COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

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The 2021 scholarship application is now open!

Since 2011, the El Paso in Austin, in partnership with the Austin Community Foundation to award scholarships to graduating seniors from El Paso-area high schools. This year we will award five (5) $1,000 scholarships to deserving students. To date, we have awarded 30 scholarships. Seniors must enroll in a college or university in the Austin area: the University of Texas at Austin, St. Edward's University, Southwestern University, Huston–Tillotson University, or Austin Community College. 

Ideal candidates demonstrate exceptional leadership skills and character.  Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and rank in the top 20% of their graduating class.  Financial need is also considered.

The purpose of the El Paso in Austin Network High School Scholarship is to encourage, recognize, and reward young El Pasoans who aspire towards advancing their education in Austin, TX. The ideal candidate will demonstrate exceptional leadership skills, character, and a solid academic standing. Through this award, the network proudly honors accomplished young men and women who symbolize the talents and efforts of hundreds of outstanding El Paso high school students.

2021 Scholarship Process Timeline:

  • Application opens                                                           January 1

  • Application deadline                                                       March 31

  • Award notifications sent                                                 May 28