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 2023-2025 cohort of the Muhammad Ali Scholars Program will be available both online and in the Ali Institute starting January 23rd, 2023. The Muhammad Ali Scholar program is a unique 2 year scholarship program combining leadership training, research and service in the areas of Leadership, Training, Research, 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 January 23rd-March 3rd, 2023.


For more information contact Sherry Durham at 852-9075 or