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