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Janell Castle
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

2019 Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship

The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, commitment to pursue career or technical certification/degree, and a desire to contribute to society.


To be considered eligible for Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship Program, applicants must:

* Have completed high school or earned a high school equivalency degree by Spring 2019.

* 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


To apply for the Career & Technical Scholarship Program, the following items must be completed by June 15, 2019:

*An online application at

*A copy of the full Student Aid Report (SAR). Income documentation must be submitted online.

*Proof of citizenship (if not born in the United States)

*Applications submitted after June 15 will be reviewed on a rolling basis and awards are contingent on availability.

We would like to invite students interested in enrolling in Career and Technical Education programs for Fall 2019 to apply for the Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship Program.

This program provides financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Scholarship criteria also include high school completion by spring of 2019, commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical certificate/degree, Pell-eligibility, student under age 30, and United States citizenship.The Association will award 1,020 scholarships in 2019 with a maximum award amount of $2,500 depending on the cost of the program and need of the student.To apply, please go to: application.horatioalger.orgPriority deadline is June 15, 2019.For additional information regarding this program, please visit our website at: