Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship

Deadline: June 15, 2017

The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, and strength of character; have financial need; and are committed to pursue a career or technical certificate/degree.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Have completed high school or plan to complete high school by Spring 2017 with plans to enroll at a non-profit post-secondary institution by fall 2017.
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue an complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States.
  • Demonstrate critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell Grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
  • Demonstrate perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • be involved in community service activities
  • be 30 years old or youger
  • Be a United States citizen

Application Requirements:

  • To apply for the Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship Program, the following must be completed by June 15, 2017:
    • An online application at application.horatioalger.org
    • A copy of the full Student Aid Report (SAR). Income documentation must be submitted online.
    • Proof of citizenship (if not born in the United States)
    • Applications submitted after June 15 will be reviewed on a rolling basis and awards are contingent on availability.

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