Financial Support

School of Nursing Scholarships - Deadline: March 22, 2021

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 7, 2020 through March 22, 2021 and is used to award students for the following academic year. Decisions about scholarship awards are available by August.

By applying through the School of Nursing online scholarship application, you are considered for the majority of the School of Nursing scholarships and fellowships.

Office of Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid offers various forms of financial assistance to students attending The University of Texas at Austin. The Office of Financial Aid offers two types of financial aid awards:

  1. Gift aid, which includes grants and scholarships 
  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 Financial Aid. Applications must be submitted each year the student seeks financial aid.

AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability

The American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability is awarded annually to students with disabilities who are pursuing undergraduate/graduate degrees in public health, health promotion, and disability studies.

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

Visit UT Austin Army ROTC, Army ROTC Nurse, and Army Nurse Corps.

BSN Student Scholarship: Progression In Nursing

Kevin Keaney P.C. Academic Progression in Nursing: Nursing Occupations to BSN Scholarship

This program is designed to support nursing students (for tuition and/or living expenses) who are licensed or are certified to work in Texas as a CNA, LVN, or ADN and are now striving to expand their career options as a Bachelor’s prepared RN.

F.A. Davis Nursing Scholarships

F.A. Davis is delighted to offer two nursing scholarships annually! $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.

Forty Acres Scholars Program

The Forty Acres Scholars Program is the premier full-ride, merit-based scholarship for The University of Texas at Austin. Administered by the Texas Exes, this scholarship program offers a rich college experience that provides academic, leadership, professional, and cultural opportunities within an intimate cohort of fellow scholars.

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.

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.

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 website to learn about the application process and deadline.