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Institutional Scholarships

The University of Houston-Downtown strives to recognize and reward outstanding academic achievement of prospective and continuing students. Institutional Scholarship candidates for the Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 semesters will be selected by the General Scholarship Committee for the FY24 academic year by April 1st.

Scholarship awards will be awarded as long as funds are available. UHD scholarships are credited toward your tuition and fee bill. If you are awarded funds in excess of your tuition and fee bill, the UHD Student Accounting Office will issue a credit balance to your selected refund preference through BankMobile. Please review information for BankMobile disbursements on the following link.


UHD Merit Scholarship - Freshman

View the benefits, eligibility criteria and renewal requirements for the UHD Merit scholarships available to Freshman​ students.​

UHD Merit Scholarship - Transfer

View the benefits, eligibility criteria and renewal requirements for the UHD Merit scholarships​ available to Transfer​ students.

Freshman Scholarships
Transfer Students Scholarships
Continuing Students Scholarships


Please note that UHD students who are currently receiving a renewable UHD Freshman undergraduate scholarship or a renewable Dean's scholarship are not eligible to also receive the UHD Jones undergraduate scholarship. All scholarship awards requirements will be reviewed at the end of each semester, your award will be cancelled if your UHD GPA drops below the minimum requirement stated on your Scholarship Award Letter and/or Agreement Form

Scholarships awarded by organizations outside UHD will be disbursed according to guidelines provided by the donor organization.