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Kathryn F. Dickerson International Programs Scholarship

2023-2024 Application Now Open

Deadline to apply is August 3, 2024

If you are currently participating or have participated in an international education program (such as study abroad or an exchange program) during the summer 2024 semester, be sure to apply by the August 3, 2024 deadline.


  • Degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate student in good academic standing at UHCL.
  • Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Minimum half-time enrollment (6 credit hours for undergraduate; 5 credit hours for graduate).
  • Must have participated or currently participating in an international education program, such as, but not limited to, study abroad or an exchange program.
  • Scholarship can be used to cover expenses for tuition, books, fees and/or supplies for the coming academic semester.
  • Financial need and academic merit will be considered.
  • Submit essay as noted below under "Required Document to Apply."
  • Scholarship is non-renewable, but students can apply each year if meeting requirements.

Steps to Apply

  1. Login to E-Services and click on "Financial Aid"
  2. Next click on "Apply for UHCL Scholarships". Do not fill in any information at this point
  3. Click "Search"
  4. Kathryn F. Dickerson International Programs should pop up
  5. Do NOT click on "Apply" **
  6. Click on "Details" to view the criteria
  7. Make sure you meet the criteria of the scholarship and prepare the required document before applying **
  8. Next go back and click "Apply". The aid year you are applying for is "2024"
  9. Answer the questions and upload your document
  10. Click "Submit"
  11. Once you click on "Apply" and submit the scholarship application you cannot go back to that specific scholarship so you must have documentation prepared before you "Apply".
  12. A confirmation will appear when the application is submitted.

Required Document to Apply

One to two page essay describing an international education program in which student has or is participating in.


Contact the Office of Financial Aid at or 281-283-2480.

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