The Alma Exley Scholarship Program is dedicated to promoting greater diversity in the teaching profession. The program awards one scholarship annually to a person of color who is enrolled in a teacher-preparation program at a College or University in Connecticut. Those eligible include African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans. Students may apply after having been admitted into a teacher-preparation program in Connecticut. Applicants may be in their junior or senior year of College or pursuing a master’s degree.