Thanks to Association Member David E. Ritchie, Horatio Alger National Scholars/Alumni interested in obtaining a Master of Business Administration (MBA) or a Master of Global Business (MGB) degree have the opportunity to receive a grant of up to $32,000 to earn their MBA or MGB at the University of Victoria in Canada. One grant is available to be awarded this year. The application is available from January 1 -February 15.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be an undergraduate recipient of a Horatio Alger Scholarship currently in good standing with the Association
  • Have a minimum 3.0 (B average) undergraduate cumulative GPA
  • Have completed an undergraduate degree no later than May 31, 2019
  • Offer evidence of community service and/or civic involvement
  • Present evidence of leadership skills
  • Provide two academic or professional references
  • Supply appropriate standardized test scores (GMAT)
  • Be accepted into the MBA/MGB program at the University of Victoria
  • Must plan to begin your MBA/MGB in August 2019.

Application Process:

1.  Review a checklist of important information about applying to the University of Victoria by taking the “Before You Apply” Quiz, here: https://www.uvic.ca/graduatestudies/admissions/admissions/beforeapplying/index.php. Then, read through University of Victoria MBA and MGB program information to make sure you meet the requirements of the program.

MBA Program Guidelines: https://www.uvic.ca/gustavson/gill/mba/index.php

MGB Program Guidelines: https://www.uvic.ca/gustavson/gill/mgb/index.php

 

2. Email the completed grant application (found here) to the Horatio Alger Association at amwhite@horatioalger.org.

 

3. Complete an online application at https://www.uvic.ca/BAN1P/bzsklogn.p_display_login by April 30, 2019. Please follow the international application guidelines. Note that there is a $100.00 non-refundable fee to apply to the University of Victoria.