The Creative Writing Departments offers annual scholarships in the Fall and Spring to help pay for books and tuition. To learn more about current available scholarships, application deadlines, and scholarship amounts, Click Here.


  • Overall 3.0 GPA
  • 15 hours of completed ACC coursework
  • Successfully completed English Comp. I (ENGL 1301)
  • Completed at least one ACC creative writing class


  • Fall Scholarship Application: November 15th
  • Spring Scholarship Application: April 15th

To apply:

  • Complete the Creative Writing Scholarship application (Click Here to download the application)
  • Attach a cover letter – this is your opportunity to expand on your ambitions as a creative writer and describe what you hope to achieve at ACC and beyond.
  • Include a creative writing sample (one prose piece, five to ten pages of screenplay or play, or three poems).
  • Send everything to:
    Charlotte Gullick, Department Chair Creative Writing Austin Community College
    6101 Highland Campus Drive, Austin, TX, 78752