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Gator Pledge

The Gator Pledge is UHD’s promise to low income families that a college education is attainable and that financial aid will be available to them.

Eligibility Requirements
  • A first-time-in college entering freshman for the upcoming Fall 2019 term
  • A Texas resident
  • A high school graduate who has earned a recommended or distinguished diploma
  • A member of a family whose annual adjusted gross income does not exceed $45,000
  • Eligible to receive a Federal Pell Grant and must submit all financial aid forms with supporting documentation by April 1st
  • Enroll as a full-time student at UHD, maintaining at least 24 credit hours within a 12-month period

  • Provides tuition and fees to qualifying students for up to four years as long as the student continues to meet academic and financial aid eligibility criteria and maintain a 2.5 GPA
  • The Gator Pledge covers tuition and fees in the fall and spring semesters only
  • Eligibility is determined based on a student’s FAFSA information

For questions, contact the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid at

Last updated 1/16/2019 2:54 AM