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Application and When to Apply
The ACE application opens on December 10, 2020 and closes on March 31, 2021 
Our scholarship can be found on the UTSA Scholarship Hub, the place for students to find various scholarship opportunities availabe to apply to. Once logged in, you'll search for "The Carlos and Malu Alvarez ACE Scholarships". You will need to complete the Scholarship Hub's General Application first and then complete the supplemental questions for ACE.


  • 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: