Since 1984, Horatio Alger Association Members and Friends have funded need-based college scholarships for low-income youth to pursue their dreams through higher education. So far the Association has awarded more than $159 million to approximately 20,000 students.
Through its many scholarship programs, the Association supports students pursuing career and technical certificates and degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and graduate studies.

In addition to scholarship support, the Association offers a number of services and opportunities to Horatio Alger Scholars:

  • Financial Aid and Scholarship Counseling
  • College Readiness Tools
  • Support and Referral Services
  • Internship Opportunities
  • Alumni Association
  • Online Education
  • Graduate Grants