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The Texas Medical Association is proud to offer five scholarship programs for qualified Texas medical students.

Texas Medical Association Minority Scholarship (Application available now for Fall 2014 MS1. App deadline is Feb. 17, 2014.) 

This $5,000 scholarship is for minorities underrepresented in Texas medical schools and the state’s physician workforce.

  • Applicants must be African American, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American
  • Students already attending medical school are not eligible
  • Must be an incoming freshman at the school awarding the loan
  • One scholarship annually per Texas medical school
  • Must complete an application
  • Provide a letter of acceptance
  • Write an essay, not to exceed 750 words, explaining how as a physician you would “improve the health of all Texans”
  • Fundraising efforts handled by TMA Foundation
  • The scholarship presentation takes place at TMA's TexMed Conference. Visit the Calendar for dates.
  • For information about this year's recipients, visit www.texmed.org.

Download the TMA Minority Scholarship Application 

Completed Minority Scholarship applications and essays should be mailed to:         
  Texas Medical Association         
  Educational Loans Department         
  401 West 15th Street
  Austin, TX 78701

[To make a tax-deductible donation to the TMA Minority Scholarship Program, you may do so on the TMA Foundation Web site, www.tmaf.org, or contact Lisa Stark Walsh of the TMA Foundation at (800) 880-1300, ext. 1666, or (512) 370-1666, or E-mail Lisa Stark Walsh.]

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Texas Medical Association Fifty Year Club Scholarship (Available Fall 2014) 

  • Total annual award of $1,500 if the funds are available
  • Available to all accredited Texas medical schools with rotation schedule according to an established cycle
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be in the second, third, or fourth year of medical school study
  • Displays outstanding academic progress in medical school
  • The medical school determines recipients and notifies TMA
  • Awardees must submit a letter to TMA acknowledging receipt of this award and state how the scholarship will benefit the student
  • Funding available through the Fifty Year Club dues
  • Awards are to be issued in increments of no less than $500 per medical student
  • Application Available 

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Harris County Medical Society Alliance Scholarship (Available Fall 2014) 

  • Available to Baylor College of Medicine and UT Houston Health Science Center
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Attend an accredited medical school in Harris County or reside in Harris County for one year or more prior to attending an accredited medical school out of Harris County
  • Be in the third or fourth year of medical school
  • Must be progressing satisfactorily in medical school
  • The medical school determines recipients and notifies TMA
  • Funding available through the Harris County Medical Society Alliance
  • Awards are to be issued in increments of no less than $500 per medical student

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Louise Barekman Memorial Scholarship (Not Currently Available) 

  • Must be a member of a Protestant church and have record of regular attendance from said church
  • Exhibit genuine financial need
  • Be in good standing in medical school
  • Attending first, second, or third year of study in medical school
  • Be a resident of Texas
  • Funding available through a trust established by private sources

  Download the Louise Barekman Memorial Scholarship Application   

Completed Barkeman Scholarship applications should be mailed to:         
Texas Medical Association         
Educational Loans Department         
401 West 15th Street
Austin, TX 78701


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Michael O'Malley, MD Memorial Scholarship 

  • TMA’s Young Physician Section (YPS) offers scholarships to a rural high school senior pursuing a degree in the field of medicine. 
  • $1,000 scholarship awarded annually to help students achieve their goal of becoming a physician.  
  • Contact the YPS Coordinator at YPSInfo@texmed.org for more information. 

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2014 Scholarships Available 

Fifty Year Club (Available Fall 2014)
           Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center - Lubbock

Harris CMS Alliance (Available Fall 2014)
            Baylor College of Medicine
            University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Louise Barekman Memorial Scholarship (Not Currently Available)
            Available to all nine Texas medical schools  (one applicant only will receive the award)         

Minority Scholarship (Application available now for Fall 2014 MS1. Next Round of Scholarships for 2015 MS1 Available Fall 2014.) 
            Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
            Texas A&M University Health Science Center
            Paul L. Foster School of Medicine (El Paso)
            UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
            University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
            Baylor College of Medicine
            The University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center
            University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
            University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

 

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