UT Dallas McDermott Scholars

McDermott Award Finalists' Weekend

Thursday, February 27 – Sunday, March 1, 2020

McDermott Scholar applicants invited to attend the weekend as Finalists or Early Finalists will visit UT Dallas, meet with Program officials, participate in interviews, meet with current McDermott Scholars, and sample some cultural offerings of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. Attendance at Finalists’ Weekend is mandatory to receive the McDermott Award.

Highlights of the weekend include:

  • Airfare for out-of-town finalists and one parent
  • Rooms at a Richardson hotel for all finalists and out-of-town parents
  • Interviews with Program faculty and McDermott Alumni
  • Campus and freshman housing tour
  • Visit to a Dallas cultural venue and dinner
  • Gatherings with current McDermott Scholars
  • Final Q&A breakfast