Our Opportunities

Welcome to Austin Community Foundation’s Scholarship Application Portal!

The Austin Community Foundation’s scholarship program provides additional opportunities to community members pursuing their educational goals. Since 1996, the Foundation has awarded $8.2 million in scholarships. Each year, we award approximately 300 scholarships totaling more than $600,000. A majority of our scholarships support students from Central Texas or students at local educational institutions. After completing the general application, each applicant is automatically matched to over 100 scholarship opportunities of which they qualify for. Some opportunities may ask you to answer additional questions.

Scholarship checks for the Fall semester will be mailed out July 22, 2020

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$700.00 Lauren Hoffman Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship fund was established by family and friends in memory of Lauren Hoffman. The scholarship will be offered to Stephen F. Austin High...
This scholarship fund was established by family and friends in memory of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $700.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Leslie Amanda Lane Scholarship
This fund was established in loving memory of Leslie Amanda Lane, a member of the McNeil High School Golf Team and honor student. The scholarship...
This fund was established in loving memory of Leslie Amanda Lane, a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,500.00 May and Lambert Berkman Scholarship
The May and Lambert Berkman Scholarship is available to graduating seniors at Northeast Early College High School, that demonstrate exceptional...
The May and Lambert Berkman Scholarship is available to graduating...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$2,500.00 Michael Scott Malone Memorial
This scholarship fund was established in the memory of Michael Scott Malone. Applicants must be a graduating senior at Stephen F. Austin High...
This scholarship fund was established in the memory of Michael Scott...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended
Varies National Eager Owl Scholarship
Alamo Drafthouse’s Eager Owl Scholarship, in memory of Katie Eager, provides funds for Alamo staff members or their dependents to pursue higher...
Alamo Drafthouse’s Eager Owl Scholarship, in memory of Katie Eager,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500.00 Nicholas Ryan Cavanaugh Memorial Scholarship
The Nicholas Ryan Cavanaugh Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Nicholas Ryan Cavanaugh and will be annually award to one graduate of...
The Nicholas Ryan Cavanaugh Memorial Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
Varies Nick Reinhart Memorial Scholarship
The Nick Reinhart Memorial Scholarship is offered to the children of U.S. National Instrument employees. Nicholas Reinhart (1979-2003) was a...
The Nick Reinhart Memorial Scholarship is offered to the children of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Not Without Honor Scholarships
Not Without Honor Scholarships are offered to Reagan High School seniors with a minimum GPA of 2.5, who have demonstrated involvement in...
Not Without Honor Scholarships are offered to Reagan High School seniors...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
Varies Pat Pennington Memorial Athletic Scholarship for Reagan High School
The fund was established in memory of Coach Pat Pennington for high school senior football players from Reagan High School. The Pat Pennington...
The fund was established in memory of Coach Pat Pennington for high...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,500.00 Rene Hernandez Scholarship
This scholarship was set up by Rene Hernandez honoring his education and the support he received throughout his school years. The scholarship will...
This scholarship was set up by Rene Hernandez honoring his education and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended
$3,000.00 Roderick C. Heasley Hempfield Area Senior High School Memorial Scholarship
The Fund was created by Marilyn S. Heasley in memory of her husband. The scholarship is to be awarded to a graduating senior from Hempfield Area...
The Fund was created by Marilyn S. Heasley in memory of her husband. ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000.00
Ended
$2,000.00 Sharad Sood Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Sharad Sood. Sharad Sood was born in Austin, Texas on April 12, 1983. He grew up in Westlake and...
This scholarship was established in memory of Sharad Sood. Sharad Sood...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 SHPE Austin Scholarship
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Scholarship fund is established for persons of Hispanic Heritage demonstrating aptitude in STEM...
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Scholarship fund is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Susie Baird Memorial Scholarship
The Susie Baird Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Susie Baird, who devoted her life to teaching. The scholarship is offered to...
The Susie Baird Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Susie...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 The Kris and Kay Memorial Scholarship
The fund is established in memory and celebration of Kris Newsom and Kay Guleke and their battles against cancer. Applicants must be graduating...
The fund is established in memory and celebration of Kris Newsom and Kay...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,150.00 Tom Moore Scholarship
This fund was established by MediaTex Communications, publisher of TexasMonthly Magazine for higher education in memory of Tom Moore. Scholarships...
This fund was established by MediaTex Communications, publisher of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,150.00
Ended
Varies UUMC - Travis HS Family & Friends Scholarship
The UUMC – Travis High School Family & Friends Scholarship Fund was established for students who have attended at least three semesters at Travis...
The UUMC – Travis High School Family & Friends Scholarship Fund was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,200.00 W. Charles Akins Scholarship
The W. Charles Akins Scholarship was established in honor of W. Charles Akins. The applicants must be a senior at Akins High School with a proven...
The W. Charles Akins Scholarship was established in honor of W. Charles...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,200.00
Ended
$300.00 Westwood High School PTA Scholarship
The Westwood High School PTA Scholarship is available to a graduating senior at Westwood High School. The recipient must demonstrate school...
The Westwood High School PTA Scholarship is available to a graduating...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $300.00
Ended
$1,000.00 William "Pooh" Roberts Memorial Scholarship Fund
The William “Pooh” Roberts Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to honor the life of our friend and classmate William “Pooh” Roberts. William...
The William “Pooh” Roberts Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$3,000.00 Zoe Zuniga-Prince Memorial Scholarship
The Zoe-Zuniga-Prince Memorial Scholarship was established by the parents and friends in memory of Zoe Zuniga-Prince. This scholarship is offered...
The Zoe-Zuniga-Prince Memorial Scholarship was established by the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000.00
Ended