Financial Aid and Scholarships

There are many options for financial assistance for Austin Community College Welding Technology students. Visit the financial aid web page, then visit a financial aid office at a campus near you for assistance with any questions you have.  See here for applying for financial aid.

NEW:  Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act– student aid for college and life during COVID-19.

Some of the scholarships that are available are:

ACC Career Scholars:  Open for applications: High School Career ScholarsAdult Career Scholars

AGC Education and Research Foundation Scholarship– Application is Now Open To Students Dedicated to Pursuing a Career in the Construction Industry (see criteria/ see application/ see flyer).

American Welding Society Scholarships – Application deadlines vary (apply for American Welding Society scholarships).

Architectural and Ornamental Metals Scholarship– Application deadlines:  April 1 for fall; November 1 for spring.

JKCF Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship– application coming soon (get notified).

Mike Rowe WORKS Foundation Work Ethic Scholarship.

NAWIC Founders Scholarship– Application deadline February 28.

NFSF Scholarship– (for women training for construction-related careers)- Application deadline February 28.

Nuts, Bolts, and Thingamajigs– Spring Application deadline September 30; Fall deadline March 31.

Sooch Foundation for Career ACCelerator Scholarship– Application deadline April 1.

Sooch Foundation Assistance League Scholarship– Application deadline April 1.

Travers Tool scholarship.

Other ACC scholarships

Other outside scholarships

There are many grants and loans that ACC students can apply for.

Additionally, ACC offers a program called Level UP! to assist Level 1 certificate students with textbook costs and academic support.

Payment Plans

It is easy to set up a payment plan with the cashier’s office (this may be done online through your online services account or in person at the cashier’s office on any campus). This enables you to pay a portion of your tuition down to hold your seat, and pay the remainder in installments by set deadlines throughout the semester.