The Horatio Alger Association for Distinguished Americans named 51 Pennsylvania seniors as Pennsylvania State Scholars in addition to the three National Scholars named in January. A total of $369,000 in scholarships will be given to these 54 Pennsylvania seniors in 2014.
The National Scholars are:
• Paul Draper, Coatesville High School
• Gloria Farrisi, Tulpehocken High School
• Brandy Nunez, Wyomissing High School.
These students will be recognized at the Association’s National Scholars Conference in Washington, D.C in early April and will each receive a $21,000 scholarship.
The names and schools of the 51 Pennsylvania State Scholars can be found at www.horatioalger.com. Enter the site, click on
scholarships, and then click on “State Scholars of Pennsylvania.”
Each state scholar will receive a $6,000 scholarship though funds provided by the Neubauer Family Foundation and Horatio Alger
Association member Alan B. Miller.
Horatio Alger Scholarships (www.horatioalger.com)
$310,000 in Horatio Alger Scholarships https://www.horatioalger.org/scholarships/index.cfm
The Horatio Alger Association is accepting online applications for the Class of 2013 due no later than October 25, 2012. Please share the following information with your Guidance Department and with students that you know who fit the following criteria: The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need (under $50,000 adjusted gross family income), a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society.
National Scholars Program: Three Pennsylvania students will be selected to each receive a $20,000 scholarship and will be invited to the National Awards program in Washington, D.C.
Pennsylvania Scholars Program: This program annually awards $5,000 to 50 seniors in Pennsylvania
NASC Scholarship: A Horatio Alger Scholarship for a student council member in an NASC and PASC Member school. On the application when you see the question: Are you a member of Student Council? CLICK on YES and then answer all of the student leader questions.
Online beginning August 1, 2012 with a October 25, 2012 deadline
United States Senate Youth Scholarship Program
Two student delegates from each state will be chosen to receive $5,000 college scholarships and the opportunity to spend a week in Washington, D.C. (all expenses paid) with delegates from across the nation.
Every Pennsylvania high school principal will receive the Senate Youth nomination packet in late- August.
Applications are also available on the Pennsylvania Department of Education and PASC websites. Each school may nominate one outstanding student leader to be considered for the scholarship. To be eligible for the Senate Youth scholarship, a student must be a high school junior or senior and must hold an elected position in student council, class government, or regional or state officer position in a statewide organization. Postmark deadline: October 17th