BOWEN SCHOLARS

Organization name: Ivy Tech Community College

Program Type

Academic programs
Mentoring and career navigation programs

Ages Served:

19-25 Years

Overview

Brief Program Summary: The Bowen Scholars Program seeks to serve African American residents who plan on attending Ivy Tech Community College – Central Indiana. The scholarship provides tutoring, support services, as well as a living allowance each semester.
Success Metrics: Overall Cumulative GPA, Retention, and Graduation Rate of participants

Demographics

Number Served & Racial Distribution:

Total Number of Individuals Annually Served

40

Black or African Americans Annually Served

87%

Hispanic or Latinos Annually Served

0%

Geographic Scope:

− Central Indiana Counties: Boone, Hendricks, Marion

ACAD – 73

− Additional/Other Areas of Focus: Preference given to Marion County

Resources

Annual Operating Cost: $475,000 over 5 years
Initial Start-Up Cost: $25,000

Contact Information

Organization Name: Ivy Tech Community College
Website: https://www.ivytech.edu/
Respondents Name: Andrea Thomas
Email: athomas8@ivytech.edu
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