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Alliant Energy offers 25 Innovation Scholarships

$1,000 scholarships available for students in Wisconsin and Iowa

Madison, Wis. (December 1, 2023) – Alliant Energy seeks applications for its 2024 Innovation Scholarships. Across Iowa and Wisconsin, up to 25 students will receive $1,000 scholarships to further their academic goals. 

“I was extremely honored to be a recipient of this award to continue my dedication to academic excellence in college,” said Abigail Bence, 2023 Innovation Scholarship recipient and Central College (Pella, IA) student. “I can further my education and give back to my community once I begin my career in physical therapy. I am thankful to Alliant Energy for your confidence and willingness to help me achieve my goals.” 

Applicants will write an essay that identifies a problem in their community and presents their own innovative solution using science, technology, engineering and/or math.

Scholarship recipients will be selected based on essay content, participation in leadership roles, volunteer work, community service, activities and grade-point average. 

Applicants must be enrolled in their first full-time program at an undergraduate school. They also must be less than 25 years old and either a dependent of a current Alliant Energy customer or a customer themselves. 

Students can submit applications to the Alliant Energy Innovation Scholarship Program online. The deadline is Feb. 15, 2024. 

In addition to Innovation Scholarships, several scholarship opportunities are available through Alliant Energy’s partner schools that aim to empower students to pursue careers in the energy industry. Find more information on the Innovation Scholarships, as well as a full list of scholarships Alliant Energy offers, here.

In 2023, over 100 students received scholarships from Alliant Energy. These contributions totaled more than $136,500 to offset tuition costs and student loans.

Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: LNT) provides regulated energy service to 1 million electric and 425,000 natural gas customers across Iowa and Wisconsin. Alliant Energy's mission is to deliver energy solutions and exceptional service customers and communities count on – safely, efficiently and responsibly. Interstate Power and Light Company (IPL) and Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL) are Alliant Energy's two public energy companies. Alliant Energy is a component of Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index and the S&P 500. For more information, visit and follow Alliant Energy on LinkedIn, FacebookInstagram and X.

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