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Funding educational dreams

 

Since 2008, Austin Community Foundation has helped distribute over $6.2 million in scholarship awards to 2,935 aspiring and current students. We partner with community leaders, philanthropists and educators to support the educational goals of students as well as the charitable wishes of our donors.

2020 At A Glance

$319K

Awarded

167

Unique scholarships awarded

108

Scholarship funds

51%

First-generation college students

77%

Awarded to Texas schools

79%

Recipients residing in Central Texas

 

Student Data

Data represents students who were awarded a scholarship through ACF’s online application.

MOST ATTENDED UNIVERSITIES OF SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

 

Priya M.

Harvard University, Class of 2024

“Being a recipient of the Maria Metzler Johnson Scholarship to Women in Mathematics has not only encouraged me to pursue further studies in mathematics, but also helped me understand the need of strong early math education in middle schools in my community.”

Cassandra R.

Texas State University, Class of 2024

“Receiving the UUMC Travis HS Family and Friends Scholarship has impacted me by giving me the opportunity to study abroad and participate in internships in the future. It has relieved some of the stress from paying college tuition and opened more opportunities for my future.”

 
"It was such a rewarding opportunity to get to review scholarship applications! The process was easy, straightforward and worthwhile knowing that I helped—even in a small way—make a difference for students."SHELBY S.
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