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Offering an Applied Learning Experience

New Applied Learning Experiences

The first time a course or experience is conducted as an applied learning experience (ALE), the ALE Council must verify it meets the criteria and student learning outcomes of the ALE program. The experience may be initiated with or without initial funding.

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis. Award announcements will be made in early October, February, and June. 

  • If you would like to offer an ALE in the current semester and be considered for priority funding, your application must be submitted by August 15 (Fall), January 15 (Spring), or May 15 (Summer).

The application for a new applied learning experience must be completed online:

For assistance with the application, feel free to contact the ALE Coordinator or any other member of the ALE Council.

ALE Renewals

Complete and submit the ALE Renewal Form, preferably at least 6 weeks before the start of the experience. Renewals are good for one year.

Contact the ALE Coordinator or ALE area director for additional information.