UT Dallas McDermott Scholars
McDermott Award Qualifications
- 1400 or higher on the two part SAT (verbal and math) or
- 2100 or higher on the three part SAT or
- 32 or higher on the ACT
- First-time college freshman
- AP, IB, CLEP, and Dual-Credit acceptable
- Current UT Dallas students or Transfer students not eligible
- A class rank in the top five percent of their graduating class
- Long records of community volunteerism and leadership in school
- Broad and eclectic interests in science, literature, and the arts
- Social skills to interact easily with adults as well as peers
Students who meet these qualifications have a stronger chance of being invited to McDermott Finalists' Weekend.
The Program welcomes all majors.
Applications are accepted from across Texas, the U.S., and the world.