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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
|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.
|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.
|Bonnie Zook Scholarship
|This yearly scholarship will award $3000 to a student studying Business Administration or Law at an accredited college or university.
|Boom & Bucket’s Student Scholarship Program
|Founded in Austin, Texas, Boom & Bucket offers a $1,000 scholarship annually to a student pursuing a heavy machinery-themed program. This scholarship is available to currently enrolled students and future students planning to attend a program within the next 12 months.
|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.
|Central Texas CPCU Society Chapter Scholarship
|Multiple scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each for local students with interest in a career in the insurance industry.
|Funded by the Compassion Newsletter written and edited by death row prisoners, this scholarship opportunity is offered to students who have had a murder victim in their immediate family.
|Construction Leadership Council – Austin Chapter
|The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) is dedicated to cultivating the future generations of leaders in the construction industry through community service, networking, continuing education, professionalism, and leadership. The CLC would like to offer financial assistance to students who have demonstrated these characteristics and are pursuing a career in the construction industry.
|Gloria Mata Pennington Scholarship
|First Generation, Latina students.
|Hispanic Association of College & Universities
|Current and future ACC students.
|Hispanic Scholarship Consortium (HSC) Scholarship Program
|Students of Hispanic origin planning on enrolling full time; must reside in Texas.
|Housing Authority of the City of Austin
|Residents of public housing.
|Graduating AISD high school seniors with a GPA between 2.0 and 3.0 attending public Texas college/university in the fall.
|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.
|Microsoft Cybersecurity Scholarship Program
|U.S. residents enrolled in a cybersecurity pathway at a 2-year institution who demonstrate financial need.
|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.
|New Braunfels MLK Scholarship
|Person 30 years or older residing in New Braunfels or Comal County, Texas.
|PART Austin First Generation Scholarship
|Awarded to a first-generation Latina enrolled in a college or university (undergraduate) in the Greater Austin area.
|U.S. citizens or legal residents pursuing technical/vocational training in construction, healthcare, energy, manufacturing, transportation, and other fields for the purpose of obtaining a certificate, credential, or two-year degree.
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|SoCo Women’s Chorus
|SoCo Women’s Chorus is offering it’s 8th annual Melody Claire Hall Vocal Scholarship. This $1500 award honors a female Austin-area high school senior or college freshman who is pursuing a 4-year higher education degree as a vocal major.
|TADC Urban Scholarship Fund
|For 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.
|US Food Scholars Program
|Students select as a US Foods Scholar receive a $20,000 scholarship to support their education, as well as exclusive opportunities to engage with and learn from US Foods Chefs and professionals.
|U.S. Western Digital STEM Scholarship
|Western Digital offers fifty-five $5,000 scholarships to full-time undergraduate community college students planning to transfer to an accredited four-year college or university students to pursue a STEM degree.
|Wells Fargo Scholarship Programs
|Wells Fargo offers scholarship opportunities for Veterans and People with Disabilities.
|Windsor Park Neighborhood Association
|Windsor Park seniors at AISD. Seniors at Northeast HS and LBJ HS.
|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.
|US Foods Scholars
|Post-secondary culinary students entering their first year of a culinary arts program.