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

Purpose:    To provide assistance to students in the ACC Education Instruction Program based on scholastic merit and a passion for teaching.

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




  • Minimum 3.00 GPA in all college work. 
  • May only be used by students planning to enter the teaching field through the Austin Community College Associate of Arts in Teaching program.
  • Successfully completed EDUC 1301 with a “C” or better.
  • Essay should address why you have chosen a career in education.
  • Financial need (as determined by the ACC Financial Aid Office).
  • Possible interview with members of the Education Instruction Department faculty.

Terms of Scholarship:


  • Successfully complete a minimum of six hours with a 3.00 GPA.
  • Scholarship applies to tuition, fees and books.
  • Scholarship must be used within one academic year.
  • Re-application necessary each academic year.


To apply, complete the ACC General Scholarship Application online (


Application Deadline:   May 1st of each year

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