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
$18
million
awarded in 2017
$25
thousand
receive up to $25,000 for college
2,379
scholars
awarded in 2017

Helpful Resources

Announcements

  1. The 2018 Horatio Alger Scholarship is now open!

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

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  3. The 2017 Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship application has now closed. Final recipients will be announced by late September.

    Learn more about the CTE scholarships!

  4. Spring scholarship recipients have been announced for 2017.

    2017 State Scholarship Recipients