College of Liberal Arts

The Allison McCarty Scholarship

Each spring, Liberal Arts Council, with generous help from the College of Liberal Arts offers a travel scholarship to commuter students to help oset the costs of gas, parking, and rideshare services for students. This scholarship was created in memory of Allison McCarty, a dedicated commuter student who served as the Editor-in-Chief of The Liberator, a member of the Liberal Arts Council executive board, a sta writer for Afterglow, a radio host for KVRX and, above all else, an amazing friend. The award winner is selected by members from Liberal Arts Council.

Deadline to Apply: October 30th, 2021

Award Amount: $250

Students must be a commuter student who travels at least 17 miles to get to class currently enrolled at UT. They must also be a student in the College of Liberal Arts, and be in good academic standing.

1. A 150 - 400 word personal statement detailing the way this scholarship would impact you.
2. A 150 - 300 word statement about what your favorite song is and why.

All of the above materials must be uploaded and your application submitted to no later than 11:59p.m. on the deadline to be considered for the award.