Scholarships

Scholarships are gift-aid and do not require repayment. This list may not include all opportunities at every Ivy Tech Community College location. Scholarships are often offered at campus or community levels. Ivy Tech scholarships are typically awarded close to the beginning of each semester.  Students can see if they received an Ivy Tech scholarship by logging on to their Campus Connect account and viewing their financial aid awards.

Below is a list of scholarships offered statewide and at specific Ivy Tech campuses

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply for Scholarships Online!

Please complete an application for Admission before logging into Campus Connect and applying for scholarships.

Log in to Campus Connect and click the Apply for Scholarships link under My Ivy Tech.

For help getting started, please reference our scholarship application help guide.

Financial need is a criterion for the majority of scholarships. It is strongly recommended that you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) before applying for scholarships. If you do not intend to complete the FAFSA, please contact the financial aid office to determine what scholarships might be available to you.

Scholarships available statewide

Hoosier Scholar Award
Description:
State academic merit award
Eligibility: Recipients are selected by high school guidance counselor staff; Indiana resident; rank in top 20% of high school class.
Contact: State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana, 150 West Market Street, Suite 500, Indianapolis, IN 46204, 317.232.2350

Ivy Tech Foundation Scholarship
Description: Foundation-funded scholarships
Eligibility: Campus-specific; contact the financial aid office at the campus you plan to attend 
Contact: Ivy Tech Community College Financial Aid Office

Ivy Tech Scholarship
Description: College-funded non-need-based fee remission
Eligibility: Campus-specific; contact the financial aid office at the campus you plan to attend.
Contact: Ivy Tech Community College Financial Aid Office

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship
Description: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is a private, independent foundation dedicated to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students
Eligibility: Be nominated by his or her two-year institution; be a current student at an accredited US community college or two-year institution with sophomore status by December 31, 2010, or be a recent graduate (since spring 2006); have a cumulative college grade point average of 3.50 or better on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent); plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to begin studies in fall 2011; and have not previously been nominated for the Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
Application: Apply online at www.jkcf.org, Application Guidelines
Contact: 1-888-264-3062, jkc@applyists.com

Nursing Scholarship Fund
Description: State scholarship promoting qualified individuals to pursue a nursing career in Indiana
Eligibility: Indiana resident; agree in writing to work as a nurse in Indiana for two years following graduation; demonstrate financial need. More information can be found here
Application: Nursing Scholarship Fund Program Application, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Contact: State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana, 150 West Market Street, Suite 500, Indianapolis, IN 46204, 317.232.2350

Twenty-First Century Scholars
Description: State need-based grant. Twenty-First Century Scholars must complete at least 30 credits each academic year.
Eligibility: Sign and mail your Twenty-First Century Scholar's pledge affirmation on time; Indiana resident; enrolled full time, US Citizen or eligible non-citizen
Application: Student may request an application from their high school, Twenty-first Century Scholars Regional Support Programs, or the Learn More Resource Center Hotline (1-800-992-2076). Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be received by federal processor by March 10
Contact: Office of Twenty-first Century Scholars, State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana, 150 West Market Street, Suite 500, Indianapolis, IN 46204, 317.233.2100

Bloomington

Apply for Scholarships Online!

Log in to Campus Connect and click the Apply for Scholarships link under My Ivy Tech.

Foundation Scholarships are listed in Spring and Fall at:
http://www.ivytech.edu/bloomington/foundation/scholarships/

Additional scholarships are listed here when available.

Central Indiana (Indianapolis)

Apply for Scholarships Online!

Log in to Campus Connect and click the Apply for Scholarships link under My Ivy Tech.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
Scholarships are an important part of the financial aid process at
Ivy Tech Community College - Central Indiana.


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Changes to applications are not permitted once the application is submitted.**

Application Deadlines:

Fall Priority- March 10th

Fall Final- July 15th

Spring- November 15th

Summer- April 15th


Scholarships are gift-aid and do not require repayment.

Applicants must meet the basic eligibility criteria to be considered.  Some scholarships require additional criteria. Please review the descriptions of each scholarship for additional criteria.

Scholarships and Grants available to Ivy Tech - Central Indiana students:

Al Davis Scholarship - Established by the family of Macy "Al" Davis in his memory.

  • Recipient must be male, at least 25 years of age and currently enrolled in the Automotive Technology program, the Machine Tool Technology program or the Industrial Manufacturing Program.
  • Recipient must have successfully completed at least 1 semester and have maintained a minimum 2.0 GPA.
  • Must currently be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours.

Altrusa Foundation Scholarship

  • Recipients should be non-traditional students currently enrolled full-time or part-time
  • Must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 and be in good standing
  • Must have completed at least 25% of coursework for degree at time of application
  • Must submit 2 letters of recommendation
  • Finalists must complete specific essay questions for the Altrusa Foundation Selection Committee

Area Youth Ministry Scholarship - Established by Area Youth Ministry

  • Recipients must be enrolled full-time and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

ASN Legacy Scholarship

  • Recipient will be selected by ASN Faculty
  • Must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA in prerequisite and nursing classes
  • Must demonstrate a positive attitude toward nursing school and Ivy Tech, a caring professional bedside manner in clinical situations, and a positive relationship with peers.

Avon Scholarship - Established by the Town of Avon for students living in Avon

  • Recipients must be a resident of Avon, Indiana
  • Must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • The Avon Scholarship covers tuition charges up to 12 credit hours

Bowen Scholars - Established by Bob and Terry Bowen & The Bowen Foundation

Bright Ideas in Broad Ripple Scholarship - Established by Bright Ideas in Broad Ripple

  • Recipient must demonstrate financial need - this scholarship is for tuition, fees and books only.
  • Single parents will be given preference in the selection process.

Business Division Scholarship

  • Recipients must have a declared major in the business division and be in good academic standing.
  • Must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and demonstrate financial need.

City of Shelbyville Scholarship - Established by the Shelbyville Redevelopment Commission

  • Recipient must be a resident of the City of Shelbyville or employed by a business located in the City of Shelbyville.
  • Must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • The scholarship is available for full and part-time students who demonstrate financial need.


David Soots Memorial Scholarship for Study Abroad - Established by the friends and family of David Soots, Faculty at Ivy Tech - Central Indiana

  • Recipient must demonstrate financial need.
  • Must have completed a minimum of 9 credit hours and maintained a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.
  • Applicants must submit a one-page essay describing why study abroad will benefit their college career.
  • Must be enrolled in Region 8 HUMA 250.

Davis Family Opportunity Scholarship - Established by Donna Davis

  • Recipiants must have a declared major in the Accounting program and be single or divorced with children and over the age of 35
  • Must have maintained a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0

Firefighters Memorial Scholarship - Established by Daniel J. Deno

  • Recipient must be at least 18 years old and a current member of a fire department or an organized volunteer fire department.
  • Previous recipients of this scholarship will not be considered.
  • Recipients must be Public Safety or Fire Science majors.

The Frank and Deborah Moman Business Division Scholarship - Established by Dr. Frank and Deborah Moman

  • Recipient must have declared a major in the business division and have demonstrated financial need.
  • Must be currently enrolled in at least 12 credit hours and have maintained a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2
  • Previous Moman Scholars that continue eligibility will be given preference during the scholarship process.

Futures Unlimited - Established as a Statewide Scholarship in 1992 for first generation college students

  • Recipients must demonstrate financial need.
  • Must be first generation college students.
  • Minorities, dislocated workers, women re-entering the workforce, and/or individuals who receive public assistance will be given preference in the scholarship selection process.

GED Scholarship

  • Recipients must complete the Ivy Tech placement test and have earned a minimum score of 54 (if taken before 01/2002) or 540 (if taken after 01/2002) on the GED exam.
  • Two completed recommendations forms must be submitted. If the student is employed, one form should be completed by their current employer. If the student is unemployed, the forms should be completed by a teacher, minister, or other individuals who knows them well.

General Student Scholarship

  • Recipient must demonstrate financial need and maintain a competitive GPA.

Great Expectations Scholarship - Established by Dr. Roderick S. Brown

  • Recipients should be in good academic standing and currently enrolled in their captstone class.
  • Applicant must have started in remedial classes and have successfully completed both Academic Advancement Math and English

Greathouse Scholarship - Established by the Greathouse Family in memory of William Greathouse, Jr.

  • Recipients must be enrolled in the Hospitality Program or the Hotel Administration Program.
  • Must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and have earned 24 credit hours.
  • Students with disabilities will be given priority in the selection process.

Harvey S. Poling Jr. Memorial Scholarship - Established in memory of Harvey S. Poling Jr.

  • Recipients must be at least 28 years of age and have demonstrated financial need.
  • Must have completed at least 50% of their program and be currently enrolled at least part-time
  • Must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

Hispanic/Latino Grant

  • Recipients must be Hispanic or Latino and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Honors Program Scholarship

  • Recipients must have completed a minimum of 36 credit hours and have achieved dean's list status for at least two semesters
  • Must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5.
  • Must submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member, division chair or academic dean.

Horton Inc. Scholarship - Established by Horton Holdings, Inc.

  • Recipients must have a declared major in Mechanical Engineering, Advance Manufacturing, Pre-Engineering or Elecrical Engineering.
  • Must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours per semester and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Must have demonstrated financial need.

Indiana Black Legislative Caucus Scholarship - Established by the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus

  • Recipients must live in Marion County and attend the Indianapolis campus.
  • Must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and demonstrate financial need.

Indiana Center for Nursing Scholarship - Established by Nursing 2000

  • Recipient must be a full or part time student enrolled in the nursing program.
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to working in nursing in Central Indiana area upon graduation.
  • Applicants will be selected by the nursing program faculty

James Lowes Scholarship - Established by the Central Indiana Student Government Association

  • Students with documented disabilities will be given priority in the selection process.

Jeffrey Brooks Baking and Pastry Scholarship - Established by David and Sandra Brooks in memory of Jeffrey Brooks

  • Recipients must have a declared major in Baking and Pastry and be in good academic standing.
  • Student with the greatest financial need will be given preference during the selection process.

Katharine Clifford Memorial Baking and Pastry Scholarship - Established by the friends and family of Katharine Clifford, faculty at Ivy Tech - Central Indiana

  • Recipient must be majoring in Baking and Pastry and have completed a minimum of 20 credit hours.
  • Must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and demonstrate financial need.

Margaret Ann Karnes Scholarship - Established in memory of Margaret Ann Karnes

  • Recipient must have successfully completed at least 1 semester and have maintained a minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • Must currently be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours.
  • Students with disabilities that limit their mobility will be given priority in the selection process.

Michael Paul UpChurch Memorial Scholarship for HVAC - Established by anonymous donors in memory of Michael Paul UpChurch

  • Recipients must be enrolled at least part-time in the HVAC program.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Students with the greatest financial need will be given priority during the selection process.

Morgan County Scholarship - Established by the Morgan County Board of Commissioners for students living or working in Morgan County.

  • Recipients must be a high school graduate or have earned a GED.
  • Must be living in Morgan County or employed in Morgan County and attending Ivy Tech in conjunction with the education requirements of their employer.
  • Must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5

Nina Scholars - Established by the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust

Office Works Scholarship for Hispanic Students - Established by Office Works

  • Recipients must be Hispanic and currently enrolled full time.
  • Must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and be able to demonstrate financial need.

Opportunity Endowed Scholarship - Established by David B. Noland for at-risk students

Recipients must meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Work 30 hours or more per week
  • Be a single parent
  • Be the first in their family to attend college
  • Must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours and complete degree from Ivy Tech within four years.

The Peggy and Byron Myers Endowed Scholarship - Established by Peggy and Byron Myers

  • Recipients must have a declared major, have completed at least 9 credit hours and be able to demonstrate financial need.
Must demonstrate at least one of the following risk factors:
  • Be working while enrolled in school
  • Be a single parent
  • Be a first generation college student
  • Be enrolled in remedial courses

PEO Scholarship for At-Risk Females - Established by the CF Chapter of PEO

  • Recipient must be a female who has completed a minimum of 9 credit hours and has demonstrated financial need.

Recipient must demonstrate at least one of the following risk factors:

  • Be working while enrolled in school
  • Be a single parent
  • Be a first generation college student

Poling Scholarship - Established in memory of Harvey S. Poling to assist students in completing their education in a timely fashion.

  • Recipients must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Must be at least 28 years of age.
  • Must have completed at least half of program level courses in the students major.

Road to Success Scholarship - Established by the Academic Advancement Department

  • Recipients must have successfully passed a minimum of 12 credit hours and have successfully completed at least one developmental English course
  • Must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  • Recipient must be employed while at Ivy Tech and currently enrolled in at least 6 credit hours.

Robinson Memorial Scholarship - Established in memory of Willie & Vera Robinson

  • Recipients must demonstrate financial need and be currently enrolled full-time.

Scholarship for Domestic and International Travel - Established by Dr. Jim Duncan

  • Recipients must be taking program level courses and participation in a college sponsored travel abroad within the United States.
  • Must have completed a minimum of 9 credit hours and maintained a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need.

Single Parent Grant

  • Recipients must be a single parent and have one or more dependent children in the household.

Sonia Dickerson Scholarship

  • Recipient must
    be a new Ivy Tech Student and enrolled in a health-related program.
  • Must be a resident of Marion County. Preference will be given to IPS graduates.
  • Applicants must submit an essay discussing what brought them to Ivy Tech and their decision to enter a health related field, as well as their goals.
  • Students must demonstrate financial need.

Teachers Credit Union - Established by Teachers Credit Union Foundation

  • Recipient must be enrolled full-time
  • Student must demonstrate financial need.
  • Must provide two letter of recommendation.

Tri Kappa Scholarship - Established by Kappa Kappa Kappa, Inc. Memorial Foundation

Urban Scouts Scholarship - Established by Andrew L. Crowe, Sr.

  • Recipient must have participated in a Boy or Girl Scout program in Marion County
  • Must demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to those students who are not receiving a Pell Grant.

Visual Communications and Fine Arts Department Scholarship - Established by the Visual Communications and Fine Arts Department

  • Recipients must be enrolled in the Fine Arts or Visual Communications Program and demonstrate financial need

Wayne and Barbara Jennings Endowed Scholarship - Established by Wayne and Barbara Jennings

  • Recipients must be residents of Boone or Hendricks County.
  • Must be enrolled full-time and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.
  • Recipient may not be receiving grants, third party payment, or other awards equaling 50% of their direct educational expenses.

Women in Technology Scholarship - Established by an anonymous donor

  • Recipient must be a first generation college student majoring in Computer Information Systems or Computer Information Technology.
  • Must be currently enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Applicants should be female and represent a tradiationally underrepresented minority group

Working Man's Friend - Established by Betz + Blevins

Recipient must demonstrate one or more of the following risk factors:

  • Work 20 hours or more per week
  • Be a single parent
  • Be a first generation college student
  • Must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 and be enrolled part time (11 credit hours or less)
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need.

Working Student Grant

  • Recipients must be under the age of 24 and demonstrate no financial aid eligibility or a dependent students who is unable to provide parental income or submit a FAFSA.
  • Applicant must submit proof of employment and self-sufficiency.

ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships require a separate application and deadline from the Ivy Tech scholarships listed above.  Visit the web site for each scholarship below for application and deadline information.

BOWEN Scholarship Application

  • The Bowen Scholarship is awarded to selected applicants for a maximum of four years, up to 70 credit hours, or the completion of an associate of applied science degree, a technical certificate or a certificate of training, whichever comes first.  
  • Information on who can apply and the application materials needed can be found in the BOWEN Scholarship Application. For more information and application, please contact Samantha Sisk or Cheri Bush at 921-4617 or visit NMC 511.

The Herb Society of Central Indiana Culinary Scholarship

Indiana Women in Public Finance Scholarship Application

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship

Nina Mason Pulliam Legacy Scholars 

Union Hospital Foundation


FREE internet scholarship searches:

ED.gov

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finaid.org

Columbus/Franklin

Priority consideration will be given to applications submitted by May 31st.

Scholarships Specific to the Columbus Region

Carl & Daisy Blanford Memorial Scholarship
  • Amount: Up to $300
  • Established as a memorial to Carl & Daisy Branford, grandparents of Misty Hess and parents of Alicia Moore, Practical Nursing graduate of Ivy Tech
  • Eligibility:
  • Full-time student in Business, Accounting or Nursing
  • Minim GPA of 3.0, no grade lower than a C
  • Completed one term in designated program
Contreras-Vazquez Memorial ScholarshipNEW!
  • Amount: Up to $750
  • Created by Imelda Vazquez and Jose Contreras to honor the memories of their fathers.
  • Eligibility:
  • Must have successfully completed one semester in the program of their choice
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 or a high school graduate
  • Financial need
  • Preference will be given to students who are enrolled in the ESL Program, are members of
  • LOVE, and/or who qualify as a minority
Family Self-Sufficiency
  • Amount: Up to $500
  • Established to support students participating in the Family Self-Sufficiency Program. Program participants are motivated to improve their personal circumstances and lifestyles by following an action plan which includes specific educational and career goals.
  • Eligibility:
  • Must be enrolled in the Family Self-Sufficiency Program
  • May be degree/certificate student or may be enrolled on a "courses only" basis
Columbus Rotary Club
  • Amount: $250
  • This scholarship was established to encourage Ivy Tech students to continue the pursuit of training to obtain new marketable skills or upgrade existing skills.
  • Eligibility:
  • Pursing a Technical Certificate or an Associate Degree
  • Resident of Bartholomew County
  • GPA 2.5
  • Demonstrate finance need
Grainger Advanced Manufacturing Honors Scholarship
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Established to provide financial assistance to students pursuing a post-secondary education in Advanced Manufacturing
  • Eligibility:
  • Degree declared in Advanced Manufacturing.
  • Must have completed one semester in the program
  • GPA of 3.0
  • Academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and honors will be considered
Anthony Moravec ScholarshipNEW!
  • Amount: Up to ten $1,000 scholarships
  • Established to recruit and retain students pursuing a technology/manufacturing-related career or a post-secondary degree related to technology/manufacturing
  • Eligibility:
  • Degree declared
  • Full or Part-time student, minimum of 6 hours
  • New or current student
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Financial need considered, but not required
  • Academic achievement, extracurricular activities and honors considered
Dr. Michael E. Pauszek Paramedic Science & EMT Program Scholarship
  • Amount: $300
  • Established to provide financial assistance to students in both the Paramedic Science & EMT programs
  • Eligibility:
  • Must be pursuing a Technical Certificate in the EMT program OR an Associate's Degree in the Paramedic Science Program
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must show potential of future academic achievement on basis of past accomplishments (high school transcripts GED scores, grades/academic history at Ivy Tech)
Brooke E Tuttle ScholarshipNEW!
  • Amount: Up to $500
  • Established to recruit and retain students attending Ivy Institute of Technology or pursuing an Associate Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET).
  • Eligibility:
  • Degree declared
  • Full or Part-time student
  • New or Current student
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Financial need considered but not required
  • May reapply annually if student continues to meet required criteria
American Society for Quality (ASQ) Scholarship
  • Amount: Up to $500
  • Established by American Society for Quality, South Central Indiana Section 0920, this scholarship is intended to help students attain their educational goals.
  • Eligibility:
  • Must demonstrate through grades & activities intentions to excel.
  • First consideration given to students in technology programs.
Columbus Development Endowed Scholarship
  • Amount: Multiple awards up to $600
  • An endowed scholarship fund established by the Regional Development Council to support Ivy Tech students in their pursuit of higher education and improved job skills.
  • Eligibility:
  • May be new or current student
  • Financial need
  • Eligibility:
Power of ONE Scholarship
  • Amount: Multiple awards up to $500
  • Created and supported by the employees of Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus/Franklin
  • Eligibility:
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 or be a high school graduate
  • Financial need
  • Must complete the annual college region scholarship application process
Seymour Rotary Scholarship
  • Amount: $200
  • Established by Seymour Rotary Club to provide financial assistance to Seymour area students in order that they may attain the educational goal being pursued.
  • Eligibility:
  • Degree or Technical Certificate declared student
  • Completed one-half of degree or certificate requirements
  • First preference to students who attend the Jackson County Learning Center; second preference given to Seymour area residents
  • Financial need
  • Must submit names and phone numbers of three references
School of Business Veterans Scholarship
  • Amount: $300
  • Established to assist students in the School of Business who are veterans.
  • Eligibility:
  • Must have successfully completed 30 hours in accounting or business administration
  • First preference given to veterans in accounting or business administration; second preference Given to any student in accounting or business administration
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Financial need
  • Must complete the annual college region scholarship application process
John C. & Martha Marr Glick Scholarship
  • Amount: $500
  • Established to encourage and support students attaining their educational goals.
  • Eligibility:
  • Must be currently pursuing a Technical Certificate or an Associate Degree
  • Completed at least one semester
  • Financial need
Custer Foundation Scholarship
  • Amount: Up to $600
  • Awarded: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Established in memory of Clarence E. and Inez R. Custer. This scholarship assists students whose financial needs cannot be met through traditional sources of financial aid.
  • Eligibility:
  • Degree declared student
  • Completed one semester
  • Minimum GPA of 2.50
  • Financial need
Community Education Coalition (CEC) Scholarship
  • Amount: Up to $500
  • Awarded: In summer for following Fall or Spring
  • The scholarship is established by the Columbus Learning Center and the Community Education Coalition to provide financial assistance to students seeking a degree and having a financial need.
  • Eligibility:
  • Degree declared student
  • Financial need
Jodi and Mike Engelstad Nursing Scholarship
  • Amount: $500
  • Estabished by Jodi and Mike Engelstad to provide assistance to students in either the Nursing (A.S.N.) or Practical Nursing Programs.
  • Eligibility:
  • Pursuing a Technical Certificate in Practical Nursing or Associate of Science in Nursing degree
  • Successfully completed one semester in program
  • Financial need
  • Show potential of future academic achievement through past accomplishments (high school transcripts, GED scores, grades and academic history at Ivy Tech)
Grainger Advanced Manufacturing Scholarship
  • Amount: Up to $500
  • Awarded: Fall, Spring
  • Established to provide financial assistance to students pursuing a post-secondary education in Advanced Manufacturing.
  • Eligibility:
  • Degree declared in Advanced Manufacturing
  • Must have completed at least 1 semester in advanced manufacturing studies.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0.
  • Academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and honors will be considered.
Eloise T. Lewis Nursing Scholarship
  • Amount: Up to $250
  • Awarded: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Established to provide financial assistance to students in either the LPN-RN/ASN or RN/ ASN programs.
  • Eligibility:
  • Must be pursuing a Technical Certificate in Practical Nursing or Associate of Science degree in Nursing
  • Must have successfully completed one semester in program
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Preference will be given to students who qualify as minority
  • Recommendation from Faculty member (outlining academic achievements)
  • Recommendation from community organization outlining volunteer work
  • Typed (250 word) statement summarizing academic, personal, community service and future goals
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Sandy DeMichieli Nursing Scholarship
  • Amount: Tuition Fees
  • Established in memory of Sandy DeMichieli in providing new, first or second year students with paid tuition in either Nursing or Practical Nursing Programs.
  • Eligibility:
  • Must be pursuing a Technical Certificate in Practical Nursing or Associate of Science degree in Nursing
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must reside in Franklin, Indiana
  • Must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA
Faurecia Scholarship
  • Amount: Up to $500
  • Awarded: Fall, Spring, or Summer
  • Established in February 2005, this scholarship supports students enrolled in the Technology Division?s programs.
  • Eligibility:
  • Degree declared in a Technology program
  • Completed one semester of classes
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Financial need
Rose Barnes Memorial Scholarship
  • Amount: Up to $400
  • Awarded: Fall, Spring, or Summer
  • Established by the Business Division faculty in memory of Professor Rose Barnes, this endowed scholarship was supported by family and friends.
  • Eligibility:
  • Registered full-time
  • Enrolled in Office Administration
  • Pursuing degree or Technical Certificate
  • Completed one semester
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
Marjorie & Orphie Bridges Scholarship
  • Amount: Up to $400
  • This scholarship was established by the late Marjorie and Orphie Bridges to support vocational education students with preference given to participants in the Family Self-Sufficiency Program.
  • Eligibility:
  • Enrolled in 6 credit hours of class
  • Bartholomew County resident
  • Must demonstrate through grades & activities intentions to excel
  • Financial need
Daetsch-Miller Memorial Fund
  • Amount: Up to $450
  • Awarded: Fall, Spring and/or Summer
  • Established as a tribute and memorial to the donor?s parents and grandparents who valued education, this scholarship assists students whose financial needs cannot be met through traditional sources of financial aid.
  • Eligibility:
  • Degree declared student
  • Completed one semester
  • Minimum GPA of 2.50
  • Financial need
Ivy Tech Board of Trustees Scholarship
  • Amount: Up to $600
  • Awarded: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • An endowed scholarship fund established by the Regional Board of Trustees to support Ivy Tech students in their pursuit of higher education and improved job skills.
  • Eligibility:
  • May be new or current student
  • Financial need
Futures Unlimited Fund
  • Amount: Multiple awards up to $750
  • Awarded: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Established to help first-time Ivy Tech students achieve their education goals and gain skills needed to succeed in the workplace. Given to: 1) displaced homemakers; 2) displaced workers; 3) minorities; and 4) recipients of public assistance.
  • Eligibility:
  • First-time college student
  • Financial need
  • Qualify as displaced homemaker, displaced worker, minority, or recipient of public assistance.
Patricia Gosnell Bush and R. Benjamin Bush Nursing Scholarship
  • Amount: $250
  • This scholarship was established by Patricia Gosnell Bush and R. Benjamin Bush in memory of Edythe and Max Gosnell. The scholarship is intended to help a Bartholomew County student enrolled in the Practical Nursing program or the Associate of Science in Nursing program.
  • Eligibility:
  • Financial need
  • Resident of Bartholomew County
  • Pursuing either Technical Certificate in Practical Nursing or Associate of Science in Nursing degree
  • Successfully completed one semester in PNU or ASN program
  • Shows potential of future academic achievement through past accomplishments (high school transcripts, GED scores, grades on Ivy Tech brush-up classes)
  • Preference given to female students
Elizabeth R. Nugent Practical Nursing Scholarship
  • Amount: Up to $500
  • Awarded: Fall, Spring
  • Established as a memorial to Elizabeth R. Nugent, a member of Columbus? pioneer Ruddick-Crump family, this scholarship assists students pursuing professional study in the Practical Nursing Program.
  • Eligibility:
  • Pursuing Technical Certificate in Practical Nursing
  • Cumulative GPA 2.5
  • Financial need
  • Completed one semester
Walter C. Nugent Memorial Scholarship
  • Amount: Multiple awards up to $250
  • Awarded: Fall, Spring
  • This scholarship was established as a memorial to the late Walter C. Nugent, a Columbus businessman and philanthropist.
  • Eligibility:
  • Degree declared student
  • Completed one semester
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Financial need
  • Must demonstrate through grades and activities intentions to excel
P.E.O. Sisterhood - BM Chapter Nursing Scholarship
  • Amount: $750
  • Awarded: Spring
  • This scholarship is established to provide financial assistance to students in either the Practical Nursing or Associate of Science in Nursing Programs.
  • Eligibility:
  • Degree declared Practical Nursing or Associate of Science in Nursing student
  • Must be a Bartholomew County resident
  • Financial need
  • Preference given to female students
  • Demonstrate potential of future academics through past accomplishments on high school transcripts GED scores, grades on Ivy Tech remedial courses, former employment
Pitt Endowed Scholarship
  • Amount: Up to $500
  • Awarded: Fall, Spring
  • Established as a memorial and tribute to the donors' parents, Winifred Gladys Nagel Pitt and Frank Rylands Pitt, who valued education.
  • Eligibility:
  • Degree declared student
  • Completed one semester
  • Minimum GPA of 2.50
  • Must reflect a seriousness of purpose as related to both academic and career goals in program area.
  • Brown County resident
Swain/Allred Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • Amount: Up to $500
  • Awarded: Fall, Spring and/or Summer
  • Established by Franklin and Ella Swain as a tribute to their daughter, Susan Swain Allred, the scholarship provides financial assistance to deserving students.
  • Eligibility:
  • Completed one semester
  • Cumulative GPA 2.5
  • Financial need
Franklin and Ella Swain Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • Amount: Multiple awards up to $500
  • Awarded: Fall, Spring, and/or Summer
  • Established as a tribute to the donors? home community of Columbus, this scholarship assists students in developing to their full potential which contributes to a well-trained workforce.
  • Eligibility:
  • Completed one semester
  • Minimum GPA of 2.00
  • Must demonstrate through grades and activities intentions to excel
Hazel Teegarden Memorial Scholarship
  • Amount: Up to $500
  • Awarded: Varies
  • Established as a memorial to Hazel Teegarden, who valued education, to support students as they expand their education goals.
  • Eligibility:
  • Degree declared student
  • Completed one semester
  • Minimum GPA of 2.50
  • Financial need
R. Kent Witte and Stacy Ford Walters Scholarship in Memory of Shannon Ford
  • Amount: $250
  • Awarded: Spring
  • This scholarship was created by the donors in memory of Shannon Ford
  • Eligibility:
  • Degree declared student
  • Completed one semester
  • Minimum GPA of 2.50
  • Financial need
  • Must demonstrate through grades and activities intentions to excel
Zonta Club of Columbus Scholarship
  • Amount: Up to $400
  • Awarded: Varies
  • Established by the Zonta Club of Columbus to encourage a female student to achieve her educational and career goals.
  • Eligibility:
  • Degree declared student
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Financial need
  • Female resident of Bartholomew County
Columbus Sunrise Rotary Club/Thor Bogren Memorial Scholarship
  • Amount: $750
  • Apply: Application available in the Financial Aid Office during fall semester
  • Established in memory of charter member and past president, Dr. Thor Bogren, Jr. who exemplified the spirit of service above self.
  • Eligibility:
  • Bartholomew County High School Senior currently enrolled in the C4 Program OR current student at Ivy Tech Columbus
  • *Typed essay of 500 words or less on "Why the 4-Way Test is important to use in everyone's daily lives and how they can use the 4-Way Test to serve others." (4-Way test includes the following characteristics: 1. Is it the TRUTH? 2. Is it FAIR to all concerned? 3. Will it build GOODWILL and better FRIENDSHIPS? Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?)
  • Financial need based on ability to cover tuition, books & fees
  • Need one character reference from a teacher, counselor, clergy or employer

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Atterbury Job Corp Scholarship
  • Amount: Multiple awards up to $250
  • Established to provide financial assistance for Atterbury Job Corps students seeking post-secondary education.
  • Eligibility:
  • Must be a student from Atterbury Job Corps
  • Degree declared
  • Must be full time student
  • Preference given to second semester student and then to new student
  • First consideration given to students with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or a grade of "C" or above for students taking brush-up courses
TWO AM Scholarship
  • Amount: $250
  • Established to provide scholarship opportunities for students in the Interior Design Program
  • Apply: Applications in the Financial Aid Office in late fall.
  • Eligibility:
  • Successfully completed one semester in the Interior Design program
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Financial need
  • Must present work before a jury
  • FASFA on file
Nursing 2000 Scholarship
  • Multiple awards up to $300
  • As a not-for-profit educational organization, Nursing 2000 promotes and supports careers in Registered Nursing by communicating the opportunities, challenges, rewards and diversity of the profession.
  • Eligibility:
  • Indiana resident attending one of the affiliated Schools of Nursing in the 11 county areas
  • Full or Part-time student in nursing major
  • GPA 3.0
  • Financial need considered
  • Enrolled in undergraduate or graduate program
  • Demonstrates commitment to work in nursing in one of the 11 county areas upon graduation
  • Must attend nursing Scholarship Benefit dinner in May
Pearson Prize for Higher Education Community College Award
  • Amount: $10,000
  • This is a new student leadership award that recognizes and provides support to exemplary students who are distinguishing themselves by leading public service efforts while still completing their undergraduate studies.
    • The Pearson Prize will recognize up to 35 community college students for exemplary community service
    • Providing up to 10 students with financial assistance and additional support
    • Jennings County Adult Education Center
    • Up to 25 more students with a single one-time cash grant
  • To learn more and to apply visit: pearsonfoundation.org/pearsonprizecc
Harvey S. Poling, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Applications available in the Financial Aid Office early fall
  • Established as a tribute to veteran teacher and Ivy Tech administrator, Harvey S. Poling, Jr. Candidates must be at least 28 years of age and have completed half of their program of study requirements. Awards are for tuition, fees, books, and expenses. Recipient will be required to complete a state required form.
  • Established as a tribute to a veteran teacher and Ivy Tech Community College administrator, Harvey S. Poling, Jr.
  • Eligibility:
  • Must be at least 28 years of age
  • Completed half of program of study
  • Minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Financial need
Academic Incentive Award
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Awarded: Fall, Spring
  • Eligibility:
  • Graduating seniors with at least a "C" average who are planning to enroll full time (at least 12 credit hours) at Ivy Tech - Columbus and presently attending one of the following schools:
    • Educational Resource Center of Edinburgh
    • Jefferson Education Center
    • Jennings County Adult Education Center
    • McDowell Adult Education Center
  • Learn more and download the application
G.E.D. Merit Scholarship
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Awarded: Fall, Spring
  • G.E.D. Scholarships are merit-based awards that honor students who have earned an Average Standard Score of 550 or higher on the GED exam.
  • Eligibility:
  • G.E.D. recipients who plan to enroll at Ivy Tech Community College - Columbus, who have earned a G.E.D. with an Average Standard Score of 550 or higher, and who earned their G.E.D. through one of the following:
    • Atterbury Job Corps
    • Career Resource Center - Brown County
    • Greensburg Community Schools
    • Hoosier Youth Challenge Academy
    • Jackson County Education Center
    • Jennings County Adult Education Center
    • McDowell Adult Education Center
    • Seymour Community School
  • Learn more and download the application
Graphic Design Scholarship
  • Awarded: Spring
  • Amount: $400
  • Awarded: Fall and/or Spring
  • Established by Dick & Margot Cain to provide financial assistance to deserving students with exceptional talent in the Graphic Design Program.
  • Eligibility:
  • Must have completed at least 2 semesters
  • Must be enrolled in the Graphic Design Program
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Full-time and part-time students are eligible
Photography Scholarship
  • Amount: $600
  • Awarded: Spring
  • Apply: Applications available in late fall in the Financial Aid Office
  • Deadline: December 10
  • Administered by the Program Chair, Visual Communications
  • Established to provide financial assistance and to recognize a photography student with exceptional talent.
  • Eligibility:
  • Degree declared photo student
  • Completed two semesters in photography program
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Financial need
  • Must provide a one page essay of your aspirations in photography and why you?re applying
Senior Scholarship
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Awarded: Fall, Spring
  • Eligibility:
  • Eligibility Applicants must have a grade point average of at least 2.75 on a 4-point scale or equivalent (based on 7 semesters) or a 3.0 grade point average or equivalent in the 7th semester, plan to enroll full time (at least 12 credit hours) at Ivy Tech?s Columbus... Learn more.

  • Learn more and download the application
Douglas E. Blankenship Scholarship for Photography
  • Amount: 1st Place: $750; 2nd Place $500; 3rd Place $250
  • Awarded: Spring
  • Apply: Applications in the Financial Aid Office in late fall
  • Deadline: December 10
  • Administered by the Program Chair, Visual Communications
  • The scholarship was established by Laurey Blankenship, a graduate of the Graphic Design Program, as a memorial to her late husband Douglas E. Blankenship, a student with great talent in the Photography Program who died before being able to graduate. This scholarship is to help other photography students achieve the same dreams he had. Applicants must present work before a jury in January.
  • Eligibility:
  • Degree declared Photography student
  • Cumulative minimum GPA of 2.50
  • Financial need
  • Successfully completed one semester in Photography Program
  • Must present work before jury in January
Holmes Scholarship
  • Amount: $500
  • Awarded: Spring
  • Apply: Applications available in early fall in the Financial Aid Office.
  • A statewide scholarship established by Robert C. Holmes, Vice- President/Treasurer of Ivy Tech Community College and Assistant Treasurer of the Ivy Tech Foundation, and his wife in memory of Mr. Holmes? parents, Howard and Louise Holmes, who valued education and emphasized its importance for all individuals ? especially those without a family history of attending college.
  • Eligibility:
  • First generation college student
  • Degree declared and financial need
  • Successfully completed at least one semester and six credit hours
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Reference from employer or faculty member
Kroot Y-Med Scholarship
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Awarded: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Apply: Applications available at the McDowell Adult Education Center.
  • Established to encourage students in the Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. Y-Med program to attend Ivy Tech Community College to pursue educational and career goals.
  • Eligibility:
  • Graduate of the BCSC Y-Med Program
  • Degree or Technical Certificate declared student
  • Financial need
  • Seriousness of purpose
  • FASFA on file
Michael Price Scholarship
  • Amount: Up to $500
  • Awarded: Spring
  • Apply: Applications in the Financial Aid Office in late fall.
  • Amount: Varies
  • Deadline: December 10
  • Administered by the Program Chair, Visual Communications
  • This endowed scholarship was established in memory of Michael Price, a gifted Ivy Tech Graphic Design student, by the parents, family and friends of Michael. The scholarship enables students to complete their educational objectives and begin careers in graphic design. Only advanced students in Graphic Design are eligible to receive awards.
  • Eligibility:
  • Degree declared Graphic Design student
  • Completed one-half of degree requirements
  • Minimum GPA of 2.50
  • Must have exceptional talent
  • Financial need considered but not required
  • Must present work before jury in January
Peter A. and Anna I. Massa Memorial Scholarship
  • Amount: $750
  • Awarded: Fall, Spring
  • Apply: Applications available in School of Business Office
  • Administered by Department Chair, Business Administration/ Accounting
  • Established by two Ivy Tech employees as a memorial to Peter A. and Anna I. Massa, grandparents of one of the employees, to help students in Accounting or Business Administration programs achieve their dreams.
  • Eligibility:
  • Full-time Accounting or Business Administration student at Columbus campus
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 with no grade lower than C
  • Successfully completed minimum 24 program related credit hours when receive scholarship
  • Satisfactorily completed ACC 102 (Accounting program) or BUS 105 or MKT 101 (Business Administration program)
  • In addition to application, submit resume and brief statements describing need and future career goals

Special Scholarships

The following scholarships are not funded by Ivy Tech Foundation. For application and information about these scholarships, please contact the Financial Aid Office at (812) 372-9925 or toll free at 1-800-922-4838, extensions 5156, 5157, or 5207, or the Resource Development Office at extension 5118.

Brown County Community Foundation, John A. and Cheryl J. Eyed Scholarship
  • Amount: Up to $2,500
  • Awarded: May for following year
  • Deadline: Contact Brown County Community Foundation in December
  • Established by John A. and Cheryl J. Eyed to provide financial support for Brown County students attending Ivy Tech Community College. This scholarship is administered through the Brown County Community Foundation. Contact the Brown County Community Foundation, 96 South Jefferson Street, P.O. Box 191, Nashville, IN, 47448. (812) 988-4882 or see www.browncountycommunityfoundation.org.
  • Eligibility:
  • Brown County resident
  • Financial need
Bill & Jody Harter Scholarship
  • Amount: $500
  • Awarded: June for following year
  • Established by Bill and Jody Harter to encourage and promote higher education in Bartholomew County. This scholarship is awarded by the Heritage Fund, The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County, 538 Franklin Street, P.O. Box 1547, Columbus, IN 47202. Contact the Heritage Fund at (812) 376-7772 or see www.heritagefundbc.com.
  • Eligibility:
  • Bartholomew County resident
  • Graduate of a Bartholomew County high school
  • Full-time student pursuing a degree
  • Completed one semester
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Ivy Tech or IUPUC student
Carolyn N. Pitt Designated Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • Amount: Varies
  • Awarded: Fall, Spring
  • Funded through Brown Co. Community Foundation by Carolyn N. Pitt to provide financial assistance to Brown Co. residents attending Ivy Tech Community College classes in Brown Co.
  • Contact:
    Brown County Community Foundation
    96 South Jefferson Street
    P.O. Box 191
    Nashville, IN 47448
    812-988-4882
  • Eligibility:
  • Resident of Brown County attending Ivy Tech classes in Brown County
  • Current-or previous-year graduates of Brown County High School; or residents of Brown County who have received a high school diploma or G.E.D.; or students from Brown County currently attending Ivy Tech Community College.
  • *Financial need based on ability to cover tuition, books & fees
East Central (Anderson, Marion, Muncie, New Castle)

East Central Region – Anderson, Marion, Muncie, New Castle
Scholarship Information for the 2013-2014 Academic Year

Quick Scholarship Facts:

  • Students can apply for all scholarships with one online scholarship application.
  • To apply, log in to Campus Connect and click the Apply for Scholarships link under My Ivy Tech. 
  • An essay is required with the application. 
  • Applicants are encouraged to provide a letter of recommendation from an unrelated person.
  • Criteria vary per scholarship and are based on academic promise and financial need.
  • Scholarship recipients must be enrolled for at least 6 credit hours per term.
  • Scholarship recipients must remain in good academic standing (minimum GPA 2.0) to receive the full award.
  • Committees are established to select scholarship recipients based on scholarship criteria.
  • Last year the Ivy Tech Foundation scholarship committees awarded $100,000 in scholarships!

REGIONAL AWARDS

Scholarship Name Amount Criteria
Racheal Ambrose Stinson Memorial Scholarship $500 Early Childhood Education, 2nd year student, financial need
Gail L. Chesterfield Family Scholarship $500 1st generation student, near completion, good standing
East Central Region Hospitality Scholarship $600 and $300 Hospitality Program , 2nd year student, minimum 3.0 GPA or 1st year student with financial need
Dennis Gaddis Memorial Scholarship $250 School of Technology
Michael Hawkins Memorial Scholarship $1,500 Member of Phi Theta Kappa , minimum 3.3 GPA, financial need
Rob and Alma Jeffs Scholarship $500 School of Health Sciences or School of Nursing
Phi Theta Kappa ECR Scholarship $400 Member of Phi Theta Kappa, minimum 2.0 GPA
Harvey S Poling, Jr. Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Age 28 or above, minimum 3.0 GPA, 30 or more credits
Rhonda K. Scott Memorial Scholarship $500 School of Public and Social Services or School of Education
Phyllis and Hamer Shafer Healthcare Varies School of Health Sciences or School of Nursing
John R. Warren Memorial Scholarship $500 School of Health Sciences or School of Nursing, minimum 3.0 GPA, 30 credits complete
Evelyn Schier Wood/Elinor Belmore Broshar Memorial Scholarship $500 School of Nursing

MARION CAMPUS AWARDS

Scholarship Name Amount Criteria
Norman and Dorothy Meyerson Memorial Scholarship  $500 Marion campus, working adults, single parents, part-time students, or minorities
Building Community Student Aid  Varies  Marion campus
Future’s Unlimited Student Aid  Varies  Marion campus
Marion General Scholarships  Varies Marion campus

ANDERSON CAMPUS AWARDS

Scholarship Name Amount Criteria
George S. and H. Loma Berkebile Scholarship  $1,000  Anderson campus, Anderson Community Schools graduate
Karen R. Brown/Joseph B. Keene Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Anderson campus, Practical Nursing with intent to practice in Madison County
The Jeanette Freestone MEAS Transitional Scholarship  $400  Anderson campus, School of Nursing, alumni of MEAS
George Hughes Memorial Scholarship  Varies  Anderson campus, need based, strong desire to give back to community
Independent Federal Credit Union Scholarship  $1,000  Anderson campus, School of Business
Chuck Person Minority Scholarship Tuition & books  Anderson campus, first time student, minority, preferably male, non-traditional student or displaced worker
Jill Shafer-Quate Scholarship  $500  Anderson campus, Medical Assisting
UAW 662 Stepp/Komer Scholarships  $500  Anderson campus, Female or minority
Thelma C. Johnson Scholarship  Varies Anderson campus
Anderson General Scholarship Varies Anderson campus

MUNCIE CAMPUS AWARDS

Scholarship Name  Amount Criteria
Ken and Peggy Briner Scholarship $500 Muncie campus, School of Technology, Delaware county resident
CHD Scholarship  Varies  Muncie campus, childcare needs
Clell Douglas Scholarship  $1,200 Muncie campus, training for healthcare certification or a building trade
Hurley and Fredine Goodall Scholarship Tuition & books  Muncie campus, minority, graduate of a Delaware County High School
Aileen Wilson Howard Scholarship $500  Muncie campus, Delaware County resident, studying in a non-health care related field
Nick Karch Memorial Scholarship $250  Muncie campus,Muncie resident, Human Services, GPA 3.0 or higher
Kendra King YMCA Achievers Scholarship  $500  Muncie campus, Delaware County resident, active in YMCA Achievers program
Jerry L. Quirk Memorial Scholarship  $500  Muncie campus, minimum 3.0 GPA, prefer students  in School of Technology
Cheryl Walker Nursing Scholarship  $500  Muncie campus, School of Nursing
Eva and Russell Weiss Memorial Scholarship  $250 Muncie campus, School of Nursing or School of Technology, Delaware County resident, high school graduate
 Future’s Unlimited Student Aid  Varies Muncie campus
Muncie General Scholarship  Varies Muncie campus

For additional information, please contact an Ivy Tech Community College Financial Aid Office:

Anderson Campus
104 West 53rd Street
Anderson, IN 46013
(765) 643-7133

Marion Campus
1015 East 3rd Street
Marion, IN 46952
(765) 651-3100

Muncie Campus
4301 South Cowan Road
Muncie, IN 47302
(765) 289-2291

Kokomo (Kokomo, Logansport, Wabash)

Apply for Scholarships Online!

Log in to Campus Connect and click the
Apply for Scholarships link under
My Ivy Tech.

Community College Transfer Information


Office of Financial Aid Scholarship Contacts

Kokomo
Wendell Brown
765-459-0561, ext. 220
Ivy Tech Kokomo Campus
P.O. Box 1373
Kokomo, IN 46903-1373

Logansport
Brenda Hamilton
574-753-5101, ext. 2173
Ivy Tech Logansport Campus
1 Ivy Tech Way
Logansport, IN 46947

Wabash
Beth Chaney
765-473-7281, ext. 301
Ivy Tech Wabash Campus
277 N. Thorne St.
Wabash, IN 46992

Peru
Beth Chaney
260-563-8828, ext. 317
Ivy Tech Peru Instructional Site
425 W. Main St.
Peru, IN 46970

EXTERNAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

2014 Back Home Again Scholarship (PDF)

Altrusa Scholarship

Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

Circle City Classic

DisabilityScholarships.us

William S. & Susannah B. Hough Scholarship

Lafayette (Crawfordsville, Lafayette)

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Log in to Campus Connect and click the Apply for Scholarships link under My Ivy Tech.

There are many scholarship opportunities available to students within the Lafayette region, which includes the Lafayette, Monticello and Crawfordsville locations. Students applying for scholarships must be in good standing with Financial Aid.  Most scholarships are need based, but not all.

To learn more detail about scholarships offered at the Lafayette region click here.

Apply annually on or after May 1
Deadline:
Fall Semester - June 30
Spring Semester - October 15
Summer Semester - April 10

Lafayette students are only required to complete the red highlighted questions on page 2 and the questions on page 10.  Once completed click on tab 21 to review answers and click “submit application” at the bottom of the screen.

Other scholarship opportunities may become available during the year requiring the student to complete a paper application. Keep an eye on Campus Connect and campus televisions for more information.

North Central (Elkhart, South Bend, Warsaw)

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Log in to Campus Connect and click the Apply for Scholarships link under My Ivy Tech.

Northeast (Fort Wayne)

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF GREATER FORT WAYNE SCHOLARSHIPS

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne is pleased to be a resource for scholarship funds. They have worked with many generous donors to make funding available to students to pursue their education. All of the scholarships listed on the foundation website (with a few exceptions) require the applicant to be a resident of Allen County, Indiana.  The scholarship application deadlines vary from one institution to another.

[Go to the Community Foundation website]


QUESTA EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Get up to 75 percent of your tuition funded: Questa Education Foundation assists individuals in attaining further education beyond high school, graduating with less debt, and becoming contributing members of northeast Indiana's workforce. How can you qualify? Have a financial GAP (cost of attendance, less grants/scholarships = GAP in paying for your education); GPA of at least 2.5; Working towards a certificate, associate or other degree completion program. Ivy Tech Northeast students are eligible to receive funding if enrolled, complete the program, and work in northeast Indiana for five (5) years. Restrictions may apply. Please visit the Financial Aid office at the Student Life Center, North Campus, 3801 Dean Drive, Fort Wayne. APPLY FOR FUNDING OR QUESTIONS? Visit Norm Newman in Financial Aid (Student Life Center, North Campus), or contact him at 260-480-4202 for help getting your application started.

[Go to the Questa Education Foundation website]


THE LUTHERAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

For more than 110 years, The Lutheran Foundation and area Lutheran congregations have worked together to provide our region with highly trained, compassionate healthcare professionals. The Lutheran Foundation honors this legacy by offering scholarships for students pursuing a career in healthcare. Since 2008, The Lutheran Foundation has awarded more than $356,000 in scholarships!

[Go to the Lutheran Foundation website]


IVY TECH FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Log in to Campus Connect and click the Apply for Scholarships link under My Ivy Tech.

Your request will be reviewed to determine your eligibility for specific awards based on the scholarship criteria and funding levels. It is important to pay close attention to each scholarship's individual eligibility requirements when applying. Since these are scholarships, academic success is an important factor in the selection process. With a few exceptions, academic success in your Ivy Tech program classes and future potential in your career are major factors in awarding the scholarships.

Since financial need is a criterion for the majority of these awards, it is strongly recommended that you have a FAFSA on file before applying. The majority of these scholarships are awarded during the late spring and summer for the following academic school year. Therefore, application should be made by June 30 or the date stated in the individual scholarship description for maximum consideration. Occasionally, limited awards may be available during the academic year depending on usage and funding.

BUSINESS EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
Field of Study:
Business Division
Average Award: $200-600 Per Semester
Based On: Academics and Financial Need
New or Returning Student: Both, Full or Part-time
Use of Money: Fees, Books, Supplies, Personal
Time Period: One Year
Application Deadline: Open
Contact Person: Division Chair and Financial Aid Office
Selection Criteria: Money to benefit disadvantaged students, i.e., minorities, dislocated workers, women re-entering the workforce and individuals receiving public assistance. Must be eligible for financial assistance under the College’s guidelines for the Futures Unlimited Program.

CULINARY SCHOLARSHIP
Field of Study:
Hospitality Administration
Award Range: $100-$1,000 Per Year
Based On: Academics and Financial Need
New or Returning Student: Both, Full or Part-time
Use of Money: Fees, Books, Supplies
Time Period: One Year
Application Deadline: October 1 of Current Year
Contact Person: Hospitality Administration Program Chair
Selection Criteria: Awards determined by the Hospitality Administration Department.

DEVER NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Field of Study:
Nursing
Average Award: $500
Based On: Strong academic success in LPN Program
New or Returning Student: Returning
Use of money: College Expenses
Time Period: Last semester of LPN Program
Application Deadline: Month before final semester
Contact Person: Financial Aid Office
Selection Criteria: LPN student in their final semester with strong academic success, potential in the field and demonstrated financial need.

FUTURES UNLIMITED
Field Of Study: Any
Award Range: $300-500 Per Year
Based On: Academics and Financial Need
New or Returning Student: Both, Full or Part-time
Use of Money: Fees, Books, Supplies, Personal
Time Period: One Year
Application Deadline: Open
Contact Person: Financial Aid Office
Selection Criteria: Money available to dislocated workers, minorities, women reentering the work force, individuals receiving public assistance.

GED SCHOLARSHIP
Field Of Study: Any
Average Award: $500-$1,000 Per Year
Based On: Academics and Financial Aid
New or Returning Student: Both, Full or Part-time
Use of Money: Fees
Time Period: One Year
Application Deadline: June 1, 2014
Application
Contact Person: Diana Jackson
Selection Criteria: Based on combination of GED scores and financial need. Essay and personal recommendations required. Potential for renewal if grades are maintained.

GENERAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Field of Study: Open
Award Range: $200-$800 Per Year
Based On: Extenuating Circumstances, Financial Need and Academic Success
New or Returning Student: Both, Full or Part-time
Use of Money: Fees, Books, Supplies, Personal
Time Period: One Year
Application Deadline: Open, Depending on Funding Level
Contact Person: Financial Aid Office
Selection Criteria: This category of scholarships consists of many smaller donations and a few large open donations. Depending on the applicant’s specific needs, an award may be made from one of these funds based on the above criteria.

GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT
Field of Study: Any
AwardRange: $100-$800 Per Year
Based On: Academics and Financial Need
New or Returning Student: Both, Full or Part-time
Use of Money: Fees
Time Period: One Year
Application Deadline: Open
Contact Person: Financial Aid Office
Selection Criteria: Recipients normally demonstrate extenuating financial circumstances and/or exceptional academic performance.

HARVEY POLING SCHOLARSHIP
Field of Study: Rotated Yearly Between Academic Divisions
Average Award: $1,000 Per Year
Based On: Academics and Financial Need
New or Returning Student: Returning, Full or Part-time
Use of Money: Fees, Books, Supplies, Personal
Time Period: One Year
Application Period: September 10
Contact Person: Financial Aid Office
Selection Criteria: Applicant must be 28 years of age or older. Must be half way through program with a GPA of at least 3.0.

HOLMES ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP
This endowed scholarship with established in memory of Howard and Louise Holmes. Mr. and Mrs. Holmes valued education and emphasized its importance for all individuals, specially those without a family history of attending college.
New or Returning Student: Returning, Full or Part-time
Application Period: June 29 (received in Indianapolis)
Contact Person: Financial Aid Office
Selection Criteria: Applicant must be a first generation college student, have a declared major, have successfully completed one semester at Ivy Tech, document financial need, and be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours for the following fall semester.

HOOSIER SCHOLAR AWARD
Description: State academic merit award
Eligibility: Recipients are selected by high school guidance counselor staff; Indiana resident; rank in top 20% of high school class.
Contact: State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana, 150 West Market Street, Suite 500, Indianapolis, IN 46204, 317.232.2350

IPFW HALF TUITION CROSSROADS SCHOLAR (2 awards)

  • Half tuition; full-time attendance required (12 credit hours or more); used to complete bachelor degree at IPFW (maximum 6 semesters)
  • Must have completed an associate degree from Ivy Tech (graduate in December, Spring or Summer); priority given to students with degrees in articulated areas
  • Automatically renews if you maintain 3.5 cumulative GPA
  • Students must be admitted to IPFW before submitting their scholarship application and have paid IPFW admissions application fee
  • Deadline to submit application: March 15 for the next academic year

KUHNE SCHOLARSHIP
Field of Study: Open
AwardRange: $200-$500
Based On: Academics and demonstrated financial need
New or Returning Student: Both, Full and Part Time
Use of Money: College Expenses
Time Period: One Year
Application Deadline: One month before semester begins
Contact Person: Financial Aid Office
Selection Criteria: Academic success in program and demonstrated financial need.

MCNAGNY SCHOLARSHIP
Field of Study:
Child Development
Average Award: 3 Awards At $333 Per Year
Based On: Academics
New or Returning Student: Returning, Full or Part-time
Use of Money: Fees, Books, Supplies
Time Period: One Year
Application Deadline: August 31
Contact Person: Financial Aid Office
Selection Criteria: Based on GPA and faculty recommendations.

MUSTANG CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
Field Of Study: Automotive
Average Award: $1000 per year
Based On: Academics and Financial Need
New or Returning Student: Both, Full Time
Use of Money: Fees, Books, Supplies
Time Period: One Year
Application Deadline: November 15
Contact Person: Financial Aid Office
Selection Criteria: Based on GPA and faculty recommendations. Student must be full time and either a new student or less than 25% of the way through the program.

NOW READ THIS! SCHOLARSHIPS
Read. Respond. Win a scholarship up to $1,000.
Ivy Tech's 2014 Community Book Read
Resuscitivity by Troy Bigelow

  • Ivy Tech Community College Northeast invites you to read Resuscitivity by Troy Bigelow. The book read promotes literacy and dialogue about Resuscitivity, while readers enjoy the same book as a community.
  • High school and college students: Win a scholarship! Develop one of the best creative responses to the book, and you could win a scholarship to attend Ivy Tech Northeast. The college will award one or more contest winners with a scholarship worth up to $1,000.
  • The deadline for submissions is April 24, 2014 at 5 p.m.
  • Now Read This! Web site for full details
  • Submission guidelines

NURSING SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Description: State scholarship promoting qualified individuals to pursue a nursing career in Indiana
Eligibility: Indiana resident; agree in writing to work as a nurse in Indiana for two years following graduation; demonstrate financial need
Contact: State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana, 150 West Market Street, Suite 500, Indianapolis, IN 46204, 317.232.2350

OUTREACH SCHOLARSHIP
Field of Study: Any
Award Range: $500-$1000 Per Year
Based On: Academics and Financial Need
New or Returning Student: Both, Full or Part-time
Use of Money: Fees
Time Period: One Year
Application Deadline: June 1, 2014
Application
Contact Person: Diana Jackson
Selection Criteria: Awards determined by a selection committee. Transcript and references required. Designed to encourage African-Americans/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, American Indian, and Asian-American students to continue education at Ivy Tech Community College.

PRACTICAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Field of Study: Nursing
Award Range: $200-$600 per year
Based On: Academics and Financial Need
New or Returning Student: Both, Full or Part-time
Use of Money: Fees, Books, Supplies, Personal
Time Period: One Year
Application Deadline: Open, Depending on Funding Level
Contact Person: Financial Aid Office
Selection Criteria: Preference given to current LPN students who have proven themselves academically and demonstrate financial need.

PETE RACHAL SCHOLARSHIP
Field of Study: Welding
Award Range: $200-$600
Based on: Academics and Need
New or Returning: Both, Full or Part Time
Use of Money: College Expenses
Time Period: One Year
Application Deadline: Spring for following year
Contact Person: Financial Aid Office
Selection Criteria: Recipient must be in the welding program with good grades and potential for future success. Demonstrated financial need a consideration in the selection process.

SCOTTISH RITE SCHOLARSHIP
Field Of Study: Practical Nursing
Award: $250 Per Semester
Based On: Academics
New or Returning Student: Returning, Full-time
Use of Money: Fees, Books, Supplies, Personal
Time Period: One Semester
Application Deadline: September 30 for Current Year
Contact Person: Financial Aid Office
Selection Criteria: Awarded to top fall graduating PNU students. Selection is made with an emphasis on grades.

SNYDER SCHOLARSHIP
Field Of Study:
Open
Award: 75% of tuition up to $750/semester
Based On: Steuben County resident
New or Returning Student: Both, Full or Part-time
Use of Money: Tuition
Time Period: One year
Application Deadline:
April 1
Contact Person: Scholarship Associate, Steuben County Community Foundation
Selection Criteria: This scholarship is for Steuben County residents ONLY. It is directed to those who wish to receive technical training or an Associate degree; ideal for the individual who is returning to college or wishes to have a trade.

STAPLETON SCHOLARSHIP
Field of Study: Primarily Health Area/Open
Award Range: $300-$600
Based On: Academics and financial need
New or Returning Student: Both, Full and Part Time
Use of Money: College Expenses
Time Period: One Year
Application Deadline: Open
Contact Person: Financial Aid Office
Selection Criteria: Academic success in program and financial need are the primary criteria.

TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY SCHOLARS
Description: State need-based grant
Eligibility: Sign and mail your Twenty-First Century Scholar's pledge affirmation on time; Indiana resident; enrolled full time, US Citizen or eligible non-citizen
Application: Student may request an application from their high school, Twenty-First Century Scholars Regional Support Programs, or the Learn More Resource Center Hotline (1-800-992-2076). Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be received by federal processor by March 10
Contact: Office of Twenty-first Century Scholars, State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana, 150 West Market Street, Suite 500, Indianapolis, IN 46204, 317.233.2100

TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY GEAR UP SUMMER SCHOLARSHIP
Description: Need-based summer grant
Eligibility: Affirmed Scholar; enrolled full time in the following fall term
Contact: Office of Twenty-First Century Scholars, State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana, 150 West Market Street, Suite 500, Indianapolis, IN 46204, 317.233.2100

W. LLOYD BRIDGES SCHOLARSHIP
Field of Study: Health & Human Services
Award Range: $400-$800 Per Year
Based On: Academics and Financial Need
New or Returning Student: Both, Full or Part-time
Use of Money: Fees, Books, Supplies, Personal
Time Period: One Year
Application Deadline: September 15 for Current Year
Contact Person: Financial Aid Office
Selection Criteria: Based on recommendations by faculty, strong academics in program, and financial need.

ZOLLNER FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Field of Study: Specific Programs within the Technology/Business Division
Average Award: $600-$2,200 per year
Based On: Academics
New or Returning Student: Both, Full or Part-time
Use of Money: Fees, Books, Supplies, Personal
Time Period: One Year
Application Deadline: Open
Contact Person: Financial Aid Office
Selection Criteria: Based on GPA, faculty and counselor recommendations and financial need.

The above information lists only those awards that Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast has control over. There are many other areas that a student should investigate when applying for outside scholarships. Your high school counselor's office is an excellent location to find out about awards that are awarded through organizations in your local community. Even if you graduated several years ago, they are willing to help you. You should also check with local service groups, churches, and organizations you or family members belong to. Your or your parents' employers are often valuable sources of tuition assistance. If you meet their specific criteria, you may be eligible for assistance through Vocational Rehabilitation or JobWorks in your local community.

NOTE: If a scholarship site requests money or personal finance information to help you apply for an award, the college suggests going to another site. Paying a fee to apply for aid does not always mean that you will receive better information.

Northwest (East Chicago, Gary, Michigan City, Valparaiso)

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Please contact the regional financial aid office for more information.

In the spirit of encouraging scholarship and providing opportunity for personal and professional growth among two-year college students, WGU Indiana is proud to offer the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Program. These scholarships, each valued up to $2,000, are designed for motivated Phi Theta Kappa members with an associate’s degree who wish to continue their education and earn a bachelor’s degree to take their careers and lives forward. To learn more, visit http://indiana.wgu.edu/ptk. Non-members may be eligible for special Ivy Tech graduate benefits. Click here to learn more about Ivy Tech graduate benefits.

Richmond (Connersville, Richmond)

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Clella Garrison Hanes Scholarship
This endowed scholarship for women over 24 years of age was established in Clella Garrison Hanes’ memory by Ann and Hal Hanes. Displaced housewives who receive training to return to the workplace are the target for this scholarship.

Eagles Scholarship
The Eagles Lodge #666 established this endowed scholarship. The recipient must be a member or a direct descendant of a member of the Lodge. The recipient must be a high school graduate or have earned a G.E.D. certificate. The award will be made in two payments, unless the recipient is a nursing student, in which case the payment is made in a lump sum during the first semester enrolled.

Eva Blakemore Scholarship
Friends of Eva Webster Blakemore and Ivy Tech Community College – Richmond have established an endowed scholarship to honor her for the courage and tenacity she has demonstrated all her life.

Eva was the first African-American cheerleader in Wayne County when she was a sophomore at Fountain City High School in the mid-1950s. During her senior year of high school she was afflicted with multiple sclerosis. Although she graduated with the Class of 1957, this affliction preempted Eva’s opportunities for further postsecondary advancement.

While the malady dashed her chances for further education, it did not deter her determined, courageous spirit which she continues to share today. Through the years she has tutored many students in the public school system, helping them achieve academic success. She has repeatedly shown great tenacity in helping others overcome obstacles in their own lives.

This scholarship will be awarded to students who demonstrate financial need, with special consideration given to individuals with disabilities. Awards are given for the academic year, in the standard cycle for regional scholarships. The scholarship may be used for tuition, books and other college-related expenses in the academic year.

Ford/EEOC Endowed Scholarship
Established by Ford Motor Company, this scholarship is awarded to campuses that have a Ford (or former Ford) company in the service area. This renewable scholarship is restricted to minorities and women only. Recipients may be enrolled in any course of study.

A former employee of Ford (Visteon) or family member formerly employed by Ford is preferred. The scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, or equipment required for a student’s participation in a course or course of instruction.

Frank Pumerville Scholarship
Frank Pumerville put Ivy Tech on the map when the College was in its infancy. Frank’s interest in Ivy Tech began in the early 1960s as a member of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce education committee, while he was production manager of Alcoa’s Richmond plant. The committee’s role was to determine what Indiana needed in the way of vocational/technical education. After the legislature established the College, the Region 9 Board of Trustees appointed Pumerville the first director of the Whitewater Technical Institute.

In 1996 Mr. Pumerville entered into a life estate agreement with the Ivy Tech Foundation that would create, upon his death, the Frank and Hazel Pumerville Endowed Scholarship. The Frank and Hazel Pumerville Scholarship was established in August 2005 and is for students who have financial need.

Futures Unlimited Scholarship
Established to help first-time Ivy Tech Students achieve their education goals and gain skills needed to succeed in the workplace. Preference is given to single parents, displaced workers, minorities and recipients of public assistance.

Harry & Marilyn Voyles Endowed Scholarship
Harry and Marilyn Voyles, owners of the former Voyles News Agency, created this endowed scholarship to recognize and help outstanding students achieve their goals. Non-traditional age students who are employed full- or part-time are the target of this endowment. The scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies or equipment required for a student’s participation in a course.

Harvey S. Poling Scholarship
This scholarship was established as a tribute to a veteran teacher and Ivy Tech Community College administrator, Harvey S. Poling Jr. Candidates must be at least 28 years old and have completed half of their program of study requirements with a minimum grade point average of 3.0. Awards are for tuition, fees, books and expenses. Applicant must have filed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Indiana Construction Partnership Scholarship
For members of the ICP, their dependents and descendants, and to any union construction family member within the Ivy Tech area of operation.

Kenneth A. Christmon Memorial Scholarship
The goal of this scholarship is to recognize the success and impact that Ken Christmon had on the lives of those around him and to continue his legacy. Students who have a need and hail from an underrepresented minority group may apply for this scholarship.

A grade point of 2.5 or better is preferred, but not necessary. Ken acknowledged that life sometimes caused struggles and the grade point was not always reflective of a person’s commitment or abilities.

The scholarship award may be given over consecutive years, but it is not a guaranteed award.

Kenneth Morford Scholarship
The Kenneth Morford Memorial Scholarship was created to honor the impact that the businessman, entrepreneur, father and grandfather had in the Connersville community. Mr. Morford had many business interests during his over 40-year business career, including purchasing a franchise from Pizza King.

This scholarship is need-based, with preference given to single parents. Financial need is determined by the applicant’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) report. The scholarship may be used for tuition, books and other college-related expenses.

Minority Student Scholarship
A variety of donors have help to create this scholarship fund for people of color, enrolled in any program.

Norman & Mary Johnson Scholarship
Thanks to the generosity of the late Norman and Mary Johnson, both longtime Union County residents, a special scholarship for Union County residents was established. A candidate must be a Union County resident or a graduate of Union County High School. The scholarship, for full- and part-time students, may be used for tuition, books, transportation, and travel associated with attending Ivy Tech Community College. Financial need is a consideration when awarding this scholarship.

Stidham Family Scholarship
David and Carla Stidham established this scholarship in recognition and to honor the many contributions of their parents, Dr. Frank H. and Marcella Coble, and F. Wayne and Frances Stidham.

The student must be a Wayne County resident who is able to demonstrate financial need, and who is enrolled in one of the following programs: Practical Nursing; Associate Degree Nursing; other medically related programs; Education; Business Administration; Accounting; Computer Information Technology or Computer Information Systems.

Preference will be given to minority students or members of those populations underrepresented in higher education. Awards are to be given for the academic year and awarded in the standard cycle for regional scholarships. The scholarship may be used for tuition, books and other college-related expenses in the academic year.


PROGRAM SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Accounting Technology Scholarship
Employee and community donors have established this fund to assist a returning student in the accounting program who has demonstrated a high level of achievement. Full- and part-time students may apply; High School graduates from the Region 9 service area are preferred. In the situation of two equally qualified students preference will be given to the student who is not receiving other grants, College or Foundation Scholarships.

Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies or equipment required for a student’s participation in a course.

Agricultural Program Scholarship
Applicants must be enrolled in the Agriculture program and have at least a 2.5 grade point average. Full- and part-time students may apply; high school graduates from the Region 9 service area are preferred. In the situation of two equally qualified students, preference will be given to the student who is not receiving other grants, College or Foundation Scholarships.

Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, or equipment required for a student’s participation in a course.

Automotive Technology Scholarship
Established by the proceeds from the annual car show, this scholarship is for a new or returning student in the automotive program who has demonstrated a high level of achievement. Full- and part-time students may apply, and high school graduates from the Region 9 service area are preferred. In the situation of two equally qualified students, preference will be given to the student who is not receiving other grants, College or Foundation Scholarships.

Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, or equipment required for a student’s participation in a course.

Broadening Horizons Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage continued education of males and females in nontraditional fields (for gender) as determined by the Department of Labor. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

Full- and part-time students may apply; high school graduates from the Region 9 service area are preferred. In the situation of two equally qualified students, preference will be given to the student who is not receiving other grants, College or Foundation Scholarships.

Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, or equipment required for a student’s participation in a course.

Business Program Scholarship
Applicants must be enrolled in a program in the School of Business and have a minimum 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Full- and part-time students may apply; high school graduates from the Region 9 service area are preferred. In the situation of two equally qualified students preference will be given to the student who is not receiving other grants, College or Foundation Scholarships.

Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, or equipment required for a student’s participation in a course.

Construction Technology Scholarship
Applicants must be enrolled in a construction-related program and have a minimum 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Full- and part-time students may apply; high school graduates from the Region 9 service area are preferred. In the situation of two equally qualified students, preference will be given to the student who is not receiving other grants, College or Foundation Scholarships.

Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, or equipment required for a student’s participation in a course.

Early Childhood Education Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to reward excellence in early childhood education. Applicants must be enrolled in the Early Childhood Development program and have a minimum 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Full- and part-time students may apply; high school graduates from the Region 9 service area are preferred. In the situation of two equally qualified students, preference will be given to the student who is not receiving other grants, College or Foundation Scholarships.

Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, or equipment required for a student’s participation in a course.

Idris Bond Smith Scholarship
Family, friends, students, and co-workers created this endowed scholarship to recognize the outstanding educational contribution that Idris made while she served as a full-time faculty member. Mrs. Smith continues that tradition by teaching part-time since her retirement. The Idris Bond Smith Endowed Scholarship was established to reward students for their excellence in education. Applicants for this scholarship must:

  • be enrolled in a health-related program and pursuing a Career Development Certificate, Technical Certificate, Associate of Science Degree or Associate of Applied Science Degree
  • have a minimum 3.0 grade point average
  • complete the scholarship application and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Preference is given to the graduate of, or an individual who has attended Northeastern High School. If no one meeting this qualification applies, the scholarship will be awarded to a graduate of, or an individual who has attended a Wayne County high school. Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, or equipment required for a student’s participation in a course.

Joe & Roma Meyer Agricultural Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship created by Ivy Tech Trustee Joe Meyer, local industrialist and farmer, is to encourage continued education in the agricultural field.

To receive this endowed scholarship the student must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale (excluding basic skills courses), and be enrolled in an agricultural-related program.

Preference is given to graduates of high schools in the Ivy Tech Region 9 service area. Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies or equipment required for a student’s participation in a course.

For consideration, students must complete the Ivy Tech scholarship application and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Medical Assisting Support Scholarship
The Medical Assisting Support Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship for students enrolled in the Medical Assisting Program. The Scholarship is for students with a minimum of af a 3.00 grade point average who have completed at least 30 program credits at the end of spring preceding the fall semester. The purpose is to reward excellence in education and encourage interest in the medical assisting support field of study.

Minority Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established by a variety of donors to help minorities or males in the nursing programs achieve their education goals and gain skills needed to succeed in the health field as a nurse. Full- and part-time students may apply, and high school graduates from the Region 9 service area are preferred. In the situation of two equally qualified students, preference will be given to the student who is not receiving other grants, College or Foundation Scholarships.

Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies or equipment required for a student’s participation in a course.

Monroe Memorial Health Scholarship
The purpose of this endowed scholarship created by the family of Paul and Ester Monroe is to reward excellence in education. To qualify, a student must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average; be enrolled in a health-related program and pursuing a Career Development Certificate, Technical Certificate or Associate Degree; and have completed at least one semester at Ivy Tech Community College on a part-time or full-time basis.

Basic skills courses are not considered in the grade point average or courses completed. Age is not a determining factor in awarding the scholarship.

Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies or equipment required for a student’s participation in a course. For consideration, the scholarship application and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed.

Nursing Endowed Scholarship Fund
Originally established by Reid Hospital and Health Care Services and Fayette Regional Health System to help meet the need of the critical shortage of health care providers, other donors have continued to add to this fund. The goal is to help Ivy Tech Community College students achieve their education goals and gain skills needed to succeed in the field of nursing. Full- and part-time students may apply, and high school graduates from the Region 9 service area are preferred. In the situation of two equally qualified students preference will be given to the student who is not receiving other grants, College or Foundation Scholarships.

Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies or equipment required for a student’s participation in a course.

Nursing Program Scholarship
A variety of donors from the community support this scholarship, which is for a new or returning student in a nursing program who has demonstrated a high level of achievement and who has financial need. In the situation of two equally qualified students preference will be given to the student who is not receiving other grants, College or Foundation Scholarships.

Scholarship fund may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies or equipment required for a student’s participation in a course.

Paul & Pat Lingle Scholarship
The Lingles have established the following criteria for the Paul and Pat Lingle Scholarship to be awarded to Ivy Tech Community College students. To qualify for this scholarship you must be:

  • A Wayne County resident
  • Enrolled in a program that is related to the life sciences initiatives: Agribusiness Concentration in Business Administration; AS in Radiologic Technology; Practical Nursing or Associate Degree Nursing; Medical Assisting; AS or AA degree program in Life Sciences (new in 07-08)
  • Able to demonstrate financial need

Two students will be selected for this scholarship each year, with the awards split between the Fall and Spring semesters. The scholarship may be used for tuition, books, and other college-related expenses in the academic year.

Venture Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to reward excellence in education and encourage interest in the pursuit of agricultural related studies and degrees as developed by Ivy Tech Community College. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and be a non-traditional age student.

Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, or equipment required for a student’s participation in a course.

Wayne Union Medical Alliance Society Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Wayne Union Medical Alliance Society to assist students in a health related program. Eligible students must be residents of Wayne county with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, or equipment required for a student’s participation in a course.

OTHER SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Holmes Endowed Scholarship
This College wide scholarship was established in memory of Howard and Louise Holmes, who valued education and placed emphasis on its importance for all individuals, especially for those without a family history of attending college. To be considered for this scholarship an applicant must: 1) be a first-generation college student; 2) be seeking a degree; 3) have successfully completed at least one semester and six credit hours with a grade point average of at least 3.0; 4) have demonstrated financial need; and 5) be enrolled in at least six credit hours.

Contact the Financial Aid Office for an application for this scholarship. Application deadlines are August 1 for the Fall semester and December 1 for the Spring semester. One scholarship is awarded for the Ivy Tech Community College system.

RHS Alumni Association’s RCIP Scholarship
The Richmond College Incentive Plan will provide "last dollar” grants for tuition and fees for up to $2,000 per semester for no more than 4 consecutive years of post-high school education (two semesters per year).

Funds will be paid directly to the institution and placed in an account for the benefit of the scholarship recipient. These funds will be used for tuition and fees.

All candidates must:

  • Successfully complete graduation requirements for Richmond High School. (This includes adult education and GED students).
  • Apply and be accepted at one of the following schools: Indiana University East-Purdue University Richmond, Earlham College or Ivy Tech Community College.
  • Apply each year for available scholarships/grants and financial aid prior to March 1 of the student’s year of eligibility.
  • Agree to attend college a minimum of half-time according to the institution criteria.

All recipients must:

  • Volunteer at least two hours of community service time per semester.
  • Submit grade reports to the Richmond High School Alumni Association at the end of each postsecondary year before grants for subsequent terms are made. Grant may be renewed if recipient maintains a 2.0 GPA average of two semesters. Receipt of grants for any term or year does not guarantee receipt of grants in an additional year or term.

Contact the R.H.S. Alumni Association for information.

Southeast (Batesville, Lawrenceburg, Madison)

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American Legion Post 239 Ladies Auxiliary

Established to help a graduating high school senior with educational expenses while attending the Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg campus on a full or part-time basis.

Eligibility:

  • Contact the guidance counselor at Lawrenceburg High School for criteria, application, and deadline.

Dwight R. Chamberlain Memorial Scholarship

Dwight R. Chamberlain, a charitable man, sought to provide scholarships to Ivy Tech Community College students not just in the present but also for future generations.

Eligibility:

  • Must attend the Madison campus
  • Must be a resident of Scott County, Indiana

Catherine D. Seifert Memorial Scholarship

Catherine Seifert received assistance from an Evansville philanthropist in 1930 that made it possible for her to attend college. The support enabled her to fulfill her dream. Catherine wished to pass on to others the type of assistance she had received.  This scholarship was established to assist a student who can demonstrate financial need and has proven academic success.

Eligibility:

  • Must attend Madison campus
  • Must demonstrate financial need and academic success
  • Must attend full time
  • May choose any degree program

Harvey S. Poling Scholarship

This scholarship was established as a tribute to Harvey S. Poling, Jr., a veteran teacher and administrator at Ivy Tech Community College. Each Ivy Tech region throughout the state yearly selects an outstanding student to receive this scholarship.

Region 11 will annually select one student alternately from each campus, Madison and Lawrenceburg.

Eligibility:

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be at least 28 years old
  • Must have completed half of the program requirements for the degree
  • May choose any degree program

Betty Craven Memorial Scholarship

The family of Betty Craven and Ivy Tech Community College employees established this scholarship in memory of Betty Craven, a staff member of the Lawrenceburg campus. her dedication and caring attitude in the Office of Student Affairs helped many students find success. Financial need is not a factor in the selection process.

Eligibility:

  • Must attend the Lawrenceburg campus
  • Must enroll in at least 6 credit hours
  • May enroll in any degree program
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • Must have completed at least 30 credit hours toward first AAS or AS degree
  • Must be a second year student
  • Has not previously earned a degree
  • Must demonstrate academic success

Pat O'Neill Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established for graduating high school seniors in memory of Pat O'Neill, who served the community as a teacher and a couch at Lawrenceburg High School. He encouraged students to take advantage of their abilities and educational opportunities and was widely recognized as an individual committed to the youth in his community.

Eligibility:

  • Must attend the Lawrenceburg campus
  • May choose any degree program
  • Must be a graduating high school senior

Farmer's Bank of Milton Scholarship

Established to assist graduating high school seniors who plan to attend Ivy Tech Community College to attain their educational goals, and to gain skills necessary to succeed in the workplace.

Contact the Guidance Counselor at Madison Consolidated High School for criteria, application, and deadline.

Eligibility:

  • Graduating high school seniors who plan to attend the Madison campus are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Heiderman Family Scholarship

The Heiderman family’s commitment to Ivy Tech Community College culminates from years of service as Ivy Tech employees. This scholarship endowment will provide financial assistance to an Ivy Tech Community College student who resides in Jefferson County, Indiana.

Eligibility:

  • May enroll in any degree program
  • May attend full or part-time
  • Must reside in Jefferson County

Holmes Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Howard and Louise Holmes, who valued education and placed emphasis on its importance for all individuals, especially those without a family history of attending college.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a first generation college student
  • May enroll in any degree program
  • Must have successfully completed at least one semester with a Grade Point Average of 3.0 or above
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must enroll in at least 6 credit hours

The Legacy Scholarship

The Legacy Scholarship was established to provide financial aid to deserving students who are enrolled at Ivy Tech Community College and who are the offspring of an Ivy Tech graduate. The Legacy Scholarships are awarded on the basis of an applicant’s academic record and college and community involvement.

Please contact the Ivy Tech Community College Southeast Office of Resource Development for an application. (812)265-2580 ext. 4121 or ext. 4233

Eligibility:

  • The applicant must be a child of an Ivy Tech Community College alumnus (for purposes of this scholarship "alumnus" is defined as a graduate of Ivy Tech, having received a T.C., A.S., A.A., or A.A.S degree)
  • The applicant must complete all items on an application form
  • The application must be accompanied by a copy of the applicant's official transcript
  • May be enrolled in any degree progam

The Dr. Ralph Pratt, JR. Family Scholarship

Dr. Ralph M. Pratt, Jr. established the Pratt Family Scholarship endowment to provide financial aid to students who reside in Jefferson County, Indiana and Trimble and Carroll Counties in Kentucky. Dr. Pratt retired in 1990. He was in family practice in Madison for 10 years after graduating from the Indiana University School of Medicine in 1955. He then trained in Pathology at the University of Louisville for four years before returning to Madison where, for the next 20 years, he served as a Pathologist at The King’s Daughters’ Hospital as well as hospitals in nearby communities.

After his retirement he enrolled at Ivy Tech Community College in the computer information technologies program and graduated with an associate’s degree. His experience as an Ivy Tech student provided Dr. Pratt with first-hand knowledge of the struggles students face while pursuing their education and inspired him to encourage others in their careers.

Dr. Pratt states, “I firmly believe in the community college concept, and I am very proud of my degree from Ivy Tech.”

Eligibility:

  • Must reside in Jefferson County, Indiana or in Trimble or Carroll Counties in Kentucky
  • May attend any Southeastern Indiana regional campus of Ivy Tech Community College
  • May choose any degree program
  • May attend full or part-time

Tri Kappa Scholarship Lawrenceburg Chapter

This scholarship was originally established by the Lawrenceburg Tri Kappa Chapter to support residents of Dearborn County who are enrolled at Ivy Tech Community College with their educational expenses. The Lawrenceburg Chapter Tri Kappa’s purpose is to bring women into close, unselfish relationships for the promotion of charity, culture and education.

Eligibility:

  • Must demonstrate financial need and academic success
  • Must be a resident of Dearborn County
  • Must enroll in a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester
  • May enroll in any degree program

Courtland and Mildred Davis Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was originally established by Mrs. Davis in memory of her husband, a long-time faculty member at Ivy Tech Community College. Upon her death in 2006, their children chose to continue it as an ongoing memorial to their parents. This fund provides assistance to a student pursuing a degree in either Electronics and Computer Technology or Manufacturing Industrial Technology at the Madison campus.

Eligibility:

  • Must enroll at the Madison campus
  • Must enroll in the Electronics or Manufacturing Industrial Technology Degree program
  • May enroll full or part-time
  • Must show evidence of financial need
  • Must demonstrate academic success

Madison Precision Products, INC. School of Technology Scholarship

Madison Precision Products, Inc. maintains a position of leadership through innovative die casting technology and quality. Madison Precision Products, Inc. is committed to a strong partnership with Ivy Tech Community College -- not only in terms of providing ongoing educational development for its staff and associates but also as a source of local talent in all areas of manufacturing. Madison Precision believes investing in people through Ivy Tech Community College scholarships is a lasting investment in the local community.

Eligibility:

  • Must demonstrate financial need and academic success
  • Must be enrolled as a full or part-time student
  • First Priority: students enrolled in the Industrial Technology Program
  • Second Priority: students enrolled in any program within the School of Technology
  • Must attend the Madison campus

Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corp. Power Plant Technology Program Scholarship

Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation is dedicated to producing low cost power in an efficient, safe and

environmentally sound manner. Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation believes strongly in people and in the development of skills, knowledge and abilities required to achieve success. Therefore, Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation has partnered with Ivy Tech Community College as an investment in the people of the local community and surrounding areas.

Eligibility:

  • Must demonstrate academic success and financial need
  • Must be enrolled in the Power Plant Technology Program
  • Must be enrolled full or part-time
  • Must attend the Madison campus

Mari Dyer Short Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in the memory of Mari Dyer Short by her family. Mari Dyer Short enjoyed a career as a legal secretary, and this scholarship will assist a student pursuing the same career path.

Eligibility:

  • Must demonstrate financial need and academic success
  • Must be a new student enrolling at the Madison campus
  • Must seek a degree in the Office Administration or Paralegal programs
  • Must enroll in at least 12 credit hours

Frieda Ford Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is endowed as a memorial to Frieda Ford, a long-time faculty member at Ivy Tech Community College. It was established by her husband, Bill, to assist a student pursuing a degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Office Administration. Students at either the Madison or Lawrenceburg campuses are eligible to apply.

Eligibility:

  • Must demonstrate academic success
  • Must show financial need
  • Must be a new student
  • Must pursue a degree in a School of Business program
  • May enroll full or part-time

Ralph L. Seifert Memorial Scholarship for Liberal Arts

This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Ralph Seifert by his wife, Margaret. Ralph was a merit scholar, member of Phi Beta Kappa and retired Hanover College professor and Department Chair of Mathematics and Computer Science. He devoted his life to education and charity. Prior to Dr. Seifert’s passing in 2006, he established two scholarships in memory of his mother, Catherine D. Seifert, and his aunt, Mari Dyer Short. This scholarship fund provides financial aid to students pursuing a career in Liberal Arts.

Eligibility:

  • Must demonstrate financial need and academic success
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student
  • Must be enrolled in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Sharon Thom Alcorn Memorial Scholarship

The Sharon Thom Alcorn Memorial Scholarship was established by Ivy Tech Community College employees and the Jefferson County community to assist students enrolled in academic skills advancement/general education courses. After devoting 13 years of her life to helping students achieve, Sharon Alcorn lost a battle with cancer. This scholarship commemorates her work and the impact she made by creating in her students a passion for learning. Sharon's teaching and advising reflected her belief that education changes lives.

Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in academic advancement skills/ general education courses
  • May be a full or part-time student
  • Must be enrolled at the Madison campus

Bonita Miller Schmidt Memorial Nursing Scholarship

The Aurora Chapter of Tri Kappa sponsors this scholarship to celebrate the spirit of Bonita Miller Schmidt. Bonita was a member of Tri Kappa for 33 years and during her service held all offices. Many will remember her smile and strong work ethic. She believed with motivation and desire one could accomplish any goal. It is in this memory that the Aurora Chapter of Tri Kappa honors her with this scholarship. Bonita lost her battle with ovarian cancer in 2006, but her spirit and belief that one should never give up inspired this scholarship. Recipients of the scholarship should remember that, by virtue of attending college and accomplishing the first year of a rigorous nursing program, anything is attainable.

Eligibility:

  • Must enroll at the Lawrenceburg campus
  • Must be entering the second (2nd) year of the nursing program
  • Must enroll in at least 12 credit hours
  • Must NOT come directly from high school

Speaking of Women's Health Scholarship

The Madison Speaking of Women’s Health organization established this scholarship to fulfill its mission of an education that promotes informed decisions about health, well-being and safety.

NOTE: A student must have received a letter of acceptance into the Associate Degree in Nursing program to be considered for this scholarship.

Eligibility:

  • Must have a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • Must be a nursing student in the second year of the NUR program

Richard and Erika Theilig Memorial Scholarship

Richard and Erika Theilig were both born in Germany and emigrated to the United States as teenagers during the period of starvation that followed World War I.

They met in Indianapolis, married, and purchased farmland in the Adams Church community south of Batesville. Through faith, sacrifice, hard work, and frugal living they brought to reality their dreams for a better life. Richard and Erika were thankful for the opportunities attainable in the United States.

Erika always had a desire to be a nurse; however, the opportunity for an education never materialized. She did use her innate skills for nursing to care for several family members. A nursing scholarship has been established in the Theilig's memory to make a nursing education possible for others.

Eligibility:

  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be accepted into either nursing program
  • May attend any Southeast Indiana Ivy Tech campus

John and Evelyn Bancroft Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is endowed in the memory of John and Evelyn Bancroft, who valued education and received excellent nursing home care. The scholarship will assist a student attending the Madison campus of Ivy Tech Community College, particularly if the student plans to pursue a career in geriatrics or patient care in long term care facilities.

Eligibility:

  • Must enroll at the Madison campus
  • Must be accepted into either nursing program
  • Must enroll in at least 12 credit hours
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 Grade Point Average
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • May be a new or returning student

Marjorie J. Shipley Nursing Scholarship

Marjorie J. (Gulland) Shipley devoted 53 years of her life to the care and healing of the sick through her nursing skills. She graduated from Mercy Hospital of Nursing in Alliance, Ohio in 1946. She moved to Warsaw, Indiana in the early 1960’s to become the nursing supervisor at the former Murphy Medical Center.

She also instilled in her only daughter the importance of excelling in everything she did. Her daughter became a music educator for over 25 years. Because of her devotion to nursing and her daughter’s devotion to education, this scholarship honors Mrs. Shipley as someone who spent her life taking care of others.

  • Must be a resident of Jefferson County
  • Must be a second year student in the Associate Degree in Nursing program
  • Must enroll at the Madison campus
  • Must demonstrate academic success
  • Must demonstrate financial need

Margaret Mary Community Hospital Scholarship

This scholarship fund was established by Bill Gutzwiller and Janet Bozzelli in honor of Margaret Mary Community Hospital. The primary purpose of the fund is to provide support for technology and scholarships for Ivy Tech Community College. First priority is given to Franklin and Ripley County students attending Ivy Tech Community College at the Batesville instructional site or at the Madison, Lawrenceburg, Richmond, or Columbus campuses.

Eligibility:

  • Must enroll in a degree program in the School of Health Sciences
  • Must enroll in at least 12 credit hours
  • May be a new or returning student

Kevin Pettit Memorial Scholarship

To honor the memory of Kevin Pettit, funds are raised each year at the Madison Ribberfest to provide scholarship opportunities for Jefferson County residents enrolled in any program under the School of Health Sciences at the Ivy Tech Community College Madison campus. Kevin earned associate degrees in Accounting and Small Business. A veteran volunteer in the Madison community, Kevin believed in people-helping-people and devoted his life to helping others in need.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a resident of Jefferson County
  • Must attend a campus within the Southeast Region
  • May choose any program within the School of Health Sciences
  • Must NOT be an immediate high school graduate

Betty Q. Scott Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was first established in memory of Betty Q. Scott by Kappa Kappa Kappa Sorority in Madison, Indiana. Betty Q. Scott family members and Ivy Tech Community College employees now contribute funds to provide financial aid to students who reside in Jefferson County and are enrolled in the Medical Assisting Program.

Eligibility:

  • Must enroll in the Medical Assisting program
  • Must demonstrate financial need and academic success
  • Must enroll at the Madison campus
  • May be a full or part-time student

Harold Brown Family Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of the late Harold Brown by his wife and daughter. His daughter, Missy Distel, is an Ivy Tech Community College nursing graduate and scholarship winner. Missy and her mother, Barbara Brown, want to return this kind gesture by providing an Ivy Tech student with the same opportunity to make the educational journey a little easier. This scholarship is available to any Ivy Tech Community College student enrolled in the Madison campus PN or ASN programs; preferably a student who has demonstrated the desire to commit and succeed.

Eligibility:

  • Must be accepted in the PN or ASN programs
  • Must demonstrate academic success
  • Must be enrolled at the Madison Campus

Ripley County Community Scholarship

This scholarship endowment was established by Lilly Foundation, Inc. in partnership with the Ripley County community to assist Ripley County residents attending Ivy Tech Community College, Southeastern Indiana region. The intent is to provide Ripley County residents with better educational opportunities and a better way of life.

Eligibility:

  • May choose any degree program
  • Must demonstrate financial need and/or academic success
  • Must reside in Ripley County
  • May be a full or part-time student

Switzerland County Community Scholarship

This scholarship endowment was established by Lilly Foundation, Inc. in partnership with the Switzerland County Council, Town of Vevay, Switzerland County Community Foundation of Vevay and Switzerland County, and the United Way of Switzerland County.

The intent is to encourage Switzerland County residents to take advantage of their abilities and educational opportunities by attending Ivy Tech Community College, Southeastern Indiana region.

Eligibility:

  • May choose any degree program
  • Must demonstrate financial need and/or academic success
  • Must reside in Switzerland County
  • May be a full or part-time student

Ohio County Community Scholarship

This scholarship endowment was established by Lilly Foundation, Inc. in partnership with the City of Rising Sun and the Ohio County Council and Commissioners to assist Ohio County residents attending Ivy Tech Community College, Southeastern Indiana region. The primary purpose of this fund is to provide better educational and career opportunities for the residents of Ohio County.

Eligibility:

  • May choose any degree program
  • Must demonstrate financial need and/or academic success
  • Must reside in Ohio County
  • May be a full or part-time student

Jefferson County Community Scholarship

This scholarship endowment was established by Lilly Foundation, Inc. in partnership with the Jefferson County community to assist Jefferson County residents attending Ivy Tech Community College, Southeastern Indiana region. This scholarship is an investment that makes possible better career opportunities for Jefferson County residents in order that they might improve style of life and contribute to the economic vitality of Jefferson County, Indiana.

Eligibility:

  • May choose any degree program
  • Must demonstrate financial need and/or academic success
  • Must reside in Jefferson County
  • May be a full or part-time student

Dearborn County Community Scholarship

This scholarship endowment was established by Lilly Foundation, Inc. in partnership with the UCB Charitable Foundation and the Dearborn Community to assist Dearborn County residents attending Ivy Tech Community College, Southeastern Indiana region.

  • May choose any degree program
  • Must demonstrate financial need and/or academic success
  • Must reside in Dearborn County
  • May be a full or part-time student

Southern Indiana (Sellersburg)

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Brian Ray Kleehamer Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility:
• Be a student enrolled in an area of the health care field
• Be either an incoming student or a current student
• Have a financial need. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed.
• Scholarship recipient shall be a United States citizen or permanent resident
• Must maintain a 2.5 to 3.0 GPA in order to continue receiving the scholarship


Clark County REMC Scholarship
This scholarship is available through contribution of the Clark County REMC.

Eligibility:
• Be a member of Clark County REMC at the time of award; or,
• Reside in the home of a parent or legal guardian who is a Clark County REMC member and receives electric service from the Clark County REMC.  (The membership application must be in the name of a  parent or guardian at the time the scholarship is awarded.)
• Be admitted to Ivy Tech Southern Indiana for the fall semester.
• Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
• Clark County REMC scholarship is also open to the  immediate family of any REMC employee or director who is a REMC member.
• Scholarship is non-renewable and can be received only once during a student's college career.


Danny Hopkins Scholarship
This scholarship is dedicated to the memory of a former student of the college who was an automobile accident victim at a young age. The scholarship is held by the Ivy Tech Foundation and funded through donations by friends and family of Danny Hopkins.

Eligibility:
• Be enrolled in Manufacturing & Industrial Technology in the Industrial Maintenance Specialty.
• Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and be enrolled on at least a half-time  basis.


Don and Bobbie Perkins Scholarship

Eligibility:
• Be enrolled in Advanced Manufacturing or Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
• Be either an incoming student or a current student
• Have financial need. A Free Application for Federal  Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed.
• Recipient shall be a United States citizen or permanent resident
• Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale


Douglas L. Schleicher Scholarship (Ogle Scholar)
This scholarship is available through the Ivy Tech Foundation and is renewable for the second year if the student maintains eligibility requirements. The Paul Ogle Foundation provides matching funds to the scholarship.

Eligibility:
• Be an Allied Health major
• 1st preference is for Clark County residents
• 2nd preference is for Floyd County residents
• Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale


Faculty/Staff Scholarship
The Faculty/Staff Scholarship is made available through funds provided by the Faculty and Staff of Ivy Tech Southern Indiana and is held by the Ivy Tech Foundation.

Eligibility:
• Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
• Be a full-time student (12 credit hours or more)
• Must be a 2012 high school graduate
• Provide evidence of student leadership potential
• May 2012 graduates must submit a copy of their high school transcript with application (five semesters  or  through first senior semester)


Floyd Memorial Foundation Nursing Scholarship (Ogle Scholar)
The Floyd Memorial Foundation Scholarship established this scholarship for students of Ivy Tech Southern Indiana having received matching funds from the Paul Ogle Foundation. The scholarship is held by the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana.

Eligibility:
• Be accepted in the R.N. Program at Ivy Tech Community College Southern Indiana campus
• Have a GPA of 2.7 or higher on a 4.0 scale
• Have displayed commitment to the nursing profession
• Be currently employed at Floyd Memorial and indicate a desire to continuing working at  Floyd Memorial
• Applicant must sign a scholastic loan agreement stating they will agree to work for Floyd Memorial for one-year following graduation. If the individual does not fulfill their agreement, they must repay the scholarship based on the length of employment.
• Financial need may be considered, but will not be the determining factor.

Selection Criteria:
Selection will be made from applications of those qualified individuals who meet the established criteria set forth above. Selection criteria is subject to change by the Foundation, as necessary, to ensure adherence to state or federal laws.


Floyd Memorial Foundation Marcella Miller Scholarship (Ogle Scholar)
The Marcella Miller Scholarship Fund was established in 1994 after Marcella’s death (an R.N. at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services). Marcella exemplified the true picture of a nurse through her caring for patients and families. She also had a wonderful sense of humor. Through contributions by the family and friends, the scholarship continues today. Grants are awarded annually to a student who is pursuing the profession of a registered nurse.

Eligibility:
• Be accepted into the R.N. Program at Ivy Tech Community  College Southern Indiana campus.
• Have a GPA of 2.7 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
• Have displayed commitment to the nursing profession.
• Be currently employed at Floyd Memorial and indicate a desire to continuing working at Floyd Memorial.
• Sign a scholastic loan agreement stating they will agree to work for Floyd Memorial for one year following graduation; If the individual does not fulfill their agreement they must repay the scholarship based on the length of employment.
• Financial need may be considered, but will not be the determining factor.

Selection Criteria:
Selection will be made from applications of those qualified individuals who meet the established criteria set forth above. Selection criteria is subject to change by the Foundation, as necessary, to ensure adherence to state or federal laws.


Futures Unlimited Scholarship
This scholarship is to help first-time Ivy Tech Southern Indiana students achieve their educational goals and gain the skills needed to succeed in the workplace.

Eligibility:
• Be a first-time student at the Ivy Tech Community College Southern Indiana campus
• Have a financial need. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed
• Preference will be given to displaced homemakers, displaced workers, minorities, and recipients of public assistance.
• Assessment test scores or academic history at previous institutions may determine eligibility for the scholarship.


Gerrit Langemaat Scholarship
This scholarship available through the Ivy Tech Foundation was established in honor of Gerrit Langemaat. Langemaat, who died in 1993 after a sudden onset of cancer, was an instructor and Program Chair of the Computer Information System Program for ten years.

Eligibility:
• Be a second year Ivy Tech Southern Indiana student or a 2012 graduating senior from North Harrison High School
• Recommended 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
• Have a financial need. A Free Application for Federal  Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed.
• Preference will be given to full-time students.


Harrison County Hospital Foundation (Ogle Scholar)
The Harrison County Community Foundation holds this scholarship through a match from the Paul Ogle Foundation. This scholarship supports Harrison County residents enrolled in a college health-related program. The Harrison County Hospital Foundation may provide recommendations on an annual basis.

Eligibility:
• Be a Harrison County resident
• Recommended 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
• Be enrolled in a healthcare related program.


Harvey S. Poling, Jr. Scholarship
This scholarship, held by the Ivy Tech Foundation, is established as a tribute to a veteran teacher and Ivy Tech Southern Indiana administrator, Harvey S. Poling, Jr.

Eligibility:
• Be at least 28 years of age
• Have completed at least one-half of the program of study
• Recommended 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
• Have a financial need. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed.


Ivy Tech Community College/Prosser School of Technology Scholarship for Harrison County (Ogle Scholar)
The Harrison County Community Foundation holds the Ivy Tech Community College/Prosser School of Technology scholarship through a match from the Paul Ogle Foundation.

Eligibility:
• First priority is for residents of Harrison County who have attended Prosser School of Technology and have met the College admissions requirements
• Residents of Clark, Floyd, or Washington counties may be considered in the event there are no applicants from Harrison County
• Recommended 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
• Prosser School of Technology transcript must be submitted with the scholarship application.


Jesse Ballew Family Scholarship (Ogle Scholar)
The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana holds this scholarship fund through a match from the Paul Ogle Foundation.

Eligibility:
Preferences for this scholarship are high school seniors who meet the following:
• 1st preference is for students who are Graceland Baptist Church members; Submit verification from the church with application
• 2nd preference is for students who have graduated from Christian Academy of Indiana
• 3rd preference is for students who have graduated from religious-based schools
• 4th preference is for high school graduates from Clark or Floyd Counties
• Recommended 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale


Ken Staley Scholarship
This scholarship is available through the Ivy Tech Foundation and established to honor Ken Staley. Ken, who died in 1983 after a battle with cancer, was a dedicated Dean of Student and Instructional Affairs at Ivy Tech Southern Indiana.

Eligibility:
• Preference given to students enrolled in the following programs: Design Technology, Electronics, Computer Technology, or Manufacturing and Industrial  Technology
• Recommended 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
• Must have a financial need. A Free Application for  Federal   Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed


Legacy Award Scholarship
This scholarship is designed to promote and recognize community service and civic engagement among Ivy Tech Southern Indiana students. The Ivy Tech Foundation will award two $500 Legacy Scholars scholarships in the fall and spring semesters. This award is renewable for the second year if the student maintains eligibility requirements.

Eligibility:
• Accepted for enrollment or enrolled at Ivy Tech Southern Indiana
• Demonstrate a long term commitment to service and civic engagement
• Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on 4.0 scale
• Be enrolled as a full-time student (12 credit hours or more) during both fall and spring semesters of the 2012-13 academic year

Selection Criteria:
A screening interview may be required to make a final selection as determined by the scholarship committee.


Martha Hartstern Nursing Scholarship (Ogle Scholar)
The scholarship is designed to provide scholarship assistance in the form of non-renewable grants for books to students who meet the criteria. The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana holds this scholarship fund through a match by Paul Ogle Foundation.

Selection Criteria:
• Incoming, non-traditional students (those who did not enroll at Ivy Tech immediately following graduation from a secondary school).
• Accepted in the ASN program.


PNC Bank Scholarship (Ogle Scholar)
The Harrison County Community Foundation holds this scholarship through a match from the Paul Ogle Foundation. This scholarship supports Harrison County residents enrolled at Ivy Tech Southern Indiana.

Eligibility:
• Be a Harrison County resident.
• Recommended 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale


Prosser School of Technology Scholarship (Ogle Scholar)
This Prosser School of Technology scholarship, held by the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana, is made available by an anonymous donor and through a match by the Paul Ogle Foundation.

Eligibility:
• Eligible students must have attended classes at Prosser School of Technology
• Recommended 3.0 GPA
• Prosser School of Technology transcript must be submitted with the scholarship application


Regions Bank Scholarship (Ogle Scholar)
This scholarship, held by the Harrison County Community Foundation, is made available through a matching grant from the Paul Ogle Foundation and a donation by Regions Bank.

Eligibility:
• First priority is for residents of Harrison County
• Residents of Clark, Floyd, or Washington counties may be considered in the event Harrison County residents do not utilize the scholarship funds
• Recommended 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale


Scott Memorial Hospital Scholarship (Ogle Scholar)
Scott Memorial Hospital and a match by the Paul Ogle Foundation fund this scholarship held by the Scott County Community Foundation.

Eligibility:
• First priority is for residents of Scott County
• Residents of Clark, Floyd, Harrison, or Washington counties may be considered in the event there are no applicants from Scott County
• Applicant must already be enrolled in a program of study leading to a one-year Technical Certificate or the two-year Associate in Science Nursing Degree program; or taking courses to prepare for enrollment in such a program of study
• Recommended 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
• For students admitted to the nursing programs, the applicable exam (NET/TEAS) may be taken into consideration


Coca-Cola All-State Community College Academic Team Program
Any student enrolled in the Fall Semester 2011 at Ivy Tech Community College Southern Indiana is encouraged to apply for each of these recognition programs with an application if they meet each of the following qualifications:
• Expects to be enrolled at this campus through December 2012
• Currently posts a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher for all coursework completed in the last  five years
• Is on track to receive an Associate's or Bachelor’s Degree
• Will have at least 36 semester hours by December 31, 2011. (30 of these hours must have been earned within the past five years)
• Must have a community college record free of suspension, probation, or other serious disciplinary action

Our campus can nominate two students. Those nominees will be entered into two national contests: the All-USA Community College Academic Team (the top 20 receive $2,500 and a medallion) and the Coca-Cola All-State Community College Academic Team (300 finalists will also receive between $1,500 and $1,000 stipends and medallions). The top scoring students in the State of Indiana will receive a New Century Scholars recognition, including a $2,000 stipend and a trip to Seattle, Washington, where they will be recognized at the AACC Convention in April 2012. Each and every member will be ranked and placed on the Indiana First, Second, or Third Team. Our two nominees will receive a medallion and can attend, with one guest, an awards luncheon in Indianapolis. All Indiana team members will be recognized in the Indianapolis Star.

This is not a competition of knowledge. The All-USA/All-State Academic Teams are merit awards based on students’ community college accomplishments. The centerpiece of the nomination is the essay about the nominee’s most outstanding community college endeavor.

If you are interested in competing for the State and National teams, please see the Campus Engagement Office in Pfau Hall, room G9, or the scholarship bulletin board for an initial application packet.


Holmes Endowed Scholarship
This is an endowed scholarship fund established in memory of Howard and Louise Holmes. Mr. and Mrs. Holmes valued education and emphasized its importance for all individuals, especially those without a family history of attending college.

Eligibility:
• First-generation college student
• Degree declared student
• Completed at least one semester
• Financial need
• Enrolled in at least six credit hours
• Reference from employer or faculty member

Separate Application Form:
Ivy Tech Central office will randomly select up to three regions that will rotate from year-to-year thereafter. No one campus will be selected until each region has had the opportunity to participate in the award selection.

The Holmes Endowed Scholarship has a separate application form. If you would like more information on this scholarship, please see  for details contact
(812) 246-3301, extension 4212.


Jeffersonville Urban Enterprise Zone Scholarship
The Jeffersonville Urban Enterprise Association awards scholarships to individuals for pursuit of higher education. 

Eligibility:
• Live or work in one of the two Jeffersonville Urban areas
• Be enrolled in one of the following schools: Indiana University Southeast, IU Bloomington, Ivy Tech Community College Southern Indiana, or Purdue University at New Albany
• All applications must be postmarked or receipt-stamped by the deadline (March 13, 2012) to:
City of Jeffersonville Urban Enterprise Association
Attn: Scholarship Committee
Redevelopment Office
500 Quartermaster Court
Jeffersonville IN 47130

For a scholarship application, contact the Office of Redevelopment at (812) 285-6406, e-mail: jurban@cityofjeff.net, or go to www.cityofjeff.net.

Southwest (Evansville, Princeton, Tell City)

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For help getting started, please reference our scholarship application help guide.

There are many scholarship opportunities available to students within the Southwest region, which includes the Evansville, Tell City and Princeton locations. Students applying for scholarships must be in good standing with Financial Aid.

For a list of scholarships offered at the Southwest Region and their criteria click here.

Application Deadlines:
Fall Semester – March 10
Spring Semester - October 15

Southwest students are only required to complete the red highlighted questions on pages 2-5 and the questions on page 18.  Once you complete the application, click on tab 21 to review answers and click “submit application” at the bottom of the screen.

**Changes to applications are not permitted once the application is submitted**.

Wabash Valley (Greencastle, Terre Haute)

Instructions for Returning Students:

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Application Deadlines:

Fall - May 15
Spring - November 15

Instructions for New Students:

Academic Scholarships
A limited number of Academic Scholarships are available to students graduating from high school during the 2013-14 academic year who earn an Academic or Technical Honors Diploma or a Core 40 Diploma and have a 3.0 or higher cumulative grade point average (GPA) and have been admitted to Ivy Tech-Wabash Valley.
  • Students will receive a scholarship letter and will be asked to contact the Admission Office to verify their intent to accept or decline the Academic Scholarship.
  • Students must provide a final transcript to verify GPA and diploma type.
  • Students receiving an Academic Scholarship will receive $500 per semester, renewable for four semesters.

Chancellor's Award              
Students ranked in the top 10% of their class or with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher will be considered for the Chancellor's Award valued at approximately $7,500 over four semesters.

For more information on scholarships, please contact the Admission Office.