The University Classified Staff Council (UCSC) has established and annually administers the Educational Award Program for children of full-time UTHealth classified employees. The purpose is to identify and honor high school students and to aid as many as possible. We will begin accepting applications March 1, 2021. The deadline for all application documents to be submitted is TBD.
Applicants must meet all requirements below and submit a complete application packet:
If you have questions about eligibility and requirements, please contact us at UTHealthUCSC@uth.tmc.edu.
An impartial committee will select the recipient(s) by evaluating each eligible student's redacted application packet.
Applications are judged on:
Award recipient(s) will be selected without regard to financial need, and will be notified as soon as the decision is made.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The amount awarded to each student differs from year to year and is determined by the selection committee.
The award recipient is required to submit a letter of acceptance of the award and proof of college acceptance prior to the disbursement. The UCSC award recipient is responsible for making admission arrangements and fulfilling all requirements of the school chosen. The college or university must be accredited and located in the United States. The winner must enter college as a full-time student in the fall term following selection.
The award recipient is expected to make normal academic progress. While honor grades are not required, award winners have a responsibility to do quality work.
All phases of the competition [including selection of recipient(s), determination of the amount and presentation of the award(s)] are handled by the UCSC Educational Awards Committee. All decisions of the Committee are final.
Please have your high school email your transcript directly to UTHealthUCSC@uth.tmc.edu or contact us for other options. Electronic transcripts are preferred.
Reach out to your school counselor and request that they convert your GPA to a 4.0 scale.
Questions can be addressed to UTHealthUCSC@uth.tmc.edu.