It’s scholarship season at ACC. Help our students get more money for college by encouraging them to apply for scholarships. By filling out one simple application, they can apply for more than 800 scholarships.

All ACC students are eligible to apply. Students only submit one application to be connected to all ACC scholarships. The college’s in-house experts review applications to match students with a scholarship that meets their unique needs. Students may schedule an appointment with an ACC specialist for 1-on-1 application assistance. 

What you need to know:

  • The priority deadline to apply for ACC scholarships is Wednesday, May 1.
  • 1 in 4 applicants receives money for college.
  • Students can apply and be accepted for scholarships before completing their FAFSA.
  • When completing an application, include work, volunteer, school history, and life experiences.
  • The personal statement is a 250-500 word essay. 
  • Students will be notified at their ACC email mid-summer if they’re selected.

In addition to general scholarships, students may find options specific to their major, an activity, or a personal circumstance. Some examples include:

Academic Program Scholarships

  • Accounting
  • Art
  • ASL Interpreter Training
  • Automotive Technology
  • Code Welding
  • Building Construction Technology
  • Education
  • Electronic and Applied Technologies
  • Health Sciences
  • Hospitality Management
  • International Business or Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Jewelry
  • Nursing
  • Photography
  • STEM
  • Visual Communications
  • AAS (Associate of Applied Science) majors

Activity and Circumstance Scholarships

  • Phi Theta Kappa
  • Single mothers
  • Veterans
  • Male Leadership Program participants
  • Students who have received their GED through the ACC Adult Education Program

The college offers application tips and resources directly on the ACC Foundation Scholarships web page.

In 2023, the college awarded more scholarships and disbursed more money than ever before. In total, ACC awarded more than $1.5 million to 835 students to pay for college costs — up nearly 11 percent compared to the previous year. This year, the Foundation has a goal to award scholarships to 1,000 students. The priority deadline is May 1, 2024.

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