Incoming freshmen interested in applying for university-wide scholarships should visit TexasScholarships.org for more information. The priority deadline is December 1.
College of Natural Sciences Dean's Scholars Honors Program Endowed Scholarships
Application Deadline: December 1
All students admitted to the Dean's Scholars Program are considered for merit-based scholarships at the discretion of the Director of the Dean's Scholars Program and the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education.
For information on how to apply to the Dean's Scholars Program, please see the Dean's Scholars website.
Crawford Endowed Scholarship
There is no application process since the list of potential candidates is created from those eligible for the Dean's Scholars Honors Program Endowed Scholarships. The Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education and the Director of the Dean's Scholars Program select the recipients of the Crawford. Recipients are to maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA and remain free of official disciplinary action in order to continue in the successive years of the award. Recipients must have declared a major of mathematics or a major in another physical science or life science program and must be fully enrolled.
Dow Chemical Company - University of Texas Alumni Endowed Scholarships
Application Deadline: April 15
Applicants must be a child or grandchild of a current or retired Dow Chemical Company employee. Both incoming freshman and continuing students are encouraged to apply. Award is merit based and will be given to the most academically qualified full-time students based on high school or college grades. Please contact Adrianne Chacon at
for more information.
Scientists for Tomorrow Scholarship
All incoming Astronomy, Computer Science, Math and Physics freshmen are considered for the Scientists for Tomorrow Scholarship if they complete the University Scholarship application. Award is merit and need based. Students who enter this program will be integrated into successful first-year programs involving small classes, strong cohorts, academic communities, tutoring, career planning, and undergraduate research. Scholarships will range from $1,000 to $5,000 and students have the option to re-apply for funding for their sophomore year. Contact Tiffany Grady at
for more information or visit Scientists for Tomorrow.
Astronomy Freshman Prize for Excellence
The selective Astronomy Freshman Prize for Excellence (AFPE) of $1,000 is awarded yearly to the best freshman admitted to the first year of the UT Astronomy program. Only those who selected Astronomy as a potential major on their UT application form are eligible. If you have any questions, please contact our student coordinator at
Texas Exes Scholarships for Freshmen
For more information about the Texas Exes awards, including information on how to apply and deadlines for the awards, please visit their website.