Apply for a Scholarship

Whether you are just graduating from high school, a current college student, or participating in continuing education we invite you to apply for a scholarship at Austin Community Foundation. 

With more than 100 different scholarships available through our online application, the criteria for each scholarship award varies. Eligibility criteria may include financial need, merit, geographic area or field of study.  After completing our general application, each student is automatically matched with all of the awards for which they qualify. 

Students can apply for scholarships beginning February 3,2020 at

Questions? Please refer to our Commonly Asked Questions page.

2020 Scholarship Process Timeline

Application opens February 3
Application deadline April 13
Award notifications sent May 18
Regret letters sent May 19
Deadline to accept or defer July 15
Scholarship checks mailed July 22
Back-up recipients awarded July 23
Back-up deadline to accept or defer August 17
Back-up checks mailed August 19


If you are an AISD student, please see this list of opportunities.