The Alamo Colleges Foundation Scholarship Application for academic year 2018-2019 

The Alamo Colleges Foundation Scholarship application for academic year 2018-2019 is closed.

Scholarship recipient selections for 2018-2019 are made throughout the academic year.  Students selected to receive a scholarship are notified by email.


The Alamo Colleges Foundation Scholarship Application for academic year 2019-2020

The scholarship application for academic year 2019-2020 opens on JANUARY 7, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. with a priority deadline of March 31, 2019.  Apply here:


Quick Facts and Info:

 • You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)   (click link)

 • For Alamo Colleges Foundation Scholarship FAQ's, scholarship essays, application tips, and more, click here.

 • Tip:  Type your essays in MS Word in order to run spell check and word count.  Then copy and paste the essays into the scholarship application. 

 • Tip:  Visit the SAC Writing Center in Gonzales Hall, Room 203 to ensure your essay is perfect!  Contact @ 210-486-1433 or


Volunteer opportunities 

Get involved!  Scholarships always want to see student community involvement

Contact Student Life for Student Clubs & Organizations info, 210-486-0125, (Loftin Student Center-Rm 260)

Contact Outreach & Recruitment for community service opportunities such as: reading buddies, mentoring, big brother/big sister, more!  210-486-0934/486-0393 (Fletcher Admin Cntr, Rm 221)

Other volunteer resources to consider:
United Way -
        Volunteer Match -  

Consider workshops!

  • Writing Workshops, 210-486-1433 – Writing Center (Gonzales Hall, Rm 203) - link
  • Career Workshops, 210-486-0143 -- Career Services (Moody Learning Center first floor) - link
  • Empowerment Center, 210-486-0455, Workshop calendar - link


SAC students have the opportunity to apply for:

Internal Scholarships  -- these are Alamo Colleges District Foundation scholarships which are only available to students attending in one of the Alamo Colleges District.

Academic Department Scholarships - some SAC academic departments also administer their own scholarship programs and therefore have separate applications.  

Check with the department of your major to learn of scholarships you may be eligible for and to obtain an application.  (Click here for a list of some of the  awarding departments.)

External Scholarships - these are Non-Alamo Colleges District scholarships which are available to students attending any college.

External scholarships information can be found through local, state, or nationwide searches.    

San Antonio local organizations and community foundations links:  S.A. Area FoundationAssistance League of S.A.Rotary Club of S.A.  

State & National scholarship search sites links: SallieMae FundU.S. Dept. of EducationTEXAS.GOV Educational OpportunitiesMinnie Stevens Piper FoundationTEXAS.GOV Aid Alphabetical ListTEXAS.GOV Ways to Afford College

Top rated scholarship website links:  Scholarships.comChegg.comFastweb.comScholarshipPoints.comScholarship MonkeyCappex