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Scholarships

Undergraduate Scholarships at HHP

The Department of Health and Human Performance has several annual scholarships available to students within our department.  All scholarships require a minimum 2.5 GPA and the completion of an application form.  Some scholarships have additional application requirements. 

Application Update for 2021

The HHP department is not accepting undergraduate scholarship applications for 2021, please watch this space for announcements for 2022.

Mary Louise White Scholarship

The Mary Louise White Scholarship is available to full-time students pursing an undergraduate degree in the Health and Human Performance department.

Margie Sterr Scholarship

The Margie Sterr Scholarship is available to any HHP undergraduate student with demonstrated interest and aptitude in the area of Motor Behavior. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage high quality student participation in the exercise science program in preparation for either graduate school and/or a career in exercise science. The scholarship recipient will receive the opportunity to participate in scientific research in the Center for Neuromotor and Biomechanics Research at UH. This opportunity will enable the student to gain "hands on" experience with project conception, data collection and analysis, and public presentation of scientific results.

Scholarship candidates will be required to submit an application that will include a one page written statement detailing the student's interest in motor behavior and future career plans.  The recipient must also commit to work 5-7 hours per week in the Center for Neuromotor and Biomechanics Research.

Barry C. Pelton Endowment Scholarship

The Barry C. Pelton Endowment Scholarship is given to an outstanding student in the Health and Human Performance department who is in financial need and has expressed a commitment to the physical education profession.

HHP Scholarship

The HHP Scholarship is available to full-time students pursing an undergraduate degree in the Health and Human Performance department.