Alejandro Martinez is newest UT "Forty Acres" Scholar

Why Forty Acres Scholars Program?

Access. Forty Acres Scholars have access to successful alumni who share your interests and passions. UT’s alumni network is dedicated, generous, and most importantly, everywhere. Scholars will be part of an elite group with full access to all the University has to offer.

Scholar Community. With your fellow Forty Acres Scholars, you will find a tight-knit group with whom you will bond at retreats and other group activities. Forty Acres Scholars benefit from cultural and leadership activities, as well as personal development opportunities. The friendships and memories you make here will be cornerstones of your life.

Full ride. Funding provides for tuition, a living stipend, a book stipend, and enrichment activities including a community component, a global experience, and professional growth opportunities tailored to each individual student.

Exceptional Students

Students who have the best chance of being invited to the Forty Acres Scholars Program Finalists Weekend are well-rounded and:

  • Excel academically
  • Distinguish themselves in high school through leadership roles, extracurricular activities and community service
  • Possess strong communication skills
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