The Texas Podiatric Medical Foundation


TX School of Podiatric Medicine Scholarship Info

The new Texas School of Podiatric Medicine opened August 2022 at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV)!

46 years in the making! A historical and monumental accomplishment in Texas!

This will provide mainstream medical education within the UT system as well as affordable tuition and improved access to specialty foot and ankle health care.

How can you be a part of history?


A) Click here to download the brochure and form OR
B) Click here to donate online

Special inaugural donor levels are available - be a part of it! Inaugural donations will be taken through April 30, 2023.


Potential podiatric students applying/attending the UTRGV School of Podiatric Medicine may submit a general application for our private scholarships. Each year, there will be multiple merit scholarships available for the Review Committee to award and distribute. Deadline for applicants is July 1 each year. Students can re-apply each year..

A) Click here to submit an application online OR
B) Click here to download the PDF form (or here for Word version) and email it to

For questions, contact TPMF Executive Director Krista Richter directly at

    The Texas Podiatric Medical Foundation

(AS OF 11/15/22)

General Donors:

Dr. Maria Buitrago

Dr. Neil Campbell

Lance Ellis

Dr. Francs Lagrone

Dr. Scott McKinney

Krista Richter

Dr. Steve Stanton

Dr. Luis Venegas

Dr. Joe Caporusso

Dr. Leon Brill

Drs. Matthew & Andrea Rockett

Drs. James & Teresa
Barrios Ogden

Dr. Scott Margolis

Dr. Lacey Clawson

Dr. Jeff Ross

Dr. Paul Kim

Dr. Kyle Ballew

$5,000 or Above Level Donors:

Texas Podiatric Medical Foundation

Dr. James & Elizabeth Kutchback

Dr. Steve Brancheau

Dr. Dan Bhakta

Dr. Jason Miller

Dr. Paul & Bonnie Schwarzentraub -
RC Foundation

Podiatry Associates of Houston - Dr. David Blumfield
& Dr. Jorge Matuk

Dr. Tom Garrison -
In Memory of Dr. Oran Burnett

Dr. Billy Westbrook

Dr. Scott & Mrs.McKinney
and Krista Richter

$10,000 or Above Level Donors:

Texas Podiatric Medical Association

Podiatry Associates of Victoria