Career Scholars

The fall 2020 Career Scholars application period has ended. Applications will open September 1 for the Fall 2021 class.  

Free College + Support 

Austin Community College is excited to announce a new, all-inclusive scholarship program. Career Scholars provides full financial and academic support to students majoring in fields with high earning potential. We’ll cover the cost of your tuition, fees, and books — a $5,000 value — and ensure you have guidance throughout your college journey.  

Personalized Support

As a Career Scholar, you'll have access to wraparound support services at ACC that keep you on track to success, including:

  • Enrollment assistance
  • Job search and resume guidance
  • Advising and counseling
  • Help navigating finances
  • Tutoring and academic support
  • Low-cost child care, and much more!

How to Apply

Career Scholars fall into two categories, graduating high school seniors and adult learners.  The programs are slightly different, and so are the application steps. To learn more, choose the statement that best describes your situation:

I am a high school senior

I am an adult learner

Become a Fall 2020 Career Scholar

Once you're ready to apply for the scholarship, use your ACCeID credentials to sign in to the Academicworks application system and follow the prompts.

Priority date for high school scholars: May 1, 2020
Priority date for adult scholars: May 1, 2020