Rand Horsman Scholarship

Purpose:

The award will be $1,000 per scholarship. The goal will be to fund scholarships annually and provide assistance for a Health Science Center (HSC) team member or a team member’s dependent who are continuing their education. The scholarship committee in concert with the UNTHSC Foundation will determine the number of scholarships that will be awarded each year.

Click HERE to access the application and to view the scholarship criteria.

FAQ’s:

Q: When is the scholarship application available?

A: The Rand Horsman Scholarship will be available online at the UNTHSC Office of People of Development page by July 1st each year. An email reminder will follow closer to the deadline.

The 2017 Application can be accessed HERE.

 

Q: When is the scholarship application due?

A: August 21, 2017 by 5:00 PM at randhorsmanscholarship@unthsc.edu.

 

Q: Are all team members eligible to apply?

A: All team members located on the UNTHSC campus and satellite clinics eligible to apply. Must be a current HSC or UNT System team member who has been employed on the Health Science Center campus and satellite clinics full-time for at least one year and who has a good standing from their review.

 

Q: Are Team members’ dependent(s) eligible to apply?

A: The parent or guardian must be employed with the Health Science Center or UNT System (located on UNTHSC Campus) full-time for at least one year;

Dependent must be under 25 years of age.

 

Q: May a UNTHSC team member and dependent apply for this scholarship?

A: Yes, both may apply for consideration to receive this scholarship and there is no limit on the number of dependents that apply for this scholarship at one time.

 

Q: Where can I find a copy of the UNTHSC Our Values?

A: https://www.unthsc.edu/values/

 

Q: May I apply and receive this award more than once?

A: Students (both team members and dependents) may apply for this award annually. In addition, students may be selected to receive the scholarship more than once.

 

Q: What happens if I don’t return all the required materials by the acceptance deadline to receive my scholarship?

A: Your award will be forfeited and may be awarded to another scholarship applicant.

 

Q: What needs to be included in my letter?

A: See criteria – benefit to current UNTHSC team member, position or family member; alignment with UNTHSC Values; and other considerations such as financial ability, 1st person in family to pursue degree, positive extracurricular activities/involvement, etc.

 

Q: How do I obtain my transcript?

A: You can contact your institution’s Registrar’s office or locate this on your student portal.

 

Q: What criteria are used to evaluate the scholarship applications?

A: Academic performance – 3.0 GPA or higher; quality of application letter; benefit to current UNTHSC team member, position or family member; alignment with UNTHSC Values; and other considerations such as financial ability, 1st person in family to pursue degree, positive extracurricular activities/involvement, etc.

 

Q: How do I know what the status of my scholarship application is?

A: When applications are received prior to the deadline, applicants will receive an email confirmation indicating receipt. All applications are deemed under review until email notification has been sent to applicants indicating the committee’s final decision.

 

Q: When will we be notified of the award?

A: All applicants will be notified, regardless of whether or not an applicant is awarded a scholarship, by the 3rd Friday in September.

 

Q: If I’m selected to receive a scholarship award, what else do I need to do to obtain the funds?

A: Write a thank you letter to the committee and obtain/return your enrollment verification and return their award acceptance letter to randhorsmanscholarship@unthsc.edu.

 

Q: Where do I find official enrollment verification or proof of enrollment from my institution?

A: You can contact your institution’s Registrar’s office or locate this on your student portal.

 

Q: Why does it have to be after the 12th class day?

A: We need to ensure you are past the course drop deadline.

 

Q: How do I request my scholarship check?

A: You will receive a check payable to your institution or the check can be sent directly to the institution on your behalf.

 

Q: How often is this scholarship awarded?

A: Once per year in alignment with the UNTHSC fiscal year.

 

Q: Is it a one-time payment or can it be spread out through the academic year?

A: Our scholarship is awarded through a one-time payment on your behalf to your institution.

 

Q: If I have additional questions, who do I contact?

A: Email: randhorsmanscholarship@unthsc.edu

 

This page was last modified on August 3, 2017