Scholarships, Fellowships and Career Opportunities

Many scholarships are available to incoming and current students of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Some are administered by the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid and some by the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and are open to all University of Houston students. The Cullen College of Engineering also offers a number of merit-based scholarships. 

In addition, depending on availability of funds, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering awards to ECE students the following scholarships:

  • Betty Barr Scholarship
    This scholarship is awarded to a female ECE student. Recipient must have at least a GPA of 2.50 and must have demonstrated leadership qualities and financial need.
  • IEEE Power & Energy Society Scholarship Plus Initiative
    This scholarship recognizes undergraduate students who have declared a major in Electrical and   Computer Engineering, are high achievers with at least a 3.00 GPA, with distinctive extracurricular committments, and are committed  to exploring the power and energy field.
  • Omron Foundation Scholarship
    This scholarship is awarded to a Junior or Senior Electrical Engineering student with at least a GPA of 3.00. Preference is given to children of Omron employees who meet the eligibility.

To be considered for a scholarship offered by the Electrical and Computer Engineering department, please complete the online scholarship application.



To peruse undergraduate fellowships, click here.


Career Opportunities

The UH Cullen College of Engineering offers something that most engineering colleges around the country do not — an Engineering Career Center devoted to finding you a job, internship, fellowship or other career opportunities 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

To learn more about career opportunities, co-ops, internships, workshops, on-campus recruiting events and much more, please visit the Engineering Career Center website at