2022 AIBF Scholarships Program
Launching December 1, 2021

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Sofia Dupee, AIBF 2021
AEL Foundation Scholarship Winner

Please join us in celebrating 20 years of enriching lives with literacy in Nassau County! 


This year's scholarship contest will focus on amazing authors that have sparked our imaginations, expanded our minds, encouraged us to achieve what we thought might not be possible, dared us to dream and created endless hours of joy!   

We are pleased to be offering two $5,000 scholarship awards to the top two finalists in the contest!  


Key dates and requirements are outlined below.  We look forward to reading your essay!  

Key Dates:  

  • December 1st - Program theme, criteria and applications become available on the AIBF website 

  • March 1st - Applications may be submitted anytime throughout the process but MUST be submitted no later than March 1, 2022 by 5:00pm

  • April/May 2022 - Winners announced and awards ceremony (date TBD)


  • High school senior in good academic standing  

  • Planning to attend College or University in Fall 2022