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    University of North Texas Health Science Center
   
 
  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Scholarships



 

Elena and Thomas Yorio Scholarship for First-Year Students

The Elena and Thomas Yorio Scholarship for First-Year Students was created to support first-year Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) students who show leadership experience and potential, a personal commitment to graduate education, and research and personal integrity. The award was named to honor the contributions to the success of GSBS by founding dean, Dr. Thomas Yorio, and his wife, Elena, who, throughout the years, have made outstanding contributions and a tremendous impression on the campus and students. Full-time first-year GSBS students are considered for the scholarship. Students entering the summer or fall of the academic year are eligible. Selection is based on the essay and admission portfolio. The scholarship is open to GSBS entering students regardless of citizenship or residency. The $1000 award is paid directly to each recipient's student account and qualifies an out-of-state resident to pay tuition at the in-state rate.

Rachel M. Dauphin Memorial Scholarship

The Rachel M. Dauphin Memorial Scholarship honors Rachel M. Dauphin, a graduate student who courageously fought Hodgkin's disease. This scholarship will be offered to students seeking a degree through GSBS, shows academic achievement, and volunteerism. Applications are solicited from GSBS student body each year and are open to all GSBS students regardless of citizenship or residency. To be eligible, students must have completed the first year of graduate study. The $1000 award is paid directly to the student account and qualifies an out-of-state resident to pay tuition at the in-state rate.

Neurobiology of Aging Fellowship

The Neurobiology of Aging Training Program is sponsored by the Institute for Healthy Aging and funded through the National Institute on Aging. Fellows are selected on the basis of their academic strengths and interest/commitment to the study of the Neurobiology of Aging. Predoctoral fellows will receive a stipend and funds to support training related expenses including travel to a national conference. The Neurobiology of Aging fellowship includes a scholarship of at least $1,000. An out-of-state student selected as a recipient of this award who is not entitled to pay in-state tuition for any other reason, such as a graduate assistantship, will qualify for a scholarship waiver to pay in-state tuition. Applications are solicited from all doctoral students in GSBS, regardless of residency (U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents only). The scholarship award is paid directly to the student account and qualifies an out-of-state resident to pay tuition at the in-state rate.

Graduate Student Association Scholarship

The Graduate Student Association Scholarship supports students enrolled in the GSBS who demonstrate significant academic performance, research aptitude, community service, campus involvement and financial need. Applications are solicited from GSBS student body each year and are open to all GSBS students regardless of citizenship or residency who meet the following criteria: full time and continuous enrollment during the award period, minimum 3.0 GPA, and completion of the first year core requirements. The $1000 award is paid directly to the student account and qualifies an out-of-state resident to pay tuition at the in-state rate.

Wordinger Scholarship in the Visual Sciences

A memorial scholarship honoring the memories of Reverend Barbara Wordinger and Professor Robert J. Wordinger, PhD, has been established in the Visual Sciences within the North Texas Eye Research Institute. Applications are solicited from students in GSBS regardless of citizenship or residency who meet the following criteria: full-time enrollment during the award period, classification as a Visual Sciences major, proven ability in research, demonstration of excellent academic achievement, and personal integrity. The $1000 award is paid directly to the student account and qualifies an out-of-state resident to pay tuition at the in-state rate.