Who is eligible to apply for an ALI Scholarship?
Adults who are U.S. citizens, 18 and over and living in one of the 12 Indiana counties ALI serves, who experience barriers such as financial issues, legal issues, disabilities, substance abuse, and/or need childcare, transportation and/or medical/dental work.
Why apply for an ALI Scholarship?
ALI can offer support funding to help eligible scholarship applicants address current educational barriers while seeking better long-term career and work opportunities. Examples of potential uses of scholarship funds include study skills training and instruction, earning certification or getting a license for employment or acquiring an associate’s degree. Scholarship/funding is awarded quarterly.
ALI’s scholarship aim is to target people who have struggled either from a personal or financial loss and want to make a change in their lives to finish their education and improve their career potential.
How to apply for an ALI Scholarship:
Scholarship information, instructions and application are available here:
or by calling 765-337-1203.
How does ALI raise funds for scholarships?
ALI team members seek charitable contributions by contacting community members and local companies. ALI also connects with civic, business and trade organizations to promote support for adults who lack opportunities to continue education and advance careers.
Donations are distributed to eligible adults in the form of scholarships.
ALI is a key sponsor of the annual regional Scripps Spelling Bee, in which spellers in grades 4 to 8 compete for the regional championship. The winner earns a paid trip to Washington, D.C. to represent ALI and several other local sponsors and donors in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.