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Student Financial Services


The Office of Student Financial Services offers the following information ONLY as a tool to assist you in your search for financial aid. Results are not guaranteed.

The website provides some excellent information about how to protect yourself against Scholarship Scams. The rule of thumb is: If you have to pay money to get money, it's probably a scam.


Scholarship Search Engines
Resource NameResource Type
CareerOneStop scholarship search sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor Scholarship Search online scholarship search
Scholarship Database for Texas Residents free scholarship database
Individual Outside Scholarships
Resource NameResource Type
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship Scholarships open to any post-secondary student; requires a written essay on a selected topic (see website)
ADHA Institute Scholarship Program Scholarships for dental hygienists
AES Scholarship Character-based scholarship as demonstrated by answers to essay questions
AMA Scholarships Four different scholarships for medical students in various years
United States Army Health Professions Program (HPSP) Service connected scholarship
Dental Trade Alliance Foundation Scholarship For 3rd and 4th year dental students who have an established commitment to community service
Executive Women International ASIST Scholarship A "non-discriminatory, educational scholarship program for the benefit of non-traditional students"
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Various scholarships for Hispanic students with financial need
National Italian American Foundation Scholarships and grants
National Medical Fellowships Various scholarship opportunities for underrepresented minority medical school students
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship Provide grants for graduate study for new Americans
Pauletta and Denzel Washington Family Gifted Scholars Program in Neuroscience Scholarships for eligible undergraduate, graduate, and medical students pursuing training in the field of neuroscience
Pisacano Leadership Foundation Scholars Program Scholarships for medical students
Sallie Mae Scholarship Opportunities Several scholarships offered with differing qualifying criteria, including some for minority, disabled, and other students
Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowships Dissertation fellowship program for research
TMA Minority Scholarship Program Minority Student Scholarships (Application Deadline is March 21, 2022)
Texas Medical Liability Trust Memorial Scholarship Scholarships for qualifying third- and fourth-year medical students
Vietnamese American Medical Association of Greater Houston Scholarship Scholarship for Vietnamese-American medical students

YourDNA Future Genetic Counselor Scholarship

Scholarship for degree-seeking students in the field of genetic counseling Fall 2022 Scholarship Contest

Essay-based scholarship to help raise awareness about the dangers associated with substance abuse and addiction. Behavioral Health Scholarship

Essay-based scholarship explaining the need of more new addiction and and mental health professionals in todays society. Scholarship for Minorities

Offering $2,250 in scholarships for minorities.

Graduate Scholarships

Guide to scholarships and resources for MBA students.
Scholarship Tax Credit
American Opportunity Tax Credit Tax credit for post-secondary education