WASHINGTON -- Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc. announced that applications are open for its 2017 scholarship programs and being accepted through October 25, 2016. The Association will award nearly $14 million in college funding to students across the United States who have overcome significant adversity. Students interested must meet a series of requirements related to education, character and family income as well as serve their communities.
Horatio Alger Scholars are provided with resources for a successful higher education experience, including financial aid advice, access to guidance and crisis counselors, mentoring programs, channels to interact with other Scholars, tools to manage the disbursement of funds and access to educational staff for assistance with their scholarships.
Horatio Alger National Scholarship recipients are invited to attend the National Scholars Conference and Awards Induction Ceremonies where they connect with current members many of whom will serve as their mentors.
For more information visit www.horatioalger.org •