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Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship


The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, commitment to pursue career or technical certification/degree, and a desire to contribute to society. 

Eligibility Criteria:

To be considered eligible for Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship Program, applicants must:

  • Have completed high school or earned a high school equivalency degree by Spring 2019
  • 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 

Application Requirments:

To apply for the Career & Technical Scholarship Program, the following items must be completed by June 15, 2019

  • An online application at
  • A copy of the full Student Aid Report (SAR). Income documentation must be submitted online.
  • Proof of citizenship (if not born in the United States).


Award Amount: $2,500

Application Link: CLICK HERE

Application Deadline: June 15, 2019