SOM

School of Medicine Scholarships


Endowment Title: Leah Lee Adatto Kayem Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: Leah Lee Adatto-Kayem Foundation

Purpose: To provide scholarship support, based on financial need, to medical students from Harris or Galveston Counties, who have completed their undergraduate degrees at a United States college or university.


Endowment Title: Joseph T. Ainsworth, MD Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: Dr. Karen E. Szauter and Dr. Michael A. Ainsworth

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to support students entering the third or fourth year who have demonstrated sustained outstanding service to the community and/or to the medical profession.


Endowment Title: Daisy Emery Allen, M.D. Scholarship Endowment
Donor Name:

Purpose: Scholarship support for medical students. Preference shall be given to unmarried students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.


Endowment Title: Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Alvey Memorial Fund
Donor Name: Jane McCullough

Purpose: Earned income, as tribute to mother and father of J. McCullough, is for installation, support and maintenance of a scholarship program for meritorious students in need.


Endowment Title: Anderson Fund for Student Aid
Donor Name: Agnes Thelma Anderson

Purpose: Earned income for giving either grants, loans or contributions to worthy medical students for the purpose of becoming Doctor of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Wes and Leona Anthony Endowed Presidential Scholarships
Donor Name: Lemuel M. Flanary, MD

Purpose: To be among the most distinguished student awards, reserved for the best and brightest of UTMB's students.


Endowment Title: Isaac Arnold, Jr.
Donor Name: Cullen Trust, for his service to Texas Children’s Hospital and the Texas Heart Institute

Purpose: Scholarships for students in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Auxiliary of Angleton Danbury Endowed Scholarship
Donor Name: Auxiliary of Angleton Danbury

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide scholarships for students enrolled in any of these three professional schools: School of Health Professions, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. Preference shall be given to students from Brazoria County, TX or to staff member at the Angleton-Danbury Campus, including clinics in Brazoria County, TX who are pursuing advanced degrees at UTMB in any of the three schools indicated above.


Endowment Title: Daniel Roe Baen, M.D. Endowed Scholarship in Family Practice Fund
Donor Name:

Purpose: To provide scholarships for students in the medical degree program of the School of Medicine with an expressed interest in establishing a family practice in a rural environment.


Endowment Title: Ruth M. Bain, M.D. Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Family Medicine
Donor Name:

Purpose: The Ruth M. Bain, MD, Scholarship in Family Medicine shall be a permanent endowment and shall be used for the benefit of the School of Medicine Family Medicine Department to award scholarships each year to outstanding students who have an interest in family medicine.


Endowment Title: Charles A. Baker, MD School of Medicine Scholarship
Donor Name: Ms. Marilyn M. Baker

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide scholarships for need based medical students who are in good academic standing.


Endowment Title: Lawrence E. Baker Memorial Scholarship
Donor Name: Martha Hodgin Baker

Purpose: To provide scholarships for deserving students who are doing pre-medical work in the undergraduate school of The University of Texas, or who are medical students at any of the medical schools of The University of Texas, and who without such scholarship, might not be able to obtain a medical education.


Endowment Title: Tapan K. Banerji, Ph.D. Scholarship
Donor Name:Sutapa Banergi

Purpose: To award scholarships each year for outstanding students in the School of Medicine. Students selected shall have demonstrated academic excellence with the highest cumulative grade point average at the completion of the second year.


Endowment Title: Dr. Joseph Barnhart
Donor Name: Cullen Trust, for his service to the Specialty of Orthopedics

Purpose: Scholarships for students in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Julian Cox Barton Scholarship
Donor Name: Dr. Julian Cox Barton Scholarship

Purpose: Earned income for scholarships to medical students, based on financial need.


Endowment Title: Johanna Blumel Memorial Scholarship
Donor Name: Emma Blumel, American Association of University Women

Purpose: Earned income for a scholarship for a female medical student or graduate student, with need as a mother's memorial to her daughter. Award to be total income earned.


Endowment Title: E.M. "Dan" Boyd, M.D. Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Donor Name: Pat H. Boyd

Purpose: To provide scholarship support to a student who has demonstrated financial need and is married with one or more children or is enceinte, or whose wife is enceinte.


Endowment Title: Isabella H. Brackenridge Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: Brackenridge Foundation and Estate of A. Alexander

Purpose: Earned income for scholarship and/or loan assistance.


Endowment Title: George W. Brindley, MD Medical Student Scholarship
Donor Name: Dr. and Mrs. George W. Brindley

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide scholarships for the greatest needs of students with academic excellence enrolled in the School of Medicine. Preference shall be given to applicants who have previously completed their graduate degree in a non-medical discipline and are now seeking a medical doctor degree.


Endowment Title: George T. Bryan Scholars Endowment Fund
Donor Name: Peggy M. Bryan, Janice M. Longoria, and Drs. Ralph T. Bryan and Carolyn K. Bryan

Purpose: Funds distributed shall be used to recognize George T. Bryan Scholars: well-rounded students from diverse backgrounds who exhibit integrity, academic excellence, a demonstrated value system, and proven leadership in community activities, academic projects, or service to others. Eligible students must be accepted for admission to the School of Medicine, be from outside of the State of Texas, and qualify for financial aid by standard criteria. Should additional contributions be received such that the distributed amount is sufficient to award full tuition to Bryan Scholars, it is the request of the Donors that students from the State of Texas also be eligible to receive this scholarship.


Endowment Title: Dea Bailey Calvin Scholarship
Donor Name: Mischa Caplan, MD

Purpose: To provide scholarship support for students in the School of Medicine, with a preference for students who are taking a year off to conduct


Endowment Title: Bradley E. Chipps, M.D. and Donna R. Chipps Presidential Scholarship in the School of Medicine
Donor Name: Dr. and Mrs. Bradley E. Chipps

Purpose: Funds distributed shall be used to provide scholarships to students in good academic standing who are enrolled in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Class of 1949 Endowed Scholarship for School of Medicine
Donor Name: Sydney Finegold and Joseph Painter

Purpose: To provide annual scholarships for four years to medical students. The recipients chosen by the School of Medicine scholarship selection committee must have demonstrated financial need and preferably maintain meritorious academic performance in each of the four years of medical school.


Endowment Title: UTMB School of Medicine Class of 1952 Golden Anniversary Endowed Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: Herman J. Schultz, MD and Edward M. Shapiro, MD

Purpose: To award a scholarship to a medical student based on a combination of both academic and need criteria.


Endowment Title: School of Medicine Class of 1953 Scholarship Endowment
Donor Name: Waine C. Johnson, MD

Purpose: To provide awards to medical students in good standing in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Class of 1958 Scholarship Endowment
Donor Name: Bob Stout, MD

Purpose: To award scholarships each year to outstanding students in the School of Medicine who demonstrate financial need.


Endowment Title: Class of '64 Presidential Scholarship in Memory of Dr. Raymond Blount
Donor Name: Class ‘64

Purpose: Scholarship support.


Endowment Title: Class of 1965 School of Medicine Scholarship
Donor Name: Mrs. Kristi W. Stephens

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide scholarships to students who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.


Endowment Title: UTMB School of Medicine Class of 1977 Endowed Scholarship
Donor Name: Class of 1977

Purpose: To provide awards to students in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: School of Medicine Class of 1980 Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: J. James Rohack, MD

Purpose: To award scholarships to entering School of Medicine students who demonstrate financial need.


Endowment Title: Bailey R. Collins Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: Ellene Collins Ward and Mary Sue Collins Hibbs

Purpose: Earned income to support need-based scholarships for medical school students.


Endowment Title: Conlon Family Endowed Medical Scholarship
Donor Name: Dr. Rosemary L. Conlon and Dr. Charles L. Conlon

Purpose: Scholarship for deserving students in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Josephine R. Constantini School of Medicine Endowment
Donor Name: Eugene N. Constantini, MD, P.A.

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide scholarships to students in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: The Drs. Edgar and Imelda Cortes Scholarship in Medicine
Donor Name: Drs. Imelda and Edgar L. Cortes

Purpose: The Cortes Scholarship was established by Dr. Cortes and his wife, Imelda. Dr. Cortes was given a full scholarship to attend UTMB, inspiring him to give back to his alma mater. Each year, the Cortes Scholarship will be awarded to three talented students who exemplify medicine's highest ideals. Students who can demonstrate financial need will be given preference.


Endowment Title: Edgar and Yolanda L. Cortes Scholarship in Medicine
Donor Name: Edgar L. Cortes, MD and Imelda Cortes

Purpose: To award scholarships each year for outstanding students in the School of Medicine who are dedicated to the principles of compassionate and patient-centered care, the science of medicine, and the preservation of professionalism. Preference will be given to students with financial need.


Endowment Title: Eugene N. Costantini, MD School of Medicine Scholarship
Donor Name:

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide scholarships to students in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Evelyn S. Cowles Endowed Scholarship
Donor Name: Estate of Evelyn Cowles

Purpose: Scholarship awards to students from educationally and economically disadvantaged backgrounds.


Endowment Title: Crank Memorial Scholarship
Donor Name: William F. Price, MD

Purpose: Memorial Scholarship for the benefit of the School of medicine students with financial need.


Endowment Title: The Dr. James R. and Gayle R. Cullington Award in Primary Care
Donor Name: Dr. and Mrs. James R. Cullington

Purpose: Scholarship funds from this endowment shall be presented to fourth year medical students who are in good academic standing, research-oriented and who have been matched to a residency program for Primary Care.


Endowment Title: Dr. and Mrs. W. R. Curtis Memorial Scholarship
Donor Name: Mrs. Jacquelyn Curtis

Purpose: This endowment was established by Dr. and Mrs. Wickliffe R. Curtis, El Paso, Texas. The funds should be used for two scholarships, for students who are from El Paso County and are incoming or enrolled in the School of Medicine. We require all recipients to meet the below listed Criteria: Show a need for financial assistance, demonstrate capacity for hard work, be motivated to succeed, have a clearly stated goal in a medical career.


Endowment Title: Mary Louise and Jerry Daniels, M.D., Ph.D. Endowed Scholarship
Donor Name: Jerry C. Daniels, MD/PhD

Purpose: To be used to provide scholarship support for students enrolled in the School of Medicine or the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.


Endowment Title: Del Papa Distributing College Endowment
Donor Name: Del Papa Distributing

Purpose: To recognize students who have distinguished themselves by their extraordinary academic achievement and have an established financial need. The scholarship funds shall rotate each year between the four schools.


Endowment Title: Diversity in Medical Education Committee Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: Dr. and Mrs. Tristan A. Castaneda

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide scholarships to students who demonstrate financial need, are willing to care for the underserved and are actively involved in diversity-related student organizations.


Endowment Title: Claire Donovan Medical Education Scholarship
Donor Name: Stanley Lemon, Dean of Medicine

Purpose: To provide an award to a senior medical student who has demonstrated a strong commitment to the thorough and compassionate practice of primary care medicine in Texas.


Endowment Title: Ned Dudney, MD Presidential Scholarship SOM
Donor Name: Mr. and Mrs. Martin E. Hamilton, III

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to award annual scholarships to deserving students who embody the spirit, character, and potential that most resembles Dr. Dudney, with a preference for those who have an interest in Family Medicine.


Endowment Title: Kenneth M. Earle and Katherine Earle Gill Scholarship Endowment in School of Medicine
Donor Name: Friends, Colleagues and family of Kenneth M. Earle and Katherine Earle Gill

Purpose: Scholarship support for students in good standing in the School of Medicine, and preferably specializing in psychiatry or the neurosciences.


Endowment Title: Fannie Epstein Memorial Scholarship
Donor Name: Anonymous

Purpose: Earned income for scholarship assistance for recruitment and retention of students in the School of Medicine with a preference for minority medical students.


Endowment Title: Dr. Melinda L. Estes & Dr. Harold H. Morris III Presidential Scholarship Honoring Dr. John Calverley in Celebrating UTMB's 125th Anniversary
Donor Name: Dr. Melinda Estes and Dr. Harold Morris III

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide a scholarship to a fourth year student in the UTMB School of Medicine who intends to practice in neuroscience.


Endowment Title: M. Jeanne Fairweather, MD Scholarship Endowment
Donor Name: M. Jeanne Fairweather, MD

Purpose: To be used for scholarship to benefit needy, worthy students in the final two years at UTMB School of Medicine in Galveston, Texas. To be used for scholarship to benefit needy, worthy students in the final two years at UTMB School of Medicine in Galveston.


Endowment Title: Robert Cantrell Feamster Foundation
Donor Name:

Purpose: To provide support for professorships, scholarships, research, and the purchase of books and other medical supplies; established as a father's memorial to his son.


Endowment Title: Dr. Janet J. Fischer and Dr. Newton D. Fischer Family Scholarship Endowment
Donor Name: Janet J. Fischer, MD and Newton D. Fischer, MD

Purpose: To support scholarships for medical students enrolled in or accepted by the UTMB School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Fox Family Scholarship
Donor Name: Wayne C. Fox

Purpose: To be used to award a scholarship to a student who has demonstrated academic excellence, leadership ability and financial need.


Endowment Title: Fraser Presidential Scholarship in the School of Medicine
Donor Name: Helen and Charles D. Fraser, Jr.

Purpose: To provide scholarships each year for outstanding students in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Galveston Student Deposit Endowment Fund
Donor Name: UT System

Purpose: To award scholarships to needy and deserving students, to establish an institutional loan program, to support a union or activity program in accordance with subsection (b) of section 54.5021 Texas Education Code.


Endowment Title: Frans and Diane Gillebaard Scholarship Endowment
Donor Name: Frans and Diane Gillebaard

Purpose: To award scholarships each year for academically talented students in the School of Medicine. If the endowment is of sufficient size, it shall provide scholarships covering full tuition, books, and fees. It shall be awarded to students in each of their four years of medical school, contingent upon the students remaining in good academic standing.


Endowment Title: The Carlos D. Godinez, MD School of Medicine Scholarship
Donor Name: UTMB

Purpose: To be given to assist economically and educationally disadvantaged students.


Endowment Title: Ray W. Goens, M.D. and Loren M. Goens Scholarship
Donor Name: Ray W. Goens, MD and Loren M. Goens

Purpose: To award a scholarship to an incoming or current medical student actively involved in social/volunteer services.


Endowment Title: Roger L. Gose, M.D. and Barbara B. Gose Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: Dr. and Mrs. Roger L. Gose

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide scholarships for the greatest needs of students enrolled in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: The Gould Family Foundation Scholarship
Donor Name: Gould Family

Purpose: Earned income for awards at the discretion of the UTMB Financial Aid Officer to a medical student from out of state, who needs financial assistance to continue his/her course of study. If, in one year, there is no suitable recipient, the income should be added to the endowment for future use.


Endowment Title: Helen Greathouse Charitable Foundation Scholarship for the School of Medicine
Donor Name: Ms. Michelle Acton

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide annual scholarships for outstanding students in the School of Medicine who are dedicated to the principles of compassionate and patient-centered care, the science of medicine, the preservation of professionalism and who intend to return to the West Texas area of Midland or Ector county to practice or who are interested in a family practice in a rural Texas environment. Preference will be given to students who have resided for the majority of their lifetimes in the West Texas region of Midland or Ector County.


Endowment Title: Dr. Frank Parker Gregg Scholarship Endowment
Donor Name: Cullen Trust for Higher Education

Purpose: Scholarships for students in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Katherine Parker Gregg Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: F. Parker Gregg, MD

Purpose: Scholarships for students among the top ten percent of their class based upon objective criteria such as grade point average and MCAT scores and have demonstrated financial need. The award will benefit a student who is a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident of the United States and who intends to practice in the United States, preferably in Texas. When possible, preference should be given to graduates of the University of Texas at Austin or Rice University.


Endowment Title: Dr. Lloyd and Caroline Gregory Endowed Scholarship for the School of Medicine
Donor Name: Dr. Thomas Gretzinger and Mrs. Marty Kopra

Purpose: Scholarship for the benefit of the School of Nursing and the School of Medicine at UTMB. The scholarship will be awarded in each school in alternating years. The scholarship will be used to provide support to the students with demonstrated financial need.


Endowment Title: Ann Buckingham Gretzinger, R. N. and Thomas Gretzinger, M.D. Scholarship
Donor Name: Mary Kay and Michael Poulos

Purpose: To award a scholarship to a student continuing their medical education with financial need at UTMB.


Endowment Title: Rachel A. Hampton Griffith, MD Scholarship in the School of Medicine
Donor Name: Rachel A. Hampton Griffith, MD

Purpose: To provide scholarships to students who attended Dallas Baptist University and are continuing their medical School education at UTMB. In the absence of qualified applicants in an award period who attended Dallas Baptist University, funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide scholarships to students in the School of Medicine with financial need and a good work ethic.


Endowment Title: Hadnott Family School of Medicine Scholarship
Donor Name: Janis O. Hadnott

Purpose: To provide scholarships to students who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.


Endowment Title: William H. Hadnott, M.D. and Winston S. Thiltgen, M.D. Scholarship Endowment
Donor Name: Dr. Robert Douglas Thiltgen and Louise Elisabeth Thiltgen

Purpose: To provide scholarships for medical students who graduated from a Texas high school, have demonstrated a strong work ethic and have exceptional financial need.


Endowment Title: Dr. James D. Hall Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: Beulah Thompson Hall

Purpose: Earned income for a memorial scholarship to honor her son, Dr. James D. Hall.


Endowment Title: Ralph D. Hanna, MD, Endowed Scholarship
Donor Name: Marie B. Hanna-Liling

Purpose: Given by Mrs. Hanna in honor of her first husband, a 1937 UTMB graduate. Earned income for a memorial scholarship with preference for minority students.


Endowment Title: Walter F. Hasskarl, Jr., MD, Endowed Scholarship
Donor Name: Walter F. Hasskarl, Jr., MD

Purpose: To provide an award to one student in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Helping Hands Scholarship
Donor Name: Drs. Sangeeta and Sunil K. Jain

Purpose: Funds distributed are for School of Medicine students with high financial need.


Endowment Title: The Walt and Leette Henrichsen Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: Dr. and Mrs. J. Gregory Stoval

Purpose: To award scholarships each year to outstanding married students who have a child or children. Consideration will also be given to students who are enceinte or whose wife is enceinte. Students will be eligible to renew their awards for a subsequent three years, prior to their graduation, providing they maintain their scholastic standing in the upper 50% of their class and they continue to have qualifying financial need.


Endowment Title: The Carl J. Herzog Foundation Medical School Scholarships (Galveston Medical Student Aid Endowment)
Donor Name: Dr. Carl J. Herzog

Purpose: Earned income to be used initially to support under-represented minority medical school students. After the fund has grown, the endowment should be used to support any medical student, regardless of background, based upon financial need.


Endowment Title: Glenda Gilbert Hickman, MD FAAP, CHCP, DAHPM Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: Harold D. Gilbert, PhD, PE and Linda S. Gilbert, RN

Purpose: To support a fourth year medical student in good standing who is recognized as a good team player, who is committed to patient-centered care, and who has a cooperative attitude. Preference will be given to those who plan to match in either Internal Medicine or Pediatrics.


Endowment Title: Dr. Walter Junius Hildebrand Scholarship
Donor Name: Edith Fly Hildebrand

Purpose: Scholarship support for medical students, with a minimum award of at least $1,000 per student.


Endowment Title: Burton W. Hink, MD and Glenda Hink Scholarship in Medicine
Donor Name: Burton W. Hink, MD and Glenda Hink

Purpose: To award scholarships each year for outstanding students in the School of Medicine who are dedicated to the principles of compassionate and patient-centered care, the science of medicine, and the preservation of professionalism.


Endowment Title: Thomas Jefferson Holbrook Scholarship
Donor Name: Abigail Curlee Holbrook

Purpose: Scholarship support with preference given to educationally and/or economically disadvantaged students.


Endowment Title: James F. Hury, Jr., Scholarship
Donor Name: Friends and Family in his memory

Purpose: To provide an annual award to a medical student with demonstrated financial need who is interested in entering the field of cancer research. Emphasis is to be placed on first year minority students, undergraduate school, University of Texas at Austin, and demonstrated financial need.


Endowment Title: Dr. Thomas N. & Gleaves James Scholarship
Donor Name:

Purpose: Scholarship for an outstanding 4th year medical student who is committed to pursuing a career in translational research.


Endowment Title: The Crawford and Hattie Jackson Scholarship for Medical Education
Donor Name: Crawford and Hattie Jackson Foundation

Purpose: It is the goal of the foundation to award to a student who are U.S. citizens, and who have a true need for financial assistance to be able to stay in school. Outstanding student, Disadvantage status and Texas resident.


Endowment Title: Carroll C. Jones, MD Scholarship
Donor Name: Carroll C. Jones, MD

Purpose: To provide scholarship support for students in good standing in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Antonio George Kantis Memorial Scholarship for Students in the School of Medicine
Donor Name: Mrs. Sophia Kantis

Purpose: Funds to provide scholarships for students in the medical degree program of the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Kenedy Memorial Scholarship
Donor Name: Lt. Gen. (Ret) Marc Cisneros

Purpose: Support scholarship to incoming student from a socially disadvantaged background, during each year of training - medical education. Scholarship is to pay tuition and fees with funds left over to assist with books, computer costs and living expenses.


Endowment Title: Thomas Duke Kimbrough, MD Scholarship
Donor Name: Dr. Thomas D. Kimbrough and Mrs. Elizabeth E. Scribner

Purpose: Permanent endowment to be used for the benefit of the School of Medicine to provide scholarships to students in the School of Medicine. To qualify, students must have graduated from high school in the state of Texas and have been accepted for admission to the freshman class of the School of Medicine at UTMB. Preferential consideration should be given to students from one of the counties in the West Texas Region, west of Interstate 35.


Endowment Title: Walter Kleberg, MD Memorial Award in Public Health
Donor Name: Dr. and Mrs. Sam Nixon

Purpose: Provide funds to graduating seniors in the School of Medicine that are not necessarily pursuing a career in public health but show interest in the field. Students shall be selected on the basis of proven academic ability and financial need.


Endowment Title: Lawrence P. Kleuser, Jr., MD Scholarship
Donor Name:

Purpose: To award scholarships each year to senior level students in the School of Medicine who are dedicated to the principles of compassionate and patient-centered care, the science of medicine, and who are recognized by their peers for collegiality. Preference will be given to need based students who currently reside in or who have lived the majority of their lives in Tarrant County Texas or the State of Texas, and are interested in pursuing a direct patient care practice in Texas either in primary care or a specialty field. This scholarship is not intended for those students who are pursuing a focus on academic medicine. Students shall be selected for the scholarship by a committee appointed by the Dean of the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Michael F. Koehl, MD Presidential Scholarship in Medicine
Donor Name: Michael F. Koehl, MD and Judy R. Koehl

Purpose: To award scholarships each year for outstanding students in the School of Medicine who are dedicated to the principles of compassionate and patient-centered care, the science of medicine, and the preservation of professionalism. Preference will be given to students who have financial need.


Endowment Title: Curtis W. Lambert Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: UTMB Board of Regents

Purpose: Earned income to be used for scholarships of at least $200 to students of UTMB Medical School or Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences on the basis of superior academic merit and financial need.


Endowment Title: Edgar L. and Minnie Lee Lancaster Scholarship in the School of Medicine
Donor Name: Tim L. Lancaster executor of the Estate for Edgar L. and Minnie Lee Lancaster

Purpose: To provide scholarships to students in the School of Medicine that present a financial need and commit to maintain a good work ethic.


Endowment Title: William C. Levin Fund for Minority Students
Donor Name: Alumni Advisory Committee on Minority Affairs

Purpose: Earned income is for minority student scholarship assistance.


Endowment Title: William C. Levin, MD Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Hornstein

Purpose: To provide scholarship support for students in good standing in any of UTMB’s four schools, with a preference for disadvantaged students who are from underserved areas.


Endowment Title: James N. Lindsey, MD, PhD Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: James N. Lindsey, MD

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide scholarships for School of Medicine students who are in good academic standing and who demonstrate financial need.


Endowment Title: Meredith Long Scholarship
Donor Name: Cullen Trust

Purpose: Scholarships for students in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Lopez-Evers Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: Dr. and Mrs. J. Abraham Lopez, Jr.

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to support students enrolled in the School of Medicine who demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given for students who will be the first physician in his/her family, as well as those who have demonstrated commitment to his/her community through service and volunteer work.


Endowment Title: Colin MacLean Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: The BP Foundation, Inc.

Purpose: To award scholarships each year for outstanding students in the School of Medicine


Endowment Title: Katherine Mahon Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: James L. Mahon, PhD and Ms. Katherine B. Mahon

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide scholarship support to students in good standing who have demonstrated a strong work ethic.


Endowment Title: The Margaret E. Manning Memorial School of Medicine Scholarship
Donor Name: Margaret Manning Estate

Purpose: To provide scholarships for minority students in the School of Medicine medical degree program.


Endowment Title: Hallie Manske and GR Manske, MD Presidential Scholarship in Medicine
Donor Name: Manske Educational Trust

Purpose: To award scholarships each year for outstanding students in the School of Medicine who are dedicated to the principles of compassionate and patient-centered care, the science of medicine, and the preservation of professionalism.


Endowment Title: Frank Alexander Maxwell, MD Memorial Scholarship
Donor Name: Evelyn Maxwell Harris

Purpose: To support students who have a demonstrated financial need in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: McMillan Family Endowed Scholarship in School of Medicine
Donor Name: Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M. McMillan and James L. McMillan

Purpose: Scholarship support to students in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: William Todd Midgett Award for Superior Clinical Practice
Donor Name: Family, Friends and Classmates

Purpose: Earned income to fund an annual award to the junior medical student who has been nominated by the faculty and voted on by his classmates as exhibiting superior qualities in clinical practice. The recipient must be in good standing, have been a full-time Junior medical student for the entire academic year, be scheduled to complete the prescribed junior curriculum by the end of the academic year, never been on academic or disciplinary probation, be in the top 15% of his/her class based on cumulative GPA, be the son or daughter of a physician, graduated from Texas A&M at College Station or at least attended for three academic years, must exhibit superior qualities of compassion, empathy, and understanding while establishing patient's confidence during the treatment process, demonstrates high standards of ethics and professional practice.


Endowment Title: The Malloy H. and Faye K. Miller Memorial
Donor Name: Malloy H. and Faye Miller Estate

Purpose: Earned income for a scholarship fund or scholarship loan fund to assist needy medical students at the discretion of the dean.


Endowment Title: William Mitch Fund for Internal Medicine for the School of Medicine
Donor Name: Dr. William E. Mitch

Purpose: To provide an annual scholarship to a School of Medicine student who has a 3.0 grade point average and who is financially in need.


Endowment Title: Seth Mabry Morris Scholarship
Donor Name: Brock A. Morris, MD

Purpose: To support a medical student who is in the upper half of the class at the end of the junior year and who demonstrates the greatest compassion for patients as selected by faculty and/or classmates.


Endowment Title: Wayne G. Mulloy, MD and Monica Mulloy, RN Endowed Scholarship in Medicine
Donor Name: Wayne Mulloy, MD and Monica Woss Mulloy

Purpose: To provide annual scholarships for outstanding students in the School of Medicine who are dedicated to the principles of compassionate and patient-centered care, the science of medicine , and the preservation of professionalism. Preference will be given to students who have resided for the majority of their lifetimes in the State of Texas are currently residing in Texas and who are interested in pursuing a family or internal medicine practice in Texas.


Endowment Title: Neely Family Medical Student Scholarship
Donor Name: Dr. Robert A. Neely

Purpose: To assist students in the UTMB School of Medicine who (1) are accepted degree students; (2) have demonstrated outstanding potential leadership and medical ability; and (3) have demonstrated need for financial assistance.


Endowment Title: Joe T. Nelson Memorial Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: Nelson family and friends.

Purpose: Annual scholarship to one of the UT-System Medical Schools on a rotating basis. This was changed in 1998 to each of the four schools receiving a fourth of the distribution each quarter.


Endowment Title: E. E. O'Banion Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: Dr. Harmon and Harriet O'Banion Kelley

Purpose: To be used by a worthy UTMB medical student who is a graduate of Prairie View A&M University.


Endowment Title: Julian Wilson O'Bryant, MD and Jolyn Ferguson Caldwell Endowed Scholarship
Donor Name: John and Cindy O’Bryant Caldwell

Purpose: To be used to award a scholarship to a student continuing their medical education at The University of Texas Medical Branch.


Endowment Title: Robert C. Overton, Jr., M.D. Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: Lois Laird Overton

Purpose: Earned income to be used to support scholarships for students in good academic standing but who need financial assistance. Recipient decisions are to be made by UTMB's established scholarship committee.


Endowment Title: Panhandle Area UTMB Scholarship in Medicine
Donor Name: Various Donors

Purpose: Funds to support students from the 26 county Texas Panhandle area to study medicine at UTMB and who will return to the Panhandle to practice. Priority will be given to students with the greatest financial need. Students who do NOT return to the Panhandle must repay the scholarship as an interest-free loan over five years.


Endowment Title: Parents Council Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: The UTMB Parents Council

Purpose: Funds disbursed from the scholarship shall be awarded to students based on academic excellence and financial need.


Endowment Title: William S. Parisi Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: Valerie M. Parisi, MD, MPH, MBA and Gary Strong

Purpose: To award a scholarship to a disadvantaged student with financial need who is continuing their medical education and who has demonstrated academic excellence.


Endowment Title: Peterson-Coutin School of Medicine Scholarship
Donor Name: Dr. Mary Dale Peterson and Dr. Rafael F. Coutin

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide two scholarships per year for students who are enrolled in the School of Medicine at UTMB.


Endowment Title: Junior Puccetti Scholarship Endowment
Donor Name: Former UTMB Students and other friends.

Purpose: To provide scholarship support to students enrolled in the U.T. Medical School-Galveston.


Endowment Title: Jerome O. Ravel, MD, Endowed Scholarship fund for Primary Care Medicine
Donor Name: Drs. Jerome O. Ravel and Joanne M. Ravel

Purpose: Earned income for scholarships for 1st year students who graduated from either University of Texas at Austin or The University of Texas at El Paso, demonstrates financial need, and has a strong interest and motivation for practice of primary care medicine.


Endowment Title: Henry Renfert Endowed Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: Family, friends and colleagues

Purpose: To provide scholarships for students in the medical degree program of the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Research Services Employee Endowment Fund
Donor Name: Ms. Toni D'Agostino

Purpose: During even-numbered years, funds distributed will be used to provide scholarships to PhD or MD/PhD students who are pursing a career in the field of cancer.


Endowment Title: Dr. William S. Rhode and Dr. Oscar E. Rhode Scholarship
Donor Name:

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to fund scholarships for medical students who desire to practice in rural areas of Texas.


Endowment Title: Jefferson E. Riddle, MD and Gloria Kelso Riddle Endowed Scholarship in Medicine
Donor Name: Jefferson E. Riddle, MD and Gloria Kelso Riddle

Purpose: To award scholarships each year for outstanding students completing their third year in the School of Medicine. These scholarship funds are intended to offset the financial burden of travel expenses related to residency interviews. Preference will be given to students who have financial need. Awardees will be dedicated to the principles of compassionate and patient-centered care, the science of medicine, and the preservation of professionalism.


Endowment Title: Corbin J. Robertson Scholarship
Donor Name: Cullen Trust

Purpose: Scholarship for students in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Wilhelmina E. Robertson Scholarship
Donor Name: Cullen Trust

Purpose: Scholarship for students in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Jeannette H. and William B. Roman, Jr. 54' Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: The Honorable and Mrs. William B. Roman, Jr.

Purpose: To provide scholarships for medical students who have demonstrated academic competence and significant community service.


Endowment Title: Norma H. and Sanford A. Rubin Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: Norma H. Rubin, PhD and Sanford A. Rubin, MD

Purpose: To award scholarships to incoming students in the School of Medicine who are among the top ten percent of their entering class based upon objective criteria such as grade point average and MCAT scores and shall have demonstrated financial need. After these criteria have been satisfied, preference will be given to students who are entering medical school after an interruption in their academic studies.


Endowment Title: Juan Jose Ruiz, MD and Richard Stranahan Ruiz, MD SOM Scholarship
Donor Name: Richard S. Ruiz, MD

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide scholarships for students with the greatest needs enrolled in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Ronald and Candace Rust Scholarship
Donor Name: Ronald and Candace Rust

Purpose: To support a medical student who has graduated from Texas A&M University and who is a member of Phi Beta Pi fraternity.


Endowment Title: Stanley E. and Jane E. Saikin Scholarship
Donor Name: Dr. and Mrs. George M. Saikin and Jane E. Saikin, RN

Purpose: This scholarship will rotate between the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing. The Scholarship will be for a deserving medical or nursing student, as determined by the scholarship committees of the respective schools.


Endowment Title: Shirley and Albert E. Sanders, MD Presidential Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: Albert E. and Shirley O. Sanders

Purpose: To award scholarships each year for outstanding students in the School of Medicine and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, alternately.


Endowment Title: Ray E. Santos Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: SOM Alumni Association

Purpose: To support academic scholarships in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Sarles Family Scholarship in Internal Medicine
Donor Name: Dr. and Mrs. Harry E. Sarles, Jr.

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to award scholarships each year for outstanding students in the School of Medicine who are dedicated to the principles of compassionate and patient-centered care, the science of medicine, and the preservation of professionalism. Students shall be selected for the scholarship by a committee appointed by the Dean of the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Dr. Rob and Beth Schmid SOM Scholarship
Donor Name: Kevin Walsh, CPA

Purpose: Funds distributed shall be used to provide scholarship for students who have resided for the majority of their lifetimes in the State of Texas, entering their 4th year of medical school, planning on a career in plastic surgery, are a member, or are eligible for membership into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Distributions may also be used to help defray travel expenses as recipients begin the residency interview process.


Endowment Title: School of Medicine Alumni Association - H. Harlan Crank Memorial Scholarship
Donor Name: Dr. and Mrs. William F. Price

Purpose: Memorial Scholarship for the benefit of the School of medicine students with financial need.


Endowment Title: Dr. Russell Scott Scholarship
Donor Name: Cullen Trust

Purpose: Scholarship for students in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Eva Yznaga Seger, MD Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: Dr. and Mrs. Bernard M. Seger

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide need based scholarships to students enrolled in any UTMB school who are in good academic standing. First preference shall be given to students from one of the counties in the South Texas region, defined as the region south of San Antonio and those counties in between the southern and western boundary of the Rio Grand River and the eastern boundary of the Gulf of Mexico.


Endowment Title: Herbert M. Seybold, M.D. Scholarship
Donor Name: Friends and Colleagues

Purpose: Funds distributed will be used to assist in attracting superior students to UTMB by providing financial assistance to students with demonstrated financial need and superior academic credentials and performance. Student recipients will be encouraged to contribute to the endowment, via a letter or some other instrument, but will not be required to sign a non-binding pledge agreement.


Endowment Title: R. Preston Shaw, MD Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: Gwen Gross Shaw

Purpose: To award scholarships each year for outstanding students in the School of Medicine who are from West Texas. Preference will be given to students who have financial need.


Endowment Title: Arthur V. Simmang Scholarship Fund
Donor Name:

Purpose: To provide academic scholarship awards to accepted degree seeking students who demonstrate financial need.


Endowment Title: Edward B. Singleton, M.D. Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: F. Parker Gregg, MD

Purpose: Scholarships for students in the top ten percent of their class based upon objective criteria such as grade point average and MCAT scores and have demonstrated financial need.


Endowment Title: Edgar B. Smith Endowed Scholarship in Dermatology
Donor Name: Edgar B. Smith, MD and Colleagues and friends.

Purpose: To award scholarships each year for outstanding students in the School of Medicine who are dedicated to the principles of compassionate and patient-centered care, the science of medicine, and the preservation of professionalism. Preference will be given to students who have financial need.


Endowment Title: Jack Line Smith, M.D. and Aline Mangum Smith Scholarship in Medicine
Donor Name: Aline M. Smith, RN

Purpose: To award scholarships each year for outstanding students in the School of Medicine who are dedicated to the principles of compassionate and patient-centered care, the science of medicine, and the preservation of professionalism. Preference will be given to students who have financial need.


Endowment Title: Wilhelmina Robertson Smith Scholarship
Donor Name: Cullen Trust

Purpose: Scholarship for students in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Drs. Martin and Dorothy Spatz Foundation Scholarship
Donor Name: The Drs. Martin & Dorothy Spatz Charitable Foundation Scholarship

Purpose: This scholarship is to be awarded based upon both the financial need and exceptional academic achievement of the recipients.


Endowment Title: SOM Annual Giving Scholarship Fund
Donor Name:

Purpose: To provide a scholarship to a School of Medicine student at the discretion of the scholarship committee.


Endowment Title: C. Ritchie Spence, MD Endowed Presidential Scholarship Celebrating UTMB's 125th Anniversary
Donor Name: C. Ritchie Spence, MD

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide scholarships for the greatest needs of students with academic excellence, who are currently enrolled in the School of Medicine, freshman through senior standing. It is the Donor's preference that the recipient must reside or have matriculated from the state of Texas, and must have military experience.


Endowment Title: The C. Ritchie Spence, MD Scholarship in Medicine
Donor Name: C. Ritchie Spence, MD

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to award scholarships each year for outstanding students in the School of Medicine who are dedicated to the principles of compassionate and patient-centered care, the science of medicine, and the preservation of professionalism.


Endowment Title: Ralph and Mary Spence Centennial Scholarship
Donor Name: Ralph and Mary John Spence

Purpose: To provide an annual award to an outstanding student from one of the four schools, the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, the School of Allied Health Sciences, or the Graduate School of Biomedical sciences.


Endowment Title: Paul N. Stalnaker, MD Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: Estate of Paul N. Stalnaker, MD

Purpose: To be used to provide medical scholarships to members of the Zeta Chapter of the Phi Chi Medical Fraternity, Galveston, Texas.


Endowment Title: Steunebrink Scholarship Endowment
Donor Name:

Purpose: Scholarships for financial aid for students of UTMB. Students shall be selected on the basis of proven academic ability and financial need. This scholarship will rotate on a yearly basis among the UTMB School of Medicine, the UTMB School of Nursing, the UTMB School of Allied Health Sciences and the UTMB Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.


Endowment Title: Joseph H. Stjepcevich Scholarship/Loan Fund for Medical Students
Donor Name: Ms. Jeanie L. Bauer and Mr. William H. Bauer, Jr.

Purpose: Earned income for a memorial scholarship program directed by a faculty selection committee. Recipients to be known as: Stjepcevich Scholars. Donors stipulate program may be grants or loans or a combination thereof, at discretion of UTMB.


Endowment Title: Sanders K. Stroud, II Memorial Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: Sanders K. Stroud, MD

Purpose: Earned income for a scholarship as a memorial tribute to his son who was killed in Viet Nam. Recipients are to be medical students in need.


Endowment Title: J.R. Swinnea Endowed Scholarship in the School of Medicine
Donor Name: Antoinette T. Swinnea, James W. Swinnea, Jr. and Mark Swinnea

Purpose: To provide financial aid for students in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Tarrant County Scholarship
Donor Name: Scott C. Tisdell, MD, James R. Winn, MD, Malcolm D. McDonald, MD and Thomas J. Purgason, MD, along with various family and friends.

Purpose: To provide scholarships to students from Tarrant County with first preference given to students attending the School of Medicine. These students should have a financial need or have distinguished themselves academically.


Endowment Title: Suzie Tindall Endowed Scholarship
Donor Name:

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to support medical student scholarship in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Robert S. Trieff, M.D. Memorial Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: Norman M. Trieff, PhD

Purpose: To award an annual scholarship to students enrolled in the School of Medicine who demonstrate financial need.


Endowment Title: The University of Texas Medical Branch Retirees Association Academic Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: UTMB Retirees Association

Purpose: This scholarship will benefit academically qualified students who attend one of the four UTMB schools.


Endowment Title: UTMB School of Medicine Endowed Scholarship
Donor Name:

Purpose: To support scholarships for students in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: UTMB Student Government Association Leadership Scholarship for the School of Medicine
Donor Name: SGA Executive Committee c/o Assistant Vice President, University Student Services and Registrar

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide two (2) scholarships of equal value for SOM students. To qualify, the recipients must be in good academic standing, have completed at least one semester at UTMB, and have demonstrated leadership in a role at UTMB or in the community.


Endowment Title: The Vaughn Foundation Scholarship
Donor Name: The UTMB Parents Council

Purpose: Funds disbursed from the scholarship shall be awarded to help educate and train superior medical students who will serve their profession as caring, compassionate physicians.


Endowment Title: Voelker Family Scholarship
Donor Name: Dr. and Mrs. Robert Voelker, Jr.

Purpose: To provide assistance to two medical students - one junior, one senior with a preference given to students who are Texas residents, graduated from a Texas college or university, and are married with children.


Endowment Title: James T. Walker, MD School of Medicine Scholarship
Donor Name: Mr. and Mrs. William C. Ansell

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide scholarships to students enrolled in the School of Medicine and who are in good academic standing.


Endowment Title: Henry Glenn Wallace, MD, Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: Mrs. Henry Glenn Wallace, MD

Purpose: To provide an award for one student in the School of Medicine who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.


Endowment Title: Christine W. Wan, MD Scholarship in the School of Medicine
Donor Name: Christine W. Wan, MD

Purpose: The Christine W. Wan, M.D. Scholarship in the School of Medicine shall be used to provide scholarships to students from Ector or Midland County, Texas who wish to continue their medical school education at UTMB. In the absence of qualified applicants in an award period from Ector or Midland County, funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide scholarships to any students in the School of Medicine with financial need and a good work ethic.


Endowment Title: Dr. Jack and Mrs. Jeanette Kristynik Ward and Class of 1959 School of Medicine Scholarship
Donor Name: Dr. Jack and Jeanette K. Ward

Purpose: Scholarship support to students in the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Dr. James R. and Vicki L. Winn Medical Scholarship
Donor Name: Dr. and Mrs. James R. Winn

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used for first-year students who are planning a career in primary care with preference to be given to students who resided the majority of their lives in rural areas. The student would keep the scholarship all four years as long as he or she pursues a track for a career in primary care and remains in good academic standing. If the student decides to enter a different tract during any of the remaining medical school years, then he or she would forfeit the scholarship.


Endowment Title: Winograd Family Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: Mrs. Judith Winograd

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide scholarships for the greatest needs of students enrolled in the School of Medicine. This scholarship was created to celebrate and honor the Donor's late husband, Dr. Eugene Winograd.


Endowment Title: The Edwin P. Womack and Jack Edwin Womack Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: Mr. William P. Womack

Purpose: Funds from scholarship will be distributed to students in the SOM from West Columbia and/or Brazoria County, Texas shall be given preference for awards. Student shall be accepted to one of the professional schools at UTMB. The student shall have demonstrated financial need. Student shall maintain satisfactory academic standing.


Endowment Title: Woodward Family Scholarship
Donor Name: Mrs. Louise D. Woodward

Purpose: Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide a scholarship to a student enrolled in the School of Medicine who intends to practice family medicine.


Endowment Title: Katie H. Youngblood, MD, Scholarship
Donor Name: Katie H. Youngblood, MD

Purpose: To provide scholarships to School of Medicine students who are in years 1 through 4, in good academic standing and married with children. The recipients shall be chosen by a committee appointed by the Dean of the School of Medicine.


Endowment Title: Frank William and Willie Neanza Zimmerman Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Donor Name: Dr. and Mrs. Frank W. Zimmerman

Purpose: Scholarship support for students in the School of Medicine, with preference given to students who have obtained an undergraduate degree in the liberal arts and have maintained a "B" average.


Elisabeth Sanders

Elisabeth Sanders
Sr. Enrollment Services Specialist
easander@utmb.edu
409-772-9807

Anne Hale

Anne Hale
Assistant Director
Scholarships
aehale@utmb.edu
409-772-9796

Carol Cromie

Carol Cromie
Director
Student Financial Services
cacromie@utmb.edu
409-772-1215

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The University of Texas Medical Branch
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Galveston, Texas 77555-1305
Phone: 409-772-1215
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