Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.54
Liaison Jim Walker
Submission Date March 2, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Texas at Austin
IN-48: Innovation B

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Markus Hogue
Program Coordinator, Irrigation
Landscape Services
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Dell Foundation Partnership

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

The University of Texas at Austin is partnering with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation to expand the Dell Scholars program to all students at the university who receive Pell Grants.

For participants in the program, the university will cover tuition costs, while the scholarship will provide wraparound supports. Pell recipients with an expected family contribution under $1,000 will get an additional $20,000 for up to six years for basic needs and other education costs.

The Dell Foundation will commit $100 million over a decade to the program.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Public Engagement
Diversity & Affordability
Investment & Finance

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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