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Learn about the scholarships we offer

We believe that financial constraints should not hinder students from realizing their full potential and pursuing their academic dreams. Here, you'll find details on the scholarships we offer, designed to address a variety of student needs and ambitions.

The Academic Improvement Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to reward students who have shown significant improvement in academics despite performing poorly in previous academic years. 

To qualify for this scholarship, applicants:

  • Must have had a semester with a GPA lower than 2.75 and improved their GPA by at least 0.5-grade points in the coming semesters. 

  • The applicant must have made significant improvements to their GPA and should have taken steps to ensure that they retain this academic success using UT’s academic resources (e.g., Sanger Learning Center, Writing Center, Counseling & Mental Health Center, etc.) 

This scholarship is only available to undergraduate students at the University of Texas at Austin.

Please apply here: https://deanofstudents.utexas.edu/secure/lso/academicimprovementscholar…

If you have any questions or concerns, please email senaterecruitmentandretention@gmail.com.

Other Scholarships

The Study Abroad Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to assist a student studying abroad in an upcoming academic year.

The Non-Traditional Student Scholarship

This scholarship is made for the Non-Traditional Student Scholarship and will be awarding two scholarships to non-traditional students this year.

The Undergraduate Research Scholarship

This scholarship is available to all undergraduate students pursuing research on campus, whether it is professor-led or independent.

The William C. Powers Jr. Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship aims to recognize outstanding student leaders contributing to the UT community.