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Longhorn Opportunity Scholarship

The Longhorn Opportunity Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by University of Texas at Austin.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $4000
Requirements: Applicant must be a Texas resident, have graduated from a Texas high school, and demonstrate an ability to overcome academic and socioeconomic adversity.
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior

Sponsorship provided by:

University of Texas at Austin
P.O. Box 7758, UT Station
Austin, TX

Email Address:
Phone Number: 512 475 6282
Fax Number: 512 475 6296

You can find out more by contacting:

Joe Wilcox
Scholarship Coordinator

Email Address:

A good place to start is to carefully examine the background of the scholarship. A maximized likelihood of success comes from finding out the requirements from the start and then determining if you qualify. At the outset seek to understand the driving force for the University of Texas at Austin and their reason for offering the Longhorn Opportunity Scholarship. After making sure you satisfy the prerequisites, make sure you have the possibility of being awarded the scholarship. After figuring out that there is a good chance of actually being one of the winners of the Longhorn Opportunity Scholarship, then it is worth it to put forth the effort to apply.

One critical detail in the process of trying for the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Occasionally the process can be drawn-out, but take the time to make sure that your work was done correctly. It would be awful to get passed over on a technicality.

After the required forms have been mailed, you should note when the Longhorn Opportunity Scholarship actually dispenses the money so you'll be aware of whether or not you can rely on the scholarship to provide additional support for the expenses associated with school and how it will help you out, stipulations may exist on what expenses are covered by the Longhorn Opportunity Scholarship. Increasingly, it is tough to be able to manage all of your financial needs, and making use of the Longhorn Opportunity Scholarship to defray some of the costs can make things much easier. If you don't end up getting the Longhorn Opportunity Scholarship, keep at it, you might find new scholarships and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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