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Austin, Texas 78752-4390
Stephanie Dempsey, Executive Director
Edwina Fredlund Traverso Endowed Scholarship

Purpose:    To reward academic achievement, recognize individual accomplishment and assist deserving students in completing the course work for the associate of applied science in Visual Communication.


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


  • ACC Visual Communication majors who have completed 18 hours of Visual Communication course work and have at least 9 credit hours remaining to complete their AAS in Visual Communication.
  • Must supply three letters of recommendation, a short essay, a financial statement, and portfolio of 3 to 5 original illustrations and/or comprehensive layouts. (Video of animation or computer animation may be submitted as part of the portfolio requirement).
  • Meeting satisfactory progress at ACC.

Terms of Scholarship:


  • Maintain satisfactory progress while on scholarship.
  • Scholarship applies to tuition, fees, and books.
  • May only be used toward a degree or certificate in Visual Communication at ACC.
  • Scholarship must be used within one academic year.
  • Re-application necessary each academic year.

To apply, complete the ACC General Scholarship Application and return it to the Visual Communication Department at the Northridge Campus, Room 4260 during working hours:  Monday through Friday 9:00am until 4:00pm.  For information please call 223-4838.  The ACC General Scholarship Application can be obtained at:


Application Deadline:    May 1st of each year

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