Horatio Alger Military Scholarship

Type award 
Amount varies 

Scholarships to honorably discharged American veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan in Sept 11, 2001 or later.

How to Apply

See website to apply.

Priority Date Applications Available Beginning March 2010 
More Info
  • Service under the United States Military in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan or Operation Iraqi Freedom beginning September 11, 2001 or later
  • Honorable service record under the United States Military
  • Critical financial need
  • Intention to pursue a bachelor's degree (BA or BS) at an accredited college or university in the United States (awardees may begin their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
  • No more than 60 cumulative semester/credit hours by the end of the 2007 term. (Please send transcript to verify credit hours)
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • U.S. citizenship

Please Note:

  • Scholarship recipients will be required to attend school on a full-time basis (24 credits hours per calendar year) in order to receive this scholarship. Individuals who are not planning to attend college on a full-time basis should not apply for this scholarship.
  • Scholarship recipients do not receive direct payment of their scholarship funds. Funds are only disbursed to a students current school and may only be used for tuition, fees, books, and on-campus housing. Funds may not be used to pay off student loans or credit cards.