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Grants and Scholarships

The Office of Student Financial Services offers the following information ONLY as a tool to assist you in your search for financial aid. Results are not guaranteed.

The website provides some excellent information about how to protect yourself against Scholarship Scams. The rule of thumb is: If you have to pay money to get money, it's probably a scam. 

Scholarships Provided by UTHealth Schools
Medical School Scholarship The 2015-16 Medical School Scholarship application is now available. These scholarships are NOT directly provided by the Office of Student Financial Services or UTHealth.


Scholarship Search Engines
Resource NameResource Type Scholarship Search online scholarship search
Scholarship Database for Texas Residents free scholarship database
Individual Outside Scholarships
Resource NameResource Type
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship Scholarships open to any post-secondary student; requires a written essay on a selected topic (see website)
ADHA Institute Scholarship Program Scholarships for dental hygienists
AES Scholarship Character-based scholarship as demonstrated by answers to essay questions
AMA Foundation Scholarships Four different scholarships for medical students in various years
American Writers Association - Southwest Chapter For “excellence in biomedical communication”
Americorps National Service Program - help pay for college
United States Army Health Professions Program (HPSP) Service connected scholarship “Back to School” Nursing Scholarship Nursing scholarships available to nurses going back to school
Dental Trade Alliance Foundation Scholarship For 3rd and 4th year dental students who have an established commitment to community service
Executive Women International ASIST Scholarship A "non-discriminatory, educational scholarship program for the benefit of non-traditional students"
Harris County Medical Society Alliance Nursing Scholarship Scholarships for nursing students
Healthcare & Nursing Education Foundation Scholarships for nursing students with financial need
Health Research Training Program Minority research training fellowship program
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Various scholarships for Hispanic students with financial need
Hispanic Dental Association Foundation Scholarships for Hispanics in oral health careers
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarships and internships for Hispanics
'Krill Oil - Educate Your Heart' Scholarship Scholarship from Everest Nutrition, open to any student
National Council of Jewish Women Scholarship Scholarships for Juniors and higher needing financial assistance
National Italian American Foundation Scholarships and grants
Nursing Scholarship Program Scholarships for nursing students
Occupational Health Educational Scholarship Award Stipends available to cover OEM medicine residency
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship Provide grants for graduate study for new Americans
Pauletta and Denzel Washington Family Gifted Scholars Program in Neuroscience Scholarships for eligible undergraduate, graduate, and medical students pursuing training in the field of neuroscience
Pisacano Leadership Foundation Scholars Program Scholarships for medical students
Sallie Mae Fund Several scholarships offered with differing qualifying criteria, including some for minority, disabled, and other students
Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowships Dissertation fellowship program for research
Texas Medical Liability Trust Memorial Scholarship Scholarships for qualifying third- and fourth-year medical students
USA Funds Scholarship Program This program offers financial support to students with economic need. Up to 50% of awards are targeted to members of ethnic minority groups or individuals with physical disabilities.
Vista Health Solutions $500 scholarship

Charley Wootan Grant Program

Open to undergraduate students who can demonstrate financial need

Scholarship Tax Credit
Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credits Tax credit for post-secondary education