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Biomedical Sciences Program Scholarships

The scholarships for the Biomedical Sciences Program are varied and typically range from $500-$2000. Applicants must all be BIMS majors. Residency requirements vary according to the scholarship. GPA requirements vary from a minimum 3.0 overall TAMU GPA to a minimum 3.5 overall TAMU GPA. Typically students must complete 24 hours total, at Texas A&M University, in the Fall/Spring semesters preceding the award. (Although, for some scholarships, more hours are required.) Students must meet classification requirements at the time of application. Often, financial need as determined by Student Financial Aid Department is taken into consideration. Furthermore, membership and leadership activities in campus organizations recognized by TAMU will be considered and are typically required. All criteria should be met at the time of application and all scholarships are subject to funds becoming available.

Scholarship names:

  • Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Clark Dunn Memorial Scholarship
  • BSA Parents' Association Scholarships (Part A and Part B)
  • Alison Lindorfer, O.D. Endowed Biomedical Science Scholarship
  • W. Dan Roberts, D.V.M. '38 Endowed Scholarship in Biomedical Sciences
  • BSA Scholarship
Apply: Scholarship Application
Application Start Date: October 15, 2014
Deadline: February 1, 2015

For BSA scholarship information, download the PDF here.

For all other scholarship information, download the PDF here.

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Other Scholarship Opportunities

Latinos in Agriculture Leaders Conference Student Scholarship Application

Deadline: Friday, September 19

The Latinos in Agriculture Leaders Conference provides a unique venue for sharing information and ideas for the best and most promising practices in outreach to Hispanics for Agriculture.  The objective of the conference is to facilitate the opportunity for industry, government, education, and future leaders (students) to meet and discuss the transformation of the Latino Agricultural workforce of the future. The 4th Annual Latinos in Agriculture Leaders Conference will continue to engage stakeholders in capitalizing on the opportunities not yet fully explored with the Latino community in Agriculture and related fields.

The conference goals are to:

  • Explore best practices in recruiting Latino/Hispanic talent in agriculture and related fields
  • Seek opportunities to partner with other stakeholders to build synergy and scalability in their programs
  • Learn information about the diverse Latino/Hispanic culture in the United States and how to reach them
  • Learn how to tap into this emerging and growing market and the opportunities it represents to the future of agriculture
  • Promote and expand partnerships and strategic alliances for collaboration between government, institutions, and the public/private agricultural sector
  • Promote greater Hispanic partnership in agriculture and related fields and discuss emerging trends in higher education affecting Hispanics

The conference will be October 17-19, 2014 at the Courtyard and TownePlace Suites by Marriott - DFW Airport North location in Grapevine, TX.

The scholarship will help cover the cost of the conference registration, meals associated with the conference, and hotel accommodations.  The student scholarship link is: http://latinosinagriculture.org/2014-leaders-conference/student-conference-scholarship/.

 

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Study Abroad Scholarship Opportunities

Gilman International Scholarship Program Spring 2015 Application

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is happy to announce that the online application system is now open for students participating in study abroad programs during the Spring 2015 term.  The scholarship aims to support students who have been traditionally underrepresented in education abroad and to encourage students to choose non-traditional study and intern destinations.

The Gilman Scholarship provides awards of up to $5,000 for U.S. citizen undergraduate students at two- and four-year institutions to pursue country-based undergraduate opportunities abroad of up to one academic year.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Receiving a Federal Pell Grant
  • United States citizen
  • Study in any country not currently under a U.S. State Department Travel Warning or Cuba
  • Participating in a study abroad program that is no less than 4 weeks (28 days) in one country
  • Receiving academic credit
  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student and will not graduate until after program concludes.

Deadline: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

For more information, please attend one of the upcoming informational sessions in Room 358 Bizzell Hall West:

  • Monday, September 15 at 10am
  • Tuesday, September 16 at 2pm

If you have questions or would like to schedule an appointment with one of the Gilman advisors in the Study Abroad Programs Office, please contact Bianca Cusimano (bcusimano@tamu.edu) or Larry Komrower (lkomrower@tamu.edu).

Visit http://www.iie.org/gilman to learn more and begin your application.

CVMBS Student Self-Directed Study Abroad Travel Stipend

For the 2014-2015 school year, there is money available through the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences' International Programs for travel awards to offset travel costs.  This money is available for independent work/study abroad experiences (i.e. not Faculty-Led trips).  All undergraduate, graduate, and professional students are eligible to apply.

For examples of previous trips taken, please visit /international-programs/student-trip-reports.

Please download the application by clicking here for details about the deadline, trip eligibility, and guidelines for receiving the travel stipend.  If after reading the application you have further questions, please contact Dr. Clay Ashley.

George Bush Presidential Library Foundation Travel Grant

Funds may be utilized for travel to attend or present at a conference, for study abroad, for travel to an internship site, etc. All travel funds must be expended and reimbursement requested by December 5, 2014. Students are encouraged to type their application. For deadlines, please refer to the application packet.


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Financial Aid Workshops

Student Loan Repayment workshops

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