Apply for a Grant

How it Works

Grant Application Process

Complete your application below by sharing your information and a video about yourself and what you're studying. Get approved in as little as 2-3 weeks and provided with funds for your program shortly after.

Still have questions? View our FAQ.

Apply Online

Apply online with a video explaining how the grant would benefit your life and get you to the next level in your career.

Get Approved

Get approved, receive funds, and put your best effort into the educational program.

Submit a Video

Submit a follow-up video about your progress after receiving the grant.

Please upload a video telling us why you need this grant, how and where you will use it, and the impact it will have on your life and career.
Legal Disclaimers:

(a) Any essay and/or video submissions you submit with your application are collectively referred to herein as “Submissions.” By submitting any Submission, you hereby waive any privacy expectations that you may have with respect to any such Submission.

(b) You retain the copyright in your Submissions. By submitting a Submission, however, you hereby grant There is a Light Foundation a worldwide, irrevocable, nonexclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, perform, and use in any other manner that may be hereafter developed by There is a Light Foundation’s (and its successors’ and affiliates’) operations, including in any media formats and through any media channels that exist now or may be developed, the Submissions.

(c) You agree not to submit a Submission that contains any material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret, or otherwise subject to third-party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to use the material and to grant There is a Light Foundation all of the license rights outlined herein. By submitting a Submission, you represent and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to do so.

(d) You agree not to submit material that is offensive, derogatory, obscene, infringing of any third party’s rights, or contrary to local, national, and international laws and regulations.

Frequently Asked Questions

There Is A Light Foundation, and its program are dedicated to empowering individuals with high potential but limited financial means. By providing support, encouragement, and resources, the foundation aims to unlock opportunities and enable these individuals to pursue their dreams, achieve success, and positively impact the world around them.

Before applying, you may have some questions about how our process works. Below are categories for the most common questions we receive:

  • eligibility
  • scholarships & grants
  • application process
  • Q. What types of courses are ideal for acceptance of the TIAL scholarship grant?
    Any online course, collegiate classes, online specialty course, exams like the BAR, LSAT, or Medical Licensing exams, etc
  • What criteria do I need to meet to be eligible for consideration?
    • Be 18 years of age or older
    • Currently a high school senior, a college or vocational school student, or a recent law school graduate preparing for the bar exam or other licensure coursework.
    • Provide documentation of application or enrollment into an educational program
    • Provide a specific plan (video) of how you will further your professional development.
  • Q. Does your scholarship provide grants for individuals to help pay for laptops and other equipment?
  • Q. Does your scholarship help with financial aid for expenses like rent, car payments, and equipment?


  • Q. How much can I receive toward educational expenses and/or professional license training courses?

    Our foundation provides financial assistance between the amounts of $2,500 - $5,000 to individuals to help them get to the next level in their career. Examples of expenses we cover are:

    • Undergraduate degree programs
    • Bar exam preparation courses for recent law school graduates
    • Nursing degree preparation courses
    • Graduate school degree programs
    • Professional certification courses
  • Q. How long should the video submission be?
    Please keep your video to under 2 min.
  • Q. How long does it take to know if I am accepted for the TIAL grant?

    Please give us 2-3 weeks to review your application carefully.

  • Q. If I have been accepted OR denied for the TIAL grant in the past, can I apply again if I need financial aid?


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