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Star Tribune | These Kids Know That It Takes Work To Get Ahead

April 26, 2019

Atlanta Journal Constitution | UPS CEO Gets Coveted Horatio Alger Award; Still Can’t Outrank Big Bird

April 16, 2019

Phoenix Business Journal | Michael Ingram receives 2019 Horatio Alger Award

April 01, 2019

Scottsdale Independent | El Dorado Holdings CEO Awarded ‘Distinguished’ Award

March 22, 2019

AZ Big Media | Founder of El Dorado Holdings Earns Horatio Alger Award

March 20, 2019

Brookings Register | Scholarship Program Open for Applications

January 30, 2019

Inside Philanthropy | “Highly Rational.” A Billionaire Donor’s Latest Gift Sticks to the Script

January 25, 2019

Hollywood Life | Carol Burnett Thanks Fans For Having ‘This Time Together’ While Honored At Golden Globes

January 06, 2019

E! Online | Carol Burnett Emotionally Dedicates Namesake Golden Globe Honors to TV Lovers

January 06, 2019

Yahoo! | Who’ll win? Who’ll be there? When does it start? Everything you need to know about the 2019 Golden Globe Awards

January 04, 2019

The Shelby Report | Kind Founder And CEO Honored By The Horatio Alger Association

January 02, 2019

West Fargo Pioneer | T. Denny Sanford’s donated over $1 billion, and he still made Forbes billionaires list

December 26, 2018

Financial Express | Indian-born Chandrika Tandon adds another feather in her cap after Grammy nomination, wins this award

December 25, 2018

Elk Valley Times | Ayers earns Horatio Alger distinction

December 24, 2018

Atlanta Business Chronicle | UPS’s David Abney to be inducted into Horatio Alger Association

December 21, 2018

Baylor | Baylor Mourns Passing of Benefactor Louise Herrington Ornelas, Founder’s Medal Recipient and Namesake of Baylor Nursing School

December 20, 2018


December 19, 2018

Shelbyville Times-Gazette | FirstBank exec among 2019 Alger recpients

December 19, 2018

India West | Business Leader, Grammy-Nominated Artist, Humanitarian Chandrika K. Tandon to Receive 2019 Horatio Alger Award

December 14, 2018

CNBC TV18 | Meet Chandrika Tandon — businesswoman and Grammy-nominated musician

December 14, 2018

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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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