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Austin Community College Foundation
5930 Middle Fiskville Rd.
Austin, Texas 78752-4390
Stephanie Dempsey, Executive Director
Melinda Townsel & Greg Dunn Endowed Scholarship

Purpose:    To provide assistance to students planning to enter the teaching field.

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




  • Minimum 2.75 GPA in all college work.  Students coming out of high school or holding a GED must achieve a 2.75 GPA their first semester to maintain the scholarship.
  • May only be used by students planning to enter the teaching field through the Austin Community College Associate of Arts in Teaching program.
  • Financial need (as determined by the ACC Financial Aid Office).


Terms of Scholarship:

  • Successfully complete a minimum of six hours with a 2.75 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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