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Astronomy Freshman Prize for Excellence

The prestigious Astronomy Freshman Prize for Excellence (AFPE) ranges typically from $500- $1,000, and is awarded yearly to freshmen of outstanding promise admitted to the first year of the UT Austin Astronomy program. Only those who selected Astronomy as a potential major on their UT Austin application form are eligible.


Eligibility:

    Applicants must:
    - Complete Essay Topics as required by the Office of Admissions.
    - Answer all related University Custom Questions in the Scholarships Section.
    - Answer all Family and Financial Information Questions in the Scholarships Section.
    - Although financial need is not a requirement, it is recommended that a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is completed at: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov by March 15th.
    - Submit completed Documentation for the York Rite Masonic Scholarship . This form can be downloaded at our scholarship website.

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