Ben F. Barnes Endowed Scholarship

Purpose: To assist ACC students who have faced a significant challenge in their life.

• Minimum 2.5 GPA in high school or college or submit a GED.
• Submit an essay of 300 words explaining significant challenges they have faced and their educational and career goals.
• Financial need (as determined by the ACC Financial Aid Office).

Terms of Scholarship:
1. May be used for any program at ACC that leads to a certificate or associate degree.
2. Student must enroll in at least six hours each semester while on scholarship and earn a minimum semester GPA of 2.5.
3. Scholarship must be used within one academic year.

Ben F. Barnes Endowment
varies based on funds available
Supplemental Questions
  1. Does your scholarship essay explain significant challenges you have faced in addition to your educational and career goals?