College of Liberal Arts

Scholarships and Awards

There are many scholarship and fellowship opportunities available to students in the College of Liberal Arts through UT Austin offices. Most of our endowed scholarships are awarded through the merit and competitive scholarship competitions. 

General information about scholarships can be obtained in the Liberal Arts Scholarships office by contacting Amelia Shannon (ameliashannon@austin.utexas.edu) or at 512-475-7586. 

In addition, there are scholarships available through external sources (local and national organizations, foundations, etc.) Links to some of these resources can be found at the bottom of this page. For information about loans and grants, contact UT Financial Aid.

Merit Awards
Research Scholarships
Study Abroad
Misc. Scholarships
Other Resources


Merit Awards

Scholarship Semester Offered Grad/ Undergrad Open Date Deadline Award Date How To Apply
Competitive Scholarship Fall & Spring UG 08/26/2020 10/15/2020 11/20/2020 Apply Online
McReynolds and Kirkpatrick Memorial Awards in Pre-Medical Studies Spring UG 01/19/2021 03/05/2021 04/30/2021 Apply Online
Merit Scholarship Spring UG 01/19/2021 03/05/2021 04/30/2021 Apply Online

Research Scholarships

Scholarship Semester Offered Grad/ Undergrad Open Date Deadline Award Date How To Apply
Liberal Arts Undergraduate Research Awards Fall & Spring UG 08/26/2020 10/15/2020 11/20/2020 Apply Online
Ward Endowed Fellowships Fall G 08/26/2020 10/15/2020 11/20/2020 Apply Online

Study Abroad Scholarships

Scholarship Semester Offered Grad/ Undergrad Open Date Deadline Award Date How To Apply
Cuenca, Ecuador Maymester UG  08/26/2020 02/01/2020 03/28/2020 Apply Online
Environmental Studies in Irkutsk, Russia Maymester UG 08/26/2020 02/01/2020 03/28/2020 Apply Online
Panama City, Panama Maymester UG 08/26/2020 02/01/2020 03/28/2020 Apply Online
Warsaw, Poland Maymester UG 08/26/2020 02/01/2020 03/28/2020 Apply Online
Italy: Pope Francis Catholic Church Maymester UG  08/26/2020 02/01/2020 03/28/2020 Apply Online
Havana, Cuba Maymester UG  08/26/2020 02/01/2020 03/28/2020 Apply Online
Vienna, Austria Maymester UG  08/26/2020 02/01/2020 03/28/2020 Apply Online
Townsville, Australia

Maymester

UG  08/26/2020 02/01/2020 03/28/2020 Apply Online
Belize: Archaeological Field School Summer UG 01/28/2021 03/02/2021 03/09/2021 Apply Online
Brazil - Salvador da Bahia Summer UG 08/26/2020 03/15/2020 03/28/2021 Apply Online
England: Oxford English Program Summer UG 12/07/2020 01/30/2021 03/28/2021 Apply Online
France: French Language & Literature, Lyon Summer UG 02/01/2021
03/01/2021 03/28/2021 Apply Online 
Germany: German and European Studies, Würzburg Summer UG TBD TBD TBD Apply Online
Ghanzi, Botswana Summer UG 08/26/2020 02/15/2020 03/28/2021 Apply Online
Italy: Rome Study Program Summer UG 02/26/2021 03/16/2021 03/28/2021 Apply Online
Santander Spain: Language and Culture in  Summer UG 08/26/2020 02/15/2020 03/28/2021 Apply Online
Sweden: Swedish Excellence Endowment Fall for Spring UG/G 08/26/2020 10/15/2020 03/28/2020 Apply Online
LA Scholarship for Exchange Programs Fall for Spring
UG 08/26/2020 10/15/2020 03/28/2020 Apply Online

LAC Study Abroad Fall for Spring UG 10/19/2020 11/27/2020 03/28/2020 Apply Online

Misc. Scholarships

Scholarship Semester Offered Grad/ Undergrad Open Date Deadline Award Date How To Apply
Randy Diehl Prize in Liberal Arts Spring UG 01/19/2021 03/05/2021 04/30/2021 Apply Online
Rapoport Service Scholarships Spring UG 12/01/2020 02/15/2021 04/30/2021 Apply Online
Strong-Shelby County Scholarship Fall UG 08/26/2020 10/15/2020 11/20/2020 Apply Online
Styles-Franklin County Scholarship Fall UG 08/26/2020 10/15/2020 11/20/2020 Apply Online
LAH Rapoport-King Thesis Scholarship Fall UG 08/15/2020 09/22/2020 11/21/2020 Apply Online
Larry Temple Scholarship Fall UG 06/01/2021 08/31/2021 10/15/2021 Apply Online
Decherd Endowed Scholarship Fund Fall UG 05/15/2021 06/15/2021 07/01/2021 Apply Online
UTeach-Liberal Arts Student Teacher Scholarship Fall Both 09/01/2020 11/01/2020 12/01/2020 Apply Online

Other Scholarship Resources

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