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.
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
To apply for the Career & Technical Scholarship Program, the following items must be completed by June 15, 2019
An online application at application.horatioalger.org
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).