Cockrell School of Engineering

In the Cockrell School of Engineering, we launch the innovators of the future, preparing the best and brightest young minds to lead industry-defining companies, develop cutting-edge technologies and solve the world’s most complex problems.

 

By supporting scholarships and fellowships, student organizations, hands-on projects and the continued enhancement of our labs, classrooms and collaborative spaces, your 40 for Forty gift to Texas Engineering helps us provide a world-class education that sets our graduates apart.

 

No matter the amount, your investment in our students will make a difference by enriching their experiences on the Forty Acres and preparing them to make an immediate impact in their future careers. Give today and help our young engineers change the world!

 

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In our state-of-the-art Engineering Education and Research Center, students are collaborating with peers across disciplines to solve real-world problems. Your gift helps us provide the resources they need to truly engage in the practice of engineering.

 

 

 

Texas Engineering students frequently participate in game-changing research. When you support our young engineers, you play a vital role in the future of innovation.

 

 

 

By helping to fund scholarships and fellowships, you provide opportunities for motivated and hard-working students to grow as engineers in the Cockrell School.

 

 

 

Your support helps us engage our students in hands-on projects throughout their academic careers, providing them with access to cutting-edge equipment and facilities from the moment they arrive on campus.

 

 

 

By funding student participation in team-based competitions, you enable them to put their classroom learning into practice.

 

 

 

By supporting student organizations, you provide students with opportunities to gain leadership experience, develop crucial communication skills and foster lifelong friendships.

2,000th Gift Milestone Winner
Apr 03, 2019

Congratulations to the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering for capturing the 2,000th gift and winning $200! 

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SURPRISE CHALLENGE
The group with the most gifts between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. central will win an extra $3,000!
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SURPRISE AGAIN!
The group with the most gifts between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. central will win an extra $3,000!
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University-Wide Leaderboard: Number of Gifts
Every gift and every donor makes a difference! The colleges, schools, units or organizations that received the most gifts during 40 for Forty get a bonus $1,000, $3,000 or $5,000.
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University-Wide Leaderboard: Money Raised
Thank you for your generosity! The colleges, schools, units or organizations that raised the most money during 40 for Forty get a bonus $1,000, $3,000 or $5,000.
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Kick-Off Challenge
Congratulations to Texas Crew for winning the Kick Off Challenge!
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Hidden Bevo Contest
We’ve hidden 20 stuffed Bevos in common areas across the Forty Acres. When you find one, let everyone know by posting a picture with #UT40for40! Follow @UTAustin on Twitter for clues! Winners can designate a $500 gift to the UT Austin area of their choosing.
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Geographic Challenge
Keep an eye on the 40 for Forty heat map! The first donor from each U.S. state gets an additional $200 added to your donation.
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Rudy Bonaparte Texas Engineering Match
The first $7,000 in gifts given to the Cockrell School of Engineering on April 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CST will receive a dollar-for-dollar match, thanks to Texas Engineering alumnus Rudy Bonaparte. There is no maximum individual donation amount for this opportunity. Any gift given during this time will be matched until the total funds to be awarded, $7,000, are exhausted.
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Class of 2019 Presidential Match
Gifts made by members of the class of 2019 will be matched dollar for dollar as part of the Senior Class Gift Presidential Match! Match amount is capped at $50,000 for all gifts through #UT40for40 and the Senior Class Gift
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Longhorn Selfie Challenge
Congratulations to the winner benjilikesmangos
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The Great 40 Hour Scavenger Hunt
Participating student groups have just 40 hours to complete as many scavenger hunt challenges as they can! Challenges will be posted to social media between 6 a.m. April 3 and 10 p.m. April 4. Groups will receive additional rules before the hunt kicks off. 1st Place: $5,000 2nd Place: $2,000 3rd Place: $1,000
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Lunch Break Match
Make your gift between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on April 3 — the first $10,000 in online gifts will be matched!
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Hook 'Em Parents Match
Parents, this match is for you! From 12-3 pm on April 4, the first $5,000 in unique online gifts (up to $250 each) made by parents of current UT students will be matched.
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Faculty/Staff Lunchtime Match
Take a long lunch! The first $10,000 in unique online gifts from 12-3 pm on April 4 made by UT Austin faculty and staff, up to $250 each, will be matched.
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Final Countdown Match
Get your gift in under the wire! The first $10,000 in unique online gifts (up to $250 each) made from 8-10 pm on April 4 during the countdown will be matched.
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Happy Hour Challenge
Congratulations to the Longhorn Band!
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All-Nighter Challenge
Congratulations to the Longhorn Band!
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Mid-Morning Stretch Challenge
Take a break and make a gift! The college, school, unit or organization that receives the greatest number of unique online gifts between 9 – 11 a.m. on April 4 wins an additional $3,000.
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Payroll Deduction Match
The first $10,000 in payroll deduction pledges made by UT Austin faculty and staff between March 13, 2019 and April 2, 2019 will be matched up to $10,000. Matches will count for payroll deduction gifts from the date of enrollment until August 31, 2019. There is no maximum individual donation amount for this opportunity.
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