Where to Give

When you create an endowed scholarship at The University of Texas at Austin, you are unleashing opportunities that will change a student’s life forever. Explore the options below to determine how you will make an impact on the next generation of Longhorns. Once you have decided where to give, you can explore how to make your gift here. Of course, if you have any questions or need further assistance, our team is here to support you.

Change a Student’s Life Today

Texas Challenge

If you’ve been considering a gift to support students, now is the time. You can double your impact through the Texas Challenge. Make a gift to create a scholarship endowment and your gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar to support high-potential Texas students from middle and low-income families.

Forty Acres Scholars Program

The Forty Acres Scholars Program is the premier full-ride, merit-based scholarship for The University of Texas at Austin. This scholarship program offers a rich college experience that provides academic, leadership, professional, and cultural opportunities.

Opportunity Scholarships

Established by generous alumni, these scholarships provide transformative funds for students from traditionally underrepresented groups, challenged geographic regions, and economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

Become a Longhorn Insider


Would you like to receive occasional emails with updates including videos, stories and information about how we are making an impact on your behalf?

Become a Longhorn Insider and get access to a member of our team who will keep you up-to-date on how your support is making a difference for students on campus — and beyond!

The Impact of Your Giving

You can help us meet the Challenge!

A gift of $125,000 made outright or as a multi-year pledge could fund an endowed scholarship that qualifies you for the Texas Challenge, where your gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar to support high-potential Texas students from middle- and low-income families.

You could fund an endowed four-year academic scholarship.

See what the Forty Acres Scholars Program made possible for nursing students Helen Kalleb and Emily Slaughter.

You could establish an endowed undergraduate research scholarship.

See how this type of support allows students to gain global experiences, network with other researchers and pursue exciting opportunities.

Get in Touch with Our Team!

Contact us directly to learn more about setting up your endowed scholarship

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