Helping Houston Roadrunners
UTSA Alumni Association Chapters and Councils work with the UTSA Alumni Association to keep you connected to UTSA and to fund deserving young Roadrunners. With over 75% of students needing financial aid to gain access to a world-class UTSA education, scholarships are essential.
The Houston Roadrunner Alumni Scholarship Endowment provides scholarships for students graduating from a Houston metropolitan area high school.
Meet Javien Charles ’25, the Houston Alumni Scholar for 22-23.
Javien Q. Charles, CPhT, ‘25
Bachelor of Science in
College of Health, Community and Policy (HCAP)
Javien Q. Charles is a first-generation college student with a certificate in Pharmacy Technology from San Jacinto Community College. She is pursuing a degree in the College of Health, Community & Policy, studying for a career in Health Administration. Currently, Javien is an Undergraduate Research Assistant under UTSA’s professor Dr. Rhonda BeLue.
When Javien is not in class, she works to support the funding of her education. In addition, she is a proud member of the Black Health Professions Organization (BHPO) and the Black Student Union, an organization that focuses on educating individuals about Black people and the history that came before them. The BSU tackles sensitive subjects relevant to our community and strives to make everyone feel welcomed and included. Despite her busy schedule, Javien has maintained a stellar GPA and found time to volunteer.
Through the generosity and support of UTSA alumni, the doors of higher education are opened to deserving students so that they may achieve their life's dreams. Your support of this program ensures that the next generation of Roadrunners has the resources to succeed.