University of Houston-Victoria

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UHV and UHV-Katy Campus Scholarships

To view the listing of UHV and UHV-Katy Campus scholarships, click on the link below. The scholarships may or may not have funding available for the academic year. Funding is dependent upon endowment interest income earned during the previous year.

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UHV Endowed Scholarships

Name of ScholarshipCriteriaSemester Award Amount
1st Victoria National Bank Scholarship 2.00 GPA, enrolled at least 6 hours at UHV $500.00
Achieve Your Dreams Endowed Scholarship 2.00 GPA, 1/2 time or full-time at UHV, first generation, VC Transfer Student $500 to $1000
Agess LLC Endowed Scholarship 2.00 GPA, Full-time, Undergraduate, financial need, complete an essay, first generation student may be used if all other factors are equal, Renewable for up to four semesters $200.00
Alcorn Excellence Endowment Scholarship 2.50 GPA, Full-time, Undergraduate, In Good Academic Standing, Arts & Sciences Major, Need-Based, Fall Only Award $1,000.00
Alkek Scholarship 2.00 GPA, Undergrad, 6 hrs., Need-Based; 3.00 GPA, 6 hrs; single parent. 2.50 GPA, need; 2.50 GPA, co-enrolled 6 at VC and 6 hrs at UHV; student teacher and 3.0 GPA $250 to $1000
American Advertising Federation-Victoria End. Scholarship 3.00 GPA, 1/2 time, Undergraduate, Communications, Marketing, Adverting Major $500.00
Ann Gibson Hunt Memorial Endowed Scholarship 2.50 GPA, undergrad, 6 hrs, Karnes County Resident, financial need $500.00
Barbara Jean Hopmann Scholarship 2.50 GPA, Need-Based, Tx. Res., UHV employee, degree seeking $250.00
Bob and Lee Zawadzki Endowed Scholarship 3.25 GPA, Special Ed. Grad Student, Need-Based, Tx. Res. $250.00
BP Chemical Scholarship 2.00 GPA ,1/2 time $500.00
Bryce and Jan Scott Endowed Scholarship 2.75 GPA, Undergraduate, 3/4 Time to Full-Time, Degree Seeking, Applied A&S, Biology, Accounting, Math, or Management major, Need-Based, Prefer 1st Generation, Active in Community Service $750-$1000
Bumgardner & Morrison Scholarship 2.50 GPA, Full-time, Undergraduate Accounting major $1,000.00
C.L. Thomas, Inc./ExxonMobil Scholarship Endowment 2.20 GPA, Need-Based, Priority given to an Employee or dependent of Employee, degree seeking student in good academic standing $250.00
Claude J. Jacobs Endowed Baseball Scholarship UHV Baseball player, NAIA eligible, full-time enrollment, and preference to players coming from Dewitt, Lavaca, Gonzalez, Goliad, Calhoun, or Victoria County $1,000.00
Cullen Leadership Scholarship 3.00. GPA, Full Time, Leadership, Junior from CBC, VC, WCJC  $1,000.00
Cullinan Endowment Scholarship 2.00 GPA, 1/2 time $500.00
Darrell & Carol Cannon Rangnow Scholarship 3.00 GPA, Greater than 12 hours, Need-Based $1,000.00
David B. Lack Endowed Scholarship 2.00 GPA, 3 hours $250.00
Del Papa Distributing Endowed Scholarship 2.00 GPA Undergrad/3.00 GPA Graduate, Full-time, Business or Marketing, Community Service, Priority given to Del Papa Employee or Employee Family Member $1,000.00
Dr. David Satava Memorial Accounting Endowed Scholarship 2.00 Ugrd GPA or 3.00 Grad GPA, Full-time, Accounting major, demonstrated leadership  $1,000.00
Dr. Stanley Wills Memorial Scholarship 2.00 GPA, financial need, Full-time, Undergraduate, degree seeking Education major, meet SAP requirements $1,000.00
DuPont Scholarship 3.00 GPA, Full-time, Need-Based $1,000.00
Ed & Frances Bransford Endowed Scholarship 2.50 GPA, 1/2 time, Need-Based, Tx. Res., $250.00
Ethel Lee Tracy Scholarship 3.00 GPA, Full-time, Need-Based, Victoria, TX Resident $1,000.00
Fifth Year Accounting Scholarship 2.00 GPA, 1/2 time, Need-Based, 120+ credit, intend to take CPA Exam Varies
Friends of the University Scholarship Endowment 2.50 GPA, 1/2 time, Need-Based $500.00
Glenn and Joyce Goerke Scholarship 2.00 GPA Undergrad/3.00 GPA Graduate, Need-Based $250.00
Gunasekera International Endowed Scholarship 2.20 GPA, Business Admin, Int'l Marketing or Mgmt, or graduate Biomedical Science Major or a graduate fellow in the Biomedical Sciences MS Major, Preference to students who speak Sinhalese or Tamil language $250.00
Gyda Hallum Scholarship 3.50 GPA, Psychology students $250.00
G. C. Pittman Scholarship 2.00 GPA, 1/2 time $500.00
Harrison, Waldrop & Uherek Scholarship 2.0 GPA ,  1/2 time, Business major, Enrolled at Uh-victoria, residents of Victoria, Lavaca,Jackson, Calhoun, Refugio,Goliad,or Dewitt counties $500.00
Haynes/Mickelson Endowed Scholarship 2.00 GPA,  Undergraduate, Need-Based, First Generation $250.00
TACHE-V Scholarship  3.00 GPA, Full-Time $1,000.00
Houston Coca-Cola UHV Scholarship Endowment 2.00 GPA Undergrad/3.00 GPA Graduate, Full-time, Leadership $1,000.00
Houston junior Chamber of Commerce  International programs  Varies 
H.P. "Buddy" Clarke Scholarship 2.00 GPA Undergrad/3.00 GPA Graduate, UHV Baseball Player, Full-time,  $1,000.00
Hugh V. Hudler Endowment Scholarship 2.70 GPA, 1/2 time, Need-Based, Texas Resident $250.00
International Bank of Commerce 2.50 GPA, 1/2 time, Calhoun Co. Resident $500.00
International Paper Endowment Scholarship 3.00 GPA, 1/2 time, Texas HS Grad, US Citizen $500.00
Johnson Foundation Scholarships 2.00 GPA, From Aransas, Bee, Calhoun, Colorado, Dewitt, Goliad, Gonzales, Jackson, Karnes, Lavaca, Matagorda, Refugio, Victoria, and Wharton (50% of funding for Nursing) $600-$1500
Johnson Foundation Health Studies Scholarship  Minimum 2.0 GPA, Must be from one of the following counties; Aransas, Bee, Calhoun, Colorado, DeWitt, Goliad, Gonzales, Jackson, Karnes, Lavaca, Matagorda, Refugio, Victoria or Wharton, Must be an undergraduate Health Studies major. $600-$1500
Justin Truett Hunt Memorial Scholarship  2.0 GPA undergrad, enrolled in at least 6hrs, preference to Karnes County Resident.  $500.00
New Johnson Foundation Scholarship (30%) Minimum GPA 2.0, Must be from one of the following Texas counties: Aransas, Bee, Calhoun, Colorado, Dewitt, Goliad, Gonzales, Jackson, Karnes, Lavaca, Matagorda, Refugio, Victoria or Wharton, Must not be seeking a degree in Nursing, Health Studies, Biology or Kinesiology. $600-$1500
New Johnson Foundation Scholarship (70%) Minimum GPA 2.0, Must be from one of the following counties: Aransas, Bee, Calhoun, Colorado, Dewitt, Goliad, Gonzales, Jackson, Karnes, Lavaca, Matagorda, Refugio, Victoria or Wharton, Must be seeking a degree in Nursing, Health Studies, Biology or Kinesiology. $600-$1500
Legacy Alcoa Foundation Scholarship  Must be meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) 2.0 GPA for undergraduate, undergraduate students enrolled in 6 hours (half time), seeking early child grade 6 teacher certification, admitted to the teacher education program, Need based $500.00
Kay Kerr Walker Scholarship Resident of 15 county area that has community service $250.00
Leo and Virginia Welder Scholarship 3.00 GPA, Full-time, Need-Based $1,000.00
License Plate Insignia Scholarship 2.00 GPA, 1/2 time, Need-Based $500.00
Lynette S. Autrey Scholarship 3.00 GPA, Need-Based, A&S or Bus. Major $250.00
Margin of Excellence General Scholarship 3.00 GPA, 6 hours $500.00
Martha Kime Piper Scholarship 2.00 GPA, 1/2 time, Active in Student Government $500.00
Mary Ann Brezina/VISD Scholarship Golf Tournament 2.00, 9 hours, and VISD Graduate $750.00
Mary V. O'Brien O’Connor Scholarship 2.50 GPA, 3 hours, Single Parent, Need-Based, A&S, Bus, or Education Major $250.00
Morgan Dunn O'Connor Scholarship 2.00 GPA Undergrad/3.00 GPA Graduate, Need-Based, Half-Time, TX Resident $500.00
New Delores Welder Mitchell Scholarship  Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate or Graduate, Undergraduate students must maintain full-time enrollment at UHV, Graduate students must be enrolled in at least 6 hours at UHV $500.00
New York Life/Victoria Mall Scholarship 3.00 GPA, 1/2 time, Need-Based $500.00
Om Prakash Bhatia Scholarship Undergraduate, First Generation College Student $400.00
P. K. Stubblefield Scholarship 2.00 GPA, 1/2 time $500.00
Pan American Golf Assn Presidential Scholarship Enrolled at least 12 new credit hours at the UH-Victoria campus with at least a 3.0 GPA each Fall and Spring semesters, graduate in the top 15% of the high school graduating class, must have an ACT score of 27 or higher and/or an SAT score of 1100 or higher, must submit a 750-1000 word essay explaining how he/she plans to use the education obtained to make a contribution to society, be in good standing (no Code of Conduct violations), and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) $1,000.00
Pan American Golf Assn of Victoria Endowed Scholarship 2.00 GPA, Full-time, Undergraduate, member of the Golf Team,Victoria or Coastal Bend Counties, high level of community service and student organization involvement $1,000.00
Philip & Shannon Castille Presidential Endowed Scholarship Rank in top 15% of high school class, ACT Score at least 27 or SAT Score at least 1100, submit a 750-1000 word essay explaining how you plan to use your education to make a contribution to society, maintain full-time enrollment, 3.00 GPA, be in good academic standing, complete the FAFSA,and submit a sponsor Thank You note  $1,000.00
R. J. Mitchell Endowed Scholarship 2.00 GPA, need, Education Major, preference given to Victoria HS graduates  $250.00
R.J. Mitchell Math & Physical Science Endowed Scholarship Undergraduate or Graduate seeking a Math or Science Degree, 1/2 time $500.00
Removing Educational Barriers Endowed Scholarship 2.00 GPA, Undergraduate, Need-Based $250.00
Rose Hammond Tiption and William Taylor Tipton Scholarship 2.00 GPA , Need based $250.00
Roy & Ileen Foley Endowed Scholarship 2.00 GPA, financial need, Full-time, Undergraduate, Education Major, meet SAP requirements $1,000.00
R. D. Carr Sr. Endowed Scholarship 2.00 GPA, 1/2 time $500.00
Students Come First Endowed Scholarship 2.00 Ugrd GPA or 3.00 Grad GPA, need, demonstrated leadership and documented volunteerism, new or continuing grad or undergrad $250.00
UHAO-Victoria Chapter Endowed Scholarship UH System Alumni Applying to UHV, Good Academic Standing $250.00
UHV Staff Endowment Scholarship UHV Benefits Eligible Staff employee, 2.00 undergrad, 3.00 grad Tuition/Fees
UHV Transfer Scholarship  Must be a Texas resident, must have recently earned as Associates Degree with a minimum 2.0 GPA, must be a new student to UHV (no prior coursework completed), must enroll full-time $500.00
UHV 10th Anniversary Scholarship 2.50 GPA, Enrolled at least 6 hours, Need-Based $500.00
Urmil Bhatia Scholarship for US Veterans U.S. Veteran $400.00
Victoria Advocate Scholarship 3.00 GPA, Full-Time, Need-Based $1,000.00
Victoria Eye Center Endowed Scholarship 2.00 GPA, Full-time, freshman or sophomore, Math or Science major, leadership $1,000.00
Victoria Sunrise Rotary Club Scholarship 2.50 GPA, 3 hours, Need-Based, not a Rotarian or child of a Rotarian $250.00
Wayne and Cheryl Beran Endowed Scholarship 2.00 GPA, financial need but not eligible for federal grants, Goliad ISD Graduate, Top 50% Rank in Graduating High School Class, demonstrate leadership $500.00
Wells Fargo Bank Texas, N.A. Scholarship Full-time, Undergraduate, Need Based, School of Business Administration Major $1,000.00
William A. Wood Scholarship 2.50 GPA 1/2 time, Taking classes at Victoria Site $500.00
Zac & Evelyn Lentz Scholarship 3.00 GPA, Full-time, Need-Based $1,000.00

Other UHV Scholarships

Name of ScholarshipCriteriaSemester Award Amount
A.E. & Myrtle Gunn York Scholarship - 1st Generation Minimum 2.5 GPA, Undergraduate or Graduate student, First Generation college student, Victoria, TX resident $500.00
A.E. & Myrtle Gunn York Scholarship - Arts Major Minimum 2.5 GPA, Undergraduate or Graduate student seeking a degree in the Arts (Arts & Sciences major) Victoria, TX resident $500.00
Arlene Marshall Memorial Scholarship To be determined  
Alcoa Math Awareness Scholarship 3.50 GPA, Scholarship funds can be awarded to students majoring in the STEM fields at UHV or students won these scholarships at Math/Robotics Awareness Day Event varies
Biology Graduate Assistant Scholarship Must be recommended by the Biology Professors Tuition/Fees
Black History Steering Committee Scholarship 2.50 GPA, 3 hours, Need-Based Victoria Co. Graduate, Tx. Resident $250.00
Chick-Fil A Future Business Leadership Scholarship  3.00 GPA, Undergrad Junior/senior, marketing or management major, must reside in Victoira or contiguous Counties $500.00
Delores Welder Mitchell Access to Success Scholarship 2.00 GPA, Non-Need or Need Based, Educational Aide, Tx. Resident  Varies
Del Papa Distributing Scholarship 2.00 Ugrd or 3.00 Graduate GPA; Full-Time Business or Marketing Major; Community Service; Preference given to Del Papa Employees or Family members (renewable) $1,000.00
Dickson-Allen Foundation Scholarship Reside in Lavaca, Wharton & Gonzales counties, need-based preferred, meet SAP standards $500-$2500
Education Initiative Scholarship Available for Special Initiatives - criteria dependent on the initiative Varies
Faculty Council Scholarship 2.00 GPA, 3 hours, Need Based $250.00
Frank S Buhler Scholarship 2.00 GPA, 3 hours, Need Based $250.00
Friends of the University Scholarship Pool 2.50 GPA, Full-Time, and New Student $1,000.00
George Hime Scholarship 2.00 GPA, Accounting Major, Need-Based $250.00
Glass Ceiling Scholarship  Minimum 2.5 GPA, Full-time enrollment at UHV, Female student Varies
Golf Scholarship Golf Athlete, Full-time  
Got Your Six Recipients must be veteran, spouse of veteran or dependent of veteran, must be meeting satisfactory academic progress, Need-Based  Varies
Higher One Scholarship 2.00 GPA undergrad, 3.00 GPA grad, full-time $1,000.00
Higher One Gift Scholarship 2.00 GPA, Undergraduate, Full-time, Financial Need. Degree-seeking $1,000.00
International Cultural Exchange Scholarship Graduate Global MBA major, Full-Time Student, Lone Star College Alumni, previously affiliated with the International Cultural Exchange as attested to by a representative of ICx. $1,000.00
Katy Area Scholarship Fund  Minimum 2.0 GPA, Must be in good academic standing, must be residence of the Katy area $500.00
Laying the Foundation Scholarship 1st Gen. and New student, Need, 1/2 time, Comm. Service $500.00
Library Unit Excellence Scholarship Student Worker in the VC/UHV Library, 1/2 Time, 2.50 Undgr GPA, 3.00 Grad GPA $750.00
MBA Scholarship 3.00 GPA, Graduate, MBA Major, Financial Need $450 maximum
MS CIS International Student Scholarship  3.00 GPA, Graduate, MS CIS Major, International Student, 3 hours $250.00
Presidential Scholarship Rank in top 15% of high school class, ACT Score at least 27 or SAT Score at least 1100, submit a 750-1000 word essay explaining how you plan to use your education to make a contribution to society. Renewable criteria:  maintain full-time enrollment, 3.00 GPA, attend awards ceremony, and submit a sponsor Thank You note  $1,500 Renewable for 4 Years
Removing Educational Barriers Endowed Scholarship  2.00 GPA, Undergraduate, Financial Need $300.00
School of Education Scholarship Student must meet SAP and have a 2.0 GPA for undergrads, and 3.0 for grads, new of current student, undergrad min of 6 credit hours half time, grad 3-6 credit hours, degree seeking or non degree seeking for teacher certification  $500.00
SGA Senior Scholarship  Must be restricted SGA member  Varies 
South Texas Woman Scholarship 3.00 GPA, Female, Victoria, Jackson, DeWitt, Lavaca, Calhoun Refugio, or Bee County Resident, Significant Level of Community Service & Involvement $250.00
Spirit of the Jaguar Scholarship Outstanding freshmen who embody exemplary commitment to education and community $500.00
TACHE-V Scholarship     
UHV Baseball Scholarship Recommended by Coach, enrolled full-time, 2.00 GPA Varies
UHV Golf Scholarship Recommended by Coach, enrolled full-time, 2.00 GPA Varies
UHV Soccer Scholarship Recommended by Coach, enrolled full-time, 2.00 GPA Varies
UHV Softball Scholarship Recommended by Coach, enrolled full-time, 2.00 GPA Varies
UHV Staff Employee Scholarship UHV Benefits-Eligible Staff Employee, 2.00 Undgr. GPA, 3.00 Grad. GPA Tuition/Fees
UHV / VC Staff Tuition Exchange Scholarship VC Staff Employee, 2.00 Undgr. GPA, 3.00 Grad. GPA Tuition Only
Victoria County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship 2.50 GPA, Full-Time, Junior or Senior, Education Major in Access to Success Program, Victoria County Resident $500.00
Victoria Institute of Lifetime Learning Scholarship 2.50 GPA, Full-Time, Junior or Senior, Education Major in Access to Success Program, Victoria County Resident $250.00

 

Competitive Scholarships for Waiver

UHV Endowed Competitive Scholarships for Waiver
Name of ScholarshipCriteriaSemester Award Amount
Alkek Scholarship 2.00 GPA, Undergrad, 6 hrs., Need-Based; 3.00 GPA, 6 hrs; single parent. 2.50 GPA, need; 2.50 GPA, co-enrolled 6 at VC and 6 hrs at UHV; student teacher and 3.0 GPA $250 to $1000
American Advertising Federation-Victoria End. Scholarship 3.00 GPA, 1/2 time, Undergraduate, Communications, Marketing, Adverting Major $500.00
BP Chemical Scholarship 2.00 GPA ,1/2 time $500.00
Bumgardner & Morrison Scholarship 2.50 GPA, Full-time, Undergraduate Accounting major $1,000.00
Nina Cullinan Endowment Scholarship 2.00 GPA, 1/2 time $500.00
G. C. Pittman Scholarship 2.00 GPA, 1/2 time $500.00
Herndon Scott Scholarship 3.00 GPA, Full-Time $1,000.00
Houston Coca-Cola UHV Scholarship Endowment 2.00 GPA Undergrad/3.00 GPA Graduate, Full-time, Leadership $1,000.00
Houston junior Chamber of Commerce  International programs  Varies 
Margin of Excellence General Scholarship 3.00 GPA, 6 hours $500.00
New Delores Welder Mitchell Scholarship  Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate or Graduate, Undergraduate students must maintain full-time enrollment at UHV, Graduate students must be enrolled in at least 6 hours at UHV $500.00
P. K. Stubblefield Scholarship 2.00 GPA, 1/2 time $500.00
R.J. Mitchell Math & Physical Science Endowed Scholarship Undergraduate or Graduate seeking a Math or Science Degree, 1/2 time $500.00
R. D. Carr Sr. Endowed Scholarship 2.00 GPA, 1/2 time $500.00
Victoria Eye Center Endowed Scholarship 2.00 GPA, Full-time, freshman or sophomore, Math or Science major, leadership $1,000.00
William A. Wood Scholarship 2.50 GPA 1/2 time, Taking classes at Victoria Site $500.00

 

Other UHV Competitive Scholarships for Waiver
Name of ScholarshipCriteriaSemester Award Amount
Friends of the University Scholarship Pool 2.50 GPA, Full-Time, and New Student $1,000.00
International Cultural Exchange Scholarship Graduate Global MBA major, Full-Time Student, Lone Star College Alumni, previously affiliated with the International Cultural Exchange as attested to by a representative of ICx. $1,000.00
Katy Area Scholarship Fund  Minimum 2.0 GPA, Must be in good academic standing, must be residence of the Katy area $500.00

Only UHV hours are considered for the minimum enrollment criteria for the UHV scholarships. Students must be in good academic standing and meeting satisfactory academic progress.

The scholarships in the above list may or may not have funding available for the academic year. &amp Funding is dependent upon endowment interest income earned during the previous year.