All 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 $6.5 million in scholarships. Each year, we award approximately 400 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.

Majority of applications are open from February 1, 2019 – April 8, 2019. To get started, click ‘sign up’ in the upper right hand corner of this screen.

Check out our User Guide and Commonly Asked Questions.

If you are a student in Austin ISD, take a look at the full list of AISD scholarships here

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000 John L. and Linda D. Bohnel Scholarship Fund
Linda and John Bohnel were an average couple. They worked hard, saved as much as they could, and strived to be kind and generous to others. Having...
Linda and John Bohnel were an average couple. They worked hard, saved as...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline04/08/2019
Varies Jonathan Frank Decherd, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Selection Criteria: The Jonathan Frank Decherd, Jr. Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Jonathan Frank Decherd, Jr. by friends of the...
Selection Criteria: The Jonathan Frank Decherd, Jr. Memorial Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2019
$5,000.00 Judy Swan Smith Scholarship
This scholarship is eligible to graduating seniors in Austin ISD with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who will be attending an accredited university with the...
This scholarship is eligible to graduating seniors in Austin ISD with a...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2019
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline04/08/2019
Varies Kiwanis Scholarship
This scholarship, awarded by the Kiwanis Club, is offered to a graduating senior at each Austin ISD High School. Applicants must have strong...
This scholarship, awarded by the Kiwanis Club, is offered to a...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2019
Varies Kristen E. Murphy Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship fund was established in memory of Kristen E. Murphy, who was killed in a car accident while in high school. Scholarships are...
This scholarship fund was established in memory of Kristen E. Murphy,...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2019
$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: 04/08/2019
  • Award: $700.00
Deadline04/08/2019
Varies 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: 04/08/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2019
$1,500.00 May and Lambert Berkman Scholarship
The May and Lambert Berkman Scholarship is available to graduating seniors at Reagan High School, that demonstrate exceptional proficiency in the...
The May and Lambert Berkman Scholarship is available to graduating...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline04/08/2019
$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: 04/08/2019
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline04/08/2019
$600.00 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: 04/08/2019
  • Award: $600.00
Deadline04/08/2019
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: 04/08/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2019
varies Not Without Honor Scholarships
Not Without Honor Scholarships are offered to Reagan High School seniors with a minimum GPA of 2.5, demonstrated involvement in clubs/organizations...
Not Without Honor Scholarships are offered to Reagan High School seniors...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/08/2019
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: 04/08/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2019
Varies Querencia Residents' Scholarship Fund for Employees
This fund was established by the residents at Querencia Barton Creek to offer scholarships to the employees of the community. Applicants must be...
This fund was established by the residents at Querencia Barton Creek to...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2019
$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: 04/08/2019
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline04/08/2019
varies 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: 04/08/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/08/2019
Varies 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: 04/08/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2019
$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: 04/08/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/08/2019
$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: 04/08/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/08/2019
varies 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: 04/08/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/08/2019
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: 04/08/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2019
$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: 04/08/2019
  • Award: $1,200.00
Deadline04/08/2019
$250.00 Westwood High School PTA Scholarship
The Westwood High School PTA Scholarship is available to a graduating senior at Westwood High School. The recipient must have school...
The Westwood High School PTA Scholarship is available to a graduating...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2019
  • Award: $250.00
Deadline04/08/2019
varies 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: 04/08/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/08/2019
Varies UUMC - Travis HS Family & Friends STEM 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
Varies Austin Amateur Radio Club Scholarship
The Austin Amateur Radio Club Scholarship was established by a bequest from an Austin Amateur Radio Club member. It is a scholarship program to...
The Austin Amateur Radio Club Scholarship was established by a bequest...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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