Peierls Foundation Scholarship

Purpose: To assist students who have received their GED through the ACC Adult Education Program.


• An applicant near completion of GED testing may apply for a scholarship, but will not be awarded the scholarship until notification of successful GED completion.

Terms of Scholarship:

1. Successfully complete a minimum of six hours with a 2.0 GPA.
2. Enroll in a one hour College Success Course.
3. May be used for any program at ACC that leads to a certificate or associate degree.
4. Attend a required Peierls Orientation and take the TSI college entrance exam,
5. Recipients must turn in a Progress Report each semester on scholarship and maintain contact with the Student Outreach Specialist on a monthly basis,

Peierls Foundation
$1,500 for tuition, fees & books
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please request a recommendation from your Adult Basic Education instructor. Your instructor will be notified by e-mail for this request please notify him/her to expect the e-mail.
  2. Upload your GED certificate with test scores.
  3. Submit an essay answering the following questions: Why are you applying for the Peierls Foundation Scholarship? Briefly describe your financial need. What do you plan to study at ACC? What do you plan to do after you finish your time on the Peierls Foundation Scholarship?