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Association News

Times of San Diego | Program Supported by Philanthropist Sanford Funds $25,000 Scholarships for 10 Students

July 26, 2019

Fox 5 | National University launches scholarship program

July 26, 2019

National University | National University Announces First Cohort of Horatio Alger-Denny Sanford Scholars to Receive $25,000 Each

July 24, 2019

Jewish United Fund | U.S. war hero and entrepreneur rose to helm of the Federation that saved him

July 22, 2019

Tallahassee Democrat | Florida State grad’s $5-million gift creates honors program, future studies at College of Business

June 26, 2019

MLive | Comedy icon Carol Burnett is coming to Detroit for an evening of laughter and reflection

June 25, 2019

Salina Post | Henry David Lee, H. Lee Scott, Jr. inducted into Kansas Business Hall of Fame

June 19, 2019

Forbes | How Bighorn Golf Club Maintains A Five-Star Lifestyle For Its Members

June 17, 2019

Korea Times | Starkey brings AI to hearing aid device

June 13, 2019

Florida State University News | Major gift advances preeminence of FSU College of Business to honor FSU alumnus James M. Seneff

June 07, 2019

Nashville Post | Of Note: 22 May 2019

May 22, 2019

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

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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Our Scholarship Programs

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

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