Austin Public Scholarship Scholarship Intake Form 

Overview: Committed to freedom of speech and expression, Austin Public is pleased to offer a sliding scale scholarship program for Producer subscription and certification level courses to ensure that regardless of financial resources, members of the community have access to the means of production and an avenue to assure that their voices are heard.To be considered for fee reductions and/or waivers, applicants must: 
  1. Attend an Austin Public Orientation session (to find the next session visit
  2. Complete the application below 
  3. Provide the appropriate documentation to demonstrate financial hardship (use upload link below).
**Completing an application does not guarantee reduced or waived fees.** All scholarships are awarded on the basis of availability and financial need. Applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are received. If you have any questions, please email 

To complete this application, please upload one of the following documents to determine eligibility for the Austin Public scholarship award:                                                                                                                          
  • Medicaid Notice of Case Action Letter from Texas Department of Health & Human Services
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Notice of Case Action Letter from Texas Department of Health & Human Services (also known as Food Stamps)
  • Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Confirmation Enrollment Letter from Texas Department of Health & Human Services
  • Telephone Lifeline Program Enrollment Letter or Phone Bill Reflecting Lifeline Enrollment
  • Travis County Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) Notice of Payment Letter
  • Medical Access Program (MAP) Clinic Card
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Award Letter
  • Copy of most recent income tax returns (please be sure to remove all social security numbers)