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Bama Houston scholarships help Houston-area students attend The University of Alabama

All Houston-area students admitted to The University of Alabama by December 15, and who have previously submitted the UA Application for Scholarships via myBama.ua.edu portal are considered for scholarships.

The Houston Alumni Chapter Scholarship Committee reviews these students’ applications each spring based on criteria set for each scholarship. Number of recipients and award amounts vary each year based on projected endowment income. Details are below for Bama Houston scholarships.

For more information about National Alumni Association scholarships, including NAA member-based scholarships for children and grandchildren of UA graduates, please visit https://alumni.ua.edu/scholarships/.

For questions about the Houston Alumni Chapter scholarships, please email BamaHoustonScholarships@gmail.com OR donate to Bama Houston 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.

2019 Scholarship One Recipient
Ellie Dingwall

Scholarship Recipients

2019-20
Ellie Dingwall
2018-19
Nickell J Grant
2018-19
Seth McKee
2018-19
Katherine Nemitt
2018-19
Cole H Speed
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2019 Recipient
Ellie Dingwall

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.

2019 Scholarship Two Recipient
Zee Jones
2019 Scholarship Two Recipient
Preston Schaulin

Scholarship Recipients

2017-18
Mason Bigham
2017-18
Kelsey Ellsworth
2017-18
Mikayla King
2017-18
Quintin Marquis
2017-18
Ashley Zelaya
2019 Recipient
Zee Jones
2019 Recipient
Preston Schaulin

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.

2019 Scholarship Three Recipient
Joseph Gourlay

Scholarship Recipients

2019-20
Joseph Gourlay
2018-19
Dylan M Smith
2017-18
Powell Cutts
2019 Recipient
Joseph Gourlay

Houston Strong Alumni Endowed

Endowed July 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. 

As a newly endowed scholarship, there are currently no recipients.

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