Dr. Marianne Cooley Study Abroad Scholarship (China)

Dr. Marianne Cooley, a Professor Emeritus at the University of Houston, has served as a USAC Visiting Professor on both the Chengdu and Shanghai, China programs. This scholarship is for students attending the Chengdu or Shanghai, China programs with minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference will be given to yearlong students.

AH&LEF Annual Scholarship Grant Program

This scholarship program is open to U.S. undergraduate students who are enrolled full time in a hospitality management degree-granting program. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher (with the exception of the Conrad Hilton Fund, which accepts students with grade point averages of 2.0 or higher).

SREB Optometry Loan/Scholarship (SREB)

This forgivable loan is available to Mississippi students who plan to attend an approved out-of-state school of optometry. Students must practice optometry in Mississippi full time after graduation for forgiveness of the loan.

Out for Education Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Houston-area residents who self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher and demonstrate unmet financial need.

TheDream.US Opportunity Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for first-time-in-college students who are eligible for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) or TPS (Temporary Protected Status). Students must demonstrate significant financial need, have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and attend one of TheDream.US’s partner colleges.

Stephen T. Kugle Scholarship

U.S. college sophomores or juniors currently enrolled in a public college or university in one of the states in ASME District E (Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming) are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and major in mechanical engineering.

Al Schuman Ecolab Undergraduate Entrepreneurial Scholarship

U.S. undergraduate students currently enrolled in a foodservice-related program at a participating college are eligible for this award. Students must enroll in nine or more credit hours and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Miller Lite Scholarship

This undergraduate award is for U.S. junior or senior college stduents of Latino descent studying business. Applicants must attend a HACU partner university in one of the following states: California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New York, Texas, or Wisconsin.

TSPE Regional Scholarship

High school seniors planning to enroll full time in an ABET-accredited engineering program in Texas are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and an SAT score of 1150 or higher OR an ACT math score of 29 or higher and an ACT English score of 25 or higher.

Research Assistants and Teaching Assistants Waiver

This award is available for research and teaching assistants employed in Texas who are not residents of Texas; assistants’ spouses and children are also eligible. Eligible applicants must attend a public college or university in Texas.