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Receive information on the latest scholarships and opportunities to help pay for college. We have one internal scholarship application available online for all Alamo Colleges Scholarships as well as links to external scholarships and resources available.
Internal Scholarships - Alamo Colleges Scholarships
PAC General Scholarship
As one of the Alamo Colleges, we have launched a NEW Online Application for Scholarships through the Alamo Colleges Foundation. By submitting one application, you are considered for over thirty different scholarships!
To view a tutorial on applying Click Here.
Texas-STEM and Allied Health Challenge Scholarship
Palo Alto College is proud to announce the Texas-STEM and Allied Health Challenge Scholarship, valued at up to $2,500 per year for students. Click here to view the flyer.
Requirements for consideration include:
- Submit Online Scholarship application. To complete the PAC General Scholarship Application, click here.
- **The application deadline has passed. Please check back for updates regarding the T-STEM & Allied Health Challenge Scholarship.**
- Be a declared STEM major (Computer Science, Engineering, Biology, Math, Physical Science, Allied Health, etc.*)
- Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in high school Math and Science courses
- Submit an official high school transcript to the Scholarship Office in Student Center, Room 101
- Agree to complete 30 hours in 2012-2013 (Fall, Spring & Summer)
- Complete 80% of coursework per semester
- Men between the ages of 18 and 25 must be registered with the Selective Service System:
- Financial need is not required
- Additional requirements may apply
*Eligible majors include biological and physical sciences, computer and information sciences, mathematics, statistics, engineering and a variety of allied health degrees.
The T-STEM and Allied Health Challenge Scholarship will review applications submitted via the Online Application. Students that have already applied using the Online Application do not need to reapply.
External Scholarships are given out by organizations and committees outside of Palo Alto College. Each scholarship may have a separate application and deadline. To view a list of external scholarships not included in the Alamo Colleges Online Application, click here.
Scholarship - Advice & Resources
- Go to the Writing Lab to ensure your essay is perfect!
PAC Writing Lab, 210-486-3257
- Attend workshops and advising days!
Get involved with campus events! Scholarships always want to see your community involvement.
Click here to see how you can get involved on campus!
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