Featured Student Stories
I’m proud to have been a Teresa Lozano Long Scholar. This support helped me purchase my laptop that was required for my Professional Development Sequence.
My dad lost his job just before I headed to UT for orientation. Thankfully, I was fortunate to have been a Rapoport Scholar, which provided crucial funds that enabled me to pursue valuable internships.
I started working on a master’s at UT in 2005. Since then, I’ve been able to attend full-time only when I’ve received scholarship support from the college.
Support from alumni and friends gives students a sense of belonging and confidence that they can succeed. It says, “Someone who came before me wants to give me an opportunity.”
I was fortunate enough to receive three scholarships from the McCombs School. This support relieved a lot of stress and allowed me to take advantage of the many opportunities the school has to offer. Last summer I was able to study abroad and spent five weeks in Prague, where I was introduced to international accounting practices.
I’ve had the opportunity to explore several interests — from Latin American culture to marketing — while discovering new ones, such as hospitality management.
I was able to explore all of these facets thanks to the scholarship support.
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy provided me with incredible opportunities that will help me on my path to becoming a great pharmacist.
As a student of the Jackson School, I’ve had amazing opportunities I may not have had at other schools.
One of the most memorable was the chance to travel to Russia as part of the McCombs Global Connections Program, an international business course that not only broadened my perspective on the world but also exposed me to international business practices in corporations.
“Coming to UT has been a life-changing experience. The most talented and well-known professors in the field are teaching me the skills and providing the knowledge I need to be a social worker.”
“The highlight of my time at the School of Nursing has been my clinical rotations. I never imagined how much I would learn and the amount of confidence I would gain in just one short year.”
“I never dreamed I’d complete my final semester in Los Angeles, but that’s where I found myself as a student in the UT Semester in L.A. Program. This valuable opportunity gave me hands-on experience working in the center of the entertainment industry.”
“I just finished my third year as a biochemistry student in the College of Natural Sciences. I joke that I chose UT Austin to balance out the Aggie-to-Longhorn ratio in my family.”