Richmond, IN Area Scholarships

Richmond /ˈrɪtʃmənd/ is a city in east central Indiana, United States, bordering on Ohio. It is the county seat of Wayne County, and in the 2010 census had a population of 36,812. Situated largely within Wayne Township, its area includes a non-contiguous portion in nearby Boston Township where the Richmond Municipal Airport is located.

Richmond is sometimes called the "cradle of recorded jazz" because the earliest jazz recordings, and records were made at the studio of Gennett Records, a division of the Starr Piano Company. Gennett Records holds the esteem of being the first to ever record artists such as Louis Armstrong, Lawrence Welk, Gene Autry, Bix Beiderbecke. Jelly Roll Morton, & Hoagy Carmichael to name a few.

The city has twice received the All-America City Award, most recently in 2009.

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Schools in and around Richmond, IN

Earlham College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $44,820 average out-state tuition; $44,820 average in-state tuition
Indiana University-East
Four or more years; Public; $18,432 average out-state tuition; $6,601 average in-state tuition
Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,906 average out-state tuition; $3,234 average in-state tuition
Bethany Theological Seminary
Four or more years; Private not for profit
PJ's College of Cosmetology-Richmond
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
David Demuth Institute of Cosmetology
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit