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Presidential Scholars Program Requirements

Presidential Scholars must meet the following requirements in order to remain award eligible:

  • Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year before the priority deadline.
  • Maintain an overall UT Austin minimum GPA of 2.0.
  • Starting with their first year at UT Austin, Presidential Scholars must complete a minimum of 30 hours of coursework.
  • By the end of their second year, Presidential Scholars must have completed a total of 60 hours of coursework. And by their third year, they must have completed a minimum of 90. The Presidential Scholar is then set to complete all degree requirements by the end of their final year at UT Austin.

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