Each student in the Dell Medical School’s first class is receiving scholarship funding because of the generosity of donors who have created endowments and contributed to funds like these.
The Ardith Arlene & Otis Alton Barron Sr. Endowed Scholarship provides scholarship support to students who have earned a biomedical engineering or mechanical engineering degree, with preference for UT Austin graduates. Funded by Drs. O. Alton Barron and Carrie Barron.
The Dell Medical School Student Scholarship Fund is supported by the school’s annual fund donors and includes contributions from the annual 40 Hours for the Forty Acres campaign. Significant contributions to the fund were made by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and the Crawford & Hattie Jackson Foundation.
The Elwood “Woody” J. Eichler, MD, Endowed Excellence Fund for Dell Medical School provides tuition support and is one of the first excellence funds to be established at Dell Med. Funded by Les L. Allison.
The Gregory L. Hemphill, MD, & Brenda B. Hemphill Endowed Scholarship provides renewable support to students who have earned one of the following degrees from UT Austin: Plan II Honors, chemistry or cell biology. Funded by Greg and Brenda Hemphill.
The James L. Street Endowed Scholarship provides renewable support for students who have earned a minimum 3.5 GPA during their undergraduate career and remain in good academic standing during medical school. Funded by The Cain Foundation.
The Jerome & Joanne Ravel Endowed Scholarship provides need-based support to medical students who intend to become primary-care physicians. Scholarship recipients must exhibit characteristics of a first-rate, patient-centered primary-care physician: compassion, empathy and superior listening skills. Funded by Dr. Joanne Ravel.
The Julius Frederick Kramer, MD, Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students who express interest in becoming a primary-care or emergency medicine physician. Funded by the family and friends of Dr. Fred Kramer.
The Moreland Family Endowed Scholarship supports students who attended high school in Central or North Texas, with preference given to individuals from rural cities. Funded by Kay and Eric Moreland.
The Morris S. & Laura L. Gottesman Endowed Scholarship provides tuition support to students pursuing undergraduate medical education. Funded by Morris and Laura Gottesman.
The Dr. Pat & Mary Martha Oles Endowed Scholarship is awarded with preference to students who are graduates from a high school in the Texas Panhandle region or who are graduates of UT Austin. Funded by the Oles Family Charitable Fund.
The Patty & James Huffines Scholarship provides full tuition support to one student throughout the duration of his/her undergraduate medical education. Funded by Patty and James Huffines.
The Robert B. Allison, MD, & Thomas D. Kirksey, MD, Endowed Excellence Fund provides tuition support and is one of the first excellence funds to be established at Dell Med. Funded by Les L. Allison.
The Susan M. Cox, MD, & Douglas N. Morris Endowed Scholarship provides need-based, renewable support to students who have earned a minimum 3.5 GPA during their undergraduate career and who exhibit the characteristics of a patient-centered physician. Funded by Dr. Sue Cox and Doug Morris.
The Texas Exes Dell Medical School Scholarship Fund provides renewable scholarship support to medical students and is administered by the Ex-Students Association of The University of Texas. Funded by Gary and Susan Farmer.
The Thos. H. Law & Jo Ann Law Endowed Medical Scholarship provides tuition support to students pursuing undergraduate medical education. Funded by Tom and Jo Ann Law.
The W.H. Franklyn Alexander Medical School Scholarship provides tuition support to students, with preference given to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have lived in or attended high school in a small town in Texas, defined by a population of 100,000 or less. Funded by Dr. H. Franklyn Alexander and Jane Alexander.
The William Powers Jr. Endowed Scholarship provides renewable support for students who have earned a minimum 3.5 GPA during their undergraduate career and remain in good academic standing during medical school. Funded by The Cain Foundation.