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Scholarships and Financial Aid


Scholarships will be awarded annually to students who have been accepted as degree candidates into one of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions degree programs.


To be eligible for a scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be accepted as a degree candidate into one of MD Anderson's School of Health Professions degree programs
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Demonstrate personal motivation for excellence in both character and academic achievement
  • Submit a completed application by the date designated on the scholarship brochure made available to accepted students

Selection Criteria

  • Financial needs
  • Academic achievement (cumulative GPA)
  • Leadership abilities (school and community)
  • Professional goals and aspirations
  • Transcript

Members of the Scholarship Selection Committee are appointed by the program directors and the Dean of the School of Health Professions. 

Financial Aid

More than 75% of students attending the School of Health Professions receive some form of financial aid. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at While there is no application deadline for financial aid, it is recommended that students complete the required documents as soon as possible to be considered for institutional funds. Students should select the appropriate school code to avoid delays in the award process. FAFSA code: 017249

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