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William A. Staples Staff Scholarship


This scholarship opportunity is open to all eligible UHCL employees or family members* of UHCL employees who meet the following criteria:

  • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student attending one or more courses at UHCL
  • Must complete a one-page essay (criteria below)
  • Must submit a complete application packet

*See the UHCL policy handbook for the definition of family members

Essay Criteria

  • Typed, double-spaced, with 12-point font and 1-inch margins
  • Must not exceed one page in length
  • Job Title and Department
  • Include your objective for taking the course(s)
  • Include your involvement and notable contributions to USA within the past year

Required Documentation

  • Completed essay (must be formatted as required)

Application available through E-services yearly in February. For additional information regarding this scholarship, please reach out to Financial Aid at


  • University Staff Association

    Mail Box #: 549