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.

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.

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.