Seniors, this scholarship is a needs based scholarship and since the FAFSA opens on Monday, you may want to consider this one as you apply for federal aid for college.
HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
NATIONAL and STATE (Two separate applications)
Deadline: Oct. 25, 2018 by 5:00 PM Eastern Time
-Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the United States, progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2019 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation.
-Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution).
-Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.
-Co-curricular/community service activities.
-Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0.
-Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required).
-Be a United States citizen.
-Utah scholarship requires Utah citizenship.
–Award: National – $25,000 (106 awards)
State – $10,000 (7 awards)