Applications are due on Friday, March 31, 2017.
You should apply now if you will be graduating in June, in the summer or fall of 2016 from Austin High School and Pacelli Catholic Schools.
Riverland staff will answer questions and help you complete the Cycles for Success and the financial aid application forms. You and your family are invited to AHS Knowlton Auditorium for help on these evenings:
Cycles for Success is a scholarship program for underrepresented students who are graduates of Austin High School and Pacelli High School to attend Riverland Community College. The Hormel Foundation of Austin, MN has provided the funding for the program. Cycles for Success will provide eligible students with both financial and academic support to earn a certificate, diploma or degree at Riverland.
Cycles for Success will inspire students at Austin and Pacelli High Schools to graduate and then pursue their college education locally and thus provide employers with a skilled workforce in high-wage, high-demand occupations. An overarching assumption of this proposal is that educating young people is a prudent investment in the workforce, economic, and community development of the Austin area.
"Traditionally underrepresented students" refers to students who typically do not go to college and have one or more of the following characteristics:
In specific instances, other groups of students may be considered underrepresented. For example, in a traditionally female discipline like nursing, males may be considered “underrepresented.”
Cycles for Success will