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Planning Scholarships

There are four types of Planning Scholarships:

  1. UGS Planning Scholarship
  2. Global Pathways Planning Scholarship
  3. First Abroad Planning Scholarship
  4. Presidential Achievement Planning Scholarship

 


 

UGS Planning Scholarship

•  Official title: Undergraduate Studies Planning Scholarship
•  Approximately 20 awards
•  $2,000 each
•  Recipients have up to 2 academic years to select and participate in a UT-approved study abroad program.
•  Eligibility requirements:

1.  Must be applicant’s first time in college (did not transfer after a year at another institution - high school dual enrollment okay)
2.  UGS major at the time of application
3.  Financial need (current FAFSA on file with UT-Austin)

•  Deadline: December 1
•  Award notice: mid-February
•  For use between fall 2014 and summer 2016

 

Global Pathways Planning Scholarship

•  Approximately 25 awards
•  $2,000 each
•  Recipients have up to 2 academic years to select and participate in a UT-approved study abroad program.
•  Eligibility requirements:

1.  Must be applicant’s first time in college (did not transfer after a year at another institution - high school dual enrollment okay)
2.  Must have less than 60 credit hours earned (completed) at UT-Austin at the time of application
3.  Financial need (current FAFSA on file with UT-Austin)
4.  Minimum GPA 2.0, Maximum GPA of 2.5 at the time of application

•  Deadline: December 1
•  Award notice: mid-February
•  For use between fall 2014 and summer 2016

 

First Abroad Planning Scholarship

•  Approximately 25 awards
•  $3,000 each
•  Recipients have up to 2 academic years to select and participate in a UT-approved study abroad program.
•  Eligibility requirements:

1.  First-generation college students (neither parent has a 4-year college degree)
2.  Must be applicant’s first time in college (did not transfer after a year at another institution - high school dual enrollment okay)
3.  Financial need (current FAFSA on file with UT-Austin)
4.  Less than 60 hours earned (completed) at UT-Austin at the time of application

•  Deadline: December 1
•  Award notice: mid-February
•  For use between fall 2014 and summer 2016; See more here.

 

Presidential Achievement Planning Scholarship

•  Approximately 75 awards per year
•  $1,000 each .
•  Eligibility requirements:

1. Must be part of the fall 2013, 2014 or 2015 entering freshman class and participate in a UT-approved study abroad program.
2. Must be a recipient of a Supplemental Enrichment Scholarship

•  Deadline: December 1
•  Award notice: mid-February