Archive for: scholarships

 

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...

 
 

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,...

 
 

Dallas Chapter Dreams Big With Mentorship Program [Watch]

Two years ago, the Texas Exes Dallas Chapter started a mentorship program that pairs the chapter’s scholarship recipients with alumni and older students....

 
 

Washington County Chapter Holds Happy Hour for Scholarships

For years, the Texas Exes Washington County Chapter co-hosted an annual scholarship fundraiser with the local A&M Club. The event, which raised funds for scholarships...

 
 

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...

 
 

Mom On A Mission

Scarlett Smith shines at three full-time jobs: she’s a student, an education advocate, and a mom. With help from a Texas Exes scholarship, this future teacher...

 
 
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