HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2020 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation

  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)

  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)

  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities

  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity

  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and

  • Be a United States citizen

The 2020 program has now closed.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential)

  • Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2019

  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States

  • Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)

  • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity

  • Be under the age of 30

  • Be a United States citizen

The application is now closed, but will open in February 2020.