The Horatio Alger Association honors the achievements of outstanding individuals in our society who have succeeded in spite of adversity and who are committed to supporting young people in pursuit of increased opportunities through higher education.

$125
million
since 1984
$12
million
awarded annually
$25
thousand
receive up to $25,000 for college
1,862
scholars
awarded annually

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Announcements

  1. The 2017 Horatio Alger undergraduate scholarship is now closed. Thank you for applying!

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  2. 510 scholarships to be awarded for students pursuing career and technical education

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  3. Big changes to the 2017 – 2018 FAFSA! 85% of students who apply receive aid. Apply Now!

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