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Marion Technical College Offers Equity Scholarship

November 20, 2023

Marion Technical College offers an Education Equity Scholarship in memory of George Floyd and others whose lives were cut short by racial and social injustice. Two scholarships will be awarded for students annually.

“This is one of a number of steps Marion Tech is taking to address the racism affecting people in our community,” said Dr. Ryan McCall, president of Marion Technical College. “It is up to each one of us to work to create a better future.”

Dr. McCall standing at the podium at graduation.

Incoming students from an underrepresented group with a demonstrated financial need in good academic standing may apply each spring. This scholarship supports students who further the inclusion, diversity and equity initiatives of the college. To apply, go to

“Marion Tech strives to live our core values of integrity, diversity, and community, and as such, we must continue our efforts to ensure we truly become a place where all feel welcome,” McCall said.

The Education Equity Fund is fully endowed with the Marion Community Foundation and the awards will grow each year. To donate to this fund, go to

Marion Technical College is an open enrollment institution that serves students of all ages and backgrounds, from middle school students to grandparents. Many are the first in their families to attend college. The average age of a student is 27. Most of our students receive financial aid. At just $6,100 a year for tuition and fees, Marion Tech is a quality, affordable option to get ahead.

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