Is there a fee to apply?
How can I contact the Association if I have questions about the application?
Where does funding for Horatio Alger Association Scholarships come from?
Do I have to complete my application in one sitting?
When is the deadline for submitting applications?
I missed the deadline. Can I still apply?
I am a home-schooled student, can I apply?
Is there a minimum SAT or ACT score requirement?
Is there a minimum Grade Point Average requirement?
I’ve already received my GED/Diploma; do I qualify?
I am eligible for more than one scholarship that the Association offers. Do I have to fill out more than one application?
Academic Information Section (Certification form, Counselor information)
What is the Certifications Form?
What if I have resent the Certifications Form email and my counselor still has not received it?
Adversity Section and Support Form
What is the Adversity Section?
Why do I have to lock the Adversity Section?
What if I locked the Adversity section before completing it?
What is a Support Form?
What is a Support Form Provider and who should I list as my Support Form Provider?
Is there an income limit?
Whose income should be listed if my parents are separated or divorced?
What if I do not have access to a copy of my parent(s) tax return that was filed?
What should I do if my parents do not file an income tax return?
Based on my student status, what do I need to provide to verify my income?
What do I need to submit to verify critical financial need?
Is there a list of documents the Horatio Alger Association will not accept?
What if my parents never married, are divorced, remarried or widowed?
What if I have a stepparent?
What if I don’t live with my parents?
What if I have no contact with my parents?
How do I submit my documents?
My counselor and/or support form provider is not receiving the email to complete their portion of my application, what can I do to ensure this email is received?
Do I have to be a United States citizen to apply for a scholarship?
I have a permanent resident card, can I apply for a Horatio Alger Scholarship?
Am I required to submit proof of citizenship?
Notification and Award Information
When are the winners notified? Are applicants who have not won also notified?
If I am awarded a Horatio Alger Association Scholarship, how will I receive my money?
Can I use a Horatio Alger Association scholarship at any college and for any major?
If I am awarded other scholarships or financial aid, does it affect my eligibility for a Horatio Alger Association Scholarship?