Other Scholarships

Private organizations including businesses, churches, civic groups, and clubs make scholarships available to deserving students. Check your local library, online scholarship search engines, and private organizations for other opportunities.

Due to a high volume of requests, ACC cannot post all outside scholarship opportunities on its website.  The college lists opportunities provided by local donors specifically aimed at local Central Texas students.

To request that an scholarship be added to this list, contact scholarships@austincc.edu.

WARNING: Beware of scholarship scams!

DISCLAIMER: Inclusion in the list below does not constitute endorsement by Austin Community College of the organization or scholarship being offered. The information provided in this section is for informational purposes only. It is the responsibility of the student to verify all information related to the scholarship application, including any requirements and related deadlines.

Outside Scholarships
Organization Eligibility Deadline
A+ Federal Credit Union Scholarship Program High School graduating seniors pursuing an education major or a major in other fields; and/or current college students with a minimum of 60 collegiate hours, and who have successfully been admitted into the School of Education.  Must be a current A+FCU member, or an immediate family member of an A+FCU member. February
Black American Comptroller Employees Association, Inc.  Must be a graduating high school senior or a current undergraduate student; have at least a 2.5 GPA; and plan to attend or are currently attending an accredited post secondary educational institution.   May
Capital Idea Must be enrolled full time at ACC, not have a college degree, have a GED or HS diploma, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, qualify as low income resident, be 18 years or older, reside in Travis County or other qualifying area (see their website for information), and must commit to find employment after graduation.  Varies
Gloria Mata Pennington Scholarship First Generation, Latina students. March
Hispanic Association of College & Universities Current and future ACC students. May
Hispanic Scholarship Consortium (HSC) Scholarship Program Students of Hispanic origin planning on enrolling full time; must reside in Texas. May
Residents of public housing. Varies
IDEAYA Inc. Graduating AISD high school seniors with a GPA between 2.0 and 3.0 attending public Texas college/university in the fall. April
MexAustin (Consulate General of Mexico in Austin) First- or second-generation Mexican or Latino immigrants living in Consulate's jurisdiction who are entering college for the first time in the fall. April
Mitty Guerra Memorial Scholarship Awarded annually to a Hispanic woman residing in the Greater Austin area who has shown determination in overcoming barriers to accomplish her educational goals. This scholarship targets low income students who are struggling to stay in school and in serious financial need. March
New Braunfels MLK Scholarship Person 30 years or older residing in New Braunfels or Comal County, Texas. April
Rotary Club of Austin Southwest Enrolled in a workforce program for health, science, technical, or service oriented specialization.  Recipients must reside in the Central Texas area; to access the application, click here April
TADC Urban Scholarship Fund
High school graduates from 29 Texas cities.
Texas Surveyors Foundation, Inc. Must be enrolled in a surveying-related course of study, Texas resident, demonstrate financial need, and scholastic achievement.  Varies
JustJobs JustJobs.com’s scholarship program awards $3,000 annually to currently enrolled undergrads and graduate students from registered schools in the US. April 30
Windsor Park Neighborhood Association Windsor Park seniors at AISD. Seniors at Northeast HS and LBJ HS. March
Women Communicators of Austin Full-time student currently enrolled in 12 hours with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Must have completed a minimum of 30 hours of coursework with a demonstrated career commitment in communications or media. Must be enrolled in a Central Texas college or university. March
US Foods Scholars Post-secondary culinary students entering their first year of a culinary ares program. August