Horatio Alger Montana Scholarship Program

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Amount
Awarded

$10,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

October 25

Friday
Awarded By:

Horatio Alger Association

Number of Awards & Eligibility: 50 awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.
  3. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  4. Must be a resident of Montana.
  5. Must demonstrate a critical financial need. $55,000 or less adjusted gross income per family is preferred; a written explanation must be provided if income is higher.
  6. Must attend high school in Montana.
  7. Must be enrolled full time as a high school senior, progressing normally toward graduation, and planning to enter college no later than the fall semester following graduation.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is for Montana high school seniors planning to attend an eligible institution of higher education. Students must demonstrate critical financial need and possess a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the Horatio Alger Montana Scholarship Program are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letter
  • Tax Returns
  • Essay
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: The Horatio Alger Montana Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to students in the state of Montana who have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. The applicant must also plan to enter college no later than the fall following high school graduation. The award is funded through the generosity of the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation. Each applicant must demonstrate involvement in co-curricular and community activities. Scholarship recipients will be announced in January.

Award Amount: The total value of this award is $10,000 paid out in equal installments annually. If the student receives this award he/she is guaranteed the funding for the full five years of his/her undergraduate program by maintaining a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $10,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, October 25

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, October 25

Applications are available online from the Horatio Alger Association website. Each applicant must submit an online application. Paper applications are not accepted. The applicant must also provide a copy of the front page of his/her parent/guardian's most recent individual federal tax return (1040, 1040A, 1040 EZ or 1099 SSA-Social Security Tax Form). If the student's parent/guardians were not required to file a tax return, the student should include statement copies of any government benefits, such as food stamps or Public Assistance documents. Online applications and supporting materials must be submitted by the deadline.
Contact: Eric Hurwitt
Address: 99 Canal Center Plaza Suite 320 Alexandria, Virginia 22314

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