The Jerry D. Wilcox Community Engagement Scholarship
University of Texas at Austin
The Jerry D. Wilcox Community Engagement Scholarship is a 2,500 fall tuition award that recognizes an undergraduate international student who has demonstrated leadership in their undergraduate program through academic achievement; participation in campus and community organizations - particularly in leadership roles, and has made positive contributions to the campus community.
Applicants will need to provide an Essay of Involvement (500-1500 words, typed, double-spaced) that addresses all of the following points:
- Discuss the importance of leadership and community engagement as it relates to your own involvement
- Describe, with specific examples, the positive impact that your involvement has had on yourself, others, and the community
- Summarize the significant lessons that you have learned by participating in your listed activities (ex: how your experiences have helped you better understand U.S. culture, how your experiences have impacted the way you view issues in your home country, etc.)
How To Apply:
The application for the fall 2020 Jerry D. Wilcox Community Engagement Scholarship will be available March 1, 2021. The application deadline is April 1, 2021 by 5 pm.