In a commendable move to support American students, the Horatio Alger Scholarship for the academic year 2024-2025 has been announced. This fully funded scholarship is open to undergraduate students across the USA, aiming to provide financial assistance to those who have faced and overcome significant challenges in their lives.
About the Scholarship:
The Horatio Alger Scholarship is one of the nation's premier scholarship programs, primarily catering to high school students who have surmounted significant obstacles. Funded by Horatio Alger Members, who themselves have overcome adversities, this scholarship stands as a beacon of hope for many. It is recognized as one of the most substantial college financial aid programs in the country.
- Level of Study: Undergraduate
- Institution: Various American Colleges
- Study Location: USA
- Grant Amount: $25,000 awarded to 106 students
- Duration: Four years of undergraduate studies at any college in the USA
- Application Period: Opens on December 1, 2023, and concludes on March 15, 2024
- Language Proficiency: English
- Nationality: USA
- Academic Requirement: Enrolled full-time as a high school senior, aiming to graduate in spring/summer of 2024.
- Educational Commitment: A strong intent to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the USA.
- Financial Need: Demonstrable critical financial need, with an adjusted gross family income of $55,000 or lower.
- Extracurricular Activities: Active involvement in co-curricular and community service activities.
- Personal Attributes: Display of integrity and resilience in overcoming challenges.
- Academic Performance: A minimum GPA of 2.0.
- Citizenship: Must be a United States citizen.
Prospective candidates can apply online through the official website during the stipulated application period. All necessary documents and materials must be uploaded to the online application by October 25 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
This announcement from the Horatio Alger Association is a testament to its unwavering commitment to fostering academic talent and providing opportunities to deserving students.
For those aiming to further their education and achieve their academic aspirations, the Horatio Alger Scholarship is an opportunity not to be missed.
For more details and to apply, readers can visit the official Horatio Alger Scholarship page.