The Muscatine Community College Foundation has $265,000 available for students to help them get ahead in college. That’s how much the foundation’s Board of Directors has agreed to award in scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year.

The foundation awards scholarships to deserving Muscatine Community College students based on widely varied criteria. There is no cost to apply. The application deadline is April 1. Students can submit their applications online at Paper applications are available at the college and in the local high school counselor’s offices. By filing a single application, students become eligible for all the scholarships offered by the foundation.

More information is available at or by contacting the college at 563-288-6005.