University of Houston-Victoria

Scholarship Oversight Committee



The Scholarship Oversight Committee was reorganized beginning the Fall 2018 term for general scholarships.

The committee:

  • Oversees University policy on matters related to institutional scholarships, such as evaluating scholarship award amounts, scholarship application processing, etc.
  • Advises scholarship program objectives consistent with the University strategic plan.
  • Reviews scholarship criteria and awards consistent with donor requests.
  • Reviews the selection of scholarship recipients.


  • Lashon Williams, Financial Aid Director, Chair (non-voting)
  • John Bochat, Financial Aid Specialist
  • Debbie George, Financial Aid Specialist
  • Yun Wan, Professor, College of Natural and Applied Science
  • Roselia Alaniz, Associate Professor, College of Education and Health Professions
  • Yingxu Kuang, Associate Professor, College of Business
  • Jesse Pisors, VP for Advancement & External Relations
  • Billy Lagal, Director of Admissions & Recruitment
  • Erin Goodwin, Comptroller
  • Dr. Jose Cantu, VP for Enrollment Management (non-voting)