updated: 5/20/2011 7:37:11 AM

Ivy Tech Courting Valedictorians

InsideINdianaBusiness.com Report

Ivy Tech Community College is offering scholarships to every 2011 Indiana valedictorian. The roughly $1,500 could cover 15 credit hours for the top graduates at more than 370 schools statewide.

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May 20, 2011

News Release

INDIANAPOLIS -- Ivy Tech Community College will award scholarships to every 2011 Indiana valedictorian graduating from an accredited public high school or state accredited private high school. This is the first community college scholarship program of its kind in Indiana.

Each scholarship, valued at 15 credit hours or roughly $1,500, will be awarded to approximately 373 schools statewide. The student has two years after graduating high school to redeem the scholarship, which can be redeemed at any of Ivy Techís campuses.

Each recipient will receive a letter and certificate. To claim the scholarship, the student must visit the financial aid office at any Ivy Tech campus.

Ivy Tech Community College is the college of choice for more than 200,000 students annually. At Ivy Tech, students can choose to complete a degree program and enter the workforce immediately upon graduation or transfer their credits to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelorís degree and beyond.

At Ivy Tech, students can adjust to college, choose a career path, and earn a credential before moving on. Students save money and arrive at a four-year school better prepared for the challenge.

Ivy Tech Community College is the stateís largest public post-secondary institution and the nationís largest singly-accredited statewide community college system with more than 200,000 students enrolled annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the stateís engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

Source: Ivy Tech Community College

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