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Application Procedures

Exploration experiences must take place between May and August 2018.

Eligibility

To be eligible, you must

  • Be a current University of Texas at Austin student enrolled in the School of Undergraduate Studies in spring 2018
  • Have completed no more than four long semesters at The University of Texas at Austin prior to applying for funding
  • Propose exploration experiences taking place between May and August 2018
  • If traveling, preference is given to students affiliated with sponsored UT programs or UT recommended programs. Contact your career counselor if you have any questions about your program/experience.

Applying

To complete the online application form, you will need the following:

  • Current resume
  • Maximum 750-word personal statement describing the specific goals of the summer experience or project and specifying how your academic and/or career path may become clearer as a result of this experience. Include a paragraph stating your financial need and detailing how you would benefit from this grant.
  • Detailed budget not to exceed $2,000. Budget items should clearly relate to the experience and should include a breakdown of costs, tuition, travel, living expenses, materials, etc. Include any other funding you have been awarded for this program/experience. Please note, awards range from $1,000-$2,000.
  • Recommendation from a professor or TA. The Grant Recommendation Form can be directly sent to your recommender after starting the online application process.
  • Additional documentation that will help us to evaluate the proposed experience (optional)

Applications close March 2, 2018.

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

After the Exploration

Each grant recipient is required to participate in a post-experience check in after completing their summer exploration experience. Recipients must also submit 3-5 photos taken over the summer to be used in UGS communications and news stories.

Any grant recipient who does not schedule a check in by Aug. 30, 2018 may be subject to an academic bar.