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Adrianne Chacon-Posey
Scholarship Coordinator
(512) 232-1631
scholarships@cns.utexas.edu

 

TEJAS (Texas excellence in jobs and services) award

The Texas Excellence in Jobs and Service (TEJAS) award is designed to support CNS undergraduates in research placements throughout the College. We will be opening applications soon for students who are interested in this opportunity for Fall 2021. Please click HERE for more information on the application process and how to apply.

San Antonio Livestock Exposition (S.A.L.E.) - TIDES Research Scholarships

The S.A.L.E. - TIDES research scholarships are designed to support students engaged in research and/or academic expertise in fields of study that involve “agriculture and/or the culture of the land.”

There are four SALE-TIDES fellowships to awarded, each for a total of $15,000 over two years (starting immediately – Fall 2019). The funding will support tuition and fees.

Funds are disbursed as follows:
Fall 2020 & Spring 2021: $3750 per semester (goes toward tuition and fees)
Fall 2021 & Spring 2022: $3750 per semester (goes toward tuition and fees)

The deadline for applications is TBD (the application for 2021-22 will open in spring 2021. Students must be US citizens to be eligilbe.

If you have any questions about the scholarship or the kinds of projects that would be a good fit, contact Lynda Gonzales at lyndag@austin.utexas.edu.

tides Advanced summer research fellowship

Fellowships are available for UT College of Natural Sciences students participating in an advanced summer research project on campus under the supervision of a faculty member or research supervisor.

Applicants must have already completed at least one prior undergraduate research experience. (Either full time research experience in summer or a part time two semester research experience in the academic year, or equivalent)

Summer placement and research supervisor must be confirmed at time of application.

Support is $4,000 for a full-time research placement, requiring 35-40 hours per week for 8-10 weeks.

The dates of the experience and the hours committed to research each week will be arranged with your research supervisor.

  • Deadline for applications- Monday, February 22, 2021, 11:59pm Deadline extended to Fri, Mar 5th.
  • Deadline for letter of reference - Monday, March 1, 2021, 11:59pm Deadline extended to Mon, Mar 8th.
  • Instructions for submitting a recommendation: Please have the person providing the recommendation email the letter/document as an attachment to this address: Documen.srr3j6p3tdcil70i@u.box.com

Questions - contact Lynda Gonzales.

LOUIS STOKES ALLIANCE FOR MINORITY PARTICIPATION (LSAMP) SUMMER RESEARCH ACADEMY

Students are matched with a research mentor and participate in an intensive research experience at a UT System school(if you are a current UT Austin student your placement will be at one of the other UT system institutions).

  • $4,000+ stipend, travel allowance, and a housing allowance.
  • Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • For more information and to apply, go HERE.
  • The application must be received by February 12, 2021 @ 5 pm CST.
  • Questions? Contact LSAMP CNS representative Lynda Gonzales.

LOUIS STOKES ALLIANCE FOR MINORITY PARTICIPATION (LSAMP) SUMMER RESEARCH ACADEMY ABROAD

  • Sophomores and juniors in all disciplines in the College of Natural Sciences are eligible to apply.
  • Students are matched with a research mentor and participate in an intensive research experience at an institution abroad.
  • Stipend, travel allowance, and a housing allowance.
  • Veterans are encouraged to apply.
  • For more information, go HERE.
  • This program will not be accepting applications for Summer 2021; it will resume in Summer 2022.
  • Questions? Contact Lynda Gonzales.

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES PROGRAM (UROP)

  • For CS Majors (CS Entry-Level students may not be apply), with a minimum 2.5 UT GPA.
  • The UROP program encourages undergraduate research by funding students who work as Undergraduate Research Assistants (URAs) on research projects sponsored by CS faculty members.
  • More info

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH  FELLOWSHIPS 

  • Support for specific scholarly research projects conducted by full-time UT undergraduate students enrolled in any department
  • Covers costs associated with academic research projects proposed and written by student applicants and undertaken with the supervision of a university tenured or tenure-track faculty member, lecturer, senior lecturer or full-time research scientist/engineer.
  • Up to a $1,000 award.
  • More info

OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP FOR RESEARCH OR CONFERENCE TRAVEL

  • Funding to support research travel or travel to a conference or professional meeting to present your research.
  • More info

UNIVERSITY CO-OP / GEORGE H. MITCHELL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT AWARDS FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

  • Faculty members nominate students who have demonstrated superior scholarly or creative achievement through a notable paper or thesis, research project, creative or artistic endeavor, or other product of the student’s academic work. 
  • Nominees must be either a junior or senior currently enrolled at UT Austin or have received their undergraduate degree in December of the academic year in which the award is being given.
  • Three students will receive awards of $2,000 each, three students will receive awards of $3,000 each, and one student will be awarded the grand prize of $10,000.  
  • More info