UT Dallas McDermott Scholars

The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program

The McDermott Scholars Program will select Scholars for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Information about the McDermott Scholars Program application for the fall 2022 entering class will be available here soon. Prospective McDermott applicants must have applied for admission to UT Dallas by the December 1 Priority Deadline.

We are pleased to be recruiting outstanding high school senior candidates for a challenging and fulfilling college experience as 2022 McDermott Scholars. McDermott Scholarships are awarded to students with records of outstanding academic achievement and outstanding leadership and service who are committed to participating in the extracurricular, leadership, and service dimensions of the McDermott Scholars Program.

The Award

  • Up to 20 four-year McDermott Scholarships will be awarded each year
  • The Scholarship is awarded for four years while the Scholar earns a UT Dallas bachelor’s degree
  • The Scholarship provides:
    • Required tuition and mandatory fees
    • Stipends for housing and living (in their first year at UT Dallas, Scholars live in campus residence halls and hold a meal plan)
    • Development resources, including:
      • Leadership training through seminars and cohort experiences
      • Funding for study abroad and other engagement
      • Program staff
    • Membership in the University’s Hobson Wildenthal Honors College and its Collegium V academic honors program


Application timeline for the McDermott Scholars Program