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Marion, IN Area Scholarships

Marion is a city in Grant County, Indiana, United States. The population was 29,948 as of the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Grant County. It is named for Francis Marion, a Brigadier General from South Carolina in the American Revolutionary War.

The city is the home of Indiana Wesleyan University, the largest evangelical Christian university in the Midwest and largest private university in Indiana—if including online and regional campuses in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and Illinois. The traditional campus enrolls approximately 2800 students. Since 2016, Jess Alumbaugh has been Marion's mayor.

Marion is the birthplace of actor James Dean, and cartoonist Jim Davis. It was the location of the wedding of actress Julia Roberts and singer Lyle Lovett in 1993.

In August 1930, the spectacle lynching of two African-American men, Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith, was committed by a mob of 5,000 whites at the courthouse square. These were the last two lynchings in Indiana. James Cameron was threatened with hanging, but spared.

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Marion, IN Area Scholarships

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Pastor Dependent Grant - Indiana Wesleyan University

Indiana Wesleyan University

$1,800 Varies See Details

Pastor Dependent Grant - Indiana Wesleyan University

Indiana Wesleyan University

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$1,800

deadline

Varies
See Details

Schools in and around Marion, IN

Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $25,980 average out-state tuition; $25,980 average in-state tuition
Indiana Wesleyan University-National & Global
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $8,871 average out-state tuition; $8,871 average in-state tuition
Marion Community Schools Tucker Career and Technology Center
Less than 2 years (below associate); Public