ASEP builds upon the Foundation’s award-winning Imagine America Scholarship Program, which has helped thousands of high school seniors each year attend career colleges. ASEP is a national aid program established in 2009 by the Imagine America Foundation that offers a one-time grant — provided through the Imagine America Foundation — to qualified adult students planning to attend a participating career college.

Programs in several growing areas are enrolling now at approximately 400 career colleges that are proud partners of the Imagine America Foundation! Nontraditional students choosing to pursue a career education may receive a $1,000 tuition grant to attend an Imagine America-participating ASEP school of their choice through our adult college grants.

Prospective enrolling Imagine America ASEP students who are applicants must meet the following guidelines:

  •  Be enrolling in a participating college
  •  Meet eligibility requirements of the college
  •  Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  •  Be at least 19 years of age and have a high school diploma, GED or pass an Ability to Benefit test
  •  Not be a previous recipient of any other Imagine America Foundation scholarships/awards
  •  Complete the NCCT Educational Success Potential Assessment
  •  Demonstrate Financial Need

Our career college partners offer programs in many areas, including:

  • Welding and Mechanics