Student Assistance

Student Assistance

The following items are various sources of assistance available to students:

Student Assistance Fund

The purpose of student assistance fund is to provide financial support for SPH students to travel to professional meetings when presenting posters, abstracts and to cover thesis/dissertation expenses.

  • One request per student
  • Request amount can not exceed $185.00
  • Request Form

Assistance to Disabled Students

The Texas Rehabilitation Commission offers assistance for tuition and non-refundable fees to students who have certain disabling conditions provided that their vocational objectives have been approved by a TRC Counselor. Requests for applications should be made to: Texas Rehabilitation Commission, 6220 West Park, Houston, TX 77057, (713) 334-1613

Hazelwood Act

In-state tuition exemption is available under the Hazelwood Act for certain Texas veterans and their dependants. Contact the Office of the Registrar for more information.

Veterans Reimbursement

The Office of the Registrar will certify enrollment of veterans who wish to receive Veterans Administration benefits.