Scholars Press Releases

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