Merit-based Scholarships

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If you've got excellent grades and high SAT or ACT scores, these scholarships are for you! Merit-based scholarships seek to reward, recruit, or encourage the students who show the highest levels of academic achievement and have specific eligibility requirements based on the applicant's GPA and/or test scores.

Horatio Alger Minnesota Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors who reside in certain counties of Minnesota with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher and demonstrate critical financial need.

Total: $2000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger Mississippi Scholarship Program

High school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of Mississippi are eligible for this award.

Total: $2000 Awards:  7
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger Missouri Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who are residents of Missouri and demonstrate critical financial need.

Total: $2000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger Montana Scholarship Program

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.

Total: $2000 Awards:  50
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need. Each applicant who applies for a Horatio Alger scholarship program, whether it be a specific state program or the finalist program, will automatically be considered for the National Scholarship Program.

Total: $5000 Awards:  106
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger Nevada Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of Nevada.

Total: $2000 Awards:  6
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger New Hampshire Scholarship

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of New Hampshire.

Total: $10000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger New Jersey Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of New Jersey.

Total: $2000 Awards:  13
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger New Mexico Scholarship

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of New Mexico.

Total: $2000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger New York Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of New York.

Total: $2000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger North Carolina Scholarship

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of North Carolina.

Total: $2000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger North Dakota Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of North Dakota.

Total: $2000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  October 25
2018