Scholarships

 

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

 

Texas Medical Association Minority Scholarship

 2019 Applications accepted beginning Fall 2018.

This $10,000 scholarship is for minorities underrepresented in Texas medical schools and the state’s physician workforce.  One scholarship available at each Texas medical school.

  • Eligible applicants must be African American, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American.
  • Students already attending medical school are not eligible. (Scholarship is for those who have been accepted for admission in the fall of the award year.)
  • Must complete an application via the link below (online only).
  • Provide a letter or email confirming acceptance offer and intent to attend.
  • 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 and winners are required to attend. Visit the Calendar for dates.
  • Funds will be disbursed directly to the school in increments of $2,500 annually during the first four years of a student's matriculation. 
  • This scholarship is per school and does not transfer with a student should they decide to matriculate elsewhere.
  • For information about this year's recipients, visit www.texmed.org.

Apply for TMA's Minority Scholarship HERE             

Questions regarding the Minority Scholarship can be emailed to info@tmaloanfunds.com.

[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 email 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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