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The Chronicle of Higher Education | How Colleges Help Students with Basic Needs

October 07, 2022

CBS Evening News | Scholarship helps teens overcome challenges

October 04, 2022

Yahoo! News | In 1984, David Steward Borrowed $2K From His Dad To Venture Into Entrepreneurship — Now He’s The Majority Owner Of A $14.5B Company

October 04, 2022

Westchester & Fairfield County Business Journals | Super Mario: Wall Street wizard Gabelli on today’s economy

August 10, 2022

The Washington Post | They overcame poverty to get to college. Then they saw the housing costs.

August 05, 2022

Forbes | Book Review: David Sokol and Adam Brandon’s ‘America In Perspective’

August 03, 2022

Business Insider | Meet Mellody Hobson, the Starbucks chair — and wife of George Lucas — who’s about to become a part-owner of the Denver Broncos

July 25, 2022

Dallas Business Journal | G. Brint Ryan to receive Career Achievement Award

July 25, 2022

PBS | National Memorial Day Concert

June 01, 2022

Market Realist | Community College Scholarships Can Lift the Burden of Tuition Fees and Debt

May 18, 2022

Yahoo! Finance | KIND Founder Daniel Lubetzky Encourages Class of 2022 to Lead With Curiosity, Courage and Compassion

May 08, 2022

South Florida Business Journal | Rita Case receives Horatio Alger Award

May 07, 2022

NewsBreak | The richest person in Sioux Falls wants to give it all away

April 22, 2022

Woodworking Network | Founder of Ashley Furniture receives Horatio Alger Award

April 17, 2022

South Florida Business Journal | Meet the 2022 Power Leaders in Corporate Philanthropy

April 08, 2022

Lodi News | Ag innovater, philanthropist Dino Cortopassi ‘fought to win’

February 22, 2022

Atlanta Magazine | 2022 Atlanta 500: Education & Healthcare

February 10, 2022

Forbes | The Giving Pledge Gains 14 New Members—Here Are The Super-Rich Vowing To Donate Most Of Their Wealth

December 14, 2021

Inside Higher Ed | A College Scholarship Awarded to High School Juniors

November 18, 2021

Winston-Salem Journal | Nido R. Quebin: Gen. Colin Powell: Grand gentleman, humble warrior

November 05, 2021

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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