College Receives $1.2 Million For STEM Teacher Education
The STEM Teaching and Research (STAR) Leadership Program
Austin College has been awarded a $1.2 million Noyce grant from the National Science Foundation for the Austin College STEM Education Leadership Scholars program (ACSELS). The program aims to increase the number of STEM-certified graduates from the Austin Teacher Program (ATP) who will then enter teaching positions in high-need districts.
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A College Education Within Reach
With a SAT score of 1100 or an ACT of 24, or if you finish in the top 15% of your high school class, you can qualify for at least $17,000 in scholarships annually.
Last year, Austin College awarded 24 million dollars in scholarships or grants, with over 90% of our students receiving financial assistance.
Austin College Kangaroos participate in NCAA Division III athletics as a member of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC). Austin College fields 16 teams in athletics competition.
Preparing for the finest graduate programs to the most rewarding careers, AC students are equipped to become engaged citizens within their communities and their world.
The experiences of the recent alumni are examples of what comes after graduation.