Dual Medical/Philosophy Degree Waiver (Biomedical Research Scholarship Student Waiver)Program Purpose
To provide a waiver of nonresident tuition for certain medical students in biomedical sciences who enroll in public institutions in Texas while paying the resident tuition rate.Eligibility Requirements
- Hold a competitive academic scholarship or stipend from their institutions;
- Are accepted in a clinical and biomedical sciences program leading to a dual doctoral degree in medicine and philosophy; and
- Are nonresidents or citizens of a country other than the United States of America.
Texas public institutions of higher education that offer an eligible clinical and biomedical research training program.Application Process
The process for applying for a tuition waiver varies from college to college. Normally, the office of the registrar processes tuition waivers. However, waivers may also be processed by the admissions office and/or financial aid. The college or university must have proof on file that the students are enrolled in the dual degree program.Additional Information
Generally, student eligibility for a waiver must be established prior to or at the time of enrollment. Contact your college for additional information.
- To read more about this program check out:
Texas Education Code, 54.214 or Coordinating Board Rule, Chapter 21, Subchapter B, Section 29 (Pertaining to Exceptions).
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