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Financial Aid

UHV Commitment Scholarship

The UHV Commitment Scholarship (formerly UHV Guarantee Scholarship) is a financial aid opportunity that awaits new students attending UHV full-time. Students can receive up to a $2,400 scholarship for UHV Jaguar Village housing expenses for up to 4 years. The scholarship is renewable for an additional three years, provided you are meeting the criteria.

Award Amounts

1st Year Award - $600 per semester

2nd Year Award - $800 per semester

3rd Year Award - $1000 per semester

4th Year Award - $1200 per semester

The scholarship can be awarded up to a maximum of 4 years.

To be eligible for the UHV Commitment Scholarship, a student must be:

Steps to Receive the UHV Commitment Scholarship

  1. Apply for admission to UHV (returning students do not need to reapply).
  2. Complete the FAFSA with "On Campus" selected if you are staying in a dorm. If you do not submit the FAFSA, contact the Financial Aid office once you have signed up for housing.
  3. Register for classes.
  4. Sign up for housing.
  5. Review the "To-Do" list for required documents in myUHV and submit them in person to the Office of Financial Aid (Room 110, University West), by fax (361) 580-5555 or by e-mail.
  6. Check your UHV student e-mail account frequently for information regarding your financial aid status.
  7. Accept your grant and scholarship awards in the Financial Aid section of myUHV.

For more information about the UHV Commitment Scholarship, renewal requirements, and all other financial aid opportunities, call the Office of Financial Aid at (361) 570-4125 or toll-free at (877) 970-4848, ext. 4125.