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

Purpose:    To assist students who have received their GED through the ACC Adult Education Program. 

Amount:     $1000 for tuition, fees and books.



  • An applicant near completion of GED testing may apply for a scholarship, but will not be awarded the scholarship until notification of successful GED completion.
  • Must present a valid photo ID to confirm eligibility.

Terms of Scholarship:


  • Successfully complete a minimum of six hours with a 2.0 GPA.
  • Enroll in a one hour College Success Course.
  • May be used for any program at ACC that leads to a certificate or associate degree.
  • Attend a required Peierls Orientation and take the TCOM college entrance exam,
  • Recipients must turn in a Progress Report each semester on scholarship and maintain contact with the Student Outreach Specialist on a monthly basis,


To apply, complete all sections of the Peierls Foundation Scholarship Application and return it to the Student Outreach Specialist, Highland Business Center, Room 417.7.


Application Deadline:    May 1st of each year

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