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 94 Scholars (Classes of 2011-2015) is 56% male and 44% female, and 58% of these Scholars come from outside the state of Texas. More than 40 of them are National Merit Scholars, and over 15 of them were their high school's valedictorian.

Application Now Closed

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

2015 McDermott Scholars have been selected

Congratulations to the men and women who have been selected as 2015 McDermott Scholars. Click here to see who was chosen.

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Future prospective applicants - 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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