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Private Scholarships

Once you have been awarded a UHD scholarship it will be available for credit toward your tuition and fee bill. If you are awarded funds in excess of your tuition and fee bill, you will have a balance check mailed to your home address by the UHD Student Accounting Office.



Up to $5,000 per year - Fort Bend County High School students
Up to $3,000 per year - Fort Bend County Undergraduate students
(Submit application directly to the George Foundation)

  • Minimum 12 hours
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Resident of Fort Bend County.
March 15th


$1500 Annual Scholarship Award
  • Scholarship applicant may be female or male with no regard to age.
  • Scholarship applicant must be a graduate of a Houston area high school.
  • Scholarship applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident.
  • Scholarship applicant may select to study at the University of Houston or the University of Houston-Downtown.
  • Scholarship applicant must be a certified junior or senior student seeking an undergraduate degree in the field of education or fine arts.
  • Priority should be given to the scholarship applicant with few financial resources and limited access to scholarships and financial aid.
  • Scholarship applicant must demonstrate an interest in contributing to the community through participation in community service activities.
  • Scholarship recipient must enroll for a minimum of 12 (twelve) credit hours each semester of award.
  • Scholarship applicant must have and maintain a 3.0 grade point average.
Scholarship applicant must submit a completed application on or before deadline. Along with the scholarship application, scholarship applicant must submit a 300-word essay on “What Would This Scholarship Mean To Me?” The University of Houston Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid will select the Woman's Club Scholar on or before May 15 and share the information about the finalist with the current officers of the Woman's Club for a confirmation before sending the award letter to the recipient.
Relatives of members and members of The Woman's Club of Houston are not eligible for scholarships.
This is a one-time, one-year award of the annual distributed earnings from the endowment or a maximum of $1500 to be paid in two equal installments for the Fall and Spring semesters. Past scholarship recipients may reapply.
Availability Date:



$4000 per year ($2,000 Fall and $2,000 Spring)
  • Undergraduate female
  • Enroll 12 hours each semester
  • Must be local resident in the Houston Area
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Must be US citizen
  • Must demonstrate need by submitting a FAFSA.
Availability Date:
Application is now available for download – submission of this application begins on January 1st

Mail your application by February 15th, applications received after March 1st will not be considered for review.
Submit application directly to the Delphian organization by mail to the address below:

The Delphian Foundation Scholarship
P.O. Box 42401
Houston, TX 77242
Phone: 713-773-4380


Application Instructions – Individual Information must be in essay format, please see the detailed instructions below:

Your essay should be approximately two pages (double-spaced) using Times Roman font 12pt.

Please make sure to include your first and last name along with your Student ID# at the top of each page.
Your essay will be reviewed by the Delphian Foundation Scholarship Committee and scored for the inclusion of each of the three (3) the broad topics listed below. Essays received with less than 3 fully developed paragraphs, may expect to receive a lower overall consideration by the committee. Please include any relevant information, as it applies to you:

  1. Scholastic Achievements, Educational Goals, Future Career Goals, Scholastic Honors, Special Awards, Time Management
  2. Leadership Activities/Family/Work/Campus Organizations/.Community Organizations
  3. Family Commitments/Work Commitments/Other Extra-curricular Activities/Community Service Volunteer Work

Additional Instructions:

Please keep in mind that your organization, composition, and focus of your essay will be evaluated by the Delphian Foundation Scholarship Committee when determining consideration for acceptance of your application.

Your writing skills are extremely important to the Delphian Foundation Scholarship Committee, so review your grammar and punctuation before submitting your application and essay.

Scholarships awarded by organizations outside UHD will be disbursed according to guidelines provided by the donor organization.

Last updated 1/15/2021 5:06 AM