Forty Acres Scholars 2018


The Texas Exes is the premier scholarship administrator at The University of Texas at Austin. Every year, hundreds of entering freshmen and current UT students are impacted by these awards. 

Types of Scholarships

In the 2018-19 academic year, the association will award $4.1 million to more than 670 University of Texas at Austin students.

Forty Acres Scholars Program

Inspiring and nurturing visionary leaders for the benefit of society

Chapters & Networks

Student support from local communities

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Memorials to loved ones, tributes to the university, and honors for affinity groups

How to Apply

Learn more about the application process, guidelines, and important deadlines. Applications open September 5.

2017 Forty Acres Scholars

Top Faculty Share Advice With Forty Acres Scholars

One of the biggest perks of being a Forty Acres Scholar is the opportunity to rub elbows with some of UT's most talented faculty.

Forty Acres Scholars discuss their UT Austin experiences on a panel at the 2019 Enrichment Symposium.

At Second-Annual Enrichment Symposium, Forty Acres Scholars Share Life-Changing Experiences

Forty Acres Scholars News Feed: July 15-19

Forty Acres Scholars News Feed: July 1-12

University of Texas Six Pack Building

Applications open September 5

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Janelle Chavez

I am grounded by my family and where I come from, but I'm always looking towards the future. I am so grateful to have the opportunity to explore my passions at UT, while being surrounded by intelligent, supportive, and inspiring friends from all walks of life.