Horatio Alger Career and Technical Education Scholarship

Jonyce Bland

The 2018 Career and Technical Education Scholarship Application is Closing Soon!
The Horatio Alger Career and Technical Education Scholarship Application opened on March 15. Students have until June 15th to complete the application here: https://application.horatioalger.org. Their hope is to award 1020 students across the country! Help them reach this goal by sharing with your network and students. For more information about the program please visit their website at: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential)
  • Will be enrolled in an eligible program in Fall 2018
  • 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

Funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, and supplies.  All scholarship funds are paid directly to the institution on behalf of the recipient.
The 2018 Horatio Alger Scholarship opens August 1!
The Horatio Alger Undergraduate Scholarship Application opens Wednesday, August 1stfor students who will graduate from high school in Spring 2019 Students will have until October 25th to complete the application. (National Scholarship $25,000 – state scholarship $10,000)
To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger National Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2018 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
  • Be a United States citizen

The application will be available August 1 – October 25.
Additional information: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/