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Georgia Health News | Succeeding while overcoming obstacles

January 16, 2017

Henry Daily Herald | McDonough resident to receive 2017 Horatio Alger Award

January 02, 2017

Marietta Daily Journal | McDonough company CEO earns national honor

December 27, 2016

AdWeek | Byron Pitts Named a 2017 Horatio Alger Award Recipient

December 10, 2016 | Roger Penske earns Horatio Alger Award

December 08, 2016 | Roger Penske Honored with Horatio Alger Award

December 08, 2016

Atlanta Daily World | Morehouse School of Medicine president Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice receives Horatio Alger Award

December 07, 2016

Lehigh Valley Business Journal | Roger Penske: Meet Horatio Alger

December 07, 2016

The Desert Sun | Harold Matzner Tells the Horatio Alger Story Earning Him a National Award

December 06, 2016 | John Elway Among Recipients of 2017 Horatio Alger Award

December 06, 2016

DBusiness | Roger Penske to Receive 2017 Horatio Alger Award

December 06, 2016

Atlanta Business Chronicle | Two Georgia Women to Receive 2017 Horatio Alger Award

December 06, 2016

VIDEO: Peter D. Hart on the Horatio Alger State of Our Nation’s Youth Survey on C-SPAN

October 17, 2016

Review: Good-hearted ‘Amour’ has stirring musical moments

October 16, 2016

Poll: American Youth Somehow Optimistic About Future

September 13, 2016

College Is Still the Promised Land for High-School Students

September 13, 2016

Politico Morning Education

September 13, 2016

Horatio Alger Association Releases Annual Report for Sept. 2015 – Sept. 2016

September 13, 2016

Passionate worker ‘to make our community better,’ ‘a gift to Omaha’ and friend to many

August 11, 2016

Convention focused on fixing Hillary Clinton trust deficit

August 09, 2016

Our Members

Horatio Alger Members are part of a select group of individuals who have experienced a wide spectrum of what life can offer. Similar to characters in stories by Horatio Alger, Jr., they traditionally have started life in “humble” or economically challenging circumstances.

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The Association administers more than 70 undergraduate and graduate need-based scholarship programs.

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