The Alamo Colleges (District) Foundation scholarship application is now open for academic year 2021-2022. Students selected to receive a scholarship are notified by email.

How to apply: 
  1. Visit the Foundation Scholarship application page and select the “sign in” button on the upper right-hand corner
  2. Log in with your ACES login credentials (same password and username)
  3. Complete application

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Priority deadline: April 5, 2021 - Students in this group are considered first for scholarships based on eligibility and matching criteria.

Final deadline: September 5, 2021 - Students are awarded based on available funding, eligibility and matching criteria.

For more detailed instructions, FAQ's, and information on the application essays and processes, visit the Alamo Colleges (District) Foundation webpage.  


Note: In addition to providing transcripts to the college for admission, students must also send transcripts to the following address or email for scholarship consideration.

Alamo Colleges Foundation, Inc.
District Office of Institutional Advancement
2222 N. Alamo St.
San Antonio, TX, 78215


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.

  • Complete the Alamo Colleges Foundation Student Scholarship Application.

  • Pursue a degree in a STEM field (includes biological and physical sciences, computer and information sciences, mathematics, statistics, engineering and a variety of allied health degrees)

  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in high school Math and Science courses

  • Submit an official high school transcript to the Scholarship Office (located in Executive Offices 163)

  • Agree to complete 30 hours (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

  • Additional requirements may apply


The T-STEM and Allied Health Challenge Scholarship will review applications submitted via the online application. Students who have already applied using the Alamo Colleges Foundation Student Scholarship application do not need to reapply.

External Scholarships

External scholarships are awarded by organizations and committees outside of Palo Alto College. Each scholarship may have different requirements and application deadlines. External scholarships information can be found through local, state, or nationwide searches such as:


Note Disclaimer:  It is the responsibility of the student to verify the validity of information on each site. Students should be aware of potential scams. Valid scholarships will not ask for an application fee.

Scholarship Resources

Writing Assistance Center: Need some help with a scholarship essay? Visit the Palo Alto College Writing Assistance Center to make sure essays are perfect!

Student Life: Get involved with campus events. Scholarship committees always want to see community involvement. Visit Student Life for opportunities to get involved. 

Essay Guides

Contact Information:

Leticia Inocencio

Executive Offices (EO 163)