Join us for the 2024 Excellence Gala of Horatio Alger Association on November 19th, 2024

2023 Horatio Alger Excellence Gala

Celebrating outstanding leaders who overcame adversity to achieve success and are committed to contributing to their communities

Meet the 2023 Class of Horatio Alger Members

Discover the inspiring stories of perseverance and success of the 2023 Horatio Alger Award Recipients


The Horatio Alger Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the belief that hard work, honesty and determination can conquer all obstacles.



The Horatio Alger Association operates in Canada and the United States, empowering promising young individuals to pursue higher education despite financial challenges and adversity. Since 2012, the Association has proudly awarded over $16 million to more than 2,000 deserving students from coast to coast to coast.

In 2023, our scholars achieved an impressive overall grade average of 90.2%, reflecting their dedication and academic excellence.

Beyond monetary aid, our support system is comprehensive. We offer academic guidance, wellness counselling, university preparation, and career mentorship, ensuring our scholars not only to graduate but are also well-prepared for their next life chapter.

1000+Current Scholars supported

$16 MAwarded in scholarships since 2012

90.2%Overall grade average of the 2023 Scholar class