Ivy Tech Community College to award scholarships to every Indiana valedictorian

INDIANAPOLIS — Ivy Tech Community College will once again award scholarships to every valedictorian in the class of 2012 in the state of Indiana.  This is the second year Ivy Tech has awarded this scholarship to every valedictorian in the state, and this is the first scholarship program of its kind in Indiana.


Each scholarship, valued at 15 credit hours or roughly $1,700 will be awarded to nearly 400 valedictorians statewide. The student has two years after graduating high school to redeem the scholarship, which can be redeemed at any of Ivy Tech’s campuses.  The credits earned can be applied toward a certificate or associate degree or transferred to other colleges and universities saving the student money and time.


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 state’s largest public post-secondary institution and the nation’s 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 state’s 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.

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