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  • Writer's pictureLynsey Krusie

Over $550,000 in Scholarships Awarded to Area Students

The Community Foundation of Greater Muscatine and their affiliate, the Community Foundation of Louisa County, awarded over $550,000 in scholarships to Columbus Community, Louisa-Muscatine, Muscatine, Wapello, West Liberty, and Wilton High Schools’ graduates.

Over 190 scholarships were awarded through funds established by Community Foundation donors to support students pursuing post-secondary education. Muscatine Community College Foundation and other local donors and organizations awarded additional scholarships in partnership with the Community Foundation.

Scholarships were awarded in varying amounts, from $500 one-time awards up to $20,000 four-year awards. Scholarships were also awarded for a variety of post-secondary options including bachelor’s or associate degrees, certificate programs, and trade training.

Pictured above: 2023 Frank and Carrie Townsend and Ruth Townsend Scholarship Award Recipients

Scholarship awards are made possible by the generosity of donors and scholarship fund holders. For more information about establishing your own scholarship fund or donating to an existing scholarship, call the Community Foundation office at 563-264-3863 or visit our website at

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