Frequently Asked Questions

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:

  • scholarships & grants
  • eligibility
  • application process
  • 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 up to $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 preparation courses
    • Bar registration
    • MCAT preparation courses
    • MCAT registration
    • Graduate school degree programs
    • Professional certification courses
  • 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, Medical Licensing exams, internships, or tuition.

  • 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. 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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