Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program

Name: Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $20000

Information And Eligibility: With 104 $20,000 scholarships awarded, The Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program is one of the nation’s largest college scholarship programs in the country. The Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program is designed to specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many scholarship programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, The Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program also seeks students who have a commitment to use their college degrees in service to others.

The Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program is awarded to eligible students in all fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. National Scholars receive an all expenses paid trip to Washington D.C. during the spring of their senior year to participate in the National Scholars Conference. To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger National Scholarship, applicants must be enrolled full time as a high school senior, progressing normally toward graduation, and planning to enter college no later than the fall following graduation. Applicants must have a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited institution located in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution). Applicants must have a critical financial need, involvement in co-curricular and community activities. Applicants must also demonstrate academic achievement (minimum grade point average of 2.0), and be a United States citizen.

Deadline: October

Apply For This Scholarship: For more information on Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program or to apply, please visit www.horatioalger.org. To find more scholarships for college, visit our Easiest Scholarship Search Ever.

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