Students in FSP enjoy the support of a peer mentor, dedicated advising staff, and specially selected signature courses to provide a highly supported transition and first year. Foundation Scholars enjoy exclusive workshops and presentations designed to help them manage the challenges that come with being a college student. By focusing on topics such as study skills, note-taking, time management, and preparing for finals, FSP students get access to the tools that are the foundation to life-long learning. Foundation Scholars have unlimited access to a support system that is centered around academic and social development.
Being successful in college is made up of more than just meeting academic goals. It also includes developing skills such as leadership, community engagement, critical thinking, and communication. Foundation Scholars enjoy several opportunities to develop these skills as they connect with their new UT community. From specially designed workshops focused on campus resources to unique service learning opportunities within Austin, Foundation Scholars have many opportunities to engage in personal and academic enrichment. Click here to learn more about the personalized support available to Foundation Scholars.