Career Scholars provides all-inclusive support for graduating high school seniors wanting to begin a career immediately after graduating from Austin Community College. Participants work toward a certificate or associate degree in a field that was identified by the Texas Workforce Commission as having high demand and earning potential. As a Career Scholar, you’ll get a world-class education, the opportunity to work with industry mentors, and up to $5,000 for tuition and fees.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible:
1. Be a graduating senior from one of the following high schools:
2. Be TSI complete in English and writing, and have a minimum math TSI score of 345 (or HB 5 Course Prep waiver)
3. Enroll full time at ACC for the Fall semester after high school
4. Major in one of these career areas:
To apply for the scholarship, use your ACCeID credentials to sign in to the Academicworks application system and follow the prompts. NOTE: You must be enrolled at ACC for Fall 2021 and have an ACCeID prior to applying for this scholarship.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a meeting with a Career Scholars coordinator or ask questions.
If you’re a school administrator, please reach out! We’d love to talk to your students about the program.