Several Austin organizations offer scholarships and vouchers to help qualified students pay high school equivalency (HSE) exam fees. Contact an Adult Education advisor for more information.
The Peierls Foundation stipend covers the cost of state-approved HSE subject tests, processing fees, and the HSE certificate. Students must pay any retest fees. To qualify, applicants must:
To request a copy of the Peierls Foundation Stipend Application, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The $1,500 Peierls Foundation Scholarship ($750 per semester) is open to students who have received their HSE credential through ACC's Adult Education program during the year prior to the scholarship deadline. The scholarship covers tuition, fees, and books and may be used for any program at ACC that leads to a certificate or associate degree. Students who have almost completed HSE testing may apply, but the scholarship is not awarded until notification of successful HSE credential completion.
Applicants for the Peierls Foundation scholarship must present a valid Social Security card or photo ID. Recipients must:
Learn about the Peierls Foundation Scholarship Application or request one from your HSE class instructor. Complete all sections:
Submit your application to an Adult Education office. Contact Pat email@example.com for application deadlines.
Scholarship recipients are notified by mail. The selection process is competitive and not all applicants receive a scholarship. Remember — completeness and neatness counts.
For information about the Peierls Foundation programs or other options for paying for your HSE test, contact an Adult Education Office.