Scholarships

 

Life of Bronwyn

Talking to a multifaceted Forty Acres Scholar At the University of Texas at Austin, there are artists who stare at the horizon, researchers who never leave the...

 
 

The Wizarding World of Giancarlo Bernini

Getting to know a magical Forty Acres Scholar. The résumés of super-achieving high school students often look the same. But Giancarlo Bernini, a recipient of...

 
 

The Big Picture: Pursuing the Very Best

The Forty Acres Scholars Program aims to attract top students by connecting them with alumni. In 1899, just 14 years after 32 University of Texas alumni founded the...

 
 

First Class

Four years after welcoming its inaugural class to campus, the Forty Acres Scholars Program watches its first graduates cross the stage. For years, UT had been losing...

 
 

Meet & Greet

Hannah Kelly is a Forty Acres Scholar who recently completed her first semester at UT. She spoke with the Alcalde about her brand-new hobbies, her relationship with...

 
 

The Magnificent 17

Meet the newest class of Forty Acres Scholars. Until recently, there was no comprehensive full-ride merit scholarship for University of Texas students—and as...

 
 

For the Love of the Bassoon [Watch]

Very few people find their life’s calling at age 7. Sarah Vogts is one of them. When Sarah Vogts was a second-grader in Dakota Dunes, South Dakota, she watched...

 
 

My Road to UT

I always wanted to go to UT, but it was out of reach until I was awarded a Texas Exes scholarship. As told to Rose Cahalan. I was about 6 or 7 years old when my...

 
 

Trailblazer

Meet Alejandra Ortega: UT freshman, Forty Acres Scholar, aspiring math teacher, and the first high school graduate in her family. The Houston native sat down with...

 
 

Texas Exes Awards $2.53 Million to 684 Students at Scholarship Dinners

Scholarships are more often than not a nameless, faceless exchange: a donor writes a check, and eventually a student uses that money to fund an education. Not so...

 
 
January|February 2016
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