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C2 STEM Grant Scholarships
The application forms are available online for ACC students to apply for the C2 STEM Grant scholarships, open to all STEM- area students. The link is:
Deadline for application is through the last day of the semester, and if awarded, can be used to cover costs incurred in this semester.
Here are some pictures from Dr. Cavalli's class Star Party:
Setting up the telescopes
|Two of the three ACC Astronomy program's telescopes, located on the observation deck at the Round Rock campus.|
Here are some photos from the last department Star Party.
|Jupiter and Three Moons Through the Telescope|
Our next department Star Party will be in the fall of 2015. go.austincc.edu/starparty
Information for Students, Advisors and Counselors
Links to information on transferring, financial aid, applying and much more are all on our Information for Students, Parents, Advisors and Counselors page.
Transfer Guide for ACC Astronomy Classes
If you are taking Astronomy classes at ACC, and planning on transferring to a four-year school after leaving ACC, then our transfer guide is what you need! The guide will help you determine which classes will transfer to some of the nearby Texas schools. Please click here to view the ACC Astronomy Transfer Guide. For additional transfer assistance, visit Transfer Services for Students - Online Resources.
ACC Microgravity Group
See what some previous ACC students have done here:
See the NASA website for more information on the program:
STEM Scholarship Available
The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science) scholarship is for eligible full-time students who are pursuing degrees in:
- Associate of Applied Science in Biotechnology
- Associate of Applied Science in Environmental Science and Technology
- Associate of Science in Environmental Science and Technology
- Geology, Physics, Engineering & Astronomy degree
Up to $15,000 a year is available for tuition and fees, books, and childcare. For information on eligibility, and additional information on the grant, visit:
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Updated: August 25, 2015