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Alumni Association Scholarships

The Alumni Association has created the largest privately funded scholarship program on campus. Since its inception in 2000, the endowment has awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships to new and returning students.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Major: Any UHCL degree program
GPA: 3.0 or greater
Status: Full-time or part-time; undergraduate or graduate
Financial Need: Will be a factor

  • Commitment to volunteer in at least one alumni event each long semester for the duration of the scholarship award
  • During the last long semester of the award period, attend an alumni board meeting and give or write a statement up to one page describing
    • How you have benefited from community and/or university involvement;
    • The importance of receiving a degree from UHCL;
    • How you plan to contribute to UHCL after graduation;

Additional Documentation: None

Distinguished Alumni Scholarship

The Distinguished Alumni Scholarship was established by UHCL's Distinguished Alumni Award honorees, was created specifically for descendants of alumni.

Major: Any degree plan at UHCL
GPA: GPA minimum 3.0
Status: Undergraduates enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours; Graduates enrolled in a minimum of 3 credit hours
Financial Need: Will be a factor (you will be required to submit a FAFSA by the UHCL priority deadline of March 15th)
Additional Documentation: Achievement List - Submit a list of honors, awards, achievements, volunteer services for UHCL and or your community

For questions regarding scholarship information or to apply for a scholarship, call the Office of Financial Aid, 281-283-2480 or view

For information on admissions to UHCL, call the Office of Admissions at 281-283-2520 or visit

For information on how to give to the Alumni Associations Scholarship Endowment, call 281-283-2021 or e-mail


  • Alumni Association

    Phone: 281-283-2021
    Fax: 281-283-2017

    Bayou Building B2508
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 318
    Houston, TX 77058-1002