• These inspiring initiatives are helping vulnerable Canadians get through the pandemic

    The Rt. Hon. David Johnston features the Horatio Alger Association of Canada in an essay for the Globe and Mail

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  • 170 scholarships of up to $10,000 awarded by the Horatio Alger Association of Canada

    “2020 marks a milestone for the Association. With these 170 new Horatio Alger Scholars, we will have awarded scholarships to over one thousand hard-working Canadian students since the program’s inception in 2012”

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  • Christiane Germain and Walter Schroeder selected to receive the 2020 International Horatio Alger Award

    – Recipients to be honoured at Washington, D.C. ceremony in April 2020 –

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  • Horatio Alger Association of Canada releases first-ever Voices of Our Youth Survey

    The first-of-its-kind survey polled more than 2,000 Canadians aged 14-23

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  • Wayne Gretzky: You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take

    Public Service Announcement

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  • Brian Mulroney: Higher Education is the key to Canada’s prosperity

    Public Service Announcement

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$1.78 Million Awarded in Scholarships Annually

Scholarships are awarded annually to full-time students in their terminal year of high school with financial need, who have demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, a commitment to pursue a post-secondary education, a desire to contribute to society, and a good academic record.