Student Requirements to Qualify

The Project GRAD Houston Scholarship Program provides financial assistance toward a college education to qualifying graduates of Project GRAD affiliated high schools within the Houston Independent School District – Jefferson Davis, Jack Yates, Phillis Wheatley, John H. Reagan, and Sam Houston Math, Science, Technology Center. The scholarship award amount is based on a calculation each year pending available funding of your unmet financial need before loans, and is limited to a maximum of $500 per semester and the student’s ongoing eligibility.

Students through the high school graduating class of 2015 are eligible to earn the scholarship provided they meet all of the following requirements:

  • complete two Project GRAD Houston-sponsored college institutes.
  • take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) as a sophomore or junior
  • complete all of the Houston ISD academic requirements for graduation with the Texas High School Recommended or Distinguished Graduation Plan
  • graduate from a Project GRAD Houston affiliated high school with a 2.5 overall GPA within four years of initial high school enrollment.
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