Summer 2020 Grants Update

Updated: 5 days ago

Since its inception in the spring of 2016, the Victor L. Worsfold Grants have awarded a total of $18,133 to support 23 student-led projects on campus at UT Dallas as well as the community at large. In the fall of 2019, these projects included:

  • 180 Degrees Consulting - This student organization provided pro-bono consulting services for local nonprofits and helped them with fundraising and marketing strategies, operational optimization, and volunteer engagement.

  • Comet Marketing - An organization aimed at providing marketing to groups on campus (photography, advertising, graphic design).

  • Philosophy Circle - This organization hosted philosophy dialogues with guests at The Bridge Homeless Recovery Center every Sunday.

In the spring of 2020, these projects included:

  • Music & Me - This student organization taught children from underprivileged communities to play the piano through an afterschool program.

  • Cooked-19 - Two Terry Scholars founded a nonprofit that served meals (purchased from local restaurants) to healthcare workers helping patients with COVID-19.

  • Foster Connect - This service organization created “One Night Bags” that held essential toiletries and comfort items targeted toward Dallas area youth aged 12-17 who entered Child Protective Services custody.

  • Global Medical & Dental Brigades - The UTD chapter of Global & Medical Brigades traveled to rural Panama to provide free medical and dental care to community members.

ADDRESS

Eugene McDermott Scholars Program Alumni Association

PO Box 190330

Dallas, TX 75219

CONTACT

Alumni Association: mcdermottalumni@gmail.com

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