The Adult Student in Scholastic Transition (ASIST) scholarship is a non-discriminatory, educational scholarship program for the benefit of non-traditional students. These include persons who are past high school age and who are entering a college, university, or trade school for the first time, non-traditional students already enrolled in a college/university or trade program, or are re-training due to changes in the workplace.
The ASIST Scholarship Programs helps provide financial support to adult students in a variety of transitional situations. The goal of the ASIST Program is to enable recipients to improve their self-esteem and to have a positive impact on the recipient's personal life, employment, family and community. Selection criteria includes, but is not limited to, the following: -Financial need -Socially, physically and economically challenged adults -Responsible for small childrenApplicants must meet the following requirements: - Clearly define career goals and objectives - Specify the educational requirements to attain the above goals and objectives - Utilize re-entry program available through colleges/universities, community agencies and service groups or career professionals - Adult aged (18 years of aged or older) - Applicant must reside in either Franklin, Fairfield, Licking, Union, Pickaway, Madison or Delaware counties