Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives.


– Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2021 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

Deadline: October 25, 2020

To apply visit https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs/state-scholarships/