Sarah Vandong Memorial Scholarship

The Sarah Vandong Memorial Scholarship funds are to provide support for undergraduate students who are bilingual speaking Bisayan, Cantonese Chinese, Korean, Laotian, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, Tagalog, Taiwanese, Thai and/or Vietnamese. Once qualified students have been identified, final selection shall be based on the following preferences in list order: Students who are studying for a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health, students who graduated from Klein High School in Houston, Texas, and students with financial need.

How to Apply

All Applicants

Entering Freshman Students

  1. Complete the ApplyTexas Application (Admissions & Scholarships sections) for The University of Texas at Austin by December 1 of your senior year in high school. (Application opens August 1.)
  2. Complete all Financial Information, Essay Topics required by Admissions, and select “Sarah Vandong Memorial Scholarship” on Page 5 of the Scholarship Section.
  3. Complete the Vandong Scholarship Question in the Custom Questions part of the Scholarship Section.

Continuing and Transfer Students

  1. Complete the UT Austin Continuing & Transfer Scholarship Application by March 15 to be considered. (Application opens in early November.)
  2. Verify that you speak at least one of the qualifying languages by selecting the Vandong Scholarship in the application.