Marvy Finger Family Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility and Requirements


Scholarships will be awarded based on the applicant’s commitment to a career and technical program, grades, extracurricular activities, and financial need. Finalists are subject to personal interviews. To be eligible, a student must:

  • Be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States
  • Be an HISD student
  • Meet the federal definition of low socio-economic status or be eligible for free or reduced lunch
  • Have achieved a minimum 2.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) or 3.0 for all Health Science programs
  • Complete the FAFSA application and submit SAR (Student Aid Report).


Students awarded this scholarship must:

  • Enroll in an approved two-year workforce certificate/associate’s degree program at Houston Commmunity College or San Jacinto College
  • Use this scholarship toward any educational expenses of the approved program (excluding transportation, food, housing)
  • Complete the approved degree/certificate program within two years of acceptance
  • Submit a copy of your unofficial transcript at the end of each semester
  • Submit a copy of your student account summary upon registration each semester
  • Return all items purchased at $200 and above back to the foundation if program of study is discontinued before degree/certificate completion
  • Comply with all terms and conditions listed on the scholarship application