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A group of Longhorn Scholars

Longhorn Scholars Program

Longhorn Scholars Program is a four-year program that serves top students from selected Texas high schools whose graduates have historically been underrepresented at The University of Texas at Austin. Most Longhorn Scholars have been awarded scholarships to attend UT Austin.

Mission Statement

Longhorn Scholars Program provides support for the successful transition from high school to college and encourages participation in programs that enrich students’ educational experiences and promote lifelong learning.

Program Components

  • Strategic academic advising
  • Mentoring
  • Leadership development
  • Rigorous academic curriculum options
  • Creating community
  • Unique academic opportunities
  • On-going program evaluation and assessment