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Marvy Finger Family Foundation Scholarship

The Marvy Finger Family Foundation provides Full-Scholarships to qualified students who are interested in learning skills that lead to high-paying, fast-growing jobs. These scholarships are available for Career and Technical Certificate and Degree Programs in a two-year college.

Approved Scholarship Programs

Computer Networking
Culinary Arts
HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning)
Machining Technology
Maritime Transportation
Process Technology

Who is eligible to apply?

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident
  • Meet federal definition of low socio-economic status/eligible for free or reduced lunch
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Must complete FASFA and submit Student Aid Report (SAR)

Scholarship Recipients Must:

  • Enroll in a two-year accredited college
  • Enroll in an approved certificate/degree program
  • Use this scholarship toward any educational expenses including all tools and equipment required by
    the college including tuition, books and fees (excludes transportation, food, and housing)
  • Complete the approved degree/certificate program within two years of acceptance

Ready to Apply?

Marvy Finger Family 2019 Scholarship Application
Must be submitted by Friday, February 22, 2019



Visit HISD Career Readiness at
Call Cruz Casiano, M.Ed at 713-867-7044



University Scholarships

Scholarships for specific universities. The deadline varies for each one. Click the link for the university you are interested in for more information.

Baylor University

Houston Community College

Rice University

Sam Houston State University

San Jacinto

Sul Ross University

Texas A&M University

Texas State University

Texas Tech University

University of Dallas

University of Houston

University of North Texas

University of Texas


Scholarship Opportunities A list of 2019 scholarships. Amount awarded and deadline varies

City of Houston: Helpful resources including scholarships, grants, and sites to find scholarships.

Thurgood Marshall College Fund: A list of scholarships by TMCF, an organization representing the Black College Community.