Ready to apply for the Student Opportunity Fund?

The Student Opportunity Fund supports projects that support educational enhancement for economically disadvantaged students in Austin ISD. Funds are awarded two to three times per year on a rolling basis and you may request a maximum of $10,000 per project. Only Austin ISD educators and school leaders are eligible to submit an application.  In order to efficiently complete this application, please do the following before you begin:
  • Read the project guidelines to ensure your project aligns.
  • Write out a short description of project goals, activities, demonstrated need, and plan to measure impact in a Microsoft Word document that you can easily cut and paste.
  • Request approval from your campus principal for your project.
  • Research the line item expenses for your project and compile a quote for each item as well as a total budget. Please only ask for what you need, not the maximum amount.


Click HERE to begin your application! Final deadline for the Fall 2017 cycle is October 24th.

Please contact Caroline Newman Phillips at or (512) 414-0108 if you have any questions.