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Contribute to The University of Alabama Houston, Texas Alumni Chapter Scholarships for our local students

Providing scholarships to deserving Bama-bound students from the Houston metro area is a major focus of the Houston, Texas Alumni Chapter.

It is only through the strong, continuous support of our chapter members and generous area alumni and friends that we can award local students with The University of Alabama Houston, Texas Alumni Chapter scholarships. Anybody can contribute to our chapter scholarships. It’s easy. Here are three ways:


01. Purchase UA Texas Car Tag

Participate in the Ride with the Tide Collegiate License Tag program by buying a UA Texas car tag. You can personalize it or purchase just the Alabama background. Purchase here


02. Write a check

Make a gift of any amount to The University of Alabama Houston, Texas Alumni Chapter online or by check. To make an online gift — Visit our square page

To mail a check, please make check payable to National Alumni Association Houston and note in the memo line which of our chapter scholarship(s) you wish to fund. This option is ideal if do not need a tax receipt. Please mail check to:

Bama Houston Alumni
ATTN: Scholarships
1319 Richmond Ave #66504
Houston, TX 77266


03. Make a secure online gift directly to The University of Alabama 

Make a secure online gift directly to The University of Alabama

Have questions? Contact our membership chair
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04. Become an Event Sponsor

Sponsoring events for the UA Alabama Houston, Texas Alumni Chapter increases brand awareness for your business by putting your name in front of thousands of Houston-area residents. At the same time, it helps underwrite the cost of our events, thereby enabling us to contribute more proceeds to our scholarship funds. To learn more about serving as an event sponsor, please email bama.in.houston@gmail.com.


Learn about the Houston Chapter Scholarships

Houston Texas Chapter Endowed
Endowed October 1996

This scholarship is awarded to one or more entering freshmen from the Houston, Texas metro area based on academic achievement, leadership qualities, financial need and the potential to be future leaders of the Houston community. The award is automatically renewable for each subsequent year of a recipient’s undergraduate education, not to exceed eight semesters of undergraduate study, when a 3.0 GPA is maintained.

David E. Roberts, Jr. and Rebecca McKinney Roberts Endowed
Endowed October 2009

This scholarship alternates between the Houston Alumni Chapter and another alumni chapter in the state of Alabama. The Houston Alumni Chapter awards this scholarship in academic terms that end in even numbers. Selection is limited to entering freshmen students enrolling in the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, or the Capstone College of Nursing at The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

Roberts Engineering Endowed
Endowed January 2011

This is a one-year scholarship awarded to a student enrolled in the College of Engineering. First priority is given to a freshman and second priority is given to an undergraduate student. Selections are made by the Dean of Engineering and The University of Alabama National Alumni Association.

Houston Strong Alumni Endowed
Endowed January 2018

Whether Houston area residents are recovering from a national disaster or cheering a hometown professional sports teams to a come-from-behind win, they never give up. They are Houston Strong, and this scholarship honors their resiliency and can-do attitude. This four-year renewable scholarship is designed for an incoming freshman with financial need who has persisted in overcoming challenges. It is awarded by The University of Alabama National Alumni Association.