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

Opens:  MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. 

Key Priority Deadline:  SUNDAY, APRIL 1, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. 

Click here to apply

Second and Final Deadline:  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. 

Note:  2017-2018 Scholarship Application is CLOSED

If you submitted a scholarship application between January 9 through September 10, 2017, you may be considered for scholarships for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters.

Scholarship recipient selections are made throughout the academic year.  Students selected to receive a scholarship will be notified by email. 


Quick Facts and Info:

• You must meet the General Eligibility requirements. (click link)

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

 • Click any of these links for additional info:  FAQ'sScholarship Essay Info, and more application tips.  

 • 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 (link) 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 (link) -- 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:  Every Chance Every TexanSallieMae FundU.S. Dept. of EducationU.S. Dept. of Labor

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