Scholarship applications are now available

The application deadline for scholarships from the Austin Community Scholarship Committee is June 30.

Applications, instructions and eligibility rules are available upon request by sending an email to: austincommunityscholarship@gmail.com. Please include your name, address and phone number in your request. A scholarship application and instructions will be emailed to you.

To be eligible to apply, students need to be entering their junior or senior year of college or enrolling in post graduate studies in the fall of 2016. 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.

In its 56th year, the Austin Community Scholarship Committee is a community supported non-profit whose mission is to support the talents and aspirations of those pursuing their college junior,senior year or post-graduate studies.

Scholarship recipients are encouraged to contribute to the organization upon completion of their education in order to 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 program may contact ACSC at austincommunityscholarship@gmail.com.

 

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