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
- Demonstrate financial need by applying for need-based financial aid by January 15 using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Entering Freshman Students
- Apply for admission using either the ApplyTexas application or the Coalition for College Access, Affordability, and Success application by December 1. There is no separate scholarship application; scholarship-specific questions will be available through MyStatus.
Continuing and Transfer Students
- Complete the UT Austin Continuing & Transfer Scholarship Application by March 15 to be considered. (Application opens in early November.)
- Verify that you speak at least one of the qualifying languages by selecting the Vandong Scholarship in the application.