Elmer and Berniece Warner Scholarship Fund


Fund Purpose:

The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarships for students attending Indiana Wesleyan University; Preference given to students enrolled in either the Department of  Education or the Department of Religion


Fund Story:
Elmer and C. Berniece Warner began a scholarship fund in 1997 to benefit IWU students majoring in Religion and Philosophy or Education. They wanted the scholarship to be awarded to students who are Michigan residents and whose lives are characterized by integrity, modesty, hard work and diligence. This fund is now advised by Indiana Wesleyan University.


Fund Impact:



2004-2005: 2005-2006: 2006-2007: 2007-2008:
Nathaniel Kingsbury Kory Christensen Kallie Foust Michael Berens
Melissa Fessenden Shawna Pierce Joshua Deisler
2008-2009: Melissa Toth Sharon Hendricks
Michael Berens Alison Wren 2010-2011: Scott Hendricks
Rachael Croy Annastasia Bonczyk Andrea Horning
Scott Hendricks 2009-2010: Lindsay Burris Alexandria Nicholas
Sharon Hendricks Rachael Croy Kristina VanderMeer Jason Thomas
Jessica Jenness Hannah Hagger Tristen Walker Ashley Wood
Racheal Rickabaugh Eriks Mezsets Kyle Wood
Abigail Purkey 2014-2015:
2012-2013: Rachel Visser Joshua Mahaffey 2011-2012:
Bethany Livengood Abigail Maraugha Lydia Porter
Kenneth Russell 2013-2014: Alexandra Mickey Kenneth Russell
Elizabeth Hoffman Kristina VanderMeer
Bethany Livengood
Hannah McClure



Indiana Wesleyan University


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Contact Community Foundation of Grant County
505 West Third St.
Marion, Indiana 46952
 $ 5,790.00
Funding type:Community Impact

This project will receive all of the funds Invested by 4099-08-15.

The impact amount listed above shows the amount that has been awarded back into the community since this fund was established. Donating to this fund increases the impact of its charitable initiative and grantmaking abilities. Impact amounts may not be up-to-date. Please contact us with any questions.

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Community Foundation of Grant County
505 West Third Street
Marion, Indiana 46952

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