Scholarships

 

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

 

Texas Medical Association Minority Scholarship

 2019 Applicants accepted beginning Fall 2018.

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 50-Year Club Scholarship

 Application deadline Oct 15, 2018.

  • Total annual award of $1,500 if the funds are available
  • Available to all accredited Texas medical schools
  • 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
  • Contact Chris.Johnson@texmed.org with questions.
  • Application Available  

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Harris County Medical Society Alliance Scholarship

Available Fall 2018 - Medical schools determine the Harris CMS Alliance

  • 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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American Muslim Women Physicians Association (AMWPA) Merit Award

(DEADLINE EXPIRED FOR 2018)

  • One $1,000 scholarship available now!
  • Be a female medical student in any year of study at a Texas medical school.
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Exhibit financial need, outstanding academic achievements and community service.
  • Available to all Texas medical schools.
  • Submit a unofficial transcript.
  • Submit a 300 word essay describing how the student sees herself in five (5) years from now in the field of medicine and her role in community service.
  • Visit AMWPA.org for information regarding the organization and its activities.
  • Application available HERE.

Email questions to info@tmaloanfunds.com.

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2018 Scholarships Available

  • Fifty Year Club (Available Fall 2018; Deadline Oct 15, 2018)
    Available to all Texas Medical Schools

  • Harris CMS Alliance (Available Fall 2018)
    Baylor College of Medicine
    The University of Texas John P. and Katherine G. McGovern Medical School

  • Minority Scholarship (2019 App available Fall 2018)
    Available to all Texas Medical Schools

  •  American Muslim Women Physicians Association Merit Award (Deadline Expired:  April 15, 2018) 
    Available to all Texas Medical Schools

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