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Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs for Juniors
Horatio Alger Association
Award: $10,000 - 25,000
Deadline: March 15, 2022
Description:

**OPPORTUNITY FOR JUNIORS**

The Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program is one of the major scholarship programs nationally that specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. The scholarships are funded by Horatio Alger Members who, like the Scholars, have experienced challenges but ultimately overcame them to become successful business and civic leaders.

To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger National Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The National Scholarship is awarded to eligible students in all fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. National Scholars receive an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C., during the spring of their senior year to participate in the National Scholars Conference.  Recipients must attend the National Scholars Conference to receive the award.
  • Be enrolled full time as a high school junior in the United States
  • 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

To be eligible to apply for a Horatio Alger State Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time as a high school junior in the United States
  • 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
https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs/

Important Information

What high schools does this scholarship apply to? All
Number of Available Awards: 106
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Scholarship Criteria: Need-based
Scholarship Location: Nationwide
Minimum GPA: 2.0
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Is the scholarship renewable? No
How to Renew:
Is an essay required? Yes
Are service hours required? Yes

Organization Information

scholarships@horatioalger.org
(844) 422-4200

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