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Honors College Scholarships

Incoming freshmen and new transfer students:

  • Must apply to the Honors College Honors College Application
  • Must be admitted to UTSA and to the Honors College
  • Deadline: February 15 for same year fall admission

Current Honors College students:
  • Must apply with Current Student Scholarship Application unless otherwise noted
  • Separate applications for BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. and the Will and Mary Hathaway Scholarships
  • Deadline: January 2 & May 15
  • Please Note: There are separate applications and deadlines for the BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. and the Will and Mary Hathaway Scholarships

Graduating Honors College students:

By fulfilling the application requirements, you will be entered into competition for all available scholarships whose eligibility criteria you meet.

If you are an Honors Scholarship recipient, please review the requirements for maintaining your scholarship at the For Scholarship Recipients webpage.



Alpha Building Corporation Scholarship in Honor of Viola and Gordon Kovich

Award: One award of $1,000 to $2,000 per year (renewable)

  • Must be a member in good academic standing with the Honors College
  • Must be majoring in construction science and management in the College of Architecture


Anheuser-Busch Endowed Scholarship

Award: One award of $500 to $750 per year (renewable)

  • Must be a member of the Honors College
  • Must be enrolled as a fulltime student (12 hrs.)
  • Must have successfully completed a minimum of 60 hours
  • Must have a minimum CUM GPA of 3.0 ( on a scale of 4.0)
  • Preference will be given to students who graduated from high school in San Antonio, Edgewood, Harlandale, and South San Independent School Districts or successor districts in Bexar County or from Early College High School (ECHS) in Texas.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are first-generation students (parent did not complete college) as indicated on Apply Texas and/or the FAFSA


Ardow Ameduri, M.D. Honors College Scholarship

Award: One award of $400 to $600 per year (renewable)

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree (any major) within the Honors College
  • Must be enrolled full time (minimum 12 hours)
  • Must have a minimum CUM GPA of 3.50 or above (on a scale of 4.0)
  • Must have successfully completed a minimum of 24 hours of study at UTSA


AT&T Inc. Endowed Honors Scholarship

Award: One award of $750 to $1,500 per year (renewable)

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree as a member in good standing in the Honors College
  • Must be enrolled full time (minimum 12 hours)
  • Must demonstrate a spirit of volunteerism as demonstrated as part of the application process
  • Applicants will be considered on merit regardless of financial need


Bartlett Cocke General Contractors Endowed Honors Scholarship in Construction Science and Management

Award: One award of $500 to $1,000 per year (renewable)

  • Must be an member in good academic standing with the Honors College
  • Must be actively pursuing a degree in construction science management in the College of Architecture


The Benjamin Dean Holt III/Holt Companies Scholarship

Award: One award of $750 to $1,000 per year (renewable)

  • Must be majoring in mechanical engineering
  • High school applicants must be in the upper 20% of their high school class and have a SAT score of 1100 or above or an ACT score of 24 or above
  • Transfer applicants must have a grade point average of 3.2 (on a scale of 4.0) or above
  • Must be enrolled full time (minimum 12 hours)
  • Awards may be renewed for up to 4 years. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 CUM GPA to be eligible for renewal


BJ's Restaurants, Inc. Annual Scholarship

Award: Two awards of $2500 per year

  • Must be admitted to the Honors College at the time of application
  • Must be pursuing a business degree
  • Must have completed 60 college credit hours at the time of application
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.25 (on a scale of 4.0) at the time of application
  • Preference will be given to veterans of the U.S. military
  • Must have an interest and/or experience in the food service industry, as evidenced by prior or current employment (full or part-time) in the food service industry or enrollment in the BJ’s foodservice management internship program

Application Deadline: May 15 Application requirements are listed at this link: BJ's Restaurants, Inc. Annual Scholarship Application.

The Catto Endowed Scholarship Fund

Award: One award of $2,500 to $4,000 a year (renewable)

  • Entering freshmen must have graduated in top 10% of their class and have a minimum SAT score of 1000 or ACT of 21
  • Must be actively pursuing a degree at UTSA
  • Must be enrolled full time (minimum 12 hours)
  • Must maintain full-time status and a minimum GPA of 3.25 (on a scale of 4.0) to be eligible for renewal


The Dawson-Durr Memorial Honors Scholarship

Award: One award of $1,500 per year

  • Applicants must be enrolled in the UTSA Honors College as an undergraduate or transfer student from a community or junior college in Texas.
  • Applicants must have been enrolled for a minimum of 12 hours for the fall and spring semesters of the academic year prior to award year.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of 60 semester hours at the time of award.
  • Must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  • Must have demonstrated record of leadership, volunteerism, and community service while in college.
  • Preference will be given to Veterans of the U.S. Military among equally qualified candidates.


Debbie and John T. Montford Endowed Honors Scholarship

Award: One award of $400 to $600 per year (renewable)

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree through the Honors College
  • Must be in good academic standing with the Honors College


Dr. Ruskin C. Norman and Mrs. Karen Norman Endowed Honors Scholarship

Award: One award of $400 to $600 per year (renewable)

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree in natural sciences through the Honors College
  • Must be in good academic standing with the Honors College


George W. Brackenridge Endowed Honors Scholarship

Award: Two awards of $3,600 per year

  • Must be enrolled at The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Must be in good standing with the Honors College
  • Must have and maintain a CUM GPA of 3.25 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Must have financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid
  • Recipient(s) should have proven experience through previous high school or college academic work for great potential for academic success and dedication to achieving a degree as well as being role models for other young people in their communities who face adversity in reaching their educational goals.


Great Conversation Honors Scholarship

Award: Up to 30 awards of $500 to $1,500 per year (nonrenewable)

  • Must be a member in good standing with the Honors College
  • Must be actively pursuing a degree at The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Entering freshmen applicants must be ranked in the top 20% of their high school class with a minimum SAT score of 1100 or ACT score of 24
  • Current Honors students or entering transfer students applying must have a minimum UTSA or CUM GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 3 semester credit hours of Honors course work
  • Must maintain a minimum UTSA or CUM GPA of 3.25


H-E-B Endowed Honors Scholarship

Award: One award of $500 to $1000 per year (renewable)

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree through the Honors College
  • Must be in good academic standing with the Honors College


The Hixon Family Endowed Scholarship

Award: One or two awards of $500 to $1,000 a year (renewable)

  • High school students applying must be in the upper 20% of their high school class and have a SAT score of 1140 or an ACT score of 25 or above
  • Transfer students must have a GPA of 3.2 (on a 4.0 scale) or above
  • Must be enrolled full time (minimum 12 hours)
  • Must be actively pursuing a degree in the College of Business
  • Awards may be renewed for up to four years. Must maintain a minimum CUM GPA of 3.0 to be eligible for renewal.


India Association of San Antonio Endowed Scholarship Fund

Award: One award of $500 to $600 a year (renewable)

  • Applicant must be a freshman or sophomore student in the Honors College
  • Entering freshman must have graduated in the top 25% of their high school class
  • Must be a citizen or permanent resident alien of the U.S. or foreign student from India
  • Applicant must submit essay demonstrating interest in Indian culture and philosophy
  • Recipient must be enrolled full time (minimum 12 hours), actively pursuing a degree at UTSA, maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a scale of 4.0), maintain a class attendance rate of 95%, and demonstrate academic progress toward an undergraduate degree in four years in order to meet eligibility requirements for renewal


Jacqueline Beretta Scholarship Fund

Award: Up to two awards of $500 to $1,000 per year (renewable)

  • Applicant must be admitted to the Honors College to be eligible for scholarship
  • Applicant must submit an essay with Honors College application
  • Transfer applicants must have a GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Fall incoming freshmen applicants must be in the top 10% of their high school class or have a minimum SAT score of 1175 or ACT score of 26
  • Recipient must be enrolled full time (minimum 12 hours)
  • Recipient must demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA
  • Awards may be renewed for up to four years. Recipient must remain active in the Honors College and maintain a CUM GPA of 3.25 (on a 4.0 scale) or above to meet eligibility requirements for renewal


Jeffrey S. Peterson Endowed Honors Scholarship

Award: One award of $500 per year (renewable)

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree through the Honors College
  • Must be in good academic standing with the Honors College
  • Preference will be given to students from traditionally underserved populations or who are first generation college students and are pursuing a degree in the technology fields


Joeris General Contractors, Ltd. Endowed Honors Scholarship in Construction Science and Management

Award: One to two awards of $600 to $1,200 per year (renewable)

  • Must be enrolled in the Honors College
  • Must be in good academic standing with the Honors College
  • Must be pursuing a degree in construction science and management in the College of Architecture


Lionel and Kathy Sosa Endowed Honors Scholarship

Award: One award of $750 to $1,000 per year

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree through the Honors College
  • Must be in good academic standing with the Honors College


Peter T. Flawn Presidential Honors Endowed Scholarship

Award: Ten to twelve awards of $2,500 a year (renewable)

  • Must be a member of the Honors College and be in good standing
  • Must be enrolled full time (minimum 12 hours)
  • Must be pursuing a major in the College of Engineering or the College of Sciences
  • Must maintain a minimum 3.25 GPA or better (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Incoming freshmen must be in the top 20 percent of their high school class or have a minimum SAT score of 1100 or ACT score of 24
  • Award can be renewed for up to four additional years provided the recipient continues to meet the criteria


Presidential Honors Scholarship

Award: 80 awards of $1,500 a year (renewable)

  • Must be a member of the Honors College
  • Entering freshmen must be ranked in the top 20% of their high school class or have a composite SAT score of 1100 or composite ACT score of 24
  • Current UTSA and transfer students must have a minimum CUM or UTSA GPA of 3.25 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Must be enrolled full time (minimum 12 hours and be actively pursuing a degree at The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Award is automatically renewable as long as the student remains active in the Honors College, maintains a UTSA or CUM GPA of 3.25 or above, and is enrolled in 3 semester credit hours of Honors course work


Reverend Eddy And Mary Hall Endowed Honors Scholarship

Award: One award of $400 to $600 per year (renewable)

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree through the Honors College
  • Must be in good academic standing with the Honors College


Robert W. Flynn Endowed Honors Scholarship

Award: One award of $1000 to $2,500 per year (renewable)

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree through the Honors College
  • Must be in good academic standing with the Honors College


The Sam and Ann Barshop Scholarship

Award: Up to two awards of $1,000 to $1,500 per year (renewable)

  • Must submit an application to the Honors College
  • Transfer students must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher
  • Fall incoming freshmen must be in the top 10% of their high school class or have a minimum SAT score of 1100 or ACT score of 24
  • Must be enrolled full time (minimum 12 hours) and actively pursuing a degree at The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Awards may be renewed for up to a total of four years. To be eligible for renewal, recipients must remain active in the Honors College, and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.25 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Among equally qualified candidates, preference shall be given to African-American students


Samuel A. and Pamela R. Kirkpatrick Endowed Presidential Honors Scholarship

Award: One award of $900 to $1,500 per year (renewable)

  • Must be a member in good standing of the Honors College
  • Must be enrolled full time (minimum 12 hours) and be pursuing a degree at The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Must maintain a minimum 3.25 GPA
  • Must take one three hour Honors course per semester


San Antonio Federal Credit Union Endowed Honors Scholarship

Award: One award of $500 to $900 per year (renewable)

  • Must be enrolled in the Honors College, actively pursuing a degree at The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Must have a minimum CUM GPA of 3.5 ( on a scale of 4.0) and be in good standing with the Honors College


South Texas Money Management, Ltd. Endowed Honors Scholarship

Award: One award of $1,000 per year (renewable)

  • Must be in good standing with the Honors College and actively pursuing a degree through the Honors College at The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are international students from Mexico among equally qualified candidates


SRC Annual Scholarship

Award: Two awards of $2,500 per year

  • Recipients must be Bexar County residents who will be enrolled on a full-time basis (12 semester hours) and pursuing a degree in College of Engineering or the College of Science through the Honors College at The University of Texas at San Antonio.
  • Recipients must meet the entrance qualifications for the Honors College and maintain a minimum CUM GPA of 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0).
  • Recipients must demonstrate financial need as determined by the University’s Office of Student Financial Aid.


Steven and Jean Lee Endowed Scholarship

Award: One award of up to $3,500 per year (renewable)

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree through the Honors College at The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Must be in good academic standing with the Honors College


Tino and Amelia Duran Endowed Scholarship

Award: One award of $1,000 to $2,000 per year (renewable)

  • Must be a Bexar County resident
  • Must be pursuing a major in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts through the Honors College at The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Must have successfully completed a minimum of 18 hours of study at UTSA
  • Must have a minimum CUM GPA of 3.30 (on a scale of 4.0)
  • Must be enrolled full time (minimum 12 hours)
  • The Duran Family prefers a recipient(s) who has encountered personal challenges requiring perseverance and determination to pursue an undergraduate degree
  • Must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid


W. Elisa Chan and Clifford Hew Endowed Honors Scholarship

Award: One award of $600 per year

  • Must be enrolled in the Honors College and actively pursuing a degree at The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Must be in good academic standing with the Honors College
  • Preference will be given to students pursuing a degree in engineering or the sciences


Wells Fargo Endowed Honors Scholarship

Award: One award of $500 to $800 per year (renewable)

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree through the Honors College at The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Must be in good academic standing with the Honors College


Will and Mary Hathaway Honors Program Scholarship Endowment

Award: Up to seven awards of $1000

  • Must be making satisfactory progress toward a degree in any discipline and a participant in the Honors College
  • Must have a CUM GPA of 3.50 or higher ( on a scale of 4.0)
  • Applicants for the junior standing scholarship must have earned a minimum of 60 credit hours, including work in progress, at the time of application.
  • Applicants for the senior standing scholarship must have earned a minimum of ninety semester credit hours, including work in progress, at the time of application.
  • Must have completed a minimum of one academic year (two regular semesters) as a full-time at UTSA. A full-time undergraduate student is one enrolled in twelve or more semester hours of credit during fall, spring or entire summer term.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must demonstrate a potential for and interest in pursuing graduate studies at a preeminent college or university
  • Must not plan to graduate until Spring

Application Deadline: May 15

For complete instructions please refer to the application form located at the following link: Application Form


William and Salomé Scanlan Endowed Scholarship

Award: Four to six awards of $5,000 to $7,500 per year

  • Freshman applicants must have minimum test scores of 1830 on the 2400 SAT scale or an ACT score of 27
  • Current and transfer students must have a CUM GPA of at least 3.0 at time of application
  • Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien
  • Must demonstrate financial need as determined by UTSA's Office of Student Financial Aid
  • Recipients must maintain a CUM GPA of at least 3.0 to remain eligible
  • Recipients must be enrolled in at least 15 credit hours each semester and actively pursuing a degree at The University of Texas at San Antonio


William G. and Loyce Collenback Endowed Scholarship

Award: Up to three awards of $500 to $1,000 a year (renewable)

  • Students eligible for loans and other private scholarship may apply. However, students receiving other financial aid grants meeting their full financial need are not eligible for the scholarship.
  • Recipients must be enrolled on a full-time basis (12 hours), be accepted into the Honors College, and be actively pursuing a degree at The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • The scholarship is renewable for up to three years after the initial award providing the student continues to meet the requirements of the Honors College.