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LAWRENCEBURG, IND., OCTOBER 1, 2014 – The Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc. (DCF) is accepting applications for two scholarships: Ivy Tech Community College Scholarship and the Clifford & Gladys Ellerbrook Ender Nursing Scholarship.

The Foundation established the Ivy Tech scholarship to encourage Dearborn County residents to improve their educational attainment locally. Scholarships of up to $800 are awarded to a maximum of five students continuing their education at Ivy Tech Community College. The scholarships must be used within two years from the time they are awarded. The scholarships are to be applied to tuition and books.

The Ellerbrook Ender Nursing scholarship was established to help ensure that nursing care needs of the residents of Dearborn and Ohio counties are satisfied. The scholarship provides financial assistance to help individuals receive the adequate education and training to meet the nursing care needs of the two counties. Up to $5,000 in scholarships are available.

Applications and detailed guidelines for both scholarships are available at the DCF office, 322 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg, or on the Foundation website: The application on the website can be downloaded and the applicant can type into the form. Applicants, however, must mail or drop off the applications at the Foundation office. Completed applications for both scholarships must be received in the DCF office no later than 4 p.m. on Monday, October 20, 2014. Anyone seeking more information about available scholarships or how to establish a scholarship fund at DCF, please call (812) 539-4115 or checkout the Foundation website at