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1819 N. Main St.
San Antonio TX, 78212

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

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

(Note:  Key Priority Deadline was SUNDAY, APRIL 1, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.)

Click here to apply

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's, Scholarship 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) -
Career Workshops, 210-486-0143 -- Career Services (Moody Learning Center first floor) - 
• Empowerment Center, 210-486-0455, Workshop calendar @


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 Foundation, Assistance League of S.A., Rotary Club of S.A.  

    State & National scholarship search sites links:  Every Chance Every TexanSallieMae Fund, U.S. Dept. of Education, U.S. Dept. of Labor

    Top rated scholarship website links:,,,, Scholarship Monkey, Cappex

Irene C. Fuentes, Scholarship Coordinator

San Antonio College

1819 N. Main Avenue

San Antonio, Texas 78212


San Antonio College, Chance Academic Center (CAC), Room 014

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday  (Please call or email me if more info is needed.)  

Irene C. Fuentes, Scholarship Coordinator 


San Antonio College
Chance Academic Center (CAC) Room 014

Please call for an appointment