Top Scholars: Knowledge . Leadership . Service

Get to know the Top Scholar program

Welcome, We're Glad You're Here — UTSA Top Scholars offer a unique welcome for finalists and their families to Top Scholar Selection 2021.

Why UTSA Top Scholar? — Learn the basics about the UTSA Top Scholar program.

Impact — Current UTSA Top Scholars share how the program is changing their lives for the better and making a lasting impact.

UTSA Scholars — Hear from our Top and Terry Scholars about support and opportunities specially made for Scholars in the Honors College at UTSA.

Campus Tour — See campus through the eyes of Top Scholars, including a tour of the residence hall and key spots on campus.

Faculty Mentoring and Research — Drop in for a conversation between Dr. Doug Frantz and Top Scholar Alumni Sara Dibrell and current Top Scholars Christian Strong and Tejas Narayanan. Learn about faculty mentoring and the special connections which happen in research labs with Top Scholars at UTSA.

Program Overview — Knowledge, Leadership, and Service. Find out how the UTSA Top Scholar program supports scholars to grow academically, professionally, and personally in these areas.

Scholar Fascinating Facts — UTSA Top Scholars are more than meets the eye. Check out these interesting factoids about our current scholars.

FAQ — This short tip sheet has answers to questions about selection events and the program.

Program Expectations — The UTSA Top Scholar Handbook contains all the mandatory musts that Top Scholars need once they join the program. Find a sample contract, information on how program funding works, hours and GPA requirements, reporting requirements, scholar expectations, and all the nitty-gritty details.

Top Scholar Scavenger Hunt in front of the Alamo

Top Scholar, Christian Strong, conducting research in a lab.