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
Unique scholarships awarded
First-generation college students
Awarded to Texas schools
Recipients residing in Central Texas
Data represents students who were awarded a scholarship through ACF’s online application.
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.”
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.”
SIGN-UP TO VOLUNTEER"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.
VOLUNTEER SCHOLARSHIP REVIEWER