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 08/29/2018 10/15/2018 11/30/2018 Apply Online
McReynolds and Kirkpatrick Memorial Awards in Pre-Medical Studies Spring UG 01/22/2019 03/05/2019 05/03/2019 Apply Online
Merit Scholarship Spring UG 01/22/2019 03/05/2019 05/03/2019 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 08/29/2018 10/15/2018 11/30/2018 Apply Online
Ward Endowed Fellowships Fall & Spring G 08/29/2018 10/15/2018 11/30/2018 Apply Online

Study Abroad Scholarships

Scholarship Semester Offered Grad/ Undergrad Open Date Deadline Award Date How To Apply
Accra, Ghana Maymester UG TBD TBD TBD Apply Online
Belize: Archaeological Field School Summer UG 02/08/2019 03/01/2019 03/08/2019 Apply Online
Brazil: Rio Program Summer Both TBD TBD TBD Apply Online
Brazil - Salvador da Bahia Summer UG 08/29/2018 12/01/2018 01/15/2019 Apply Online
Cuenca, Ecuador Maymester UG  08/29/2018 11/01/2018 12/01/2018 Apply Online
England: Oxford English Program Summer  UG  12/07/2018 01/30/2019 02/15/2019 Apply Online 
France: French Language & Literature, Lyon Summer UG 02/01/2019 03/01/2019 03/16/2019 Apply Online
Germany: German and European Studies, Würzburg Summer UG TBD TBD TBD Apply Online
Ghanzi, Botswana Summer UG 08/29/2018 12/01/2018 01/15/2019 Apply Online
Havana, Cuba Maymester  UG  08/29/2018 11/01/2018 12/01/2018 Apply Online
LA Scholarship for Exchange Programs Fall for Spring UG 08/29/2018 10/15/2018 11/30/2018 Apply Online
LA Scholarship for Exchange Programs Spring for Summer/Fall UG 01/22/2019 03/05/2019 05/03/2019 Apply Online
Italy: Rome Study Program Summer UG 02/15/2019 03/15/2019 03/31/2019 Apply Online
LAC Study Abroad Fall for Spring
UG 09/12/2018 11/06/2018 11/30/2018 Apply Online
LAC Study Abroad Spring for Summer & Fall UG 02/05/2019 04/13/2019  04/28/2019  Apply Online
Portugal Archaeology Program (TPAP): The Bagunte Project Summer UG 02/08/2019 03/01/2019 03/08/2019 Apply Online
Santiago, Chile Maymester UG 08/29/2019 11/01/2018 12/01/2018 Apply Online
Spain: Language and Culture in Santander Summer UG 08/29/2018 12/01/2018 01/15/2019 Apply Online
Sweden: Swedish Excellence Endowment Fall for Spring Both 08/29/2018 10/15/2018 11/30/2018 Apply Online
Sweden: Swedish Excellence Endowment Spring for Summer & Fall Both 01/22/2019 03/05/2019 05/03/2019 Apply Online
UTeach-Liberal Arts SA Scholarship Spring/Maymester Both 09/15/2018 11/01/2018 12/01/2018 Apply Online
Vienna, Austria Maymester UG 08/29/2018 11/01/2018 12/01/2018 Apply Online
Warsaw, Poland Maymester UG TBD TBD TBD 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 01/22/2019 03/05/2019 05/03/2019 Apply Online
Rapoport Service Scholarships Spring UG 12/01/2018 02/15/2019 04/30/2019 Apply Online
Strong-Shelby County Scholarship Fall UG 08/29/2018 10/15/2018 11/30/2018 Apply Online
Styles-Franklin County Scholarship Fall UG 08/29/2018 10/15/2018 11/30/2018 Apply Online
LAH Rapoport-King Thesis Scholarship Fall UG 08/15/2018 09/22/2018 11/21/2018 Apply Online
Larry Temple Scholarship Fall UG 06/01/2018 08/31/2018 10/15/2018 Apply Online
Decherd Endowed Scholarship Fund Fall UG 05/15/2019 06/15/2019 07/01/2019 Apply Online
Friends of UTeach-Liberal Arts Student Teacher Scholarship Spring Both 09/01/2018 11/09/2018 12/01/2018 Apply Online
Patricia Sandlin Pennington UTeach-Liberal Arts Student Teacher Scholarship Spring Both 09/01/2018 11/01/2018 12/01/2018 Apply Online

Other Scholarship Resources

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