Two North Montgomery graduates, Katie Lewis and Caroline Turner, are part of a group of 55 incoming freshmen at the University of Southern Indiana who received Provost and Harolyn Torain Multicultural Leadership scholarships respectively.
Lewis, Waynetown, plans to study radiologic and imaging services in USI’s College of Nursing and Health Professions. She is a Provost Scholar. USI’s Provost Scholarship is intended to promote academic excellence. For selected scholars, the University provides awards that waive full tuition. These awards are coordinated with other tuition-specific aid (if applicable) to ensure that the total of tuition-specific assistance does not exceed total tuition charges. Students who meet all requirements for the USI Presidential Scholarship will be considered as candidates for this award in the event they are not selected to receive the Presidential Scholarship.
Turner, Crawfordsville, plans to study nursing in USI’s College of Nursing and Health Professions.She is one of the Harolyn Torain Multicultural Leadership Scholars. The program is designed to provide comprehensive support to students who demonstrate academic achievement and leadership in diverse organizations, environments, and leadership capacity for civic engagement and within the 21st century workplace. The program offers a $5,000 academic year award ($2,500 for fall semester and $2,500 for spring semester). Additionally, recipients will participate in an Inclusive Excellence Program that includes various leadership, community service and cultural experiences throughout the academic year.