Private organizations including businesses, churches, civic groups, and clubs make scholarships available to deserving students. Check your local library, online scholarship search engines, and private organizations for other opportunities.
Due to a high volume of requests, ACC cannot post all outside scholarship opportunities on its website. The college lists opportunities provided by local donors specifically aimed at local Central Texas students.
To request that an scholarship be added to this list, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
DISCLAIMER: Inclusion in the list below does not constitute endorsement by Austin Community College of the organization or scholarship being offered. The information provided in this section is for informational purposes only. It is the responsibility of the student to verify all information related to the scholarship application, including any requirements and related deadlines.
|OTHER ACC SCHOLARSHIPS|
|ACC to Huston-Tillotson University: UNCF/ Austin Pathways Scholarship||UNCF (United Negro College Fund) and the Peierls Foundation offer a scholarship to ACC students who have a 2.5 GPA and plan to go to HT full-time in order to get their bachelor’s degree.|
Questions? Contact Loretta Edelen at email@example.com or 512-223-5106
Sponsored by Peierls Foundation, the United Negro College Fund, Austin Community College and Huston-Tillotson University This is a non-ACC Foundation scholarship.
|ACC to HT: Tom Joyner Foundation Scholarship||Austin Community College, Huston-Tillotson, and the Tom Joyner Foundation offer this scholarship to math, biology, and education majors who plan to transfer to Huston-Tillotson to complete their bachelor’s degrees and teach in high school. |
To apply, complete the application.
Questions? Contact Loretta Edelen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-223-5106.
|A+ Federal Credit Union Scholarship Program||High School graduating seniors pursuing an education major or a major in other fields; and/or current college students with a minimum of 60 collegiate hours, and who have successfully been admitted into the School of Education. Must be a current A+FCU member, or an immediate family member of an A+FCU member.||February|
|Black American Comptroller Employees Association, Inc.||Must be a graduating high school senior or a current undergraduate student; have at least a 2.5 GPA; and plan to attend or are currently attending an accredited post secondary educational institution.||May|
|Capital Idea||Must be enrolled full time at ACC, not have a college degree, have a GED or HS diploma, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, qualify as low income resident, be 18 years or older, reside in Travis County or other qualifying area (see their website for information), and must commit to find employment after graduation.||Varies|
|Hispanic Association of College & Universities||Current and future ACC students||May|
|Hispanic Scholarship Consortium (HSC) Scholarship Program||Students of Hispanic origin planning on enrolling full time; must reside in Texas.||May|
|Residents of public housing||Varies|
|IDEAYA Inc.||Graduating AISD high school seniors with a GPA between 2.0 and 3.0 attending public Texas college/university in the fall||April|
|MexAustin (Consulate General of Mexico in Austin)||First- or second-generation Mexican or Latino immigrants living in Consulate's jurisdiction who are entering college for the first time in the fall||April|
|Mitty Guerra Memorial Scholarship||Hispanic woman who is residing in Austin, has overcome barriers, and has shown determination in completing her educational goals||March|
|Must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at Austin Community College or Texas State University, and be in pursuit of a music related degree. Must maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale.||Oct 1 - Feb 15|
|Rotary Club of Austin Southwest||Enrolled in a workforce program for health, science, technical, or service oriented specialization. Recipients must reside in the Central Texas area; to access the application, click here.||April|
|Full-time Hispanic/Latino students planning to transfer to Texas State University||Varies|
|TADC Urban Scholarship Fund|
High school graduates from 29 Texas cities
|JustJobs||JustJobs.com’s scholarship program awards $3,000 annually to currently enrolled undergrads and graduate students from registered schools in the US.||April 30|