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.

since 1984
awarded annually
receive up to $25,000 for college
awarded annually

Helpful Resources


  1. Check out the recipients of the 2017 Graduate Scholarships.  Each student is eligible for up to $120,000 to support their graduate studies!

    Learn more

  2. The 2017 Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship application is now closed. Priority deadline was June 15, 2017. Recipients will be announced by late July.

    Learn more about the CTE scholarships!

  3. Spring scholarship recipients have been announced for 2017.

    2017 State Scholarship Recipients