Win a 4 year scholarship to

the University of Houston-Downtown!

Univision Houston and the University of Houston- Downtown “Tu Futuro” Scholarship is designed to motivate Latino youth in the Houston area to pursue higher education.

Submit a 500 word Essay on :How A College Scholarship will help me positively impact my community.

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Fill in the required fields and submit your essay!

Step 1
Max File Size 15MB
Max File Size 15MB

Applications can be submitted from January 8, 2020, through March 5, 2021.

Step 2

  • Apply online at for admission to UHD (link works better in Chrome.)

You will need to create an account with your profile to access the form.

(Note: Disregard the non-refundable $50 application fee.)


The scholarship is open to students who meet all the following criteria:


  • Reside in the Houston DMA (Designated Marketing Area) and its contiguous counties that receive the Univision signal.

  • Are US legal residents. 

  • Are enrolled as a 12th grade student with enough credits to graduate in the Spring term of 2021.

  • Have an outstanding reputation and be in good standing in school and in the surrounding community.

  • Are bilingual (Spanish/English)

  • Have a Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher based on a 4.0 scale

  • Must meet UHD entrance criteria for admissions.

  • Must apply for admission at UHD using the Apply Texas Application

How to Apply

Applications can be submitted from January 8, 2020 through March 5, 2021.


First step, you must:

Register and submit a complete application via the official contest landing page,

Attach your essay of 500 words maxiumum describing your unique story on “How A College Scholarship Will Help Me Positively Impact My Community.” The essay must be double spaced.

Attach one (1) photograph of the student

Acknowledge you have read a copy of the Scholarship Rules by checking off on the box where indicated (parent will need to do so if the student is a minor).  


Second step, you must:

Read the information for students interested in attending UHD and follow the instructions for incoming freshmen.

Apply online at for admission to UHD (link works better in Chrome.)

You will need to create an account with your profile to access the form.

(Note: $50 application fee will be waived once registration is completed.)

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For more information

All scholarship entries and materials will become the property of Univision and will not be returned.  Univision will not be responsible for lost, stolen, or misdirected entries.  Mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete, or inaccurate entries are void.  Only one entry per person is permitted.  Univision and the sponsor’s decisions regarding this scholarship and the scholarship recipients will be final and binding in all respects.  Univision reserves the right to terminate this scholarship if fraud, technical failures, or any other factor beyond its reasonable control impairs the integrity of the scholarship.  If it is determined that a person selected as the scholarship recipient is deemed ineligible or does not submit the requisite documents or participate as requested by Univision, it will be deemed as though the said person has forfeited the scholarship and Univision may, in its sole discretion, select another scholarship recipient.  In its sole discretion, Univision may disqualify any person whom it considers to have intentionally violated any element of this scholarship by participating, entrants agree: (a) to be bound by the decisions of Univision and the sponsors, including but not limited to the decisions regarding the scholarship recipients, and (b) to release and hold harmless Univision and the sponsors, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees, and agents, from any and all liability with respect to acceptance, possession or use (or misuse) of the scholarship or participation in the scholarship.