College of Liberal Arts


How to Apply

Graduate Students | Undergraduate Students

Application Process for Graduate Students

The Engaged Scholar Initiative has supported two cohorts of approximately seven graduate students each. Cohort 1 participants began in Summer 2017. Cohort 2 participants began in Summer 2018. We are currently not recruiting a new graduate student cohort.

Application Process for Undergraduate Students

Application Requirements

Applicants must submit the following items:

  • Program Application Form
  • Application Essay (limit: 2 pages)
  • Sample Paper: scholarly essay written for a class at The University of Texas at Austin
  • Faculty letter of recommendation
  • Resume or Curriculum Vita (limit: 1 page)

Applicants are also required to have:

  • Minimum G.P.A. of 3.2
  • Minimum of Senior class standing by Fall 2021

Deadline: Monday, June 1, 11:59 p.m.
Submit Program Application Form
Questions: Dr. Jesi Egan,

Undergraduate Program Application 2021