Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Horatio Alger National Entrepreneurial Scholarships

Horatio Alger National Entrepreneurial Scholarships

5 $10,000 Scholarships Awarded Funded through the generosity of the Members of the Horatio Alger Association of Canada

The National Entrepreneurial Scholarships are awarded to eligible students across all provinces and territories in Canada. Entrepreneurial Scholars also receive an all expenses paid trip to Washington D.C. during the spring of their terminal year of high school to participate in a conference with their American counterparts.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger National Entrepreneurial Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Be graduating high school with plans to enter a post-secondary institution in the fall of 2018 or must be CEGEP students planning to pursue a university education
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a degree at a post-secondary institution (in Quebec a three-year vocational program or a two-year preparatory program followed by a university degree are acceptable)
  • 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 65
  • Attend high school (or CEGEP) and reside in Canada
  • Be Canadian citizens
Applicants for both the Entrepreneurial and Canadian Scholarships are required to fill out only ONE application.  The Association will use the one application to consider you for all programs for which you are eligible. 

Deadline is October 25
Apply one line at https://www.horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships/about-our-scholarships-programs/national-scholarships/

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