2017 Union County Adult Scholarship Opportunity

The Union County Foundation is now accepting applications for adult scholarships for the 2017/2018 school year. This local scholarship program is designed to help Union County adult students attain or continue their higher education. Several scholarships will be given out this summer. Interested individuals need to complete and submit their application by June 30th, 2017. 

These scholarships are for adults of age 21 or older; who are Union County residents or who graduated from the Union County High School. Preference will be given to adults who will be attending college for the first time and demonstrate financial need, but everyone is encouraged to apply. Former recipients of Foundation's Adult Scholarship will be equally considered.

Applications are now available online: click HERE to download, or may be picked up at the Foundation office (404 Eaton Street, Liberty, IN 47353, Mo-Fri 9:00am – 4:00pm). 

Completed applications must be submitted to the Foundation office by 4:00pm on June 30. If you have questions or need more information, please call the Foundation office at 765-458-7664.

The Union County Foundation is able to offer these scholarships through the generosity of past and present donors. The adult scholarship awards are supported by: 

Judd & Eva Webb Begley Memorial Fund, 

Lois Gesell Scholarship Fund, 

Megan Vonderheide Memorial Scholarship Fund and 

UC Foundation Adult Scholarship Fund. 


Norman & Mary Johnson Scholarship opportunity for Union County residents/graduates attending Ivy Tech Community College

Union County residents and Union County High School graduates attending Ivy Tech Community College can benefit from the Norman & Mary Johnson Scholarship. The application for this and other scholarships can be completed through your Ivy Tech student account login, on the Ivy Tech scholarships website. 

The Johnson Scholarships are named for Norman Johnson, who served on the Ivy Tech Richmond’s regional board of trustees for 16 years, and his wife Mary.  Mr. Johnson’s steadfast belief in the importance of higher education was shared by his wife and their family.  Johnson Hall, on the Ivy Tech Richmond campus, is dedicated in honor and recognition of the Johnson Family’s extraordinary generosity and support of Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana.


1. The Johnson Scholarship is for full- and part-time students at Ivy Tech Community College Richmond. The maximum annual award to an individual is not to exceed $2,500, adjusted for inflation.  Scholarship dollars may be used for tuition, books, transportation, travel associated with the study and other reasonable incidentals.

2.The candidate must be a resident of Union County, Indiana.  In years when there are insufficient Union County residents, former Union County residents who attended Union County High School, or any of its predecessors and successors, may be considered as candidates for the scholarship.

3. The candidate must complete the government financial aid application required for processing all college financial aid.

4. The candidate’s financial need will be the determining factor in selecting the scholarship recipient and in setting the amount of the award.

5. Candidates may apply for successive years.

6. Apply online by visiting