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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 (2017 application deadline is February 24, 2017.) -
             NOTE: 2016 Deadline has expired.

This $10,000 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 

Print this page for application details 

Completed Minority Scholarship applications, essays, and acceptances can be emailed to gail.schatte@texmed.org, faxed to (512) 370-1693, or mailed to:         
  Texas Medical Association         
  Educational Loans Department         
  401 West 15th Street, Ste 100
  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.walsh@texmed.org.]

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Texas Medical Association Fifty Year Club Scholarship (Deadline October 15, 2016)

  • 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
  • Applicants apply directly to TMA with application below
  • 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 2016)

  • Available to Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas John P. and Katherine G. McGovern Medical School
  • 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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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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2016 Scholarships Available

Fifty Year Club (Available Fall 2016)
            Baylor College of Medicine
            Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
            Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
            Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM)
            Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
            The University of Texas Dell Medical School
            The University of Texas John P. and Katherine G. McGovern Medical School
            The University of Texas School of Medicine in San Antonio
            The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston School of Medicine
            The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine
            The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Harris CMS Alliance (Available Fall 2016)
            Baylor College of Medicine
            The University of Texas John P. and Katherine G. McGovern Medical School

Minority Scholarship (2017 Applications Accepted) 
            Baylor College of Medicine
            Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
            Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
            Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM)
            Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
            The University of Texas Dell Medical School
            The University of Texas John P. and Katherine G. McGovern Medical School
            The University of Texas School of Medicine in San Antonio
            The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston School of Medicine
            The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine
            The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
            University of Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine

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