Fundly, the world’s largest online crowdfunding platform is partnering with the Indiana University Student Foundation to raise money for student scholarships.
Indiana lawmakers say making the state’s higher education scholarship programs easier to understand and use will help increase graduation rates.
The exhibit will include 40 paintings, including paintings and family portraits created by the late Marilyn Mellencamp.
17 students received the scholarship last year. This year, there have been more than 200 applicants.
Students will create a business plan for a company focused on Internet and software technology.
Governor Mitch Daniels proposed the idea for the scholarship last year to reward those students who finish up high school early.
The vouchers program offers scholarships to families wanting to send their child to a non-public school.
A bill being considered at the statehouse would cut funding for some grants including the Children of Disabled Veterans.