Seniors can start applying March 19, 2018.
Getting your high school senior on the right path after graduation can be easy with Capital IDEA and Austin Community College. The right guidance, support, and encouragement can make a significant difference for students when transitioning into college. This is why Capital IDEA has made it a priority to provide these services to our graduating youth. By earning a degree, your young adult is headed towards a future with higher salaries, opportunities for advancements, and the ability to support themselves.
Capital IDEA offers financial assistance to qualified students in the following ways:
ACC is paid directly to cover tuition.
Book vouchers are provided to cover the cost of textbooks.
Childcare assistance covers a substantial portion of childcare costs
Extra flexibility in the application process
Additional guidance in making their career choice
One-on-one support on paperwork completion
Our partnership with Austin Community College, Temple College and varied Unions have made it possible for students to pursue college-level certificates or associate degrees in careers that offer growth and stability without having to worry about the cost of tuition or textbooks. Why is this program free?
Below are advisors at local high school campuses who can provide students with more information about Capital IDEA and other options for getting into college. To request to be added to this contact list, email Daniel Lopez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sarah Simmons, College and Career Transitions Advisor email@example.com
Michelle Snyder, College and Career Counselor firstname.lastname@example.org
Lauren Discher, Project Advance Facilitator email@example.com