2024 Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship Application

Horatio Alger Canadian Association

High School

The Horatio Alger Association of Canada provides $1.2 million annually in need-based scholarship support for deserving students in all Canadian provinces and territories.

Scholarships of up to $10,000 are awarded to full-time students in Grade 11 with financial need (family income under $65,000) who have demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, a commitment to pursue a post-secondary education, a desire to contribute to society, and a good academic record.


To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger Scholarships of Canada, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a current Grade 11 student (or be in the first year of CEGEP) with plans to graduate from high school and enter university in Fall 2025
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree program at an accredited university
  • Prove critical financial need ($65,000 or less annual net income per family is required)
  • Demonstrate desire and ability to be entrepreneurial in a chosen field
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade percentage of 70
  • Attend high school (or CEGEP) and reside in Canada
  • Be Canadian citizens

Submission and Application Details

Click "Apply" to complete your application

PROGRAM DEADLINE: March 15, 2024 at 12:00 PM EDT (Noon)

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