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

Emma Barrientos Scholarship Fund


Purpose:    To assist students entering ACC directly out of high school who are of Hispanic heritage and other ethnicities.


Amount:     Two $1000 scholarships for tuition, fees and books.



  • Demonstrate involvement in community service.
  • Submit a letter of reference from an elected official or clergy
  • U.S. Citizen.
  • Complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); information can be obtained in the Financial Aid Office      223-4AID.
  • Financial need (as determined by the ACC Financial Aid Office).
  • Reside in the ACC taxing district.
  • Be a registered voter – please submit your voter registration card.

Terms of Scholarship:


  • Successfully complete a minimum of six hours with a 2.5 GPA while on scholarship.
  • Scholarship must be used within one academic year.


To apply, complete the ACC General Scholarship Application online (


Application Deadline:    May 1st of each year



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