Scholars Press Releases

Horatio Alger Association Officially Opens Applications for Its 2016 Scholarship Programs Nationwide

The Association will award more than $10 million in college funding to students across the United States who have overcome significant adversity and are determined to further their education READ MORE…
(August 4, 2015)

Horatio Alger Association and Honeywell Award 10 Outstanding Students Scholarships to Pursue STEM Education

Honeywell Scholarship program, in its second year, invests more than $200,000 as part of a more than $1 million five-year commitment to the next generation of STEM leaders READ MORE…
(July 29, 2015)

Seven Remarkable Students Awarded 2015 Horatio Alger Boise State Scholarships

Through the generosity of Member Robert G. Miller, Horatio Alger Association recognizes and rewards resilient Boise State University students with $70,000 in scholarships READ MORE…
(July 13, 2015)

25 Outstanding Students Awarded 2015 Horatio Alger Louisiana State Scholarships Worth $10,500

Through the generosity of Horatio Alger Member William J. Dore, the Association recognizes and rewards inspiring and resilient young men and women from Louisiana with scholarships to pursue higher education READ MORE…
(June 18, 2015)

Horatio Alger Association of Canada Announces National Scholarship Expansion

Association Members The Right Honorable Brian Mulroney, Rebecca MacDonald, Isadore Sharp, Prem Watsa and Rick Waugh on hand to annouce $10 million fund READ MORE…
(May 19, 2015)

Horatio Alger Association Awards 28 Notable High School Students in North Dakota with 2015 State Scholarships

In partnership with BNSF Railway Foundation, Horatio Alger Association recognizes young men and women who have demonstrated perseverance and a commitment to education with individual scholarships of $7,000 each READ MORE…
(April 23, 2015)

Horatio Alger Association Awards 12 Outstanding High School Students from Texas-Fort Worth with 2015 State Scholarships

In partnership with BNSF Railway Foundation, Horatio Alger Association recognizes young men and women who have demonstrated perseverance and a commitment to education with individual scholarships of $7,000 each READ MORE…
(April 23, 2015)

50 Outstanding Students from Nebraska and Western Iowa Awarded 2015 Horatio Alger State Scholarship

Horatio Alger Association, in partnership with the AKSARBEN Foundation, recognizes young men and women in Nebraska and western Iowa who have demonstrated exceptional perseverance and a commitment to education READ MORE…
(March 11, 2015)

Horatio Alger Association Honors Florence Entrepreneur Charles C. Anderson Sr. and Two National Scholarship Recipients from Alabama

Charles C. Anderson Sr. and the Scholars are recognized by the Association for their remarkable achievements in the face of adversity and their commitment to higher education READ MORE…
(March 9, 2015)

Horatio Alger Association Honors Paradise Valley Entrepreneur Bruce T. Halle and Two National Scholarship Recipients from Arizona

Bruce T. Halle and the Scholars are recognized by the Association for their remarkable achievements in the face of adversity and their commitment to higher education READ MORE…
(March 9, 2015)

Horatio Alger Association Honors Fort Lauderdale Entrepreneur Jordan Zimmerman and Four National Scholarship Recipients from Florida

Jordan Zimmerman and the Scholars are recognized by the Association for their remarkable achievements in the face of adversity and their commitment to higher education READ MORE…
(March 9, 2015)

Horatio Alger Association Honors Idaho Falls Entrepreneur Frank L. VanderSloot and National Scholarship Recipient from Idaho

Frank L. VanderSloot and Scholar Savannah Wheeler are recognized by the Association for their remarkable achievements in the face of adversity and their commitment to higher education READ MORE…
(March 9, 2015)

Horatio Alger Association Honors Louisville Executive David C. Novak and National Scholarship Recipient from Kentucky

David C. Novak and Scholar Olivia Moore are recognized by the Association for their remarkable achievements in the face of adversity and their commitment to higher education READ MORE…
(March 9, 2015)

Horatio Alger Association Honors Two New York Executives and Philanthropists, Leon G. Cooperman and Edmund A. Hajim, Along With Four National Scholarship Recipients from the State

Leon G. Cooperman, Edmund A. Hajim and the Scholars are recognized by the Association for their remarkable achievements in the face of adversity and their commitment to higher education READ MORE…
(March 9, 2015)

Horatio Alger Association Honors New Bremen Executive James F. Dicke II and Three National Scholarship Recipients from Ohio

James F. Dicke II and the Scholars are recognized by the Association for their remarkable achievements in the face of adversity and their commitment to higher education READ MORE…
(March 9, 2015)

Horatio Alger Association Honors Chestnut Hill Entrepreneur James J. Maguire Sr. and Three National Scholarship Recipients from Pennsylvania

James J. Maguire Sr. and the Scholars are recognized by the Association for their remarkable achievements in the face of adversity and their commitment to higher education READ MORE…
(March 9, 2015)

Horatio Alger Association Honors Two California Entrepreneurs and Philanthropists, Elizabeth Holmes and Gilbert Edward LeVasseur Jr., Along With Seven National Scholarship Recipients from the State

Elizabeth Holmes, Gilbert Edward LeVasseur Jr. and the Scholars are recognized by the Association for their remarkable achievements in the face of adversity and their commitment to higher education READ MORE…
(March 9, 2015)

619 Dedicated and Inspiring High School Students across the Nation Awarded 2015 Horatio Alger State and Specialized Scholarships

Horatio Alger Association recognizes young men and women who have demonstrated exceptional perseverance and a commitment to education with individual scholarships averaging $7,000 READ MORE…
(January 26, 2015)

40 California Students Awarded 2014 Horatio Alger/Cortopassi Family Foundation Vocational Scholarships

In partnership with the Cortopassi Family Foundation, Horatio Alger Association launches an innovative new scholarship program targeting students focused on vocational careers READ MORE…
(January 15, 2015)

106 Dedicated and Inspiring High School Students Awarded 2015 Horatio Alger National Scholarships Valued at $22,000

Celebrating more than $100 million in need-based scholarships, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs recognize young men and women from across the United States and Canada who have demonstrated exceptional perseverance to achieve educational success READ MORE…
(January 12, 2015)

50 Exceptional Students Awarded 2014 Horatio Alger Louisiana State Scholarships

Horatio Alger Association, in partnership with Association Board Member William J. Doré, recognizes young men and women who have demonstrated exceptional perseverance and a commitment to education with individual scholarships averaging $6,000. READ MORE…
(September 17, 2014)

50 Exceptional Students Awarded 2014 Horatio Alger Montana State Scholarships

Horatio Alger Association, in partnership with the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation, recognizes young men and women who have demonstrated exceptional perseverance and a commitment to education with individual scholarships averaging $6,000. READ MORE…
(September 9, 2014)

25 Exceptional Students Awarded 2014 Horatio Alger Lola and Duane Hagadone Idaho Scholarships

Horatio Alger Association, in partnership with Lola and Duane Hagadone, recognizes young men and women who have demonstrated exceptional perseverance and a commitment to education with individual scholarships averaging $6,000. READ MORE…
(September 9, 2014)

Horatio Alger Association of Canada opens scholarship application process

With back-to-school in full swing, the Horatio Alger Association of Canada announced today the opening of its scholarship application process for students beginning their post-secondary studies in the fall of 2015. READ MORE…
(September 3, 2014)

Horatio Alger Association Opens Applications for Its 2015 Scholarship Programs to High School Seniors Nationwide

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced that applications are open for its 2015 scholarship programs. READ MORE…
(August 18, 2014)

Simon Foundations, in Partnership with Horatio Alger Association, to Award More Than $20 Million in Scholarships to Simon Scholars

The Simon Foundations, nonprofit organizations that support the Simon Scholars Program (www.simonscholars.org) and enable deserving American students from difficult life and economic circumstances to achieve their dreams of independence and self-sufficiency through education, and Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced a new partnership, which will award more than $20 million in scholarships to Simon Scholars over the next 10 years. READ MORE…
(August 4, 2014)

Horatio Alger Association Celebrates 30 Years of Scholarships and Announces Its 2015 “Alumnus of the Year” at Alumni Scholar Summit

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, celebrated the 30th anniversary of its Scholarship Program, which has awarded more than $100 million in undergraduate, graduate and specialized scholarships to more than 21,000 students from across North America, at its 2014 Alumni Scholar Summit. During this event, which was held in Chicago, IL from August 1- 4, the Association also announced Andrew Miller, Chair of the Horatio Alger Alumni Advisory Committee and a 1990 Scholar, as its 2015 Alumnus of the Year Award winner. READ MORE…
(August 4, 2014)

Horatio Alger Association Awards 10 Annual Dennis R. Washington Achievement Graduate Scholarships

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced the 10 recipients of the 2014 Dennis R. Washington Achievement Graduate Scholarship. READ MORE…
(July 17, 2014)

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Program Celebrates 30 Years and More Than $100 Million in Scholarships

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, marked the 30th anniversary of its prestigious scholarship program, which has provided more than $100 million in scholarships, with the organization’s annual National Scholars Conference and Horatio Alger Awards Induction Ceremonies. READ MORE…
(April 8, 2014)

28 Remarkable and Resilient High School Students from North Dakota Awarded 2014 Horatio Alger State Scholarship

Horatio Alger Association, in partnership with BNSF Railway Foundation, recognizes young men and women who have demonstrated exceptional perseverance and a commitment to education with individual scholarships averaging $6,000 READ MORE…
(March 13, 2014)

12 Remarkable and Resilient High School Students from Texas-Fort Worth Awarded 2014 Horatio Alger State Scholarship

Horatio Alger Association, in partnership with BNSF Railway Foundation, recognizes young men and women who have demonstrated exceptional perseverance and a commitment to education with individual scholarships averaging $6,000 READ MORE…
(March 13, 2014)

50 Remarkable and Resilient High School Students from Nebraska and Western Iowa Awarded 2014 Horatio Alger State Scholarship

Horatio Alger Association recognizes young men and women who have demonstrated exceptional perseverance and a commitment to education with individual scholarships of $6,000, in partnership with the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation READ MORE…
(March 6, 2014)

606 Remarkable and Resilient High School Students across the Nation Awarded 2014 Horatio Alger State Scholarships

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced 606 students from across the nation will receive its prestigious 2014 Horatio Alger State Scholarship. READ MORE…
(January 30, 2014)

106 Remarkable and Resilient High School Students Awarded $21,000 through 2014 Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced the 106 recipients of its prestigious 2014 Horatio Alger National Scholarships. READ MORE…
(January 6, 2014)

Horatio Alger Association Awards 2013 Dennis R. Washington Achievement Graduate Scholarship to Nine Graduate Students

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced it has awarded the 2013 Dennis R. Washington Achievement Graduate Scholarship to nine Horatio Alger Scholars across the United States. READ MORE…
(September 10, 2013)

Horatio Alger Association announces Alumnus of the Year

The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans is pleased to announce that the recipient of this year’s $10,000 Horatio Alger Alumnus of the Year Award is Mr. Bart C. Barrett from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho READ MORE…
(June 11, 2013)

Horatio Alger Award to be Granted to 11 Individuals; 106 High School Students Given Horatio Alger National Scholarships

The Horatio Alger Association is pleased to announce that 11 men and women have been selected to receive the Horatio Alger Award and induction as lifelong members of the Association in April 2013. READ MORE…
(February 1, 2013)

Horatio Alger Award to be Granted to 11 Individuals; 106 High School Students Given Horatio Alger National Scholarships

The Horatio Alger Association is pleased to announce that 11 men and women have been selected to receive the Horatio Alger Award and induction as lifelong members of the Association in April 2013.  READ MORE…
(February 1, 2013)