Scholarship Spotlight: George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation
The George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation was formed on May 20, 1954. The foundation was established to provide assistance to Houston area students who are pursuing higher education. The foundation has given $74.6 million in grants and scholarships in over its 60 years of service to the Houston community. College Rank has named this scholarship one of the best scholarships in Texas; It’s worth taking a look!
Each Spring, the Foundation gives 70 scholarships to high school seniors in the Houston area. The award is $20,000, which is disbursed over four years, provided the student follows the requirements of the scholarship award.
To be eligible for the scholarship:
- High School Seniors after the start of their senior year.
- Houston area high school seniors who attend schools or are homeschooled in the following eight counties: Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery or Waller.
- Students who are citizens of the United States. Students with Permanent Resident status are not eligible.
- The Scholarships are awarded based on academics and financial need.
More guideline information can be found on the scholarship website, including the online application.
The scholarships are awarded based primarily on the applicant’s academic performance and financial need. Those who are selected by the scholarship committee will be contacted and invited for a short, personal interview. Students that were not invited for an interview may assume that they were not chosen.
If you want to talk more about this scholarship, or other scholarship opportunities, please do not hesitate to contact us! At Cash4College, we offer complimentary consultations. All you have to do is ask!
Nadine Underbrink, M. Ed.