School of Nursing - Make a Gift

Scholarships/Financial Aid

School of Nursing Scholarships - Deadline: March 19

The School of Nursing awards scholarships to a number of qualified students each year. Scholarships are awarded based on both financial need and merit. The online scholarship application will be available from December 1, 2015 through March 19, 2016 and is used to award students for the following academic year. Decisions about scholarship awards are available by about June 1st.

By applying through the School of Nursing online scholarship application, you are considered for the majority of the School of Nursing scholarships and fellowships. Click here to view the School of Nursing Endowed Scholarships list.

For information on additional University of Texas at Austin Scholarships please visit Texas Scholarships.

back to top

Office of Student Financial Services

The Office of Student Financial Services (OSFS) offers various forms of financial assistance to students attending The University of Texas at Austin. The OSFS offers two types of financial aid awards: (1) gift aid, which includes grants and scholarships, and (2) self-help aid, which includes the College Work-Study Program and long-term loans.

To apply for financial aid, students must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available from the Office of Student Financial Services. Applications must be submitted each year the student seeks financial aid.

back to top

Additional Financial Resources

Army Nurse Corps/Army ROTC Scholarships

The Army Reserve Officer's Training Corps (ROTC) and the UT Austin School of Nursing have agreed to sponsor the Partnership in Nursing Education Program. This program allows a nursing student to enroll in the Army ROTC program and receive a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps. Additionally, nursing students are eligible for full Army ROTC scholarship benefits while attaining their degree.

Students may apply for Army ROTC Nursing Scholarships with the Department of Military Science at UT Austin at (512) 232-5397 or (512) 471-5919, or email may inquires to For more information visit: UT Austin Army ROTC, Army ROTC Nurse, and Army Nurse Corps.

back to top

Brackenridge Hospital Scholarship - Deadline: April 30 for the Spring Award and July 30 for the Fall Award

The Brackenridge Hospital awards scholarships to nursing students each semester in memory of Edith Huck Turner, BSN, RN, former director of the Brackenridge Hospital School of Nursing for twenty-one years. Brackenridge Hospital Scholarship Application Form (PDF)

back to top

F.A. Davis Nursing Scholarships

F.A. Davis is delighted to offer two nursing scholarships in 2016! $1,500 will be awarded to one undergraduate nursing student and to one graduate nursing student who is studying in the US or Canada. These scholarships reflect our continuing commitment to the education of nurses and their commitment to quality health care for all of us. It recognizes the challenging, yet rewarding path nursing students have embarked on and the very special nature of those who have chosen it. For more information, including guidelines and how to apply, please visit the F.A. Davis Company website.

back to top

Frances Ramsey Memorial Scholarship

To apply for the Frances Ramsey Memorial Scholarship Fund, please complete the application form and return by the specified due date. With the application form include a letter of interest regarding your future goals in the nursing profession and an official transcript. All scholarship recipients must be enrolled full time. Frances Ramsey Memorial Scholarship Application Form (PDF)

back to top

Martha C. Gooding Foundation for Compassionate Nursing Scholarship

The Martha C. Gooding Foundation for Compassionate Nursing Scholarship seeks to promote patient-centered compassionate nursing care by providing financial assistance to students pursuing a degree in nursing and a career in providing quality healthcare. To apply for the Martha C. Gooding Foundation for Compassionate Nursing Scholarship Fund, please complete the application form and return by the specified due date. Martha C. Gooding Foundation for Compassionate Nursing Scholarship Application Form (PDF)

back to top

Texas Nursing Association (TNA) District 5 Scholarship

The Texas Nurses Association District 5 Annual Scholarships seek to promote professional nursing in the central Texas area by supporting the continued education of future nurse leaders. Scholarship recipients will articulate a commitment to educational accomplishment and professional goals to enhance the delivery of quality health care in Texas through practice, research or teaching. Recipients will be chosen based on meeting application criteria and characteristics consistent with future professional success. Visit Texas Nurses Association District 5 website to learn about the application process and deadline.

back to top