Community Scholarship applications now available

Published 10:19 am Friday, May 22, 2015

College students have the opportunity to apply for scholarships to help finish their schooling.

The application deadline for scholarships from the Austin Community Scholarship Committee is June 30. Applications, instructions and eligibility rules are available by emailing: Include a name, address and phone number in the application and information request. A scholarship application and instructions will be emailed back.

Students need to be entering their junior or senior year of college or enrolling in post graduate studies in the fall of 2015 to be eligible. Preference is given to under-graduates. Students must be residents of Mower County, London Township in Freeborn County, or Union or Otranto townships in Mitchell County, Iowa. Students attending college away from the eligibility area must have parents who are current residents of the eligibility area.

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In its 55th year, the Austin Community Scholarship Committee is a community supported non-profit who hopes to support the talents and aspirations of those pursuing their college junior, senior or post-graduate studies.

Scholarship recipients are encouraged to contribute to the organization after their education to help continue opportunities for future scholarships. Contributions may be sent to ACSC, P.O. Box 62, Austin MN 55912. Anyone wishing to learn more about the scholarship program may contact ACSC at