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AHEC Scholars

Enhanced Educational Opportunities

Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston provides opportunities for highly motivated students at all levels to augment and enrich their educational experience.

Ambassador Program

Senior Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students develop leadership skills and represent Cizik School of Nursing at special events as part of the Ambassador Program.

Ambassador students

Honors Program

Honors Research Program

Students seeking a BSN or Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) can gain valuable research skills and experience working alongside a faculty mentor on a scholarly research project through the Honors Research Program.

Disabilities Fellowship

Pacesetter BSN and RN to BSN students can earn course credit and receive a stipend while learning to care for people living with disabilities across the lifespan through the Joan and Stanford Alexander Fellowship in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.



Rehabilitation Nursing

Cizik School of Nursing offers BSN students the opportunity to learn about at TIRR Memorial Hermann, one of the nation’s top rehabilitation hospitals through an elective course and a dedication educational unit.

Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Scholars

The Texas AHEC Scholars East program gives BSN students and other health professions students throughout the Greater Houston region the opportunity learn about and work with rural and underserved populations. Learn more about the program.


Graduate Archer Fellowships

The University of Texas System’s Graduate Archer Fellowship program offers unparalleled opportunities for career development and scholarly accomplishment to graduate students through summer internship in Washington, D.C.

Archer Aastha


Scholarship Opportunities

Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston also offers a variety of scholarships for students interested in specific clinical areas or fields of nursing research.