The Wizarding World of Giancarlo Bernini

Getting to know a magical Forty Acres Scholar The résumés of super-achieving high school students often look the same. But Giancarlo Bernini, a recipient of the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation Forty Acres Scholarship supported by Nolan Perez, always stood out in his hometown of Mission, Texas. At 19, Bernini, Class of 2019, is a professional … Read more

Life of Bronwyn

Talking to a multifaceted Forty Acres Scholar At the University of Texas at Austin, there are artists who stare at the horizon, researchers who never leave the lab, and self-starters who will probably be CEOs before they graduate. Bronwyn Scott, a junior from Houston who is triple-majoring in biochemistry, history, and Plan II honors, is … Read more

New Application Process for All Scholarships Administered by the Texas Exes

There is a new application process for all scholarships administered by the Texas Exes. In the past, all entering freshmen were automatically considered for Texas Exes scholarships by simply applying for admission to UT using the ApplyTexas application. Current students were considered after completing a scholarship application through the Office of Student Financial Services. The new, … Read more

Scholarships Get Streamlined

Even the most organized student is awash in a sea of scholarship paperwork and glossy college viewbooks. With literally thousands of possible scholarships—each with its own application and requirements—it’s a wonder anyone can keep it all straight. Thankfully, the Texas Exes has just made it all a little easier. This year the association—in partnership with … Read more