University description (as per official university website)
The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
We shall be the premier cancer center in the world, based on the excellence of our people, our research-driven patient care and our science. We are Making Cancer History.
Caring: By our words and actions, we create a caring environment for everyone.
* We are sensitive to the concerns of our patients and our co-workers.
* We are respectful and courteous to each other at all times.
* We promote and reward teamwork and inclusiveness.
Integrity: We work together to merit the trust of our colleagues and those we serve.
* We hold ourselves, and each other, accountable for practicing our values.
* We communicate frequently, honestly and openly.
* By our actions, we create an environment of trust.
Discovery: We embrace creativity and seek new knowledge.
* We help each other to identify and solve problems.
* We seek personal growth and enable others to do so.
* We encourage learning, creativity and new ideas.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
Scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded annually to students who have been accepted as degree candidates into one of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Sciences baccalaureate degree programs: Clinical Laboratory Science, Cytogenetic Technology, Cytotechnology, Diagnostic Imaging, Medical Dosimetry, Molecular Genetic Technology or Radiation Therapy.
To be eligible for a scholarship, an applicant must:
* Be accepted as a degree candidate into one of M. D. Anderson's School of Health Sciences baccalaureate degree programs: Clinical Laboratory Science, Cytogenetic Technology, Cytotechnology, Diagnostic Imaging, Medical Dosimetry, Molecular Genetic Technology or Radiation Therapy
* Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
* Demonstrate personal motivation for excellence in both character and academic achievement
* Be a citizen of the United States (or) a permanent United States resident
* Submit a completed application by the date designated on the scholarship brochure made available to accepted students
* Financial needs
* Academic achievement (cumulative GPA)
* Leadership abilities (school and community)
* Professional goals and aspirations
Members of the Scholarship Selection Committee are appointed by the program directors and the dean of the School of Health Sciences. The committee consists of representatives from each of the School of Health Sciences programs.