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Austin Community College Foundation
5930 Middle Fiskville Rd.
Austin, Texas 78752-4390
Stephanie Dempsey, Executive Director
Amanda Hernandez Endowed Scholarship

Purpose:         To assist students pursuing an associate degree or certificate in Child Development, the Academic CDA Training Program or the Comprehensive Child Development Associate (CDA) Training Program at ACC


Amount:          The number of awards and the dollar amount will be based on the funds available



  • Hold a GPA of at least 2.5 in all college work or have earned a high school diploma or GED
  • Financial need (as determined by the ACC Financial Aid Office).
  • Child Development major in the AAS, Child Development Certificate, Academic CDA Training Program or Comprehensive CDA Training Program

Terms of Scholarship:

  • May be used for any program at ACC that leads to a certificate or associate degree or CDA credential in Child Development
  • Successfully complete a minimum of three hours with a 2.5 GPA each semester
  • Scholarship applies to tuition, fees, and books only
  • Scholarship awarded for one academic year
  • Re-application necessary each year


  • To apply, complete the ACC General Scholarship Application online (
  • In the required application essay, please include a statement of your professional goals and how the Amanda Hernandez Memorial Scholarship will help you reach those goals.


Application Deadline: May 1st of each year

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