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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 students who are disabled or non-disabled students studying to work with individuals who are disabled, especially children who are disabled. "Disabled" in this context shall refer to students who have a physical or non-physical disability, including mental and spiritual hardships or obstacles caused by the environment and lack of opportunity. Financial need may be used to distinguish among applicants.
How to Apply
Entering Freshman Students:
  1. Complete the ApplyTexas Application for The University of Texas at Austin by December 1 of your senior year in high school.
  2. Complete all Financial Information, Essay Topics required by Admissions, and select "Will Rogers Memorial Scholarship" on Page 5 of the ApplyTexas Scholarship Section.
  3. Complete and return the Documentation for Will Rogers Memorial Scholarship (PDF) form. The completed form is required and must be received by our office no later than December 1 of your senior year of high school.
Continuing and Transfer Students:
  1. Complete the UT Austin Continuing & Transfer Scholarship Application by April 1 to be considered.
  2. Complete and return the Documentation for Will Rogers Memorial Scholarship (PDF) form. The completed form is required and must be received by our office no later than April 1.
All Applicants:

Mail completed documentation form to:
Attention: Will Rogers Memorial Scholarship Committee
Office of Financial Aid, Scholarship Section
The University of Texas at Austin
100 West Dean Keeton Street, E3700
Austin, TX 78712-1712
 
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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.