WE ENCOURAGE, ENLIGHTEN,
EMPOWER, AND ENGAGE.
The Urban Experience Program (UEP) provides opportunities for the university's diverse student population by preventing minor obstacles from becoming major setbacks to degree achievement. The services that UEP offers have been strategically chosen to develop UEP students into well-trained career professionals.
Sep 28 1:00 pm
UEP Open House
Learn more about UEP, meet other students that are involved in the program and grab a bite to eat!
Looking for ways to fund your education? If you can demonstrate academic excellence and leadership, you may qualify for a UH scholarship at the University of Houston.
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.
This grant opportunity is designed to support our UEP 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 Urban Experience Program.
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 UEP students to concentrate on their studies.
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 UEP students that have persevered in their academic studies while developing as a leader.
The Urban Experience Program offers a variety of programs to meet the needs of its diverse members.
The Alonzo Cantu Scholarship is for incoming freshmen at the University of Houston who graduated from any high school in Hidalgo County, Texas.
The Black Excellence Scholars Training Program (BEST) seeks to provide academic support and professional development to African American students across all majors and empower them with the necessary tools and resources for success.
DREAM Scholars seeks to expand opportunities for DACA and undocumented students by providing support needed to achieve social and economic mobility.
The Diamond Family Scholars Program is a comprehensive program designed to support students who have experienced time in foster care with navigating opportunities and maximizing resources while they pursue a Tier One education at UH.
Las Comadres is a mentoring program focused on supporting first-generation Latina students by offering culturally relevant conversations and connections with current UH Latina faculty and staff.
The G-Force Work-Study Mentorship Program seeks to hire college students to serve as mentors to assist students through outreach, mentoring, and tutoring activities. Mentors promote higher education to local area high school students as well as help with retention for current college students.
All students are welcome to receive the benefits and services of our program. To join the Urban Experience Program, a student must complete the application and schedule a meeting with UEP staff, where they will share their academic goals and explore ways that UEP can be an advocate for their success at the University of Houston.