The Midwest Morris Ale Association operates a financial aid program for individuals and families, established to promote and develop new dancers, musicians, leaders, and organizers. It is a way for the community to encourage attendance and participation, regardless of someone’s financial situation. This program is made possible by generous donations of goods and money in the silent auction, as well as independent donations.
The Ale is a community event, and everyone benefits from having as many of our members in attendance as possible. To this end, please don’t forget to ask if your own team can also assist individuals in attending this annual event. Please ask your team squire to see if your team, as a whole, can assist you in any way.
Awards of financial aid to individuals or families can cover base registration costs. Travel costs and other incidentals, such as lodging upgrades, remain the responsibility of the individual. The identity of those who apply will be held confidential, and will not be made public by anyone associated with the application.
The financial aid committee (Officers of the Board and the Ale Czars) will meet soon after the application deadline, and we aim to send out decision letters by the first week of May.
If you plan to apply for financial aid, please register for the Ale now and defer payment.
For the 2022 Ale, the application deadline for Financial Aid is April 25, 2022 at 11:59 pm Central Daylight Time.