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Earning a high school diploma is one of the most important achievements teens can have in their entire lives.


Cummins Inc., the Community Education Coalition, and Ivy Tech Community College – Columbus have partnered to fund a 3-year grant to give the iGrad program roots. The iGrad staff welcome community involvement whether it is through student referrals, volunteering, or donations. Click on the appropriate link below to learn more.


There are two options to volunteer with iGrad. Click on each link to read each volunteer role description and decide which option works best for you. Prospective mentors and tutors will be asked to undergo a rigorous evaluation, background check, and training process prior to being matched with a student.

Complete the online volunteer application or download a print version of the volunteer application, fill it out and return it to the iGrad Program Office, c/o Ivy Tech,
4475 Central Avenue, Columbus, IN 47203.

Outside Referrals

iGrad team leaders and grad coaches welcome referrals from service providers outside of each Bartholomew county school corporation. Complete the online referral form or download a referral form. Go to our contact page to speak with a team leader or grad coach.