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.

Forty Acres Scholars Program Class of 2023 Announced

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Forty Acres Scholars Finalists Announced

Forty Acres Scholars Class of 2018

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Our scholarships help Longhorns change the world.

Your Gift Impact

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.