T-STEM Program Overview

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) has awarded HCC the Texas-Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship Grant Program. Term of Grant: May 1, 2013 – January 31, 2015. This grant supports development, implementation, and maintenance of scholarships for students pursuing degree programs in STEM programs.  The T-STEM grant assists to increase graduation rate in STEM and related degree and certificate programs.  HCC has been awarded 123 scholarships with a total of $323,700 for the academic year 2013-2014.  HCC must award scholarships to eligible students for the 2013-2014 academic year, beginning with the fall semester 2013.  HCC may award scholarships to eligible students in an amount not to exceed $2500.00 annually for a maximum of two years of support. 

For more information contact HCC T-STEM Program Director, Dr. Jackeline Gascon at Jackeline.Gascon@hccs.edu

Zeeshan Qavi


HCC Southwest student realizes dream through summer internship

Jul 9, 2014, By HCC Southwest Public Relations

Zeeshan Qavi, a HCC Southwest student is realizing his high-tech dream with some help from the Houston Community College Virtual Career Center (VCC), Texas-Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (T-STEM) manager, Leena Sawant and a summer internship with Techno Chaos.

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