Terry Scholars Program Highlights
The University of Texas at Dallas Terry Scholars Program provides ambitious young men and women the intellectual, social, cultural and financial support necessary for their preparation as the future leaders of Texas and our nation.
The Terry Scholars Program was first established at UT Dallas in 2006 and is more than a scholarship. The program provides academic, service, cultural, social and leadership opportunities to enhance the scholars’ undergraduate experience at UT Dallas and to prepare them for their future.
- Academic – guest speakers, research, seminars, internships, faculty and alumni mentoring and tutoring
- Cultural – two events per year including the opera, symphony, plays and the ballet. We also offer an etiquette course to all incoming freshmen. Scholars can also study abroad.
- Service – Our program is very dedicated to serving others in the surrounding communities. We participate in numerous service events every month including Welcome Home the Troops, Habitat for Humanity, Assisted Living/Nursing home visits, building wheelchair ramps, class service projects, tutoring, the American Cancer Society and the Ronald McDonald House.
- Alternative Spring Break – Provides UT Dallas Terry Scholars the opportunity to volunteer their time to local and nationwide community service projects during their spring break.
- Social – movies, bowling, get-togethers, holiday parties, game nights and sports events
- Leadership – There are several leadership positions available through the Terry Scholars Student Organization as well as other student organizations the scholars participate in.
- Terry Scholars Lounge – Dedicated space for UT Dallas Terry Scholars to engage with each other socially and intellectually. There is a study room with computers and printers that the scholars can utilize.