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Center for Student Empowerment Sysco Meal Plan Scholarship

This grant opportunity is designed to support our CSE members who may be affected by food insecurity while attending the University of Houston. It has been made possible from a generous partnership with Sysco and the Center for Student Empowerment.

Empowerment Award

This award is designed to improve the retention rate of the University of Houston and increase the number of successful UH graduates by alleviating some of the financial burdens of college and enable active CSE students to concentrate on their studies.

Not Accepting Applications at This Time

Encouragement Award

This award is designed to improve the retention rate of the University of Houston and increase the number of successful UH graduates by acknowledging the academic achievement of active CSE students that have persevered in their academic studies while developing as a leader.

Not Accepting Applications at This Time

Diamond Family Scholars Program

This scholarship was created to improve the success rates for students who were previously in the foster care system by providing funds to cover room and board, as well as books and other supplies.

Not Accepting Applications at This Time

Martinez Family First Generation Scholarship

Rick and Barby Martinez met at the University of Houston while pursuing identical degrees. They both graduated UH in May of 1994 with Bachelor of Arts in History degrees with Secondary Teaching Certificates. Upon graduating, both began their teaching careers in Fort Bend ISD at Kempner High School in the Social Studies department. They married in May of 1997. After the birth of their first daughter, Rick left teaching and began a career in the automotive industry. Two more daughters followed along with five relocations in 15 years. In 2011, the Martinez family returned to the Houston area. All three daughters, Ana, Tessa, and Emma are graduates of Foster High School in Lamar CISD. Ana completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater Production at UH, class of 2020. Tessa, a Tier 1 Scholar at UH, completed a Bachelor of Arts in English with a Secondary Teaching Certificate, class of 2021. Daughter Emma is enrolling as a sophomore at UH this fall to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in English as well. Rick and Barby are avid UH sports fans and can often be found in the stands cheering for their Coogs!

Applications now Available.

Moncrief First Generation Scholarship

Brian and Michelle Moncrief are Houston area professionals eager to support First Generation Students at the University of Houston.

Applications now Available.