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U.S. News and World Report ranks TWUs library and information studies and occupational and physical therapy programs among the nations best. TWU is the only university in Texas to offer PhDs in dance, occupational therapy, physical therapy and womens studies.

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Scholarship for veterans, reservists, and active duty students

Starting Fall 2017 a new scholarship fund will be available for graduate students who are veterans, reservists, or active duty. The TWU Veteran Graduate Scholarship award amounts will vary on a case by case basis. Applicants should contact Alex Alvarado, TWU's Certifying Official, at for more information and application instructions.

Sociology alumna receives national Herbert Blumer Graduate Student Paper Award

Andrea Laurent-Simpson, Ph.D., a December 2016 graduate of the Texas Woman’s University sociology doctoral program, has received this year’s Herbert Blumer Graduate Student Paper Award. This award is presented annually to the author of the best graduate student paper in the tradition of symbolic interaction by the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction.

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Dance alumni receives fellowship to write feminist choreography book

Texas Woman’s University alumna Candice Salyers has received a $30,000 fellowship from the American Association of University Women to write a book on feminist choreography. 

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Texas Womans student named Schweitzer Fellow

Roselyn Cedeno Davila, a Texas Woman’s University master’s student in health studies from Dallas, will spend the next year learning to effectively address the social factors that impact health after being awarded a fellowship with the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the prestigious Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Program.
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