Scholarships

 

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...

 
 

San Francisco Alumni Set Sail for Scholarships

About 46 UT alumni set sail at the Texas Exes San Francisco Chapter’s second-annual boat party last weekend to raise money for UT scholarships—and soak...

 
 

Trial By Fire

Katherine Layton lost a parent and a home before her 20th birthday. But for every hurdle life deals her, she gives back tenfold. On a hot September day in 2011,...

 
 

Paying It Forward

How the Texas Exes became a scholarship powerhouse. The word “ex” can be profoundly misleading. For Texas Exes members, The University of Texas is not a bygone...

 
 

Dallas Chapter Scholarship Dinner Raises $70,000

Raising $70,000 is no mean feat. But when it comes to scholarships, the Texas Exes Dallas Chapter doesn’t sweat it. This Wednesday night, the chapter held...

 
 

Finding a Family

When the Asian Alumni Network awarded its first-ever scholarship to Elie Wu, they boosted a future leader who’s overcome some serious financial and family challenges. Last...

 
 
November|December 2014
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