Archive for: scholarships

 

Let’s Do Lunch

A donor and a scholar in conversation On a sunny day at Chuy’s in South Austin, two dear friends swapped stories about UT. In the short time since they met, Janelle...

 
 

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...

 
 

Margaret Berry Celebrates Her First Century

In anticipation of her 100th birthday on Aug. 8, Margaret Berry, BA ’37, Life Member, Distinguished Alumna, penned an essay titled “Old Age is a Gift” in...

 
 

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...

 
 

Dallas Chapter Paints Local School Burnt Orange [Watch]

If you walk down the hallways of Conrad High School, you’ll hear as many as 35 languages being spoken. Most of the students at the northeast Dallas school...

 
 

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...

 
 

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...

 
 

Calhoun County Longhorns Award $4,000 in Scholarships

The Texas Exes Calhoun County Chapter recently presented two $2,000 scholarships to Calhoun County High School graduating seniors Thomas J. Baugh and James Hsu....

 
 

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...

 
 
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