The UT Service Scholars Program is a collaboration between the Longhorn Center for Community Engagement and the LBJ School of Public Affairs. Scholars complete community service hours each semester while engaging in service-learning. Scholars choose where they serve while receiving guide towards a specific area in public service.
The Service Scholars program provides students with the opportunity to develop and use their leadership skills to serve the Austin community. Additionally, Scholars receive professional development training and networking opportunities. Through partnerships with the private sector, non-profit organizations and UT alumni, the UT Service Scholars program assesses community needs in order to strengthen university-community relationships for the common good.
The UT Service Scholars program is open to any University of Texas at Austin undergraduate student in good standing with a 3.0 or higher GPA.
- 100 hours of community service per year
- Enroll in Issues in Public Affairs course (PA 150S) for a minimum of 3 semesters over the course of the program to fulfill service-learning component (scheduled from 2pm-5pm on Fridays once a month)
- Complete a capstone presentation as part of a Senior Showcase event
Application for Spring 2017: