Hawk Scholars Scholarship

Application now available for Fall 2018

Eligibility requirements:

  1. Fall 2018 is first semester as a UHCL graduate student or first semester as a non-Texas resident undergraduate
  2. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher (as recalculated by UHCL)
  3. Must have UHCL Admissions Application on file
  4. Must have paid Admission Application fee
  5. Must have a UHCL identification number

Admission to UHCL is NOT required to apply, but you MUST be unconditionally admitted by the final deadline to be considered for an award.

When applying for fall 2018 you will input 2019 as the aid year.

Hawk Scholars Scholarship(HSS) is a competitive scholarship based on exceptional merit. Date of unconditional admit and date of scholarship application are used in the awarding process. Please see instructions on How to Apply.

If you are awarded a Hawk Scholars Scholarship you must enroll for a minimum of 6 credit hours each semester for the duration of the award.


Fall Priority Deadline is April 15 / Final Deadline is May 15

Award: The initial award is $1000 for the academic year. Non-Texas Residents and International students who receive the HSS are eligible to pay Texas resident tuition for the academic year of the award which is fall 2018, spring 2019 and summer 2019.

HSS is renewable for 2 additional semesters

If renewed, the student will be awarded $500 for fall 2019 and $500 for spring 2020. In addition, renewal students will be eligible to continue paying resident tuition for fall 2019, spring 2020, and summer 2020.

Renewal criteria is

Continue to enroll in at least 6 credit hours each semester. Student must also maintain academic good standing and a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

How to Apply

  • 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

    Office hours:
    Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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