Horatio Alger Association Scholarships

As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger program seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as critical financial need.

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Additional Selection Criteria

The Association has over 70 programs that it administers.  Please visit the About Our Scholarship Programs page https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/ to learn more about the eligibility guidelines for individual programs.

Application Process

The individual scholarship programs have various deadlines.  Please click on the "Learn More" link on the scholarship program you are interested in to find out the details of eligibility guidelines, requirements, and deadlines. https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/

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