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Scholarships

Below are scholarships that are specifically for students in the School of Health Sciences. Visit the Financial Aid website or review the scholarship guides at bottom for additional opportunities.

Health Science Major

Scholarship: Incentive Scholarship Excellence
GPA: 3.00
Citizenship: TX Resident
Classification: Junior or Senior
Enrollment: Half Time
Need Based: NA
Amount Award: Varies
Other Special Conditions: Must enroll for at least half-time and 3 credit hours must be upper level. Applicants must have completed between 60 and 150 credit hours and must not be in default.

Scholarship: Patty and Matt Gorges Scholarship
GPA: 3.00
Citizenship: NA
Classification: Junior or Senior
Enrollment: Full time
Need Based: Yes
Amount Award: $1,000
Other Special Conditions: Scholarship is to support students with a outstanding academic performance and financial need.

Scholarship: Patty Gorges President's Scholar Endowment
GPA: NA
Citizenship: NA
Classification: Junior or Senior
Enrollment: NA
Need Based: Yes
Amount Award: Varies
Other Special Conditions: Scholarship will be awarded to students with outstanding academic performances to provide them support for baccaulaureate degree completion in health sciences.

Scholarship: SHS Secretarial Council Scholarship for Health Professionals
GPA: 3.00
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen pr Permanent Resident Alien
Classification: Undergraduate
Enrollment: Half time
Need Based: NA
Amount Award: Varies
Other Special Conditions: Students must be accepted into a lower or upper division program (certificate, associate or bachelor degree) and must submit a letter of application stating his/her goals and how receipt of the scholarship will be of benefit to him/her. One scholarship per year will be given out.

Scholarship: Talent Scholarship
GPA: 3.50
Citizenship: TX Resident
Classification: Undergraduate and Graduate
Enrollment: Half time
Need Based: No
Amount Award: Up to $1,000
Other Special Conditions: Students must have earned a minimum of 25 credit hours.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Scholarship: Thomas H. Sweeney, Jr. and Eloise Ely Sweeney Scholarship Endowment
GPA: 2.50
Citizenship: NA
Enrollment: Sophomore
Need Based: NA
Amount Award: Varies
Other Special Conditions: Enroll in a class required for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program and pursue a technical program in the area of Diagnostic Medical sonography.​​​​​​​

CONTACT INFORMATION

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and Health Professions
Phone:  956-882-5000

 
Fax:  956-882-5003

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