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Scholarships/Financial Aid

School of Nursing Scholarships - Deadline: March 6

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 January through March and is used to award students for the following academic year. Decisions about scholarship awards are available by about June 1st.

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

For information on additional University of Texas at Austin Scholarships please visit Texas Scholarships.

Office of Student Financial Services

The Office of Student Financial Services (OSFS) offers various forms of financial assistance to students attending The University of Texas at Austin. The OSFS offers two types of financial aid awards: (1) gift aid, which includes grants and scholarships, and (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 Student Financial Services. Applications must be submitted each year the student seeks financial aid.

Additional Financial Resources

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 For more information visit: UT Austin Army ROTC, Army ROTC Nurse, and Army Nurse Corps.

Brackenridge Hospital Scholarship - Deadline: March 31 for the Spring Award and July 30 for the Fall Award

The Brackenridge Hospital awards scholarships to nursing students each semester in memory of Edith Huck Turner, BSN, RN, former director of the Brackenridge Hospital School of Nursing for twenty-one years. Brackenridge Hospital Scholarship Application Form (PDF)

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. Frances Ramsey Memorial Scholarship Application Form (PDF)

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 Texas Nurses Association District 5 website to learn about the application process and deadline.