Scholarship Information

STEM faculty and staff at HCC are committed to providing you with quality education and information on scholarships to help you pay for your education. These opportunities may be financial solutions for you while you are enrolled at HCC or plan to transfer to a university. It is your responsibility to apply to these scholarships, meet the deadlines and follow through the paperwork. Remember, you must apply in order to stand a chance!

HCC Programs

HCC Foundation Scholarships

Let HCC Foundation Help You Pay for College!
Apply today for an HCC Foundation Scholarship!

Complete the online application, and you may receive an HCC Foundation scholarship that pays for part or all of your HCC tuition, fees, and books. The application process is simple and there is only one application you have to complete to be considered for the many scholarships awarded by the HCC Foundation each year.

To see the list of scholarships, go to:

If you have any questions regarding the scholarships that are listed, please contact the HCC Foundation Office at 713-718-8595 or by email at


HCC Alliance for Minority Participation (AMP) Program

LSAMP is a highly involved leadership and academic enhancement program both on and off campus. Scholars are encouraged to attend as many enriching, scholarly activities and opportunities as possible.



Other Houston Programs

UH Downtown Scholars Academy Program

The University of Houston Downtown campus started the Scholars Academy (SA) in 1999.
The SA, now a nationally recognized program within the University of Houston-Downtown College of Sciences and Technology, is designed to promote academic excellence and achievement in STEM degree programs, primarily for minority and female students, and to encourage the graduates to either continue their studies at the graduate level and/or pursue STEM-related careers.
In addition to scholarships, the program also provides outreach, research, tutoring and mentoring services.

To contact:

Phone: 713.222.5344
Fax: 713.223.7410

U.S. Mail:
Scholars Academy
University of Houston-Downtown
One Main Street, Suite 725-North
Houston, Texas, USA 77002-1001

Director: Mary Jo Parker, Ed.D.
Program Manager: Rene Garcia, B.S.
Administartive Assistant II: Vernon Gonzales, B.S.


The Society of Women Engineers Scholarships

The Society of Women Engineers ) would like to invite women engineering students to apply for scholarships:



Around the State

Texas A&M Scholarships

Soil & Crop Science Scholarships at Texas A&M University - and other Transfer scholarship for any major!

The Fall Semester is well underway and here is some scholarship information:

Admission Deadlines:
Spring of 2016 deadline is October 15, 2015
Summer 2016  deadline Is March 1, 2016
Fall 2016 deadline is March 1, 2016

Aggieland Information Day-Campus Open House - November 23

The Department of Soil & Crop Sciences have two great majors:
*Plant & Environmental Soil Science
*Turfgrass Science

$8000 Scholarship Opportunities for Students who want to major in Plant & Environmental Soil Science  or Turfgrass Science
Spring of 2016 deadline is October 15, 2015
Fall 2016 deadline is March 15, 2016

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships

University Scholarships for Transfer Students

For for information, please contact:
Staci Glaze Frerich
Texas A&M University
Soil & Crop Sciences Department
Academic Advisor II/Recruitment
MS 2474, College Station, Texas 77843
Phone:  361-290-0988




Additional STEM Scholarships

Watermark Scholarship for Women in STEM

 Watermark Scholarship for Women in STEM

The application period is now open for the Watermark Scholars program! 

Watermark is offering women in STEM scholarships for the fall 2021 academic term to provide much-needed support for college students pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)-related studies and careers.

Two students will be selected from the pool of applicants, and awardees will each receive $5,000 to help continue their education.


Who Is Eligible for a Watermark Scholarship?

  • U.S. residents enrolled at U.S.-based colleges or universities (2- or 4-year institutions)
  • Identifying as a woman
  • And with a sophomore/second year or higher standing currently enrolled in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) degree-granting program for fall 2021 OR demonstrating plans to pursue a career in the field of technology after graduation

Share the Opportunity With Your Students!

To participate in the Watermark Scholars program, applicants are asked to submit either a written essay, up to 500 words, or a short video on the topic of “Who has inspired you to pursue a career in science or technology, and what do you want to achieve upon graduation?” We’re looking for students who have been inspired by recent events and changes in learning and want to make a difference in their careers!

We’re asking you to help us share this opportunity with your students by posting this link on your class shell if you deem this appropriate and sharing it with the appropriate internal resources:

The deadline to submit entries is July 15, 2021, and awardees will be notified in August. 


Great Minds in STEM

The intent of the GMiS Scholars Program is to increase the persistence to graduation among underrepresented and underserved STEM college students. The financial support helps these students focus on their coursework so they can graduate on time, enter a STEM profession, continue to serve as a role model for future generations, and secure the country's place as the finest technological leader in the world.

Applicants must demonstrate merit through academic achievements, leadership and campus/community activities Applicants must be pursuing a science, technology, engineering or math degree Applicants must have an overall minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must be of Hispanic descent and/or must demonstrate significant leadership or service within the underserved community

Deadline: April 30th

Amount: $5000

Level: Undergraduate & Graduate