Start saving early.

  • Time is essential for the growth of interest on your money. Put a percentage of your monthly budget in a fund for education only.
  • Research Texas 529 Plans and the Texas Tuition Promise Fund for tax savings and payment plan options.​

Click here for more tips: from BB&T!

Interested in adding your school district or school to this growing list? Contact our Executive Director, Dr. Teresa Granillo

Tips for Good Financial Habits and Planning for College from BB&T 
by Cristina Lugo Martin, Business Services Officer and Vice President of BB&T

A college education can open many doors in life and help make your dream a reality! Plan ahead to make sure your dream does not become a financial burden. Here are a few tips that could help:

​​​Más información acerca de nuestro programa en esta entrevista con Educa Austin con Con Mi MADRE Directora del Programa, Karen González. CLICK AQUÍ y remitir a 9:14 minutos en el vídeo.

​Learn more about our program in this Educa Austin interview with Con Mi MADRE Program Director, Karen Gonzalez. CLICK HERE and forward to 9:14 minutes into the video. This interview is in Spanish.

Educa Austin is a production of AISD.TV.

Del Valle ISD:
Ojeda Middle School

Manor ISD:
Manor Middle School

Round Rock ISD:
Hernandez Middle School
Stony Point High School

San Marcos CISD:
Goodnight Middle School
Miller Middle School

Hays CISD:
McCormick Middle School
Simon Middle School

Charter Schools:
KIPP College Prep
KIPP Austin Colligiate

Karen Gonzalez, Program Director - Con Mi MADRE

CMM in Schools

Austin Independent School District:
Middle Schools:
Bertha Sadler Means YWLA
O. Henry


High Schools:

Click below to access

form you need.

Información Sobre Con Mi MADRE - En español

Con Mi MADRE currently serves 750+ girls annually in the following schools and school districts:

Scholarship Websites:

  •  Fastweb - Scholarships, Internships, Colleges and More​:

  • ​Each year, more than $2.7 billion in federal student aid goes unclaimed. You can apply to get money for college beginning October 1, 2017 .
    ​Submit your form at #FormYourFuture
  •  College Board - College success and opportunity:
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund:

Important Note:  
Make sure to visit your University to seek additional scholarships.

Contact Mariana Zamora: for more information on particular scholarships.

Interested in a College Tour?

  • Consider a campus tour to some of your favorite schools and do some fact finding to
    help you make your college choice easier. 
  • Start with an online visit to a school’s website to find out how to schedule your campus tour.
  • To make your visit an easier one, plan several weeks ahead and be sure to ask for a bilingual
    ​tour guide and other accommodations you might need, when you schedule your visit.


On the Road Again, for more information and tips for your next college tour.

"These 10 “Expensive” Colleges Have Free Tuition or Full-Ride Scholarships for Middle-Class Families"  10 schools -- including Princeton, Duke, and Harvard -- and their financial aid policies​

Questions? Please contact Karla Leon at .

We grow together, learn together, and excel together.

Important Forms

​​Volunteer Log

Download this form to input all of your volunteer hours.

Descargue esta forma para poner todas sus horas de voluntario. 

Participation Agreement

Download the Participation Agreement and return to Con Mi MADRE. You and your daughter must sign every year. 

Acuerdo de Participación

Descargue el acuerdo de participación y regresenlo a Con Mi MADRE. Usted y su hija  tienen que firmar cada año. ​

​​College Corner