Horatio Alger Association - Career & Technical Scholarships

Organization & Scholarship Overview:
The Career & Technical Scholarship Program is funded through the Horatio Alger Endowment Fund and the generosity of Association Chairman Emeritus and Endowment Fund President Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States.

Website: Horatio Alger National Scholarship
Application: Create an Account & Apply
Frequently Asked Questions: FAQ

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential)
  • Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2019
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
  • Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
  • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Be under the age of 30
  • Be a United States citizen

Open to DREAMers: No
Renewable: No, but scholars can request $625 each eligible semester
Questions? Please email scholar@horatioalger.org

Award
$2,500
Deadline
06/15/2019