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Horatio Alger Association Scholarships

About Us
Horatio Alger Association was established in 1947 and began awarding scholarships in 1984.  Since the first scholarship award the Association has awarded over $125 million in need-based aid to students who hope to pursue their American Dream.

Open programs:

Career & Technical Scholarship

The first round of completed applications submitted by June 1 will be reviewed for award. However, there will be two additional deadlines of July 1 and August 1 available for additional applicants.  Applications will be reviewed after each deadline.

General Eligibility:

  •     Demonstrate critical financial need (family income must be $55,000 or less)
  •     Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  •     Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  •     GPA requirements vary by program (please refer to individual scholarship pages)
Please refer to the scholarship program pages to view additional eligibility criteria


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