UT Dallas McDermott Scholars

The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program

Established by Mrs. Eugene McDermott in support of her husband's dream, the McDermott Scholars program provides select UTD students with a rigorous and personalized education as well as intensive extracurricular activities.

The current cohort of 89 Scholars (Classes of 2011-2014) is 54% male and 46% female, and 46% of these Scholars come from outside the state of Texas. More than 40 of them are National Merit Scholars, and over 20 of them were their high school's valedictorians.

Application Now Closed

The application for the 2016 entering class of McDermott Scholars will be available in August 2015.

2014 McDermott Scholars have been selected

Congratulations to the men and women that have been selected as 2014 McDermott Scholars. Click here to see who was chosen.

2016 and Beyond Prospects

9th, 10th, or 11th grade students interested in the McDermott Scholars Program should visit our prospect page to receive future information about the Program and its Scholars.

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