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Austin Community College Foundation
5930 Middle Fiskville Rd.
Austin, Texas 78752-4390
Stephanie Dempsey, Executive Director
SEMI /Frank Squires Scholarships

Purpose:    To assist students enrolled in the ACC Electronic and Applied Technologies Program (specialization in Nanoelectronics Manufacturing Technology, Automation Robotics, Bio-Instrumentation, Engineering Technology, Renewable Energy or Electronics Technician) or in the ACC Architectural and Engineering Computer Aided Design Program (specialization in Electronic Graphics, Interdisciplinary, Mechanical or Integrated Circuit Layout & Design).

Amount:     $2000 for tuition, fees and books.




  • Students with previous college work must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • Graduating high school seniors must have a minimum 2.75 GPA.
  • Must be a high school graduate or have a GED.
  • Two letters of recommendation from school staff or employer.  At least one letter must be from an instructor in the department.
  • Financial need (as determined by the ACC Financial Aid Office).

Terms of Scholarship:


  • Successfully complete a minimum of six hours with a 2.5 GPA.
  • 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 Fall/ Nov 1st Spring

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