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Austin Community College Foundation
5930 Middle Fiskville Rd.
Austin, Texas 78752-4390
Stephanie Dempsey, Executive Director
Dr. Stephen B. Kinslow Endowed Scholarship

Purpose:    To assist ACC students who have faced significant challenges in their lives

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


  • Have not yet earned a college degree.
  • Declared major in a degree or certificate program at ACC
  • High school or GED.
  • Submit an essay of no more than 3 typed pages indicating challenges faced, life goals, and educational and career goals.
  • Financial need (as determined by the ACC Financial Aid Office).

Terms of Scholarship:

  • May be used for any program at ACC that leads to a certificate or associate degree.
  • Scholarship applies to tuition, fees and books.
  • Scholarship must be used within one academic year.
  • Re-application necessary each academic year (not available if student withdraws from coursework while on scholarship or made less than a 3.0 GPA).


To apply, complete the ACC General Scholarship Application online ( or submit a paper application and return it to any ACC Financial Aid Office.


Application Deadline:    May 1st of each year


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