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George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation Scholarships

Offered by George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Nov 2, 2023
70 awards worth


Grade level

High School Senior

Application deadline:

February 16, 2024

Scholarship Overview

The George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation annually awards $20,000 scholarships (disbursed over the course of four years) to help 70 Houston area high school seniors expense their undergraduate studies. To be eligible, applicants must attend schools or be homeschooled in the following eight counties: Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, or Waller. Applicants must also have a minimum SAT composite score of 1000 and/or an ACT composite score of 21. The scholarship accepts applications from September 15th to February 16th of every year.

If you’re a high school senior from the Houston area and will be enrolling in a four-year university, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation

The George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation was established to give assistance to students in the pursuit of higher education through scholarships, to promote the arts, to fund qualified institutions in the furtherance and development of scientific projects, to aid churches, associations and conventions of churches in the advancement of religion, to aid colleges and universities in both operating and capital needs, to provide aid for the needy, and to assist hospitals, medical colleges and research institutions for the study, treatment and cure of disease.

Eligibility information

In addition to meeting the below eligibility criteria, applicants must attend school (or be homeschooled in) Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, or Waller County. Applicants must also have a minimum SAT score of 1000 or ACT score of 21.

Grade Level

High School Senior


US Citizens

Other Category

Low Income



Application information

In addition to the below application materials, applicants must submit their SAT/ACT score reports and a "Financial Qualification Statement form."


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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

This scholarship is designated for full-time enrollment status only.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation Scholarships is renewable.

Is this scholarship open to international or DACA students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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