Making the Cost of a University Education More Affordable
The Hawk Advantage Scholarship offers need-based scholarships to recent high school graduates to help make the cost of a 4-year university affordable.
Application opens: August 2021
Deadline to apply: February 1, 2022
Awards up to $2500/year
Renewable for an additional 3 years of your undergraduate program.
Total Commitment up to $10,000 (if renewal criteria is met)
In order to apply, student must:
- Be Texas Resident
- Be graduating from high school in the 2021-2022 academic year
- Complete the 2022-2023 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - Completed online at the Federal Student Aid website by January 15, 2022, and determined to have unmet need
- Complete the 2022-2023 Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA), if eligible, by January 15, 2021, and be determined to have unmet need.
- Attend UHCL for at least 12 hours per semester each fall and spring term
- Admitted unconditionally to UHCL for the fall 2022 term.
To be renewed:
- Student must be enrolled in 12 hours minimum at the census date for the term to receive the scholarship for the term.
- Students must complete at least 12 hours successfully at UHCL each semester to continue to receive the scholarship
- Maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
- Remain in good academic standing.
Scholarships are based on unmet need. Not all students who apply will be awarded a scholarship.
Steps to Apply
- Please log into E-Services and click on "Admissions"
- Next click on "Apply for UHCL Scholarships". Do not fill in any information at this point
- Click "Search"
- Hawk Advantage Scholarship should pop up
- Do NOT click on "Apply" **
- Click on "Details" to view the criteria
- Make sure you meet the criteria of the scholarship and prepare the required document before applying **
- Next go back and click "Apply". The aid year you are applying for is "2023"
- Answer the questions and download your document
- 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".
- A confirmation will appear when the application is submitted.
If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at email@example.com or 281-283-2480.