Forty Acres Scholars Program

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

Students who have the best chance of being invited to Finalist Weekend are well-rounded and:

  • Excel academically
  • Distinguish themselves in high school through leadership roles, extracurricular activities and community service
  • Possess social skills to interact easily with adults as well as peers

Mary John and Ralph Spence Forty Acres Scholarship
Beverly and Will O’Hara Forty Acres Scholarship
John and Cynthia Adkins/Texas Exes Houston Chapter Forty Acres Scholarship
Charline and Red McCombs Family Forty Acres Scholarship
Chevron Enrichment Award
Jeanne L. and Michael L. Klein Forty Acres Scholarship
Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Forty Acres Scholarship
Eugene McDermott Forty Acres Scholarship
Marilyn Marshall White
Sylvie and Gary Crum Forty Acres Scholarshp
AIM Foundation Forty Acres Scholarship
Stamps Family Charitable Foundation Forty Acres Scholarship
Supplemental Questions
  1. The Forty Acres Scholars Program (FASP) is a collection of high achieving students with various passions, interests and experiences—both personally and academically. One of the most essential elements of the FASP is the scholar community. Scholars benefit from collaborating with and supporting their fellow peers.

    If selected, how will you contribute to this scholar community and how do you hope the scholar community will impact you?