534
Christy Drennan Memorial Scholarship
Award: $500 per academic semester
Eligibility:
Enrolled in a degree or certificate undergraduate or graduate program at UHD
In good standing at the university
Demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in print, electronic, or on-line journalism
14607
Duangploy Memorial Endowment Scholarship14662
Donald R. Engstrom Memorial Scholarship
Award: $500 per academic semester
Eligibility:
Enrolled in programs in English or Arts and Humanities
In good standing at the University
Demonstrated leadership qualities
11989
William Flores Endowed Scholarship15507
Barry Garrett Endowed Scholarship15846
Edwin & Justine Hodgess Scholarship (Dr. Erin Hodgess)15606
Larry G. Jones Scholarship
Eligibility:
Are enrolled at UHD full-time
Pursue the study of an Accounting Major or
Are working towards a professional certification in Accounting
Maintain a minimum of 3.25 GPA
14821
William Kortz Scholarship
Award: $600 (2 scholarships will be awarded once a year in the spring semester). This scholarship is designed to help support students in the teacher education program at UHD. Specifically, the scholarship will help students purchase a computer.
Eligibility:
Students who have been officially admitted to the Urban Education program.
Students who have a minimum of 2.7 GPA.
16537
Nicole LaRose Memorial Scholarship
Award: The number and size of the scholarship award, in any given year, shall be determined by the scholarship committee.
Eligibility:
Scholarship applicant must be a certified full-time undergraduate or graduate certificate or degree-seeking student in good standing at the University of Houston-Downtown
Scholarship applicant should be seeking a major within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scholarship recipient must maintain a GPA not lower than a 3.0 in accordance with the standards set by the selection committee
15931
Glen K. Merrill Memorial Scholarship 17267
Dr. Asghar Nazemzadeh Memorial Scholarship
Award: One scholarship at $1000 per year with $500 awarded for the fall and spring semesters
Eligibility:
An undergraduate in the Department of Finance, Accounting and Computer Information Systems
GPA of 3.5 at UHD
16568
Charles Saunders, Sr. Memorial Scholarship in Entrepreneurship Endowment
Eligibility:
Scholarship applicant should be a declared major in the College of Business
Funds may be used to cover expenses for tuition, books, fees, and/or supplies for the coming academic semester.
14984
Ongard Sirisaengtaksin Scholarship16943
Frank P. (Trey) Williams Criminal Justice Book Scholarship
Award: $250 per academic semester
Eligibility:
Scholarship applicant must have been officially admitted to the Masters in Criminal Justice program at UHD
Scholarship applicant must be a graduate student with a minimum of 3.0 GPA
Scholarship applicant must have demonstrated a high degree of professionalism and a commitment to the field of criminal justice
Contact: University College
Phone: 713-221-2746
16535
June P. Wood Memorial Scholarship Award
Award: $500 fall and spring Semester
Eligibility:
Be a declared major in Applied Mathematics
Have an overall GPA of 3.0 or greater
16540
Molly Woods Scholarship16557

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