The individual schools (Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Health Professions, Medicine and Nursing) at UTMB all offer scholarships. Please contact your school's student affairs office to inquire about scholarship application processes.

Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students (SDS)
This scholarship may be available to students enrolled in the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions who also meet the following criteria:

  1. The student must be a citizen or national of the United States or a lawful, permanent resident of the United States, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands or American Samoa.
  2. The students must be of “exceptional financial need” as defined by current federal regulations.
  3. The student must come from a disadvantaged background.

UTMB must apply for these funds annually and is not guaranteed to receive funding. If we receive funding for a particular program, we will award those funds to eligible students on a first-come, first-served basis.

National Medical Fellowships Scholarship Program (NMF)
NMF provides scholarships to African-Americans, Mexican-Americans, mainland Puerto Ricans and Native Americans. All applicants must be a U.S. citizen or must have filed a declaration of intent to become a citizen and must demonstrate financial need. For an application packet contact:

The Scholarship Program
National Medical Fellowships
5 Hanover Square, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10004
(212) 483-8880

National Health Service Corps
Scholarships and loan repayment programs are available from NHSC. Service commitment is a minimum of two years, and begins upon completion of your residency and/or training.

For an application or information:

NHSC Program (Scholarship or Loan Repayment)
(800) 221-9393

Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program
A Health Professions Scholarship from any of the military services provides up to four years full tuition, all required fees, books and equipment, and a monthly stipend. In return for each year of support from one of the armed services, you must serve one year of active duty in that service-or a minimum of two year's service-excluding periods of postgraduate professional education.

Medical Programs Director
U. S. Army Medical Department
3200 South West Freeway, Suite 2360
Houston, TX 77027-7525
(713) 963-0593 ext.0983
FAX (713) 623-0031

Medical Programs Officer
Navy Recruiting District
9990 Richmond Avenue, Suite 200
Houston, TX 77042-4546
(713) 953-5914

1850 Old Spanish Trail
Houston, TX 77054
(713) 797-1800

Medical Programs Officer
USAF Recruiting Team
6575 West Loop South, Suite 495
Bellaire, TX 77401-3502
(713) 661-5517


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