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Honors Expense Proposal Form
ATTENTION CURRENT DS & HSH COUNCIL MEMBERS
All university-funded honors program events need to be preapproved by the faculty and staff honors directors via an official expense proposal form. This form needs to be submitted by an honors student using the following link: Honors Expense Proposal Form. Once approved students will receive email confirmation of approval. All approved forms will then be passed along to accounting and event planning appropriate staff.
Expense proposal forms should be submitted two weeks prior to event date. Large events such as field trips and events that require booking space in the Union or SAC should submit affiliated expense forms one month in advance.
|Programs & Activities|
The Dean's Scholars Honors Program offers students a unique educational experience at the University of Texas at Austin: The atmosphere of a small school, with all of the advantages of a large research university. The program supports a wide range of activities and programs that encompass social, recreational, and academic areas.
Every year, the Dean's Scholars take a weekend trip to McDonald Observatories in Fort Davis, Texas. Activities include tours of the many observatories, a Star Party, and hikes in scenic West Texas.
Registration for the Fall 2010 trip is closed.
Every Friday at noon Dean's Scholars gather to eat a free catered lunch and listen to an academic speaker. The subjects of the lectures range from soccer-playing robots to the mating dances of spiders, and lunch is provided by local favorite restaurants. There is always a Q&A session for students after the lecture.
The Dean's Scholars play any and every sport against other on-campus student organizations.
The Middle School Enrichment Program (MSEP) is one of the Dean's Scholars most active programs. It was founded with the intent to keep middle school kids interested in science. Every other week, students get the chance to go to area middle schools and perform science demonstrations. This program requires about 2-3 hours per week in order to plan and prepare the demos and to visit the classes.
During the spring semesters, the Dean's Scholars take a weekend trip to the Marine Institute at Port Aransas. Students are invited on UT owned boats for a marine excursion and opportunities abound for independent exploring of the beach and the small town
All Dean's Scholars are invited to do research with a faculty member. Our program assists students in finding a suitable faculty researcher in preparation for his or her senior thesis.