Study Abroad Scholarships

Board of Trustees' Study Abroad Scholarship

The Board of Trustees' Study Abroad Scholarship awards $1,000 to be applied to the recipient’s program fee. Students applying to non-ACC study abroad programs are eligible to apply as well.

Download the study abroad scholarship application (PDF).

Eligibility

  • You must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 at ACC.
  • You must have enrolled in and completed with a passing grade at least 5 credit hours in the fall semester at ACC prior to the study abroad program.
  • You must have completed and passed a minimum of 12 hours of ACC college credit classes by the start of your study abroad program. (*Continuing Education classes, developmental classes, and transfer credits do not apply to the 12-hour minimum.)
  • Past recipients of this scholarship are not eligible to apply.

Selection

Applications will be ranked based on an essay, financial need, GPA, and faculty recommendations. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Preference will be given to students participating in ACC faculty-led study abroad programs.

Rules

Recipients must register for and pass all study abroad program courses. If a student fails to complete minimum credits by the start of the program, drops/withdraws/fails one or more of the study abroad program courses, voluntarily terminates participation, does not comply with the ACC Student Code of Conduct or study abroad program rules, or is sent home during a study abroad program, the student will be billed for the entire amount of the scholarship.

Application deadline

Scholarship applications can be submitted starting August 25, 2014 until March 13, 2015. Applications will be processed March 23-27, 2015 and students notified starting March 27, 2015.

Completed applications must be submitted by mail or in person to:

Austin Community College
International Programs
Highland Business Center, Room 508.4
5930 Middle Fiskville Road
Austin, TX 78752