About the Scholarship

Alliant Energy Innovation Scholarship is accredited by Alliant Energy Foundation. The foundation was started to provide financial assistance to the students who are living in Alliant Energy Communities who dream about their careers. Alliant Energy recognizes outstanding community leadership in young people and helps students reach their academic goals.


What are the basic requirements needed to apply for this scholarship?

  • Students applying for this scholarship must have been completed their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application to receive this award.

  • Candidates must demonstrate leadership experience and community service or volunteer activities.

  • Applicants must submit an essay of 300-words. 


Alliant Energy Innovation Scholarship award amounts to

  • This scholarship provides $1000 each year which is non-renewable.

  • A total of 25 scholarship awards are offered each year.


Deadline information

The applications are to be submitted by the end of February 15, 2020. Students are informed to submit their scholarship application and other requirements are to be submitted before the due date. Applications and other information are available online on the Alliant Energy Foundation website.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be of age 24 or under.

  • The applicant must be a current customer or dependent child of a current customer.

  • The applicant should have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

  • The applicant must be a resident in the Alliant Energy service territory during the application.