TMA Awards 15 Scholarships to Minority Medical Students - 10/23/2023

Fifteen minority students entering Texas medical schools this fall each will receive a $10,000 scholarship from the Texas Medical Association (TMA). The students were selected for their academic achievement, commitment to community service, and desire to care for Texas’ increasingly diverse population.

TMA Minority Scholarships Support Incoming Medical Students - 10/23/2023

The Texas Medical Association’s Minority Scholarship Program offers assistance for members of racial minorities that are underrepresented in Texas medical schools and the state’s physician workforce.

TMA Minority Scholarships Help Diversify Texas’ Physician Workforce - 10/23/2023

The Texas Medical Association's Minority Scholarship Program provides $10,000 scholarships for members of racial minorities that are underrepresented in Texas medical schools. Applications are now being accepted for students who will enter medical school in 2021.

Minority Scholarships Help Diversify Texas Physicians - 10/20/2023

The Texas Medical Association created the Minority Scholarship Program in 1998 to help diversify the physician workforce to meet Texans’ health care needs. Since then, it has awarded 136 scholarships totaling $847,500. Students entering medical school in 2019 can apply now.

TMA Gives Scholarships to Minority Medical Students - 10/20/2023

Twelve minority students entering Texas medical schools this fall each will benefit from a $10,000 scholarship from the Texas Medical Association (TMA). TMA awarded the scholarships to the students today in San Antonio at TexMed, TMA’s annual conference. Physicians selected the students for their academic achievement, commitment to community service, and desire to care for Texas’ increasingly diverse population.

Lone Star Caucus Scholarship Winners Committed to Serving the Medically Underserved - 08/07/2023

Lone Star Caucus Scholarship winners, recognized for their outstanding achievements and leadership skills, aim to bridge the healthcare gap by actively engaging with underserved communities and advocating for equitable access to quality care for all Texans.

Community Outreach/Giving Back - 07/19/2023

TMA members are encouraged to participate in various TMA public health and outreach programs.

TMA Young Physician Section Young at Heart Award - 07/05/2023

Read about the history and award winners of the TMA Young Physician Section Young at Heart Award.

TMA Scholarship Cultivates a Diverse Workforce; Apply by March 27 - 06/14/2023

Are you sharing in the excitement of someone who's just been accepted to medical school?

New Cowles Young Physician Scholarship Launched to Promote TMA Leadership Training - 05/23/2023

The late Houston anesthesiologist Charles Cowles Jr., MD, believed passionately in helping young physicians become leaders. The Harris County Medical Society has created a new scholarship in his name to help those who want to achieve that goal.

More Than 50 Medical Students’ Careers Aided by Harris County Alliance Scholarships - 05/01/2023

Scholarships make a big difference for medical students who struggle to make ends meet, says Lance McCoy, third-year medical student at the University of Houston’s Fertitta Family College of Medicine.

Apply Now: Scholarships for Students Who Want to Serve the Underserved - 02/27/2023

Once Texas medical students become physicians, the Lone Star Caucus hopes to keep them in Texas. That’s the aim of the Lone Star Caucus Medical Student Scholarship.

Growing Representation: TMA's Diversity in Medicine Scholarship Cultivates a Representative Workforce - 12/04/2022

The Texas Medical Association's recently renamed Diversity in Medicine Scholarship program aims to boost underrepresented applicants to Texas medical schools, physicians caring for medically underserved populations, and diversity within the physician workforce.

TMA Foundation Establishes Two New Scholarship Funds - 09/22/2022

The Texas Medical Association Foundation is pleased to announce two new scholarship funds established by Houston pathologist Roberto J. Bayardo, MD, in memory of his wife, Agniela (Annie).

More Than Money: Scholarship Helps Medical Students Focus on Training - 08/15/2022

For medical students like John Austin, Alexa Ciarolla, and David Garate, a scholarship means much more than just lightening their financial load. It means connection with and support from the Texas medical community. It means more focus

Need Help Paying for Medical School? Check Out These TMA Scholarships - 07/18/2022

Second-year medical student Aryana Garza is the first member of her family to attend medical school. Receiving the Texas Medical Association’s 50-Year Club Scholarship eased some of the obstacles she has faced in that endeavor.

Treating the Underserved: Scholarship Winners Strive to Help Overlooked Patients - 05/23/2022

Growing up in a socioeconomically disadvantaged Dallas neighborhood helped first-generation medical student Jasmine Jones understand the complexities of caring for underserved patients.

Health Literacy, Cultural Connections Drive These Students’ Passion for Medicine - 05/16/2022

Personal and cultural experiences – such as watching a family member endure chemotherapy – can fuel a passion to pursue a career in medicine. Three female medical students described the “why” of their career path, helping them earn the American Muslim Women Physicians Association Merit Award.

J.T. “Lamar” McNew Award - 05/05/2022

Read about the history and winners of the J.T. “Lamar” McNew Award.

TMA Is Here For Medical Students Who Need Financial Help - 04/05/2022

It’s a common dose of reality for many aspiring physicians: “I got accepted to medical school! Now how will I pay for it?”

TMA Scholarship Helps Medical Students Put Patient Care Goals First - 03/25/2022

Thanks to the Texas Medical Association’s 50-Year Club Scholarship Fund, three medical students are receiving a $1,000 scholarship in recognition of their outstanding academic performance.

Apply: Female Medical Student Scholarships - 03/07/2022

Female medical students with an eye on serving their communities can now apply for the American Muslim Women Physicians Association (AMWPA) Merit Award, just like Sejal Lahoti did.

Scholarship to Bring Three Students Closer to a Medical Career - 01/18/2022

Three Texas medical students have won scholarships of $1,000 each from the Texas Medical Association’s 50 Year Club in recognition of their outstanding academic performance.

TMA Minority Scholarships Support Diversity Among Medical Students - 10/18/2021

Do you know someone who has received early 2022 medical school acceptance? If the physician-to-be is a member of certain minority groups, the Texas Medical Association’s Minority Scholarship Program can help lessen the financial burden of attending medical school.

TMA Minority Scholarships Help Address Diversity in Medicine, Health Disparities - 09/21/2021

Shared racial identity between physician and patient is one means of tackling health disparities. TMA’s Minority Scholarship Program ( helps ensure more Black, Hispanic/Latino, and Native American physicians can practice in neighborhoods where many residents share their racial identity.