Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarships (By 4/15/2020)

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Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarships (By 4/15/2020)

Postby ChristineF » Tue Mar 03, 2020 11:16 am

1,020 scholarships will be awarded in 2020 at up to $2,500 each.

The Career & Technical Scholarship Program is funded through the Horatio Alger Endowment Fund and the generosity of Association Chairman Emeritus and Endowment Fund President Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States.

Eligibility Criteria:
Have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential).
Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2020.
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.
Funds may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies. All scholarship funds are paid directly to the institution on behalf of the recipient.

The CTE application is open February 15 through April 15 targeted for high school seniors planning to enroll in the Fall of 2020. There will be another application period beginning June 15 for those not presently in high school.

To apply, please visit our Application Page:
https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/64839-Horatio-Alger-Association

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