Deadline approaching for Industrial Electrical Technology students to get chance at debt-free education at Ivy Tech Fort Wayne

BFGoodrich officials are heading to Ivy Tech Community College Fort Wayne’s North Campus Nov. 9 to give more information about how certain students can leave college debt-free through the Technical Scholar Program.

The program is open to current and prospective students working to earn a degree in Industrial Electrical or Mechanical Technology. Those accepted get scholarships to cover college costs while also working part-time at the BFGoodrich manufacturing facility in Woodburn, Ind. Graduates of the program will also be eligible for full-time employment with the company.

To be considered for the Technical Scholar Program, applicants must:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time student in the INDT A.A.S. Electrical program
  • Have and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Be able to work 20 hours per week
  • Demonstrate strong math, science, reading, and comprehension skills
  • Pass a pre-employment test

Those interested can learn more or take the pre-employment test at two upcoming Technical Scholar Program information sessions on Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. and noon at Ivy Tech’s Steel Dynamics, Inc. Keith E. Busse Technology Center (Ivy Tech North Campus, 3701 Dean Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46835).

Space is limited, so please RSVP for the information sessions at Or call 260-480-4248 for more information on becoming a BFGoodrich Technical Scholar.

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