A collaborative effort between The González family and The FWHCC for the encouragement of Hispanic health care professionals.

The Gloria J. González Memorial Scholarship

For the Advancement of Latinos in the Health Care Professions

Created in memory of Gloria J. González, a former University of Texas at Austin student who was about to graduate and pursue medical school to become a pediatrician when she was tragically killed in a car accident in 1988.

Benefactors: The González Family


Eligibility and Criteria

  • Open to Latinos currently enrolled for at least one academic year in an accredited educational program in pursuit of a degree and career in the health care profession.
  • Students may be in undergraduate or graduate/professional level programs.

Examples: nurses, physicians, physicians assistants, physical therapists, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, medical assistants, health care administrators, public health, social work, health service research, dentist, etc.


April 15, 2022