Student Scholarships at ACC

A variety of scholarships are available from private and public sources. Scholarship selection criteria may be based on demonstrated financial need, academic merit, college major, or other specific qualifications. The funding organization determines the scholarship amount, criteria, and deadlines for application. 

To apply for scholarships specific to ACC, you must first be accepted as an ACC student.  If you are new to ACC and not accepted to yet, please complete the Apply Texas Application.

Once you have an ACCess ID and student email, you can then log in to apply for scholarships using the following link.  Academic Works 

In Academic Works at ACC you will find three types of scholarships.

  • ACC Departmental Scholarships - These scholarships are specific to your major and/or classes you are taking.
  • ACC Foundation Scholarships - Many donors set up scholarships and endowments through the ACC Foundation.  These scholarships vary based on the wishes of the donors.  Some may be only for graduating seniors going to ACC.  Some may only be for students who are already full-time at ACC.  There are many different kinds, and  each has different requirements within the scholarship.
  • Donor Scholarships - These are mostly scholarships offered by other local non-profit groups or partner organizations that we have chosen to add to the portal for your convenience.

Application periods and deadlines vary.  Check it out!

First Step Award

Other Ways to Find Scholarships

These days there are many scholarship opportunities available to you online.  Some are even grouped in large databases so that you can search for the ones that might be right for you one one website.  It's one-stop shopping!  Here are several scholarship database sites you can try!

National Scholarship Databases



Open Education Database

Texas Scholarship Database


More Options

The scholarships below are from organizations that have specifically asked us to advertise their scholarship on the ACC webpage.  They are not related to ACC in any way, but there may be something here that is just right for YOU!