Become an Ali Scholar!

The Muhammad Ali Institute invites full-time sophomores and juniors at the University of Louisville to apply for the Ali Scholar Program.

Applications for Muhammad Ali Scholar Program Opens Dec. 1st


Applications for the 2015-2017 cohort of the Muhammad Ali Scholars program will be available both online and in the Ali Institute starting December 1st, 2014. The Muhammad Ali Scholar program is a unique 2 year scholarship program combining leadership training, research and service in the areas of Leadership, Training, Reseach, and Service in the areas of violence prevention, peacemaking, and social justice.

The Ali Scholars employ a practical solution-based approach to conduct research on their “expert area,” evaluate successful social justice programs locally and globally, and gain hands-on experience in the local community.

Program students are expected to emerge with values-based, equity-centered leadership skills and a scholarship project impacting their home communities, and ultimately their nations and the world.


Application forms are available here and at the offices (Ekstrom Library Rm 280) on December 1, 2014.


Open House about the program with current Ali Scholars on January 15, 2015 from 5 – 7 p.m.


Deadline to apply is January 30th, 2015

For more information contact Mikal Forbush at 852-1493 or