Polymathic Scholars
CNS Honors Center
Painter Hall (PAI) 5.37

Mailing Address
The University of Texas at Austin
1 University Station G2500
Austin, TX 78712-0806

Mollie Marchione, Coordinator
T: 512-232-1048


There are two gateways to Polymathic Scholars:

  • Through the Honors application process when applying to The University of Texas at Austin. All incoming, non-transfer students must apply at the Honors Programs page at UT-Austin’s Admissions site by December 1. This application is restricted to incoming students applying to the College of Natural Sciences. View a sample Polymathic Scholars Incoming Freshman Application
  • By direct application at the Polymathic website. Direct application is restricted to those who have completed at least one semester at UT-Austin or another four-year institution and are enrolled or applying to the College of Natural Sciences (CNS). Students must apply no later than December 15 of their second year. Applications for the fall semester are due July 31; for spring, December 15. Upon completion, students receive credit for the Evidence and Inquiry certificate. Admission is limited and competitive. Click here to apply. When prompted select “guest account."

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Mollie Marchione at:

CNS Honors & Scholarships
T.S. Painter Hall, room 5.37 (mail code G2550)
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin TX 78712-2550
(512) 232-1048