BLOOMINGTON – Ivy Tech Community College will host an information session Thursday, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. to provide details about Indiana’s Workforce Ready Grant. The grant helps eligible individuals earn a free certificate in select programs that are in high-demand by Indiana employers. The event will be held at Ivy Tech Bloomington, on the west side at 200 Daniels Way, and in Bedford at the StoneGate Arts & Education Center, 405 I St.

During the event, attendees will learn about Indiana’s Workforce Ready Grant program options, financial aid, individual eligibility including not having previously earned a college degree, and meet with an advisor to ask questions. Students can also apply and enroll in classes.

For more information about getting started at Ivy Tech, visit campus at 200 Daniels Way, contact (812) 330-6013 or For contact outside of business hours, call (888) IVY-LINE (489-5463).

About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.