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Notable Scholarship Recognition

We like to recognize Liberal Arts Honors students who go above and beyond our expectations and values by receiving a variety of notable awards and scholarships. Below are the recipients and information concerning the scholarship they received.

Notable Scholarships


Dean's Distinguished Graduates

The College instituted this award in 1980 to recognize graduating Liberal Arts students who have distinguished themselves in the areas of scholarship, leadership, and service to the College and University community. It is the highest award the College offers and truly reflective of the remarkable caliber of our graduates.

2019

Megan Abrameit

Sydney Bartlett

Evelyn Caro Gutierrez

Luis De La Cruz

Jeremy Doran

Adrienne Epstein

Quimberly Jasso

Benjamin Vega

Gabriella Velasco

2018

Keith Chew

Lucero Estrella

Elizabeth Hamm

David Williams

2017

Dylan Davidson

Donald Egan

Sarah Fischer

Abigail Newell

Claire Smith

Jordan Smith

2016

Angie Acquatella

Kendall DeBoer

Michael Esparza

Christle Nwora

2015

Alexander Djamoos

James Fisk

Jane Mize

2014

Sarah Michelle Lusher

Patrick Naeve

David Hee Oh

Rebekah Rodriquez

Ann Laura Rivera

Philip Ray Tryon

2013

Travis Alexander

Ben Weiss

2011

Shelby Carvalho


Dedman Distinguished Scholars

The Dedman Distinguished Scholarship offers a unique level of support, covering tuition, housing, books, and all education-related expenses for its recipients. The scholarship not only provides students with the economic resources they need to attend college, it also frees students from the time commitment of outside employment, allowing them to focus on their studies, extracurricular activities, community engagement, and personal growth. For more information, continue here. https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/lahonors/Dedman-Distinguished-Scholars/program-information.php

Class of 2022

Tea Anderson

Janae Stegall

Juliet Suarez-Calderon

Class of 2021

Will Clough

Milena Djordjevic-Kisacanin

Frances Garnett

Selome Hailu

Class of 2020

Bethany Burtch

Jacob Hood

Abby Kuchek

Class of 2019

Megan Abrameit

Class of 2018

Barrett Smith


Forty Acres Scholarship

The Forty Acres Scholars Program inspires and nurtures visionary leaders and helps them use their talents to benefit society. Forty Acres scholars demonstrate intellectual curiosity and have a track record of outstanding academic success. Most importantly, they have passion and a desire to live out the core values of The University of Texas at Austin. The Forty Acres Scholarship provides funding for tuition, a living stipend, a book stipend, as well as enrichment activities including a community component, a global experience, and professional experiences. For more information, continue here. https://www.texasexes.org/scholarships/forty-acres-scholars-program

2022

Austin Witt

Jillian Smith

2021

Mary Margaret Burniston

2020

Sophia Guirola

2018

Elizabeth Hamm

2017

Marlene Renz

2016

Arjun Rawal 


Fulbright U.S. Student Program Scholarship

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides funding for studying abroad for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs. The program facilitates cultural exchange through direct interaction on an individual basis in the classroom, field, home, and in routine tasks, allowing the grantee to gain an appreciation of others’ viewpoints and beliefs, the way they do things, and the way they think. Through engagement in the community, the individual will interact with their hosts on a one-to-one basis in an atmosphere of openness, academic integrity, and intellectual freedom, thereby promoting mutual understanding. The Fulbright Scholarship covers round-trip transportation to host country, room, board, incidental costs and provides Accident and Sickness Health Benefits. To learn more, continue here. https://world.utexas.edu/abroad/funding/scholarships/fulbright

2019

Anna Dolliver - Taiwan

2018

Greta Unger - Czech Republic

2017

Josh Bednorz - Germany

2013

Shelby Carvalho - Bulgaria

Kevin Martin - Malaysia


Larry Temple Scholarship

The Larry Temple Scholarship Endowment was established by The University of Texas System Board of Regents for the benefit of The University of Texas at Austin on October 12, 1990. The Scholarship, a $11,000 a year award renewable for two years, honors Larry Eugene Temple, Austin lawyer and public servant. Temple Scholars are selected primarily on the basis of superior academic merit. Additional consideration shall be given to those with a record of independent scholastic activities, extracurricular activities, and leadership. In evaluating candidates, the Selection Committee will take into account financial need. For more information, continue here. https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/lahonors/scholarships/lah/temple.php.

2017

Anna Roberts

2016

Zoya Zia

2015

Irene Gomez

2014

Joshua Bednorz

2013

Kassandra Gonzalez

Miles Huston

2011

Caroline Corcoran

2009

Sharanya Rajan

2008

Hillary Rodriguez

2005

Serine Consolino

2004

Nathan Sison

2003

Alma Nidia Garza

2002

John Heymann

2001

Richard Cofer


Marshall Scholarship

The Marshall Scholarship funds one to two full years of graduate study leading to a degree in Great Britain. In the past this awards has taken U.T. students, in fields ranging from Electrical Engineering to Humanities/Plan I Honors, to Oxford, Cambridge, and other British universities. The Marshall Scholarship will support study at any UK university. A University committee interviews candidates for the Marshall scholarship, and you must have University endorsement to be a candidate. To learn more, continue here. https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/lahonors/scholarships/national/marshall.php

2017

Bailey Anderson


Schwarzman Scholarship

The Schwarzman Scholars is a highly selective, one-year master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing that is designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders for the challenges of the future. The Schwarzman Program is funded by an all expense paid scholarship to attend the one-year master's program. Conditions of the scholarship include being on track to receive a bachelors degree by August 2017, as well as being at least 18 and not yet 29 years of age. For more information, continue here. http://schwarzmanscholars.org

2019

Shantanu Banerjee

2018

Jordan Metoyer


Truman Scholarship

The Truman Scholarship provides up to $30,000 in funding to students pursuing graduate degrees in public service fields. Truman Scholars are required to be full-time students pursuing a bachelor's degree with junior-level academic standing or have senior-level standing in the third year of college enrollment, as well as intend to bring change, improving the ways that government agencies, nonprofit organizations, or educational institutions serve the public. For more information, continue here. https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/lahonors/scholarships/national/truman.php 

2019

Alyssa Ashcraft 

2016

Zoraima Pelaez