LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP San Antonio Area Foundation Announces Multimillion-Dollar Scholarship to Assist Students in Bexar and Webb Counties.

Application Information

The San Antonio Area Foundation Legacy Scholarship application is now closed. No additional applications will be accepted.

All communication to students will be sent via the email address registered.  Students can expect results in March or early April before end of junior year. 


One of the largest student scholarship programs not just in our region but also nationally. The Area Foundation will be giving out $2 million a year in scholarships through this new fund alone – raising our annual scholarship giving from about $5 million to $7 million.

Application Opens: Monday, October 17, 2022

Deadline: Friday, December 16, 2022 at 11:59pm CT

Criteria: High school juniors living and attending school in Bexar or Webb Counties with proven leadership qualities, demonstrated community involvement and a competitive transcript. Students selected must attend a Texas college or university, public or private. Preference to students who plan attendance at schools with religious affiliation. Student must plan to attend scholarship event and participate in student success webinars.

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Scholarship recipient holding a thank you sign

Past Grant Awards

Since its first scholarship award in 1969, the Area Foundation has awarded over $37 million to college-going students from more than 100 scholarship funds to help them achieve their educational dreams.

The San Antonio Area Foundation has served as the city’s community-giving headquarters for nearly 60 years, growing to become one of the top 20 foundations in the nation based on asset size. The Area Foundation helps donors achieve their charitable goals, managing more than 500 charitable funds topping $1 billion in assets.

Learn more at www.saafdn.org/students/scholarships.