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College of Technology Scholarships

The scholarships in the table below are available for the 2018-2019 academic year with a deadline of Thursday, March 15, 2018. All scholarships:

  1. Are for College of Technology declared majors (see criteria in table below).
  2. Require a completed online COT Application with the exception of the John O. Ashford Memorial Endowment, which requires a separate application.

All applications are due by 5:00 PM on Thursday, March 15. The general COT application must be submitted online, and the John O. Ashford Endowment must be received via email submission to

Scholarship amounts are subject to change. Additional awards may be added at a later date.

Scholarship Name Criteria Amount Awarded
Anne Danielle Cassler Memorial Scholarship Supply Chain and Logistics majors multiple awards @ $500.00
American Society for Quality (ASQ) Greater Houston Chapter Scholarship Good academic standing, completion of a COT course in quality control, quality management and/or reliability analysis; interest in quality control and management, member of UH ASQ chapter (Deadline: Wednesday, February 28, 2018) Multiple awards @ $1,000 each
Barbara and Paul Frison Scholarship CIS major; 3.0 GPA; full-time students with financial need. 1 award @ $4,000.00
Bernard McIntyre Scholarship Merit-based, 3.25 GPA, full-time 1 award @ $1,300.00
Brij and Sunita Agrawal Scholarship in Construction Management Preference for full time graduate students pursuing MS in CM. 3.0 GPA. multiple awards @ $1,000.00
Charlie Nicholson Memorial Construction Management major and ABC Student Chapter member. Multiple awards @ $975 each
CIS Student Scholarship Sophomore, Junior or Senior in CIS with a minimum 3.3 GPA multiple awards @ $1,000.00
Construction Management Excellence Scholarship Construction Management major, leadership, undergraduate full-time, 2.50 GPA, preference for active student extracurricular involvement 1 award @ $2,000
Cris Castaneda Scholarship US Citizen or resident alien, Construction Management major, full-time undergraduate or graduate student 1 award @ $775
Dr. Jerry Waite Excellence Scholarship Open to junior and senior Digital Media majors, with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Bilingual applicants preferred, but not required. multiple awards up to $2,000 each
Electrical Engineering Scholarship TBA multipe awards @ $1,000.00
Fred Lewallen Memorial Scholarship TBA multiple awards @ $500.00
Halliburton MET students 1 award @ $750.00
Herbert and Dorothy Curry Scholarship in Engineering Technology ET program, highest GPA, one recipient 1 award @ $2,000.00
HOAR Scholarship Undergraduate Construction Management major; full-time; US citizen or permanent resident, preference for Texas resident; 3.0 GPA minimum. multiple awards @ $1,000.00
Houston Area Assoc. Consult. Personel (HAACP) merit and need based, undergrad only, demonstrated leadership, attendance to March HAACP banquet 1 award @ $2,500.00
Iyer Memorial Scholarship TBA multiple awards @ $500.00
James & Shirley Lofstrom Scholarship Junior Supply Chain and Logistics Technology major with at least a 3.0 GPA; 1 male; 1 female $500 each Multiple awards @ $500 each
James Slaughter Scholarship Endowment Fund CM student, junior or senior standing, must maintain 2.75 GPA, preference given to students who are studying the process and industrial track 1 award @ $2,000.00
Jerry Waite Excellence Scholarship Major in Digital Media. Preference given to bilingual students. Must be full-time, undergrade only, 3.5 GPA. multipe awards @ $2,000.00
John W. Dalton, Sr. Process and Industrial CM Excellence CM major, leadership, junior or senior, undergraduate part-time (minimum 6 hours) or full-time, 2.75 GPA multiple awards @ $1,000.00
Kay Hamilton Futures Studies Major in Futures Studies; demonstrated financial need and academic merit. multiple awards @ $1,000.00
Logistical Advantage Scholarship Major in Supply Chain and Logistics Technology with a 3.0 GPA; non-renewable Multiple awards @ $1,000 each
Lucas Faulkenberry Scholarship Good academic standing, Electrical Power Engineering Technology major 1 award @ $500.00
Marine Technology Tech Excellence demonstrated leadership, MET, EPET or CET majors eligible. Must be Sophomore standing or higher. Must be full time student, maintain minimum 2.5 GPA, preference given to applicants involved in the Marine Technology Society student chapter at UH multiple awards @ $750.00
Merchandising Star Award Junior or senior Retailing and Consumer Sciences major; leadership in the merchandising and retailing field; essay as indicated in application; interview with HDCS faculty; academic merit; must attend the Merchandising Star Award luncheon to accept award. Multiple awards @ $1,000 each
Perry Homes Construction Management major, graduated from Houston-area high school, financial need, leadership 1 award @ $1,000
Piwetz Family Construction Management scholarship based on financial need, must be CM major pursuing process and Industry track. Multiple awards @ $1,000 each
R.P. Doss/Houston Contractors Association Junior or senior full-time student. Construction Management major from the greater Houston metro area; financial need; upper half of college. Multiple awards @ $750 each
State Bar of Texas - Construction Law Scholarship TBA multiple awards @ $1,000.00
Ted R. Akin Endowed Scholarship Leadership, full-time undergraduate or graduate student. multiple awards @ $650
The John O. Ashford Memorial - support only - non-scholarship MEET major enrolled in capstone design course. Preference will be given to projects with the greatest financial need, as well as those which will be entered in ASME competitions. Please see Ashford application for further information. varies
Vaughn Construction Scholarship Construction Management major, preference for work experience in field, full-time undergraduate student, must have graduated from TX high school, completed 60 credit hours. Multiple awards @ $1,000 each
Verghese Endowed Scholarship Leadership, full-time graduate degree or certificate 1 award @ $500.00
Victor Costa Endowment Scholarship Demonstrate creativity, based on academic merit multiple awards @ $1,000.00
William R. "Doc" Forkner Memorial Interested in teaching Industrial Technology; exhibits leadership qualities; enrolled in Technology Leadership and Supervision 1 award @ $1,000.00
William R. Schmidt Memorial Preference given to EPET majors; FT undergraduate; in good academic standing. multiple awards @ $1,000.00

Other Scholarship Opportunities

The Cuadra Family STEM Scholarship

This scholarship intends to fund students from families of educators seeking a STEM degree at a Texas public college or university. They are able to select only two candidates each year to receive a four year scholarship. The scholarship will provide a total of $10,000, paid out per semester in $1,250 installments.

Applications will be received January 1—March 1. Candidates will be selected by April 30.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Maintain a 3.0 (or equivalent) grade point average.
  • Remain in a STEM program commensurate to that which was acknowledged on the initial application.
  • Scholarship continuation will be reviewed annually, but The Cuadra Family reserves the right to non-renew without cause.