Harrison College Announces New Scholarships for Spouses and Dependents of Military Service Members

Harrison College Honors America’s Unsung Heroes with Scholarships

Indianapolis, IN, December 14, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Jason Konesco, President of Harrison College (http://www.harrison.edu), has announced that the College is accepting applications from current and potential students who are spouses or dependents of military service members. There will be up to 20 scholarships of $2500 each awarded in 2012, with ten scholarships being awarded in May and ten more in November. Students must apply online by March 31, 2012 for the scholarships that will be awarded in May. The application process will reopen in June with a deadline of September 30, 2012 for the scholarships that will be awarded in November 2012. Recipients will receive an award of $2,500 to be divided evenly over the first four terms of their enrollment at Harrison College. To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must submit a 500-word essay describing how military life affects the decision of a service member’s spouse or dependent to pursue a post-secondary education.

Scholarship recipients must provide proof of a current and valid Military Dependent Identification Card, maintain a 3.0 or above GPA while attending Harrison College, and be in good standing with the college upon disbursement of the scholarship money. Recipients of the award will be notified by either May 7, 2012 or November 11, 2012.

“The spouses and dependents of the members of our military are our country’s unsung heroes,” said Konesco. “We appreciate the sacrifices that they have made and hope that this program will help give them increased access to higher education.”

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- All necessary entrance enrollment requirements to Harrison College must be completed in order to be eligible.

- Any student who withdraws from Harrison College, 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 Harrison.edu. 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 http://www.harrison.edu.

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