Most of the scholarships are awarded based on one or more of the following criteria: Financial need, academic achievement, involvement in nursing organizations, involvement in community services projects, and/or a program in which enrolled (i.e. BSN, RN, MSN, DNP or PhD). Some are based on gender, marital status (e.g. single parent with children), place of employment, and/or county residence (e.g. Fort Bend County).
The School of Nursing Scholarship Committee encourages all students to complete a Scholarship Application form.
Students enrolled in the School of Nursing and in good academic standing (minimum of 2.0 for BSN students, minimum of 3.0 for MSN, DNP, or PhD and “Pass” for PhD students.)
Students must be enrolled at least half-time:
The University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston Scholarships and Traineeships page lists the eligibility requirements and amounts. The scholarship committee determines which applicant will be eligible for specific scholarships.
More scholarship information can be found on The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Financial Services Grants and Scholarships page.
The application will only be valid for School of Nursing scholarships.
Download the Scholarship Application Form: (For admitted and currently enrolled students only.)
Scholarship Application (pdf)
A Scholarship application (see above) and information from the Program Cost Sheets — Estimated Student Expenses (also available in the Student Affairs Office bookshelf)
Kimberly Sarden (713) 500-2102, or email at Kimberly.L.Sarden@uth.tmc.edu.
Summer Term Admits: Scholarship Applications are due by May 10th.
You may apply at any time during the year; however, your application must be on file by May 10th for consideration for Summer scholarship awards.
Fall Term Admits: Scholarship Applications are due by June 30th.
You may apply at any time during the year; however, your application must be on file by June 30th for consideration for Fall scholarship awards.
Spring Term Admits: Scholarship Applications are due by November 25th.
You may apply at any time during the year; however, your application must be on file by November 25th for consideration for Spring scholarship awards.
Note:Your scholarship application will remain on file throughout the duration of your current program. If, however, a student changes programs or graduate from one program and enters another program, a new scholarship application is required.
Each scholarship has different amounts to be awarded. Please refer to The University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston Scholarships and Traineeships page for amounts awarded.
Scholarship recipients will be notified in writing and delivered by US Mail.
When the Student Affairs Office (SAO) receives information about an outside scholarship, an email will be sent out to the students regarding its availability, criteria, amount, deadline, and contact information.
Once notified, scholarship recipients will be able to obtain their scholarship checks from the Bursar's Office, located in the University Center Tower (UCT) on the 22nd floor. (A release from the Financial Aid Office, also located on the 22nd floor of UCT, must accompany the award money pick up from the Bursar’s Office.)
If the SAO receives monies for a student who is the recipient for an outside scholarship, the student will be notified and able to obtain the check through Bursar’s Office, 22nd floor UCT.
The scholarship committee meets in August, January and May to review applications and award monies for fall, spring, and summer semesters.
The Nurse Faculty Loan Program ("NFLP") is low-interest Federal loan repayment program offered by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for MSN and doctoral degrees. For eligibility requirements and more information visit the Financial Aid Office website.