Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
This award is for a waiver of non-resident tuition cost. The value of the waiver is the difference between the non-resident and resident tuition rate. The student may receive a waiver of non-resident tuition for the period of time covered by the scholarship, not to exceed 12 months. Waivers may be received in any year in which the student meets the competitive scholarship requirements.
The number of awards offered varies annually based on the number of eligible applications. In previous years, approximately 75 awards have been offered.
The Dual Medical/Philosophy Degree Waiver (Biomedical Research Scholarship Student Waiver) is a state program, created by the state of Texas, established to provide a waiver of nonresident tuition for certain medical students in biomedical sciences to enroll in public institutions in Texas while paying the resident tuition rate.
Program information is available on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) website by clicking on the "Waiver Programs" link. The process for applying for a tuition waiver varies from ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.