Welcome to Health Science Scholars!

Please take the time to learn about us. You may find that HSS is the most important facet of your university experience. The other honors students you meet may very likely be your friends for life. Through our network of contacts, you will also meet faculty, research supervisors, and health professionals who will be important mentors for you during your careers at UT Austin and beyond.

Lastly, please notice the wide range of activities the program offers: mentoring, sports, social events, lectures, and much more. You have a unique opportunity to have a hand in making Health Science Scholars all that you want it to be. Without question, performing well in your classes is of paramount importance. However, there is so much more to a university education than what happens in classes. You may look back later and say this was the most enriching period of your life — make up your mind now to get as much as you can from it.


Dr. Steve Steffensen
Director, Health Science Scholars