Each spring, the Department of Family and Community Medicine presents several scholarships to graduating students and during the Long School of Medicine’s Annual Senior Awards Dinner.
Eligible recipients must:
- Currently be in their MS4 year,
- Secure a position in a Family Medicine residency in the initial Match of the current year, and
- Demonstrate financial need with the Financial Aid Office by having submitted a FAFSA and Scholarship Application.
Eligible students are encouraged to apply for more than one scholarship.
Review the scholarship information below and for each submission, please include all of the following:
- Identify the scholarship(s) for which you wish to apply
- Submit a one-page narrative describing your unique qualifications for each scholarship
- Submit your curriculum vitae (CV) – you may either submit the same or a different CV for each scholarship if you apply for more than one
- Contact information (i.e., home and email addresses; home and mobile telephone numbers)
Application reviews are anonymous, so remove all identifying information from your narrative(s) and CVs.
The deadline for the 2021-2022 Academic Year has passed. Applications will open again in the Spring of 2023.
Please contact Dr. Nehman Andry (Andry@uthscsa.edu) if you have a question about any of these scholarships.
|Scholarship||Information About the Scholarship||What to Include in Your Narrative and CV|
|Dr. and Mrs. Alexander David Major, MD Exemplary Family Physician Scholarship||Presented for demonstrated excellence in clinical and academic ability, community involvement, and leadership potential in Family Medicine.||Your academic accomplishments, community service activities, and leadership activities.|
|Bates Family Medicine Scholarship||Presented for a demonstrated commitment to Family Medicine as a specialty and for caring for individuals and populations in South Texas in primary care settings.||Your passion for caring for the people in South Texas as a Family Physician.|
|The John Primomo, MD Scholarship for Excellence in Community Service||Presented for leadership in community service by individual activities and/or within organizations.||The population(s) served and the outcomes produced.|
|The John Primomo, MD Scholarship for Excellence in Research||Presented for leadership in clinical or educational research or quality improvement project(s) related to Family Medicine/Primary Care.||Your research project, findings, and how the results of your work were disseminated.|
|The John Primomo, MD Scholarship for Excellence in Academic Family Medicine||Presented for potential for leading teaching and scholarly activity based on past involvement in academic activities such as teaching and research/quality improvement projects.||Teaching activities and research and/or quality improvement projects in medical school that have prepared you for a career in academic Family Medicine.|
|The John Primomo, MD Scholarship for Excellence in Geriatrics||Presented for excellence in geriatrics based on past accomplishments and potential for future contributions.||Your geriatrics-related projects and the outcomes your project(s) produced.|
|Dr. and Mrs. Alexander David Major Award||Garrett Kneese|
|Bates Family Scholarship||Garrett Kneese
|John Primomo Award for Excellence in Academic Family Medicine||Garrett Kneese|
|John Primomo Award for Excellence in Community Service||Garrett Kneese
|John Primomo Award for Excellence in Geriatrics||N/A|
|John Primomo Award for Excellence in Research||Garrett Kneese|