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The Horatio Alger Association Scholarship

Horatio Alger Association

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Scholarship Overview

One scholarship. Endless opportunities. As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need. Scholarships are available in every state to current high school seniors in the United States. Applicants must be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States, and be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2017 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation. See website for complete details and a list of available scholarships.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?


The competition for this scholarship will be average.

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Deadline: Oct 25
Award Range: $7,000 - $25,000
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