College of Liberal Arts

Scholarships and Awards

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There are many scholarship and fellowship opportunities available to students in the College of Liberal Arts through UT Austin offices. Most of our endowed scholarships are awarded through the merit and competitive scholarship competitions. 

General information about scholarships can be obtained in the Liberal Arts Scholarships Office in GEB 3.200 or at 512-475-7586. Contact Amelia Shannon for more information and referrals to other offices on campus concerning scholarship opportunities.

In addition, there are scholarships available through external sources (local and national organizations, foundations, etc.) Links to some of these resources can be found at the bottom of this page. For information about loans and grants, contact UT Financial Aid.

Scholarship Semester Offered Grad/ Undergrad Open Date Deadline Award Date How To Apply
Merit Awards            
Competitive Scholarship Spring UG 01/15/2016 02/15/2016 04/29/2016 Apply Online
McReynolds and Kirkpatrick Memorial Awards in Pre-Medical Studies Spring UG 01/15/2016 03/07/2016 04/29/2016 Apply Online
Merit Scholarship Spring UG 01/15/2016 03/07/2016 04/29/2016 Apply Online
Research Scholarships            
Liberal Arts Undergraduate Research Awards Spring UG 01/15/2016 02/15/2016 04/29/2016 Apply Online
Ward Endowed Fellowships Spring G 01/15/2016 03/07/2016 04/29/2016 Apply Online
Study Abroad Scholarships            
US - China Relations Summer UG 08/01/2014 11/01/2014 12/01/2014 Apply Online
Belize: Archaeological Field School Summer UG 02/17/2016 03/07/2016 03/21/2016 Apply Online
Brazil: Rio Program Summer Both 02/09/2016 03/01/2016 03/15/2016 Apply Online
Brazil - Salvador da Bahia Summer UG 09/01/2015 02/01/2016 03/01/2016 Apply Online
Cuenca, Ecuador Maymester UG  08/01/2015 11/01/2015 12/01/2015 Apply Online
England: Oxford English Program Summer  UG  12/07/2015 01/29/2016 02/15/2016 Apply Online 
France: French Language & Literature, Lyon Summer UG 02/01/2016 03/01/2016 03/14/2016 Apply Online
Germany: German and European Studies, Würzburg Summer UG TBD TBD TBD Apply Online
Ghanzi, Botswana Summer UG 08/01/2015 11/01/2015 12/01/2015 Apply Online
Havana, Cuba Maymester  UG  08/01/2015 11/01/2015 12/01/2015 Apply Online
LA Scholarship for Exchange Programs Spring for Summer UG 01/15/2016 02/15/2016 04/29/2016 Apply Online
LA Scholarship for Exchange Programs Spring for Fall UG 01/15/2016 03/07/2016 04/29/2016 Apply Online
Italy: Rome Study Program Summer UG 02/01/2016 03/01/2016 03/14/2016 Apply Online
LAC Study Abroad Spring for Summer
UG 02/08/2016 03/21/2016 04/29/2016 Apply Online
LAC Study Abroad Spring for Fall
UG 02/08/2016 03/21/2016 04/29/2016 Apply Online
Language & Culture – Mexico City Summer UG TBD TBD TBD Apply Online
Leeds, England Maymester UG 08/01/2015 11/01/2015 12/01/2015 Apply Online
Modern Papacy - Rome, Italy Maymester UG 08/01/2015 11/01/2015 12/01/2015 Apply Online
NAFTA, Narcos, Neoliberalism – Mexico City Summer
UG 08/26/2015 12/01/2015 01/15/2016 Apply Online
Nicaragua: Bluefields Summer UG 02/15/2016 03/02/2016 03/23/2016 Apply Online
Portugal Archaeology Program (TPAP): The Bagunte Project Summer UG 01/25/2016 02/22/2016 03/07/2016 Apply Online
Spain: Language and Culture in Santander Summer UG 09/01/2015 02/01/2016 03/01/2016 Apply Online
Sweden: Swedish Excellence Endowment Spring for Summer Both 01/15/2016 02/15/2016 04/29/2016 Apply Online
Sweden: Swedish Excellence Endowment Spring for Fall Both 01/15/2016 03/07/2016 04/29/2016 Apply Online
UTeach-Liberal Arts SA Scholarship Summer/Fall 01/30/2016 03/01/2016 04/15/2016 Apply Online
Misc. Scholarships            
Randy Diehl Prize in Liberal Arts Spring UG 02/03/2016 03/07/2016 05/15/2016 Apply Online
Rapoport Service Scholarships Spring UG 12/01/2015 03/01/2016 04/30/2016 Apply Online
Strong-Shelby County Scholarship Fall UG 08/24/2015 10/19/2015 11/20/2015 Apply Online
Styles-Franklin County Scholarship Spring UG 01/15/2016 03/07/2016 04/29/2016 Apply Online

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