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Hawk Advantage Scholarship

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.

We are currently accepting application for the 2018-2019 academic year.

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Need-Based Scholarships

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 2016-2017 academic year
  • Complete the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)—Completed online at www.fafsa.gov by March 1, 2017, and determined to have unmet need
  • Complete the 2017-2018 Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA), if eligible, by March 1, 2017, 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 2017 term.

Application now closed.

To be renewed:

  1. Students must complete at least 24 hours at UHCL an academic year
  2. Maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
  3. Remain in good academic standing.

Scholarships are based on unmet need. Not all students who apply will be awarded a scholarship.

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  • Student Financial Aid

    Phone: 281-283-2480
    Fax: 281-283-2502
    Email: uhcl_fao@uhcl.edu

    SSCB 1.105
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 05
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Fall/Spring hours:
    Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Summer hours:
    Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Friday, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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