Scholarships and Financial Aid

Thank you for your interest in the School of Human Ecology Scholarships.
The application for the 2015-2016 academic year is now closed.

Notices of awards were released the first week of July 2015.

School of Human Ecology Administered Scholarships

The School of Human Ecology administers many scholarships that are granted on a merit/need basis. We award approximately $100,000 to our undergraduate students each year.

The application process for the following academic year begins in early February and applications are due in mid-March. The application process involves filling out just one application which provides eligibility for all School of Human Ecology scholarships.

School of Human Ecology Scholarship Application

We aim to notify students by the end of June each year. This page will be updated when recipients are notified.

All undergraduate scholarship recipients are required to write thank you letters to the donor(s) of their award. Recipients should reference our Guide to Writing Thank You Letters to Donors  and the SoHE Scholarship Policy.  Recipients must submit a MS Word format copy of their letter and hard copy with their original signature to the Office of Experiential Learning at the following addresses:

200 W. 24th Street
Gearing Hall 108
Austin, TX 78712

Thank you letters should be sent by 8am on July 17, 2015. The MS Word copy of the letter should be saved as “YourLastName_YourFirstName_20XX20XXletter”.

School of Human Ecology Undergraduate Scholarships include:

**Gordon Clark Bennett Endowed Scholarship in Human Ecology
Amy Gaston Smith and Beulah M. Smith Centennial Scholarship
Betty Ann Willmann Smith Endowed Scholarship
C. J. Davidson Scholarship Fund
Carl and Agnes Stockard Memorial Endowment Fund
Carolyn Frost Keenan Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Ardis Rewerts Memorial Scholarship
Jack S. Gray, Jr. Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Les Dames d’Escoffier Delores Simmons Snyder Scholarship
**Louise Shelley Hewlett Brame Scholarship in Human Ecology
Margaret Dunlap Thompson Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Human Ecology
Martha Ann Goss McGonigle Fellowship in Child Development
**Mary E. Gearing Human Ecology Council Scholarship
**Mary E. Gearing Scholarship in Human Ecology
Merle Virginia Voss Bommer Endowed Scholarship Fund in the School Of Human Ecology
**Sallie Beth Moore Scholarship
Sharon Elizabeth Wilson Endowed Excellence Fund in Human Ecology, Textiles And Apparel, Conservation and Museum Studies
Sonia Wolf Wilson Endowed Scholarship
Susan T. Jastrow Outstanding Undergraduate Nutrition Scholar Award
**Texas Exes in Human Ecology Scholarship Fund
Virginia Heisler Woodside Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Nutrition

**Students who receive these awards should address their thank you letters to the School of Human Ecology Director, Dr. Michele Forman.

University-wide and State of Texas Scholarship Databases

CNS scholarship application typically due by April 1.
UT scholarship application for continuing students typically due by April 1.
Texas Scholarships database
Abbreviated List of Scholarships (Office of Student Financial Services)
Scholarships & Awards (University Honors Center)

Federal Student Aid

Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

If you have questions about the School of Human Ecology’s scholarships, please contact the Office of Experiential Learning in GEA 108 or