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How to Apply


  • • Must be a first-time incoming freshman who has been accepted to UTSA in good standing and entering the Fall semester.
  • • Must have a 2.5 GPA, have an 80% attendance rate their senior year in high school, and have been involved in some sort of extracurricular program (either school-based or community-based).
  • • Must have graduated from one of the following high schools:
    • Brackenridge
    • Edison
    • Fox Tech
    • Harlandale
    • Highlands
    • Jefferson
    • Kennedy
    • Lanier
    • McCollum
    • Memorial
    • Sam Houston
    • Southwest
    • Young Women's Leadership Academy (YWLA)

Application and When To Apply :

  • Download the 2017 ACE Application.
  • You may also pick up an application from a high school counselor, Project Stay, San Antonio Education Partnership, or from a Communities in Schools staff member at the schools listed.
  • The priority deadline for the ACE scholarship is March 30, 2017.
  • The final deadline for the ACE scholarship is April 14, 2017.

Please mail or email the application to:

Tomas Rivera Center for Student Success
Access College and Excel Scholar Program
501 César E. Chávez Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78207

The University of Texas at San Antonio
Tomás Rivera Center
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, Texas 78249

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