University Leadership Network

Leading as a Longhorn

The University Leadership Network (ULN) is a nationally recognized incentive-based scholarship program for students with demonstrated financial need. Each year, 500 freshmen are selected to begin the program. ULN includes a comprehensive four-year plan that involves leadership training, experiential learning opportunities, and university service. The ULN program helps students to develop academic and leadership skills consistent with graduating in four years.

ULN Mission

To encourage and support students to graduate in four years and become leaders through professional and experiential learning opportunities that advance their education, communities, and lives.

ULN students


ULN students receive a $20,000 scholarship ($5,000/year) based on participation in the program's comprehensive four-year components. Students receive the scholarship money in monthly installments during the fall and spring semesters. This scholarship is in addition to any other grants or scholarships a student might receive.

Orientation Advisor

Experiential Learning

Developing marketable skills through experiential learning is a key element of the ULN program. The ULN model ensures that all second- through fourth-year students complete 10 hours of experiential learning per week as a part of their scholarship requirement.

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Campus Partners

Campus Partners provide academic and/or professional growth experiences for ULN interns and develop learning objectives for the students.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions about ULN participation, benefits, and requirements.

ULN Staff Members

Obtain contact information and read the biographies of the ULN staff.