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Harrison College Announces Indy Chamber/Education Plus Scholarship Program

Harrison College Scholarships Intended for Indy Chamber Member Company Adult Learners and Families.

Indianapolis, IN, December 10, 2011 --( Jason Konesco, president of Harrison College (, has announced a partnership with the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce to offer a new annual scholarship for the Indy Chamber’s Education Plus program. This school year (2011-2012) Harrison College will award 15 nonrecurring $2,000 scholarships to the Education Plus program for use by adult learners looking to continue or pursue an education through Harrison College. Harrison College’s goal of increasing scholarship funding is to provide college access to a larger student population throughout Central Indiana, specifically in the Greater Indianapolis area.

Applicants must work for or have a family member that works for a company that is a member of the Indy Chamber, express interest in attending Harrison College to continue or pursue a college credential, and demonstrate that a college credential will provide improved career opportunities. To submit a scholarship application online, visit and complete the application by March 1, 2012.

“Harrison College is excited to partner with the Indy Chamber to offer this new scholarship program,” said Konesco. “At a time when many universities across the nation are raising tuition rates, we want to do everything that we can to help keep higher education affordable for students.”

“This new scholarship program is a great opportunity for adult learners to have increased access to higher education,” said Scott Miller, president of the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce. “Having a degree from a higher education institution will help adult learners achieve their career goals and grow the skilled workforce in our local community.”

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- If selected, the recipient will receive a $2000 scholarship toward a certificate, associate or bachelor’s degree in any of Harrison College’s five Schools or The Chef’s Academy starting in any of Harrison College’s four terms (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer).

- The award will be divided out evenly over the first four terms ($500 per quarter) of the students’ enrollment. Individuals may only apply once, and awards are not eligible for renewal. Any student who withdraws, or changes to an ineligible program of study, automatically forfeits any remaining scholarship funds.

About Harrison College:
Harrison College is a contemporary, career-focused institution of higher education serving more than 6,000 students throughout the United States and internationally, with 12 campuses in Indiana and Ohio, a culinary school in Indiana and one in North Carolina, and courses online at The institution grants associate and bachelor’s degrees across five schools of study: business, health sciences, information technology, criminal justice, and veterinary technology, as well as its culinary division, The Chef’s Academy. Harrison College offers students a variety of learning environments including online, traditional classroom or a combination of both. Accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Harrison College is dedicated to excellence in higher learning and is currently a candidate with The Higher Learning Commission, an affiliate of the North Central Association (HLC-NCA). Harrison College was founded in 1902 as Indiana Business College and has a rich history of preparing students for success in their chosen profession. For more information, visit

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