Each student will receive a yearly scholarship for tuition, which will be about $25,000 per year.
TYLER, Texas — Leaders from the University of Texas System and the University of Texas at Tyler met at Willow Brook Country Club on Wednesday to make a major announcement regarding the medical school in the Rose City.
Back in May after legislators gave their approval to create the new school, the bill was then sent to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk for final authorization.
During the press conference, the R.W, Fair Foundation, a private foundation in Tyler, announced they would provide all 40 students of the inaugural class of The Health Science Center at UT Tyler four-year scholarships totaling $4 million. Each student will receive a yearly scholarship for tuition, which will be about $25,000 per year.
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