Scholarships

NXP donates $250K to ACC for scholarships

New $250k donation from NXP Foundation funds scholarships & new manufacturing lab

Posted on Wed, 11/30/2022 - 4:46pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates a new $250,000 gift from NXP Foundation to support scholarships and a new advanced manufacturing lab at ACC Highland. The nonprofit organization associated with NXP Semiconductors presented a...

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Support ACC students this #GivingTuesday

Posted on Mon, 11/21/2022 - 2:24pm

The ACC Foundation is asking the community to support ACC students on #GivingTuesday, November 29. The college hopes to raise $10,000 for student scholarships to fund four new annual scholarships. What you can do to give: On #GivingTuesday, November...

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ACC Lights Up Purple to Honor Largest Scholarship Gift in College History

Posted on Thu, 11/10/2022 - 9:45am

Paying for college is one of the biggest barriers students face. According to national data, 68 percent of students worry about having enough money to pay for school. Austin Community College District (ACC) is proud to celebrate the largest donation...

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ACC como pagar la Universidad

Posted on Tue, 08/02/2022 - 3:10pm

Cuando Monyce Fleming decidió matricularse para la universidad, no estaba segura a donde ir o cómo empezar. Siendo la primera en su familia en ir a la universidad, tenía muchas dudas.  “Hay muchísimo que aprender, pero lo más preocupante era cómo...

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ACC offers support to help you pursue your dreams and pay for college

Posted on Tue, 08/02/2022 - 3:08pm

When Monyce Fleming decided to enroll in college she wasn’t sure where to go or how to start. As the first person in her family to go to college, she had a lot of questions.  “There was a ton to learn, but the big thing that I had to work through...

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ACC & UFCU Expand Partnership to Launch New Scholarships & Create Event Pavilion at ACC Highland

Posted on Thu, 06/30/2022 - 8:22am

UFCU commits $5 million to fund student scholarships & name a new park pavilion at ACC Austin Community College District (ACC) and University Federal Credit Union (UFCU) are expanding their partnership to fund new student scholarships and help...

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Apply Now for a Scholarship this Fall: Why students say it’s worth it!

Posted on Tue, 04/26/2022 - 3:30pm

There is still time to get cash for college. Scholarship season is here, and students who submit an application by Sunday, May 1, get priority consideration for fall scholarships.  Scholarships are the closest thing students can get to free money....

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Apply Now: One application connects you to hundreds of scholarship opportunities

Posted on Fri, 04/15/2022 - 12:18pm

$2,500 — that’s the average scholarship amount awarded to Austin Community College District (ACC) students every year. All students need to do is complete one form — the General Scholarship Application — for the chance to be connected to hundreds of...

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Support ACC students this #GivingTuesday

Posted on Thu, 11/18/2021 - 12:36pm

The ACC Foundation is asking the community to support ACC students on #GivingTuesday, November 30. The college hopes to raise $10,000 for student scholarships and the college's Student Emergency Fund. What you can do to give: On #GivingTuesday,...

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ACC recognized as Top Producer of Gilman Scholars

Posted on Wed, 10/27/2021 - 12:25pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) was recognized today by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for having produced the most Gilman recipients over the past 20 years in the Associate Institution 20-year...

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Every dollar counts: Support ACC student scholarships through two unique events

Posted on Fri, 09/17/2021 - 11:16am

At a time when every dollar counts, you can help students stay on track. Registration is open now for two unique events benefiting student scholarships at Austin Community College District (ACC).  Riverbat Paddle Battle: A Kayak Race on Lady Bird...

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7 Tips for Writing Your Scholarship Essay

Posted on Wed, 04/21/2021 - 4:56pm

Austin Community College District’s (ACC) scholarship application requires a personal essay—but don’t stress! It only needs to be 250-500 words. Here’s the prompt:  Please provide a personal statement of 250-500 words that discusses your educational...

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ACC extends deadline for priority scholarship consideration

Posted on Tue, 03/30/2021 - 2:10pm

Students now have more time to apply for scholarships at Austin Community College District (ACC). The college announced a one-month extension to give new and current students more time to apply for a scholarship this fall. While students can apply...

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Riverbats Giving Back: ACC Foundation raises more than $8,000 for student scholarships on #GivingTuesday

Posted on Wed, 12/02/2020 - 4:24pm

In just 24 hours, the Central Texas community donated more than $8,100 to ACC student scholarships and emergency aid. Tuesday, December 1, 2020, marked the annual #GivingTuesday campaign, an international day of charitable giving. For the fifth year...

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Top 5 ways to help pay for college

Posted on Wed, 10/21/2020 - 3:11pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) is here to help you reach your college and career goals. Paying for classes should never get in the way. We offer the best tuition rates around and can connect you with dozens of ways to save. We believe...

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ACC distributed $3.9 million to help students pay for college & expenses amid COVID-19

Posted on Thu, 07/09/2020 - 11:24am

Austin Community College District (ACC) continues to distribute funds for students impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). In spring and summer semesters, more than 3,600 students received federal aid dollars through the ACC CARES Act...

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Save big on college at ACC with generous financial support programs

Posted on Wed, 05/27/2020 - 4:06pm

Austin Community College (ACC) works to connect students with financial support to help them stay on track toward their college and career goals. Extra support, in addition to continued resources, is available during the Coronavirus (COVID-19)...

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2nd Annual Boots and Bats Gala raises more than $250,000

Posted on Thu, 11/14/2019 - 2:15pm

With more than 500 attendees, 100 volunteers, and 300 pieces of art, the second annual Boots and Bats Gala raised more than $250,000 to help improve students' lives. Austin Community College hosted the Saturday, November 2, fundraising gala in...

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Studio 512 cooks up support for student scholarships through Boots & Bats Gala

Posted on Mon, 10/28/2019 - 10:54am

Studio 512 cooks up support for student scholarships through Boots & Bats Gala Austin Community College (ACC) hosts the second annual Boots & Bats Gala Saturday, November 2, to support student scholarships.  Date: Saturday, November 2 Time:...

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ACC transforms lives with 2nd annual Boots & Bats Gala

Posted on Thu, 10/10/2019 - 1:36pm

Presented by HEB, every dollar raised directly supports student scholarships Austin Community College (ACC) hosts the second annual Boots & Bats Gala Saturday, November 2, to support student scholarships.  Date: Saturday, November 2 Time: 6 p.m...

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2019 Boots & Bats Gala summer update

Posted on Thu, 08/22/2019 - 2:52pm

Planning continues for the second annual Boots & Bats Gala supporting student scholarships. Invitations are going out this month. In July, Texas State Senator Kirk Watson and Dr. Aileen Bumphus accepted nominations to serve as co-chairs of the...

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From Student Affairs: Financial Aid Office Takes an Active Role in Student Success

Posted on Wed, 07/10/2019 - 8:47am

ACC has long supported students in getting ready for college, worked with them to get them enrolled, and assisted them in receiving financial aid. But with more students participating in postsecondary education than ever before, and the adoption of...

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Students get 1-on-1 help paying for college at Financial Aid Day

Posted on Fri, 06/07/2019 - 4:06pm

Austin Community College (ACC) awards more than $70 million annually to help students pay for classes, books, and life expenses. Current and future students are invited to learn how to access these funds at Financial Aid Day from noon to 4 p.m.,...

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Support student scholarships during Amplify Austin 2019

Posted on Tue, 02/26/2019 - 4:13pm

Help raise $5,000 for student scholarships during Amplify Austin, a communitywide day of charitable giving, from 6 p.m. Thursday, February 28, through 6 p.m. Friday, March 1. ACC's Alumni Network is participating in Amplify Austin to raise support...

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ACC hosts Financial Aid Week March 5 to 9

Posted on Mon, 02/25/2019 - 11:56am

Austin Community College (ACC) invites students to Financial Aid Week March 5 through 9 to learn about support and resources available to help pay for college. Hosted by the Financial Aid Office, the events begin with an information session noon to...

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ACC hosts the 13th annual Golf Scramble

Posted on Thu, 10/04/2018 - 8:43am

Registration is underway for Austin Community College’s (ACC) 13th annual Golf Scramble Friday, October 12, at Riverside Golf Course (1020 Grove Blvd.). The Golf Scramble benefits the college’s Student Emergency Fund, which helps students who are...

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