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2017-18 8TH GRADE WINNER'S

Four additional scholarships, totaling $4,000, were awarded to the following high school seniors at the Austin High School Awards Ceremony.

  • Elijah Hirst
  • Emily Sayles
  • Paiton Schwab
  • Tara Watkins

2018-19 Austin Community Education foundation supporters

Megan Schultz, First Place

Allison Srp, Second Place

Lynsey McMahon, Third Place

Samuel King and Miriam Rojas, Fourth Place

8th Grade Scholarship winners displayed their certificates following the scholarship banquet at the Hormel Historic Home. 

The Business Education committee, also known as the Austin Community Education Foundation committeewas formed to raise the visibility of business within our schools and the community.  Established in 1988, the ACCESS Scholarship program has awarded more than $200,000 in scholarships to more than 330 students.

This committee raises funds and awards scholarships to Austin students in grades 8 & 12.  They also support the pathway programs, such as Step Up Austin and collaborate with established school-to-work initiatives. 


All scholarship funds are provided through business donations.  For more information on the ACCESS scholarship program and how you can participate, contact the Chamber office at 437-4561.

Accentra Credit Union

Bremer Bank
Diamond Ridge Printing

Early Risers Kiwanis

Family Eye Care Center

Fawver Agency

First Farmers & Merchants State Bank

Greg Meyer State Farm Insurance

Heartman Insurance

Home Federal Savings Bank

Hormel Historic Home

Hoversten, Johnson, Beckmann & Hovey, LLP

IBI Data

Jim's MarketPlace Foods

King Maintenance, Inc.

Medicap Pharmacy

Overby Orthodontics

Potach & Mitchell Dental Clinic, P.A.

US Bank

Worlein Funeral Home


2018-19 ACCESS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS

2017-18 12TH GRADE WINNER'S

Business Education: ACCESS Scholarship Program