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Will Rogers Memorial Scholarship
The Will Rogers Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a limited number of qualified students registered at The University of Texas at Austin. This scholarship is intended for disabled students or non-disabled students studying to work with disabled individuals, especially disabled children. "Disabled" in this context shall refer to students who have a physical or non-physical disability, including mental and spiritual hardships and obstacles caused by the environment and lack of opportunity. Financial need may be used to distinguish among applicants.
How to Apply
  1. Entering Freshman students must complete the ApplyTexas Application for The University of Texas at Austin by December 1 of the Fall semester of your Senior year in high school.
  2. Entering Freshman students must complete all Financial Information, Essay Topics as required by the Office of Admissions, and select "Will Rogers Memorial Scholarship" on Page 5 of the Scholarship Section through ApplyTexas.
  3. Continuing and Transfer students must complete the UT Austin Continuing & Transfer Scholarship Application by April 1 to be considered.
  4. All applicants must demonstrate financial need by applying for need-based financial aid by March 15 using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  5. Entering Freshman must complete and return the Documentation for Will Rogers Memorial Scholarship (PDF) form. The completed form is required and must be received in our office no later than December 1 of your Senior year of high school.
  6. Continuing and Transfer students must complete and return the Documentation for Will Rogers Memorial Scholarship (PDF) form. The completed form is required and must be received in our office no later than April 1.

    Mail completed form to:
    Attention: Will Rogers Memorial Scholarship Committee
    Office of Student Financial Services, Scholarship Section
    The University of Texas at Austin
    P.O. Box 7758, UT Station
    Austin, TX 78713-7758
 
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When awarding the Will Rogers Memorial Scholarship, in addition to considering an applicant’s disability or intent to pursue a a career working with the disabled, the scholarship committee considers an applicant’s financial need, socioeconomic status, academic and extra-curricular achievements, and hardships. As with most scholarships awarded through the University, funds are limited and the selection process is highly competitive.